Entertainment One Ltd, the international entertainment group, has confirmed that Rookie Blue, its US cop drama, has been commissioned for a fifth series and will continue to be aired on ABC in the US and Global in Canada.
Rookie Blue has been ABC’s leading summer drama and is currently the most watched programme in its timeslot on Global with over 1.5 million viewers.
eOne handles the worldwide rights to the series, in all media, and has sold the series in over 190 territories including here in the UK as well as France and Australia.
To have Rookie Blue recommissioned for a fifth series, in addition to the significant level of renewals across the TV portfolio, truly illustrates the appetite in the market for eOne content. We are very pleased to be able to demonstrate, yet again, the strength of the TV business. – Darren Throop, Chief Executive Officer
This adds to the string of eOne’s successful series renewals including season two of Rogue, DIRECTV’s first original scripted series starring Thandie Newton; season three of Hell on Wheels on AMC; season four of Call Me Fitz on DIRECTV and HBO Canada; season two of Saving Hope on CTV; season four of Syfy’s Haven and season two of Mary Mary on WeTV.