'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Gets Post-Super Bowl Spot and Full-Season Order


'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Gets Post-Super Bowl Spot and Full-Season Order


The Andy Samberg-starring comedy series joins 'New Girl' in a one-hour special comedy block after the annual football game on February 2, 2014.

FOX has shown a lot of confidence on its rookie series, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". Not only it picks up the cop comedy for a full season, but also the network gives a post-Super Bowl spot to the show starring "Saturday Night Live" alum Andy Samberg.

"It's exciting to see that both critics and fans love 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as much as we do," says FOX chairman Kevin Reilly in a statement announcing the show's extended first season run. "With Andy and Andre [Braugher] out in front of this incredible ensemble, it feels like this show is going to be around for a long time."

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" joins hit sitcom "New Girl", which has previously been announced to air after Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014. The Zooey Deschanel-starring series is still expected to air first after the annual football game telecast.

The choice to give the coveted post-Super Bowl spot to "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is rather unexpected. Averaging only a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49 through five broadcasts and 4.9 million viewers so far, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" may be the lowest-rated show to ever receive such vote of confidence.

FOX may have a different strategy though, expecting to attract more male viewers to the new comedy by putting it after the testosterone-filled sports show.

© AceShowbiz.com


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