Charlie McDermott

McNamara's Picks: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D,' 'Sherlock,' more

McNamara's Picks: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D,' 'Sherlock,' more

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Before you vacuum up the chip crumbs from the sofa and wipe down the seven-layer dip smears from the coffee table, catch the freshman comedy that swept the Golden Globes in a special post-Super Bowl slot Sunday night. Its low ratings have kept it on the bubble, but by giving it a slot after the big game, Fox is clearly positioning it for growth.

And for good reason. "Saturday Night Live" alum Andy Samberg stars as Det. Jake Peralta, a bumbling smart-mouth who is also a very good police officer, but "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" comes from Daniel Goor and Michael Shur, who gave us "Parks and Recreation," one...