As America continues to grapple in real time with the institution of policing and endure the ramifications of an untold number of murders by police officers due to systemic racism, the idea of a cop comedy doesn’t seem quite as funny as it used to. Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a show that’s always had its heart in the right place, knows this. So creator and showrunner Dan Goor threw out the scripts for the eighth season, and he and the writers are crafting new scripts that address some of these issues head on.
In a new interview, Andre Braugher, who recently earned another Emmy nomination for playing NYPD Captain Raymond Holt (one of the best characters on TV), says that the new season is “a new challenge” and says he has faith in the writers to be able to acknowledge real-world events while still giving fans the comedy that they love.
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After fans stirred up quite a ruckus online following the cancellation of the cop comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine over at FOX, the show was brought back to life thanks to a sixth season order at NBC. Now we’re on the verge of the season six premiere of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and the Peacock is hoping to drum up some new viewers to join the already loyal fans of one of the best comedies on TV right now. That’s why they’ve put together a Brooklyn Nine-Nine recap video to catch up even the most clueless viewer on the entire series so far.
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine was cancelled for a total of 31 hours before NBC stepped in and rescued it, and thank heavens for that. The series will jump from FOX to NBC next year for its sixth season, and we now have an official premiere date, as well as confirmation of when the show will air weekly.
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It’s been tough living life without Ron Swanson ever since Parks and Recreation ended earlier this year. But thankfully, the actor who effortlessly brought one of television’s greatest characters to life is returning to the small screen with a stellar guest role.
Nick Offerman will be stopping by Brooklyn Nine-Nine in November. However, as the precinct deals with fluctuating captains following the transferring of Captain Holt (Andre Braugher), Offerman won’t be playing the new supervisor as he does in the 21 Jump Street movie series. His role might actually be even better. Find out more about Nick Offerman in Brooklyn Nine-Nine below! Read More »
Right now you can catch Saturday Night Live veteran Bill Hader as the love interest of Amy Schumer in her hilarious summer comedy Trainwreck from director Judd Apatow. But this fall, he’ll be returning to the small screen with one of his fellow SNL pals.
Hader will be the new captain in the third season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the Fox comedy series focusing on a New York City police precinct that counts Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Fumero, Joe LoTruglio, Terry Crews, Chelsea Peretti and the scene-stealing Andre Braugher among its ranks. Find out more about Bill Hader joining Brooklyn Nine-Nine after the jump! Read More »