Are you a fan of Brooklyn Nine-Nine? Recently, co-creator Dan Goor spoke with TVGuide about the future of the FOX TV show.
Currently in its fifth season, the cop comedy stars Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Joel McKinnon Miller, and Dirk Blocker.
In the interview, Goor discussed Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s upcoming milestone—its 99th episode, which premieres on December 5th at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT:
Ninety-nine is the celebration. One hundred is a totally mailed-in episode, you can totally skip it. No, 100 is great, we’re treating 99 tongue in cheek as our milestone episode. Actually, I think the 100th is a really excellent, interesting episode that is, in its own way, really press worthy. But it’s not the milestone episode. We just thought it was fun because of the title, 99. And we knew that Terry [Crews] was going to go, “Nine-Nine!” at the end.”
Fox has been very supportive and encouraging of us and continues to be so, and their official statement to us is they don’t look at that kind of ratings data and I hope to god that is true. But also, our show does very well in the Live+7 setting, and we’re one of the most-watched live-action shows on Hulu. I think that is of interest to Fox. But the truth is, in this era of television, it’s tough, especially with our live ratings. I think there are a lot of families with kids who watch our show, and unfortunately at 9:30, that means they’re often watching it in a time-shifted way because kids aren’t staying up that late. I’m sure Fox has all that data and I’m sure we look great when you consider that.”
So far, season five of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is averaging a .66 rating in the 18-49 demo and only 1.703 million viewers, making it one of FOX’s lowest-rated series for the 2017-2018 season.
What do you think? Do you watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine? Would you watch a sixth season?