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Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 7:30PM EST
Before winning the gold medal, Red Gerard overslept after binging on Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Posted Wednesday 2/07/18 at 2:44PM EST
Andy Samberg describes filming SNL’s “Natalie’s Rap 2” in Los Angeles during Brooklyn Nine-Nine breaks
Samberg says he first got the call Wednesday night, three days before airtime, asking him and his fellow Lonely Islanders to figure out a sequel to Natalie Portman’s 2006 rap while simultaneously working on his Fox sitcom. “I will say, I wish they had called us on Monday!” he says. “There were many things we would have done differently, but that’s SNL. In the end, it seems like it came out pretty good. As long as the audience laughs, it’s a win.”
Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 3:15AM EST
The Good Place Season 2 was funnier, crazier, more surprising and audacious thanks to the hard work of Season 1
“Like most of the sitcoms Michael Schur has worked on, The Good Place wasn’t as great at the start as it became later,” says Alan Sepinwall. “But where The Office, Parks and Rec, and even Brooklyn Nine-Nine needed a bit of time to fine-tune themselves and correct things that weren’t quite working, season two of The Good Place has been wonderful in large part because of the hard and occasionally thankless work that season one did. This season has been funnier, crazier, more surprising, and more audacious, but only because the show’s first year spent a lot of time explaining how the world worked and what made each character tick….The only reason a Groundhog Day-style episode covering hundreds of reboots works is because we have a baseline knowledge of who and what is important, so the show had the freedom to just get to the jokes, boom boom boom.”
- “Lesser TV shows give you what you think you want. A great TV show like The Good Place gives you what you didn’t know you needed”
- The Season 2 finale was as ambitious as Season 1’s finale, and it opens up even more possibilities for Season 3
- A handy guide to Michael Schur’s favorite actors, from Kristen Bell to Maya Rudolph
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 2:08PM EST
Sterling K. Brown is dropping by Brooklyn Nine-Nine to play a murder suspect
The This Is Us star will guest in an episode revolving around an all-night interrogation.
Posted Friday 12/15/17 at 10:35PM EST
Terry Crews accuses WME of spying on him
“I believe my family is being tracked and possibly bugged,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star who accused WME agent Adam Venit of groping said in a series of tweets. “Someone hacked into the computer my son and I built together. I have to shut it down and replace the hard drive.” WME declined to comment on Crews’ allegations.
Posted Monday 12/11/17 at 4:07PM EST
Brooklyn Nine-Nine reruns are headed to TBS
Starting Jan. 4, the Fox sitcom will be shown on TBS every Thursday night from 7-11 p.m. “I couldn’t be more excited that the ultimate detectives slash geniuses of Brooklyn’s 99 are coming to TBS, home of the ultimate TV fans slash humans,” said co-creator Dan Goor.
Posted Thursday 12/07/17 at 4:46AM EST
How the dynamics of Brooklyn Nine-Nine have evolved over 99 episodes
Jake and Holt have become different characters, as executive producer Dan Goor notes.
Posted Wednesday 12/06/17 at 2:18PM EST
Stephanie Beatriz discusses her Brooklyn Nine-Nine revelation
“For me, as an actress, I’ve always felt something there,” she says. “But for the writers, that’s something they’ve discovered organically over the last four seasons.”
Posted Tuesday 12/05/17 at 3:06PM EST
Terry Crews is suing the agent who allegedly groped him
In his lawsuit, the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star says WME agent Adam Venit’s client Adam Sandler was a witness to the aftermath of the alleged assault, with Sandler calling him later to ask if he was okay. ALSO: Grey’s Anatomy alum Isaiah Washington says Crews is being shunned in Hollywood for accusing Venit of assault.
Posted Friday 12/01/17 at 5:37AM EST
Terry Crews shares the text message he sent nearly two years ago to his agent after he was allegedly groped
“The actual text to my agent Brad Slater at @WME 28 hours after my February 4th 2016 assault by the agency’s Adam Venit,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star tweeted.
Posted Wednesday 11/29/17 at 12:21AM EST
In defense of “boring” old-fashioned joke-telling sitcoms
Acclaimed traditional sitcoms like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Superstore and Fresh Off the Boat are often damned with faint praise, says John Schneider. Because they look conventional, they aren’t seen as boundary-pushing as shows like Atlanta and Bojack Horseman. “But this perception glosses over the fact that those conventions evolved for a reason,” says Schneider, “and they often allow traditional sitcoms to tell more resonant stories than more overtly innovative shows. Jokes are only the most obvious such convention. A series like Master of None and Atlanta will often go for entire scenes without anything resembling a joke. In many cases, this makes the dialogue feel more realistic, and can often set up bigger laughs later in the episode. But often, the lack of jokes in prestige comedies feels self-aware, a way of telling you this scene is supposed to be important. On the other hand, the comfortable patter of a sitcom like Brooklyn Nine-Nine allows them to sneak in discussions of issues like the NYPD’s credibility and racial profiling without feeling preachy."
Posted Wednesday 11/15/17 at 1:33PM EST
Terry Crews names Hollywood agent Adam Venit as his alleged groper
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star detailed the VMA agent's alleged assault on GMA, saying: "I have never felt more emasculated, more objectified. I was horrified. It’s so bizarre. I wake up every morning wondering, ‘Did this really happen?'" Crews added that Venit is "connected to probably everyone I know in the business ... I did not know this man. I have never had a conversation with him, ever."
Posted Wednesday 11/15/17 at 1:33PM EST
Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Once Upon a Time are among the shows likely to be canceled
According to The Wrap, The Exorcist and Great News also appear to be on the bubble -- though Tina Fey might save the latter.
Posted Thursday 11/09/17 at 6:08PM EST
Terry Crews fires WME after filing a police report alleging one of its top agents groped him
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star is leaving the agency, which last week placed agent Adam Venit on leave amid a sexual assault investigation. Venit didn’t represent Crews.
Posted Wednesday 11/08/17 at 9:32PM EST
Terry Crews files a police report alleging sexual assault
TMZ reports that the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star “just walked into an LAPD station and filed a report alleging sexual assault" earlier today. The police report comes one month after Crews detailed on Twitter how a “high level Hollywood executive came over 2 me and groped my privates.” UPDATE: Crews confirms he filed a police report -- TMZ says he named agent Adam Venit as the groper -- and says he plans to file a lawsuit.