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Rookie Blue’s Enuka Okuma accepts a new challenge
While her Rookie Blue character, Detective Traci Nash may have had a big episode a couple weeks back, actress Enuka Okuma is about to take centre stage in a different way. She co-wrote this week’s episode of the Canadian cop drama with Adriana Maggs. “The timing of that was totally crazy because when we were shooting the Traci episode is when we were starting to write,” Okuma tells The TV Junkies. Continue reading.
From Vlada Gelman of TV Line:
Rookie Blue’s Missy Peregrym on Andy’s Baby ‘Struggle,’ Marriage Talk
Rookie Blue‘s bombshell that Marlo is pregnant with Sam’s child may have sent “McSwarek” ‘shippers into a panic, but star Missy Peregrym has her own feelings about the twist.
“I think it’s brilliant, to be honest,” she tells TVLine. “I love the storyline. This is one of my favorite seasons.” Continue reading.
From Amber Dowling of The Hollywood Reporter:
‘Rookie Blue’ Boss on Happy Endings, Baby Drama and a Potential Season 7
“I’m going to consult if it comes back, because I probably just wouldn’t be able to help myself. I’m excited to see what somebody new brings to it; I feel like I told the story I wanted to tell. I had 74 episodes to do it, which is a blessing and is rare, and I’m excited to write some different things. But also I’m excited to watch what other people do with it. It’s cool to have the chance — if it goes again — to watch it re-bloom through somebody else’s vision.” Continue reading.
From network episode descriptions:
Rookie Blue, Global – “Home Run”
After a community-outreach baseball game erupts in a drive-by shooting, Gail’s relationship with her brother, Steve Peck, is put to the test in the search for the shooter. Meanwhile, Sam plans a getaway with Andy up to Oliver’s cabin, which goes off the rails in every possible way – except one.
From a media release:
Starting June 24, Global’s homegrown hit Rookie Blue moves to an all new timeslot on Wednesday nights at 9pm ET/PT. The nation’s top Canadian drama of 2015 (A18-49, A25-54) had an explosive premiere this spring, and is averaging over 1.5 million weekly viewers (2+) with no intention of slowing down.
This Wednesday’s all-new episode starts with a bang after a community-outreach baseball game erupts in a drive-by shooting and Gail’s relationship with her brother, Steve Peck, is put to the test in the search for the shooter. Meanwhile, Sam plans a getaway with Andy up to Oliver’s cabin, which goes off the rails in every possible way – except one.
The sixth season of Rookie Blue has been chock-full of dramatic, edge-of-your-seat moments anchoring the series as Global’s #1 Canadian series of 2015. For additional data highlights, please see below.
· Rookie Blue averages over 1.5 million weekly viewers (2+)
· Rookie Blue is Global’s #1 Canadian series of 2015 (+2, W25-54)
· Rookie Blue is the #1 Canadian drama series of 2015 (A18-49, A25-54)
· Rookie Blue is the #1 Canadian drama series of 2015 across all conventional in four meter markets (Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver) (A18-49, A25-54)