Nine-Nine! NBC has renewed “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” for Season 8 ahead of the comedy’s seventh season premiere in February, the broadcast network announced on Thursday.
The former Fox show’s upcoming Season 7 debuts Thursday, Feb. 6 at 8/7c on NBC with a special hour-long episode. The 99th precinct then shifts to their regularly scheduled 8:30 p.m. time slot beginning on Feb. 13.
Season 7 will mark the Andy Samberg and Andre Braugher-led series’ second on NBC (and then Season 8 its third, obviously), as the show switched networks following its May 2018 cancellation at Fox. NBC revived the show a day after its original network gave it the ax and premiered “Nine-Nine’s” 18-episode sixth season in January 2019.
Over its sixth season, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” averaged a 1.2 rating among the key adults 18-49 demographic and 3.2 million total viewers, according to Live + Same Day data from Nielsen. That puts the overall-eyeballs tally +15% versus the show’s fifth season, which aired on Fox.
According to NBC, “After 35 days of linear and digital delayed viewing, the show last season grew to a 3.1 rating in 18-49 and 6.4 million viewers overall, with 59% of that 18-49 rating coming from nonlinear sources,” making it the No. 1 “biggest digital percentage for an NBC series last season.”
“Nine-Nine” was also the No. 1 “most-social” primetime comedy series on television for the 2018-19 season, earning 9 million total interactions across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, according to Nielsen’s social data.
Along with Samberg and Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” stars Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, Joe Lo Truglio, Dirk Blocker and Joel McKinnon Miller.
The series is executive produced by Dan Goor, Mike Schur, David Miner and Luke Del Tredici.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” hails from Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content Studios, Fremulon, Dr. Goor Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment.