News
Top News

‘The Rookie’ Continues Production as Five Crew Members Test Positive for Covid-19

‘The Rookie’ Continues Production as Five Crew Members Test Positive for Covid-19

The Rookie” is the latest show to be hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

A total of five production crew members on the ABC drama have tested positive for coronavirus, Variety has confirmed with sources. Despite the outbreak, the show’s producer Entertainment One has made the decision to continue production, stopping briefly for a “deep cleaning” of the set.

A spokesperson for eOne confirmed that four crew members tested positive on Oct. 21, followed by an additional “unrelated positive case” on Oct. 26. The studio says the five individuals in question have been self-isolating since the results came in, and other crew members who might have come in close contact with them have been notified. News of the positive cases comes after ABC pushed the show’s third outing to later in the 2020-21 season, as it announced the return of multiple other scripted series in November.

eOne says their actions have

See full article on Variety