NBC On Saving 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine': 'We're Thrilled To Have It'

Fox cancelled Brooklyn Nine-Nine late last week, but less than 24 hours later season 6 had officially been picked up by NBC.

Executive producer Dan Goor announced on Twitter that the beloved comedy, which aired for five seasons on Fox, has escaped cancellation.

"We own it. It's one of few comedies in recent years to have a really robust global number, a syndication upside which a lot of shows don't have anymore". According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Television (which produced Brooklyn Nine-Nine) has already fielded calls from Hulu, Netflix, TBS and NBC regarding the show.

For NBC, however, Brooklyn Nine-Nine still had a lot of potential. "We've been watching it closely ever since".

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"We're thrilled to have [Brooklyn Nine-Nine]", Greenblatt said. "It feels like it goes along shows like A.P. Bio, Will & Grace, Superstore, and The Good Place".

Show-saving displays of fandoms are one of the most impressive ways TV fans can show their passion. If something has an avid, occasionally rabid, fanbase, the Fandom 250 wants to recognize that love - the kind of the love that inspires thousands to express themselves with such enthusiasm at broadcast network takes notice. "I was getting messages from all kinds of people Friday and Saturday saying the show was trending on Twitter", Greenblatt said. "We were right there with them".

Brooklyn Nine-Nine isn't the only show to get cut on Fox.

NBC noticed the love, and so did our experts in the TV category for the Fandom 250. The network has trimmed down their primetime line-up significantly to make room for more sports coverage.

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