Viewers of the cult comedy were vocal about their displeasure following news of the show's axing.
A solid sign for the potential next home for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is that the show became the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter Thursday afternoon after its cancellation. Hulu also now has an SVOD deal with the show, so the two entities have a relationship of some nature already.
The news of the show's cancellation stings that much more with the adjoining announcement that the previously canceled ABC series Last Man Standing, a conservative-leaning family comedy from Tim Allen, has been picked up by Fox a full year after it was canceled.
We also know that the sixth season will consist of 13 episodes.
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"Ever since we sold this show to FOX, I've regretted letting it get away, and it's high time it came back to its rightful home", NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says in a statement.
Hit PLAY to try out something brand new.. "Thanks in no small part to you, the best fans in the history of the world!" "#Brooklyn99 IS COMING BACK FOR SEASON 6 YOU GUYS ON NBC!" According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Television (which produced Brooklyn Nine-Nine) has already fielded calls from Hulu, Netflix, TBS and NBC regarding the show. Thank you! Thank you to NBC! The season 5 finale - which centers on the wedding of Jake (Samberg) and Amy (Melissa Fumero) - airs May 20. You got loud and you were heard and we are forever grateful to you for doing so!
NBC's pickup of Brooklyn Nine-Nine brings the number of Schur series on the network to three - he also has The Good Place, which was renewed for a third season and the newly picked up comedy Abby's.