Brooklyn Nine-Nine Survives!!!

Last Thursday, it was announced that Fox was cancelling Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which is one of my favorite shows on television right now. I was sooooo depressed! With everything else being so shitty, did Fox have to add to the trash heap by axing one of the most diverse, progressive, hilarious sitcoms on TV?

Well, I was hardly the only one who was outraged. B99 fans rallied with gusto and expressed their disgust at Fox — some with particular creativity (and huge platforms).

Then, on Friday, the best news came: NBC had decided to pick up Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a sixth season!
NBC, whose sister studio Universal TV produces the Andy Samberg-starring series, was one of the potential suitors for the comedy after its cancellation. NBC also was among the broadcast networks that bid for the Brooklyn Nine-Nine pitch from creators Mike Schur and Dan Goor when it hit the marketplace in 2012 before the project landed at Fox in a very competitive situation.

"Ever since we sold this show to Fox I've regretted letting it get away, and it's high time it came back to its rightful home," said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. "Mike Schur, Dan Goor, and Andy Samberg grew up on NBC and we're all thrilled that one of the smartest, funniest, and best cast comedies in a long time will take its place in our comedy line-up. I speak for everyone at NBC, here's to the Nine-Nine!"

Best birthday present ever!

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