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Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker Promoted to Regulars for Season 2 of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Fox's Andy Samberg-led sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine wrapped up its first season last week, and the show is expanding its cast for season two. Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker, who play veteran detectives Scully and Hitchcock respectively, have been promoted to series regulars for the second season, Deadline reports. The two actors had recurring roles in the first season, both appearing in every episode but they weren't officially credited with the rest of the regular cast. Winner of two Golden Globes already in its short time on the air, Brooklyn Nine-Nine received an early second season renewal last month.

Talking to 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Co-Creator Dan Goor

Network TV's best new sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, sure has had a successful first season. In its inaugural year, Brooklyn won two Golden Globes, received an early renewal for a second season, and got to air an episode in the coveted post-Super Bowl slot.

I recently chatted with Brooklyn Nine-Nine's co-creator and showrunner, Dan Goor, who got his start working on The Daily Show and Late Night with Conan O'Brien before becoming one of Parks and Recreation's key writers and eventually co-creating Brooklyn Nine-Nine with Parks mastermind Mike Schur. Goor and I discussed the future of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, what makes a good sitcom pilot, and having your [...]

Andre Braugher on Transitioning from Drama to Comedy on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

“I’m never going to be an improv comedian; I just don’t have that thing that Joe Lo Truglio and Chelsea Peretti and Andy have. There’s a muscle that I really want to exercise, and it’s always been tricky and it’s always been a challenge. And I’m really up for a challenge."

- Andre Braugher in a new interview with The New York Times about venturing from TV drama to comedy as Captain Holt on NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Adam Sandler to Play Adam Sandler on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Fox is beefing up its post-Super Bowl shows with some big name stars. Not only will Prince have a guest appearance on New Girl, but Adam Sandler is also set to show up on the now Golden Globe-nominated Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

"We're hoping a lot of people will check out the show for the first time, because the entire universe watches the Super Bowl," series creator Mike Schur told E! of the episode, "and so we really just wanted to sort of introduce the characters to a wider audience. We tried to just build a couple stories that are really explaining in the funniest way who [...]

Fox Gives 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' a Full Season Order

Fox announced today that they've ordered nine more episodes of the Andy Samberg cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, bringing the show's total episode order for the first season to 22 and ensuring that it will be around for the whole season. Fox will also be airing a new episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine in a coveted post-Super Bowl slot, along with New Girl, in February.

Created by Parks and Recreation team Mike Schur and Dan Goor, Brooklyn Nine-Nine premiered on Fox last month and has been struggling in the ratings a little bit despite critical acclaim (it's our favorite new show of the season). While Brooklyn is underperforming a bit, [...]

Mike Schur on Overnight TV Ratings

"First of all, those overnight ratings are very silly, and we all need to stop reporting them and caring about them … Obviously, what matters is how networks can make money from ratings, but this is the system we have invented, where you can watch episodes of most shows on many different platforms at your absolute leisure, and yet we are still using a system that measures only the people who watched it the second it aired. It's like measuring album sales based on who bought the album within ten minutes of its release."

-Mike Schur, co-creator of Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, to Hitfix on how meaningless overnight [...]

Fox Renews 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'The Mindy Project,' and 'New Girl'

It looks like Fox has a lot of confidence in its current comedy slate, if its early season renewal news from Friday is any indication. According to Deadline, the network has renewed New Girl, The Mindy Project, and the Golden Globe-winning freshman sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine for fourth, third, and second seasons, respectively. While it's not very common for networks to hand out early renewals before airing pilots — especially for ratings strugglers like Mindy and Brooklyn — Fox has begun a new approach to pilot season, so this move may be part of that bigger push.

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Ratings Don't Improve Despite Two Golden Globe Wins

Fox's acclaimed new comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine won some big awards this weekend, but that didn't effect its ratings for its first episode since the wins. At Sunday's Golden Globes, Brooklyn won more awards than any other comedy, taking home the "Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy" and the "Best Performance in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Actor)" award for star Andy Samberg. The show's new episode last night didn't reflect the awards attention, earning a 1.4 rating with adults 18-49, down 10% from its previous new episode, although part of the low ratings are due to its unpopular lead-in, Dads. Maybe the show's big [...]

Andy Samberg Tries One of Those Commercials Where He Walks Across the Screen on 'The Tonight Show'

Andy Samberg was a guest on The Tonight Show last night, and while discussing the fact that his show Brooklyn Nine-Nine is airing after the Super Bowl, he decided to try out one of those ads where the person from another show walks across the bottom of the screen. It was pretty funny, even if the camera person totally messed it up by zooming out waaayyy too far.

Talking to Chelsea Peretti About 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', 'Parks and Rec', and the Differences Between NY and LA Standup

Springing from the creative minds behind sitcom golden child Parks and Recreation and boasting an ensemble that would make any comedy nerd and/or diehard Terry Crews fan salivate, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is, unsurprisingly, one of this year’s most promising new series. Contributing to the ridiculously high hopes is the show’s inclusion of longtime comic and current Twitter hero Chelsea Peretti, who plays Gina, the fictional precinct’s sardonic office administrator. Peretti has steadily gained a reputation as a comedian on the verge of breaking out, her silly and sarcastic style having led to writing gigs on the The Sarah Silverman Program and the aforementioned Parks and Recreation, roles on shows like [...]

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's First Season Lives Up to Its Hype

Brooklyn Nine-Nine premiered with an entertaining-enough premise, a cast that seemed to have a natural chemistry, and some established cred behind the camera in co-creator Mike Schur. When the show and its star won Golden Globes in February, a shift could be felt in the televerse. This was no longer a TV show featuring the work of comedy darlings whose main fan base is readers of a site like this, but now a critically-acclaimed, mainstream, award-winning sitcom. Tack onto that an early season two pickup, and the game had completely changed.

What Brooklyn Nine-Nine has always had to its advantage is an ensemble of talented actors [...]

'New Girl' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Post-Super Bowl Episodes Got the Big Ratings You'd Expect

Last night, Fox gave its coveted post-Super Bowl timeslot to sitcoms New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and both shows got a lot of viewers, like shows that air after the Super Bowl always do. According to Nielsen ratings, New Girl, which aired first and featured Prince as a guest star, received 25.8 million viewers and an 11.8 rating with adults 18-49, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which had guests Adam Sandler and Fred Armisen, got 14.8 million and a 6.7. This is the first time a sitcom aired after the Super Bowl since The Office in 2009, which received 22.9 million viewers. Although Brooklyn Nine-Nine's two recent Golden Globe wins [...]

Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Among 2014 Golden Globe Winners

The Golden Globes aired last night, and in the realm of comedy, Mike Schur's NBC shows had a great night. Not only did Amy Poehler finally get an award for her work as Leslie Knope on Parks and Rec, but freshman sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine took home a surprising win for Best Comedy/Musical TV Series, with Andy Samberg also earning a Best Actor award for his work on the show this year. While the ceremony was sadly low on Fey/Poehler bits (probably due to how long it took every winner to walk to the stage), the comedy duo still knocked it out of the park with their monologue, and Amy [...]

Fox Picks Up 'Dads' For the Rest of the Season

Proving yet again that critical savaging is no barrier to success, Fox has picked up sitcom Dads for the rest of the season. The Seth MacFarlane-produced and Alec Sulkin-written show received an order for the final nine episodes of its first season. Fox exec Kevin Reilly said that the network viewed the show as "an asset that we can grow."

The show's ratings Dads have been mediocre, though its done fairly well in the hard-to-reach audience of young men. It's also suffered from comparisons its fellow freshman sitcom, critical darling Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which received its full season order a week earlier.