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Castle's Nathan Fillion to Return to ABC in 'The Rookie'

Nathan Fillion is set to return to television, as well as the network ABC, in an upcoming crime drama series The Rookie.

The 46-year-old former Castle actor will star and executive produce the new project.

Nathan will play “John Nolan, the oldest rookie in the LAPD. At an age where most are at the peak of their career, Nolan cast aside his comfortable, small town life and moved to L.A. to pursue his dream of being a cop,” according to Deadline.

The series is inspired by the true story of Nolan, who was surrounded by rookies twenty years his junior while determined to make it as a cop.

The new show has a straight-to-series order!

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Nathan Fillion back on TV?

Freddie Highmore's 'The Good Doctor' Gets Full Season Order!

Freddie Highmore‘s The Good Doctor has been given a full season order by ABC after the airings of the first two episodes!

The medical drama ranks as Monday’s number one drama broadcast in Adults 18-49 and in total viewers.

After three days of DVR playback, the series premiere episode has grown to an audience of 16.9 million total viewers.

“We are thrilled to announce that we are giving our viewers additional episodes of The Good Doctor,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. “We have an amazing team in front of and behind the camera, led by Freddie Highmore‘s incredibly nuanced performance as Dr. Shaun Murphy, and we’re confident the show will continue to captivate our audience.”

Catch the show on Monday nights at 10/9c on ABC!

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'Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed by ABC

The live version of the musical The Little Mermaid that was scheduled to air on ABC this October has been postponed by the network.

Reports claimed that the production would include parts of the movie and also live performances of the songs, similar to last year’s Hollywood Bowl production starring Sara Bareilles as Ariel.

“We are postponing the Little Mermaid Live special. We love the idea of doing a live musical and want to make it wonderful. The project is so unique that we are making best efforts to do it next year and want to give it all the attention it deserves,” an ABC spokesperson said in a statement to THR.

The outlet reports that the live show has been postponed due to financial issues.

If you’re looking forward to a live musical on television, NBC is airing Jesus Christ Superstar next Easter and Fox will be doing Rent next year as well.

ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates - Full Lineup Released

ABC has officially finalized their Fall premiere dates!

The network will really be kicking things off the week of September 25, when 12 shows will be debuting their brand new seasons.

In addition, September 18 has been revealed as the season 25 premiere date for Dancing with the Stars.

TGIT – ABC’s highly anticipated Thursday night lineup, will debut on Thursday, September 28.

Be sure to tune in to ABC this fall to catch all your favorites!

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'Scandal' Officially Ending with Season 7, Shonda Rhimes Releases Statement

It’s official – Kerry Washington‘s hit series Scandal will be ending after season seven, which will air during the 2017-18 television season.

The news was rumored last week, but ABC finally confirmed it leading up to the network’s upfronts event on Tuesday (May 16).

“Deciding how to end a show is easy,” Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes said in a statement. “Deciding when to finish is quite simple when the end date is years away. But actually going through with it? Actually standing up to say: ‘This is it?’ Not so much. So, next year we are going all out. Leaving nothing on the table. Creating this world in celebration. We are going to handle the end the way we like to handle the important things in our Scandal family: all together, white hats on, gladiators running full speed over a cliff.”

Click inside to read statements from the ABC execs… More Here! »

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