Monday, April 19News For London

Did the BLM movement end ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’?

Heart-breaking announcement by the creators of cop comedy show Brooklyn Nine-Nine in February 2021 for ending the show with Season 8 on NBC, appear to fans as an extended support for the BLM movement

A scene from the comedy show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Source: Twitter/@nbcbrooklyn99

“The way I see it, if this is to be our last ride then let us go out in a blaze of glory,” the show took to twitter sharing a letter from the producer and co-creator Dan Goor. 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine will drop it’s last season in the later half of 2021, according to NBC.

The team scrapped the script of the first four episodes as series star and co-producer Andy Samberg told People,” We’re taking a step back, and the writers are all rethinking how we’re going to move forward, as well as the cast.”

The move came after many cop shows were cancelled because of the Black Lives Matter movement, including Paramount’s “Cops” and A&E’s “Live PD.”

Here’s an explainer of the updates we know about the Black Lives Matter movement affecting B99 so far.