Like them, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has off-network/SVOD deals that make prolonging their run good business for the parent company.
While NBC has “flirted with doing this in the past”, Greenblatt said its internal research shows there is strength in lining up those shows. For the season overall, NBC will air five new dramas, two new comedies and one alternative-reality series. By Friday night it was an NBC series. The comedy wasn’t exactly blowing up the Nielsens, averaging only 2.7 million viewers in its fifth season.
What’s next for Brooklyn Nine-Nine? It will begin in midseason.
If you’re a fan of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, then you’ll know this past weekend has been one helluva rollercoaster. “#Brooklyn99 is officially coming to NBC!” along with a GIF of one of the stars of the show, former Saturday Night Live cast member Andy Samberg, saying “Noice”.
Just a couple of years ago, the advice to fans of canceled TV shows would be something like, “Cherish those DVDs” and “Get those streaming episodes”. Oh, has it only been one year? Warner Bros., which produces the show, decided not to renew the contract of Clayne Crawford, who’d costarred as Martin Riggs, following what the Hollywood Reporter describes as “a string of behavior issues on the set.”
If you’d like to remember some other shows Fox should probably be embarrassed about cancelling, we have you covered.
“Rel”, 9:30 p.m. Sunday: A comedy based on the life of Lil Rel Howery, he plays a “loving husband and father living on the West Side of Chicago”, who rebuilds his life after discovering his wife is having an affair with his barber. She learns she can’t have it all and apparently feels bad about it. Fans who were once crying out on social media for someone – anyone – to save Brooklyn Nine-Nine suddenly rejoiced, knowing that Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero), Rosa Diaz (Stephanie Beatriz), Gina Linetti (Chelsea Peretti), and the whole gang would return for more shenanigans soon.
Another drama, “The Enemy Within”, focuses on a former female Central Intelligence Agency operative – a “traitor” serving a life sentence who is recruited by an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to help solve a case about someone close to her.
“We tried to move “Last Man Standing” over past year when ABC decided not to move forward”, she said.