Many had doubts when FOX moved Brooklyn Nine-Nine to Sunday nights this season. It’s worked out okay for the sitcom however and the ratings are up 13% in the 18-49 demographic. It’s one of the few shows that’s seen a season-to-season increase. The network has now renewed the sitcom for a third season.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows a group of unique detectives and their newly appointed captain at the NYPD’s 99th Precinct. The sitcom’s cast includes Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti, Dirk Blocker, Joel McKinnon MIller, and Andre Braugher.
Here’s the FOX press release with the good news:
HOT FROM FOX…
FOX ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF HIT COMEDY “BROOKLYN NINE-NINE”
Next All-New BROOKLYN NINE-NINE Airs Sunday, January 25, on FOX
FOX has ordered a third season of the award-winning comedy BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, it was announced today by Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group.
Season-to-date, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE is averaging a 2.7/7 in Viewers 18-49, up +17% in the key demographic versus last season, and generating the largest year-to-year gains of any sophomore series. Additionally, the series’ Jan. 4 broadcast delivered a Live +3 rating of 3.6/9 in Adults 18-49, the show’s highest Live +3 rating of the season.
In “Defense Rests,” the next all-new episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing Sunday, Jan. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, Sophia’s (guest star Eva Longoria) job gets in the way of her relationship with Jake (Andy Samberg), so Jake tries to smooth things over with her boss (guest star Chris Parnell, “Archer”). Meanwhile, Wuntch (guest star Kyra Sedgwick) needs Holt’s (Andre Braugher) help for a job recommendation.
Created and written by Dan Goor (“Parks and Recreation”) and Michael Schur (“Parks and Recreation,” “The Office”), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE stars Andy Samberg as a talented, but carefree, detective and Andre Braugher as his by-the-book precinct captain.
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE is produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Fremulon. The series is created and written by Dan Goor (“Parks and Recreation,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”) and Michael Schur (“Parks and Recreation,” “The Office”). The series is executive-produced by Goor, Schur and David Miner (“30 Rock”). The pilot was directed by the team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“22 Jump Street,” “The Lego Movie”). “Like” BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on Facebook at facebook.com/BrooklynNineNine. Follow the series on Twitter @Brooklyn99FOX and join the discussion using #brooklyn99. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @Brooklyn99FOX.
What do you think? Do you like the Brooklyn Nine-Nine series? Did you think that it would be cancelled? Will you be watching season three?