Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX, 8:30/7:30C) is a constantly delightful workplace comedy that seems unable to catch a break – it survives as much because of critical acclaim as anything else.
Season three opens with New Captain – introducing Captain Holt’s replacement; delving into the potential relationship between Jake Peralta and Amy Santiago, and giving us a look at Captain Holt’s new position in PR – and his nemesis.
FOX has set the dates for its winter premieres for new scripted shows Backstrom (January 22nd), The Last Man On Earth (March 1st) and Weird Loners (March 31st) – and unscripted World’s Funniest Fails (working title) (January 16th).
Returning scripted shows include Glee’s final 13-episode season (two-hour premiere on January 9th), The following (two-hour premiere on March 2n) and Bones (March 26th). Unscripted returnees include Masterchef Junior (January 6th) and Hell’s Kitchen (March 3rd).
For a complete schedule for new and returning FOX shows (day/date/time), follow the jump.
Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has signed on to play Sophia – a defence attorney who catches Jake’s attention when they find themselves on opposite sides in court. Longoria’s arc will cover three episodes.
Will Agent Booth be convicted of murdering ‘innocent FBI Agents?’ Find out when Bones returns on Thursday, September 25th. How do Icabod and Abby get out of (respectively) that box and that dollhouse? Sleepy Hollow will tell us on September 22nd – the same day we see Detective Jim Gordon comfort young Bruce Wayne and promise to capture their killers on the series premiere of Gotham.
Fox’s ‘social experiment,’ Utopia, gets a three-night premiere beginning on Sunday, September 7th and continuing on Tuesday September 9th and Friday, September 12th. Will Utopia’s participants be able to forge a new, utopian society from scratch? Will Bart Simpson and Peter Griffin ever learn? Let the fun begin on Sunday, September 26th when the 26th season of The Simspons premieres – followed by a one-hour Simpsons/Family Guy crossover event and the second season premiere of Brooklyn Nine-Nine (speaking of someone who really tries to never learn…).
To find out when your favorite Fox shows return – and your new favorites premiere, follow the jump.
Fox has renewed comedies Brooklyn Nine-Nine (the best new comedy of the season), The Mindy Project and New Girl, plus psychological thriller The Following for the 2014-15 season. Specifics can be found in the press release after the jump.
Not only do New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine get the plum timelsot following Super Bowl XLVIII, they also rock the guest stars. On New Girl, Jess’ best friend, Cece, gets an exclusive invitation to Prince’s New Year’s party, while Fred Armisen and Super Bowl winning quarterback Joe Theismann are among the guest stars on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as the precinct’s arch-rival The Vulture (Dean Winters) returns.
For more, check out the press release after the jump.
The season’s best new half-hour comedy just got a double dose of good news. Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine was given a full season order today and will air as part of a one-hour comedy event with New Girl following Super Bowl XLVIII.
Follow the jump to check out the press release. The next new ep of Brooklyn Nine-Nine will air on Tuesday, October 22nd.
It’s been decades since a successful half-hour comedy mined the police procedural genre, but Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30C) aims to be the first hit cop comedy since Barney Miller and its premiere suggests that it just might have a chance.
Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) is the best detective in Brooklyn’s 99th precinct but he’s also the most immature cop in the known universe. When the 99 gets a by-the-book new captain – in the form of the out and proud Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) – Peralta just might have to grow up.