ION Television in the US has picked up off-network rights to Canadian police drama Rookie Blue.
The series is due to launch its fifth season on ABC this June as it continues to look at the personal and professional lives of five rookie cops from 15 Division.
It is an original commission for Global Television in Canada.
The series stars Missy Peregrym, Gregory Smith, Ben Bass, Travis Milne, Enuka Okuma, Charlotte Sullivan, Peter Mooney, Priscilla Faia, Matt Gordon, Rachael Ancheril, Melanie Nicholls-King, Adam MacDonald and Aliyah O’Brien.
Rookie Blue is executive produced by Tassie Cameron, Russ Cochrane, Ilana Frank, David Wellington and John Morayniss. It is produced by IFC Films and Entertainment One (eOne), which also distributes the series internationally.
ION’s roster of other pick-ups include Blue Bloods and Criminal Minds.