Brooklyn Nine-Nine rescued by NBC (!), renewed for 13-episode season 6

In the immortal words of Captain Holt: Hot damn!

NBC has picked up the cancelled Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, ordering a 13-episode Season 6, TVLine has confirmed. The full cast, led by Andy Samberg, is set to return.

Executive producer Dan Goor broke the news late on Friday via Twitter:

“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,” NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. “Mike Schur, Dan Goor and Andy Samberg grew up on NBC, and we’re all thrilled that one of the smartest, funniest, and best cast comedies in a long time will take its place in our comedy line-up. I speak for everyone at NBC, here’s to the Nine-Nine!”

Fox cancelled the cop comedy on Thursday, ending a five-season run. But fans — including famous names like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Hamill and Guillermo del Toro — raised such an uproar on social media that NBC took notice. The pick-up now gives EP Michael Schur three comedies on NBC: The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the new comedy Abby’s.

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 2 -- Aired 10/08/2005 -- Pictured: (l-r) Rachel Dratch as Anna, Andy Samberg as Michael during '4th Grade Science Fair' skit on October 8, 2005 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 9 -- Aired 12/17/2005 -- Pictured: (l-r) Darrell Hammond as Dick Cheney, Andy Samberg as boy during 'Santa Cheney' skit on December 17, 2005 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Jason Sudeikis, Andy Samberg, Kennan Thompson and Will Forte (Photo by Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 2 -- Aired 10/07/2006 -- Pictured: Andy Samberg as Eddie Hunter during 'Nancy Grace' skit on October 7, 2006 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 2 -- Aired 10/07/2006 -- Pictured: Andy Samberg as out-of-breath jogger during 'A Moment with the Out-of-Breath Jogger from 1982' skit on October 7, 2006 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 9 -- Aired 12/16/2006 -- Pictured: Andy Samberg as guy during 'Dick in a Box' skit on December 16, 2006 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 9 -- Aired 12/16/2006 -- Pictured: (l-r) Andy Samberg as guy, Justin timberlake as guy during 'Dick in a Box' skit on December 16, 2006 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) Andy Samberg *EXCLUSIVE* (Photo by Brian Ach/WireImage for ON 3 PRODUCTIONS)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 17 -- Aired 04/14/2007 -- Pictured: (l-r) Maya Rudolph as interviewer, Andy Samberg as Howard K. Stern during 'Weekend Update' on April 14, 2007 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Will Forte and Andy Samberg present Gift from the Gods award (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - APRIL 13: Andy Samberg takes calls during the 'Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education' presented by Comedy Central at the Beacon Theatre on April 13, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Justin Timberlake, Beyonce -- Air Date 11/15/2008 -- Episode 1539 -- Pictured: (l-r) Justin Timberlake, Bobby Moynihan, Beyonce, Andy Samberg during the 'Beyonce Video Shoot' skit on November 15, 2008 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 12: Comedian Andy Samberg,visits 'Late Show with David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on March 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jeffrey Ufberg/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Air Date 05/21/2009 -- Episode 3769 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor/comedian Andy Samberg during an interview with host Jay Leno on May 21, 2009 (Photo by Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Host Andy Samberg onstage during the 2009 MTV Movie Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on May 31, 2009 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Actors Andy Samberg (L) and Seth Meyers pose backstage during the 2009 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on July 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 17th annual ESPYs will air on Sunday, July 19 at 9PM ET on ESPN. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for ESPY)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Andy Samberg and Jimmy Fallon onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) SNL cast members Kenan Thompson and Andy Samberg attend the Museum Gala at the American Museum of Natural History on November 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'James Franco' Episode 1564 -- Airdate 12/19/2009 -- Pictured: Andy Samberg (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 11: Comedian Andy Samberg attends the EA SPORTS 2010 FIFA World Cup Balls To The Brits, Balls To The Yanks Event at Universal Citywalk on June 11, 2010 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for EA SPORTS)
NEW YORK - APRIL 12: Actor Andy Samberg attends an evening with 'Saturday Night Live' presented by The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at The Pierre Hotel on April 12, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Andy Samberg appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 510 -- Pictured: Andy Samberg in an interview with Jimmy Fallon on September 26, 2011 (Photo by Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 08: Actor Andy Samberg speaks onstage at the 'Hotel Transylvania' press conference during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 8, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 27: (L-R) Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone attend the Solange Knowles 'True' album party at Sonos Studio on November 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage)
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE: Andy Samberg in the 'The Bet' episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE airing Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0131 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Andy Samberg during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 24, 2014 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 10: Actress/musician Joanna Newsom and actor Andy Samberg arrive at the premiere of 'Inherent Vice' at TCL Chinese Theatre on December 10, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 06: 2015 Emmys host Andy Samberg speaks onstage during the Emmy Awards panel discussion at the FOX portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 6, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0326 -- Pictured: Actor Andy Samberg arrives on September 10, 2015 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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