July 17, 2013

ABC and Canada's Global Television have renewed drama Rookie Blue for a fifth season. The police series has continued to be a solid summer performer since its June 2010 premiere.

Production on the new season is expected to begin in early 2014. No premiere date has been announced, but expect a return in either May or June.

UPDATE: Rookie Blue returns for Season 5 on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00pm.