As reported earlier, FOX cancelled the cop comedy only to have NBC pick it up for a sixth season. The cast includes Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Joel McKinnon Miller, and Dirk Blocker.
During FOX’s recent upfronts presentation, CEO Gary Newman and partner Dana Walden explained their decision to cancel Brooklyn Nine-Nine after five seasons, saying they had trouble scheduling the comedy and are looking for more multi-came series like ABC’s successful Roseanne reboot. At the end, Walden added, “We’re really happy that [Brooklyn] found a new home.”
On the other hand, NBC chief Bob Greenblatt says they are “thrilled” to have Brooklyn Nine-Nine now:
We’re thrilled to have it. We think it fits into our brand of comedy in many ways better than it ever fit into the Fox brand of comedy.”
Also during the upfronts, star Andy Samberg says he expects all the celebrities who supported the show after its cancellation will guest star, including Lin-Manuel Miranda and Mark Hamill, Deadline reports.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Brooklyn Nine-Nine? Will you watch the show on NBC?