Fox has picked up nine additional episodes of the arresting new comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” bringing the series to a 22-episode order, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” will join “New Girl” in a special one-hour comedy event, airing immediately following the Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
“It’s exciting to see that both critics and fans love ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ as much as we do, said Reilly. With Andy and Andre out in front of this incredible ensemble, it feels like this show is going to be around for a long time.
Created and written by Dan Goor (“Parks and Recreation”) and Michael Schur (“Parks and Recreation,” “The Office”) “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” stars Andy Samberg as a talented, but carefree, detective and Andre Braugher as the new precinct captain with a lot to prove.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Fremulon.