Less than two days after Fox canceled the Golden Globe-winning comedy, NBC revealed via Twitter early Saturday that it had picked up the show for its sixth season.
Show writer Dan Goor was jubilant:
Hey everyone, just wanted to say no big deal but….
NBC JUST PICKED #BROOKLYN99 UP FOR SEASON 6!!!
Thanks in no small part to you, the best fans in the history of the world!
— Dan Goor (@djgoor) May 12, 2018
So was co-creator Michael Schur:
— Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) May 12, 2018
As was actress Stephanie Beatriz, who plays Rosa:
Fans on Twitter, who only on Thursday had been in mourning over the show’s apparent demise, also celebrated the news: