We now know why NBC made a decision to save Brooklyn Nine-Nine

We now know why NBC made a decision to save Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Samburg's sitcom, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", has been renewed by NBC for a sixth season after being cancelled by Fox.

Allen's last sitcom, "Last Man Standing", which ran for six seasons on ABC but was dropped a year ago, is returning on Fox this fall, a head-turning choice in the 2018-19 TV schedule.

He continued, "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".

Throughout its five-season run, "Nine-Nine" has garnered a dedicated and vocal fan-following that has deployed to campaign against the show's cancellation in seasons past.

Fox chairman Gary Newman said that was "a ratings-based decision; we had very a successful late year with all four new dramas renewed".

"They scooped us up, it's a Christmas miracle", Samberg explained about the series' renewal, adding he doesn't think NBC will change the format "too much". This news became one of the most resonant in recent months, hundreds of thousands of fans around the world began to protest against the closure.

"Since we sold a show to Fox, I wished I had made it".

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"We always wondered how it would do if it was prioritized more", she said.

Creator Michael Schur also has close ties to NBC, having acted and served as Executive Producer on the network's USA version of The Office and creator of The Good Place.

The Fox executives said they are counting on the addition of football on Thursday night, in addition to its Sunday games, to help boost its new and returning shows.

The idea came after This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown made an appearance on Brooklyn Nine-Nine back in April. Thankfully for Nine-Nine devotees, NBC soon stepped in and saved that show-though neither Last Man on Earth nor The Mick, which Fox also canceled, have had such luck.

NBC is once again on track to end the season as the No. 1 broadcaster in both total viewers and the key 18-49 demographic that to the Super Bowl and the Olympics. Roseanne's success hinted to the network that there was still a market for that style of comedy series featuring one or two big-name comedians, like Roseanne Barr or, in Last Man Standing's case, Tim Allen.

Although the show was beloved by its fans, it wasn't a big ratings victor for Fox.

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