Like last season — its first on NBC
— offbeat cop comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine
will premiere in midseason.
During NBC’s upfronts press call Sunday, the network executives revealed that the show’s Season 7 order is for 13 episodes. They did not elaborate whether there was room for more but that is what happened last season.
The praised cop comedy was renewed for a 13-episode Season 6. NBC subsequently ordered an additional five episodes, bringing the total number to 18 for its first season on the network, which picked up the series following its cancellation by Fox
On Fox, Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s orders varied between 22-23 episodes a season.
The move to NBC paid off ratings-wise for the Andy Samberg
-starring comedy. Is Season 6 premiere on the peacock network drew 1.2 in the demo and 3.56 million total viewers (Live+ same day), its best ratings of the previous two years. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
also is a big draw in online viewing.