'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' saved by NBC days after Fox canceled it

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the American police comedy praised for its progressive storylines and diversity, will return for a sixth season. "I've always considered it home".

"Hamilton" creator Lin Manuel-Miranda tweeted, "RENEW BROOKLYN NINE NINE I ONLY WATCH LIKE 4 THINGS THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS #RenewB99", while Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro called the show "majestic". THANK YOU. You made this happen. For the shows that don't have a fate decided on yet (there's really not many), we'll update as soon as there is a decision made.

Andy Samberg during the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 20, 2015. 'Hey, are you gonna finish that? "It's also one of the few comedies in recent years that does a robust worldwide number, and it has a syndication upside, which a lot of shows don't have anymore".

Both of those options were available to Hulu subscribers while the series aired on FOX, so there's no downside to the series moving to NBC. He was on the red carpet at the premiere for Deadpool 2, but he was eager to talk about the sitcom's odd survival story.

Mostly, though, the network highlighted its hits.

Arguably the biggest shock of all the cancelled shows is that of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, considering the popularity the show continues to have after five seasons.

"We've got your SIX", NBC announced in a tweet. "And five years ago, when NBC passed on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, we went elsewhere". And then NBC comes through, freaking 30 hours later. Premiere of the 1st season took place in autumn 2013.

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Really, NBC seems like a much better home for the Samberg series anyway. Their new philosophy: Less is more.

The network's schedule is its first since parent company 21st Century Fox announced that it would sell its TV and movie production assets to the Walt Disney Co.

That should give those five new entertainment series on the two networks more time to be promoted and a better chance to succeed in a climate that is increasingly hard for more shows to catch on. Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Michael Strahan will host the pregame show.

Walden said Fox wanted to instead boost the profile of Emmy-winning animated series "Bob's Burgers", which has been on the air since 2011. "I'm just a fan who deserves better".

Along with Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Fox also canceled The Last Man on Earth and The Mick. This year, the network will put the show on Friday, when executives believe it will benefit from promotion on "NFL Thursday Night Football", which moves to Fox this fall. Parker also offered up some insight on his latest video while talking to fans on twitter.

"We tried to move "Last Man Standing" over past year when ABC decided not to move forward", she said.

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