Fox picks up Brooklyn Nine-Nine for full series
It has been confirmed that FOX has picked up the latest Andy Samberg comedy for a full-series. Now BROOKLYN NINE-NINE will top 22-episodes this season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chairman ofEntertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. BROOKLYN NINE-NINE will join NEW GIRLin a special one-hour comedy event, airing immediately following the Super BowlXLVIII on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
“It’s exciting to see that bothcritics and fans love BROOKLYN NINE-NINE as much as we do,” saidReilly. “With Andy and Andre out in front of this incredible ensemble, itfeels like this show is going to be around for a long time.”
With its same-day viewing, DVRand VOD playback, and its streaming on www.Fox.com and www.Hulu.com, the series premiere of BROOKLYNNINE-NINE has drawn a total audience of more than 14.6 million. Through fivetelecasts, the comedy is averaging a 2.1/6 among Adults 18-49 with 4.9 milliontotal viewers, according to Nielsen’s most current data. BROOKLYN NINE-NINEalso has the third-highest concentration of upscale viewers ($100k+ HH) of anynew series so far this season and has boosted the network’s averages among keymale demos by +38% to +45%.
In “Halloween,” next week’sall-new episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing Tuesday, Oct. 22(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, it’s Halloween night, a busy time of the year forany police precinct. Amy (Melissa Fumero) detests the holiday, and is notthrilled when she has to don a costume to go undercover on street patrol withCharles (Joe Lo Truglio). Back at the precinct, Jake (Andy Samberg) betsCaptain Holt (Andre Braugher) that he can steal his Medal of Valor beforemidnight, which results in him bringing out some costumes of his own.
Created and writtenby Dan Goor (“Parks and Recreation”) and Michael Schur (“Parks andRecreation,” “The Office”) BROOKLYN NINE-NINE starsAndy Samberg as a talented,but carefree, detective and Andre Braugher as the new precinct captain with alot to prove.