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After Fox cancels, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' picked up by rival NBC

After Fox cancels, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' picked up by rival NBC

NBC has picked up " Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for a sixth season, the network announced Friday.

The decision comes after the cop comedy was canceled at Fox after five seasons on Thursday. Producer Universal Television had been in talks with Hulu to keep the series afloat, but the streaming service ultimately passed.

The sixth season will consist of 13 episodes.

"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," said Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment. "Mike Schur, Dan Goor, and Andy Samberg grew up on NBC and we're all thrilled that one of the smartest,...

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