|Theme music composer||Dan Marocco|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||53 (list of episodes)|
|Location(s)||Los Angeles, California|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Distributor||NBCUniversal Television Distribution|
|Picture format||HDTV (1080i)|
|Audio format||Surround with Descriptive Video Service on SAP channel|
|Original release||September 17, 2013– present|
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is an American action comedy television series that airs on Fox. Set in the fictional 99th Precinct of the New York City Police Department in Brooklyn, the single-camera series follows a precinct team of detectives and a newly appointed captain. It premiered on September 17, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series' premiere garnered 6.17 million viewers.
The show would go on to receive significant critical acclaim. It won two Golden Globe Awards in 2014: one for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and one for Andy Samberg for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. On March 7, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season, which premiered on September 28, 2014.
Cast and characters
|Andy Samberg||Jacob "Jake" Peralta||Detective||Main|
|Andre Braugher||Raymond "Ray" Holt||Captain||Main|
|Melissa Fumero||Amy Santiago||Detective||Main|
|Joe Lo Truglio||Charles Boyle||Detective||Main|
|Terry Crews||Terence "Terry" Jeffords||Detective Sergeant||Main|
|Stephanie Beatriz||Rosa Diaz||Detective||Main|
|Chelsea Peretti||Regina "Gina" Linetti||Civilian Administrator||Main|
|Dirk Blocker||Michael Hitchcock||Detective 3rd Grade||Recurring||Main|
|Joel McKinnon Miller||Norman "Norm" Scully||Detective 2nd Grade||Recurring||Main|
Development and production
On May 8, 2013, Fox placed a thirteen-episode order for the single-camera ensemble comedy. On October 18, 2013, the series was picked up for a full season of 22 episodes, and was later chosen to air with New Girl in a "special one-hour comedy event" as the Super Bowl XLVIII lead-out programs.
The exterior view of the fictional 99th Precinct building, complete with numerous NYPD vehicles parked in front of it, is the actual 78th Precinct building at the corner of 6 Ave and Bergen St., one block south of the Barclays Center and one block east of the Bergen Street (IRT Eastern Parkway Line) stop on the New York City Subway.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||22||September 17, 2013||March 25, 2014|
|2||23||September 28, 2014||May 17, 2015|
|3||N/A||September 27, 2015||N/A|
Brooklyn Nine-Nine has received critical acclaim. As of December 2014[update], Rotten Tomatoes gave Season 1 a score of 88% based on 49 reviews, with the consensus, "Led by the surprisingly effective pairing of Andy Samberg and Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a charming, intelligently written take on the cop show format" and, about Season 2, a score of 100% based on 11 reviews, with the consensus, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine's winning cast, appealing characters and wacky gags make it good comfort food." Metacritic gives the first season of the show a weighted average rating of 70/100, based on 33 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
The Huffington Post posted a list of "9 Reasons You Need To Start Watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine", while Paste magazine celebrated "The 10 Best Moments from Brooklyn Nine-Nine's First Season" in 2014.
Popular culture and tie-ins
During the 2013 Comedy Central Roast of James Franco, Bill Hader wore a white wig and pretended to be "The President of Hollywood." Hader joked to Andy Samberg, "Looking forward to your new show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Funny cops. You're always pushing the envelope, Andy. What's going to happen when you run out of funny crimes like graffiti and pickpockets? Can't wait to see episode 10 when Brooklyn 99 has to deal with a rape. 'Oh, I dropped the rape kit. Sporgie Dorg!'"
Chelsea Peretti, who plays Gina, told an interviewer, "I remember as a writer when actors would come in to Parks and Rec they were like, 'Oh my god this is the nicest set.' And I think similarly people feel the same with Brooklyn Nine-Nine."
In September 2014, The AV Club featured an interview with property master Chris Call, who talked about his hectic job; for example: "On a show like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, everything is a gag — and a lot of them are sight gags — so there's a lot of different props that come up. If I was doing a show like Parenthood, it would be your standard everyday things that people have, like a cup of coffee or their dinner. Comedy — I've discovered especially — is filled with props. And on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, it seems to be even more so. It's such an ever-changing beast — comedy — because jokes change all the time."
On January 3, 2015, Universal Partnerships & Licensing partnered with RED Games to launch a real-life version of the addictive puzzle game Kwazy Cupcakes! based on the very same app from Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The app is available on iOS and Android mobile devices.
|Season||Timeslot (ET)||Episodes||Premiered||Ended||TV Season||Rank||Viewers
Tuesday 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 pm
Awards and nominations
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|People's Choice Awards||January 8, 2014||Favorite Actor In a New TV Series||Andy Samberg||Nominated|
|Golden Globe Awards||January 12, 2014||Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy||Won|
|Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Won|
|NAACP Image Award||February 22, 2014||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Andre Braugher||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||February 23, 2014||Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy||Nominated|
|GLAAD Media Awards||April 12, 2014||Outstanding Comedy Series||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Nominated|
|American Comedy Awards||May 8, 2014||Comedy Series||Nominated|
|Comedy Actor — TV||Andy Samberg||Won|
|Comedy Supporting Actress — TV||Chelsea Peretti||Nominated|
|Critics' Choice Television Awards||June 19, 2014||Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series||Andre Braugher||Won|
|Imagen Awards||August 1, 2014||Best Supporting Actress/Television||Stephanie Beatriz||Nominated|
|Creative Arts Emmy Awards||August 16, 2014||Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program||Brooklyn Nine Nine||Won|
|EWwy Award||August 18, 2014||Best Comedy Series||Nominated|
|Best Actor, Comedy||Andy Samberg||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||August 25, 2014||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series||Andre Braugher||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||January 21, 2015||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Nominated|
|NHMC Impact Awards||February 20, 2015||Outstanding Achievements and Contributions to the Positive Portrayals of Latinos in Media||Melissa Fumero||Won|
|Imagen Awards||August 21, 2015||Best Supporting Actress/Television||Nominated|
|Best Primetime Television Program/Comedy||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Nominated|
|Creative Arts Emmy Awards||September 12, 2015||Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program||Won|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||September 20, 2015||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series||Andre Braugher||Nominated|
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is simulcast on City in Canada up to the second episode in the second season. In the United Kingdom, the show premiered on E4 in January 2014 The second season debuted on January 15, 2015. The series airs on RTÉ Two in Ireland. In New Zealand, Brooklyn Nine-Nine premiered on TV2 on February 13, 2014. In India, it airs on Comedy Central India. In Australia, Brooklyn Nine-Nine premiered on SBS on July 28, 2014, and airs repeats on Universal Channel from January 7, 2015. It moved to SBS 2 in 2015 commencing with the second season, which premiered on March 3, 2015, and currently airs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. every week. In Singapore, the show airs on Tuesdays at 11:00 pm on Mediacorp Channel 5. In December 2014, Netflix UK added the first season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine to its listings, with Netflix Australia following suit in March 2015.
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|Super Bowl lead-out program (with New Girl)