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Brooklyn Nine-Nine Has Been Rescued by NBC

Andy Samberg and Joe Lo Truglio in Brooklyn Nine Nine
Don’t count them out yet.
Fox.

Update, May 12: NBC has announced that it will pick up the recently canceled Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a 13-episode sixth season. In a statement, NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said, “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.”

Original post: Fox announced on Thursday that it was cancelling beloved police sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine after five seasons, but fans may not have to mourn for very long. It was only a matter of hours before other networks started expressing interest in saving the show, with the Hollywood Reporter reporting that the Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s producer, Universal Television, has already received calls from Hulu, Netflix, TBS, and NBC.

In the meantime, the cast and crew took to social media to thank fans for their devotion:

A number of celebrities also came out as fans of Brooklyn Nine-Nine in wake of the cancellation, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Guillermo del Toro, and Mark Hamill.

But the best tribute may have come from a very unexpected source: