FOX Renews The Last Man on Earth, Brooklyn Nine-Nine


NEW YORK: FOX has ordered new seasons of the live-action comedy series The Last Man on Earth and Brooklyn Nine-Nine for the 2016-17 season.

The Last Man on Earth, which is made by 20th Century Fox Television, was renewed for a third season. The Emmy-nominated show is created by and stars Will Forte alongside Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, Mary Steenburgen and Cleopatra Coleman.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Fremulon, is getting a fourth season. The Golden Globe-winning series is created and written by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. It stars Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz, among others.

“We’re so proud of these comedies,” said David Madden, the president of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting Company. “Each has its own unique voice, but they both boast terrific ensembles with stand-out characters and, of course, phenomenal writing, which are the hallmarks of all great comedies. We’d like to thank the executive producers, casts and crews of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Last Man on Earth for their tremendous work this season, and look forward to what’s in store next year.”