NBC saves "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" after Fox drops the show
A scene from Season 5 of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Photo: FOX via Getty Images
After Fox canceled Andy Samberg's sitcom, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," on Thursday, NBC announced that it will pick up the show for a sixth season, the New York Times reports.
The big picture, via Axios' Sara Fischer: Fox’s expensive Thursday Night Football rights — that it acquired earlier this year — along with baseball rights, will block off a lot of primetime program scheduling opportunities for hit shows like "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Last Man on Earth" and more.