Newswire: Fox renews Gotham, Empire, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox is going to be getting another year of silly cops, hip-hop music moguls, and Andy Samberg, as the network has announced that it’s renewing Gotham, Empire, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. THR says Empire has become Fox’s “breakout hit,” and apparently it’s “the only new broadcast drama this season” to actually increase in viewers from the first episode to the second. It’s also blowing up on-demand services, and its premiere’s same-day ratings tied with ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder for the singularly important 18-49 year-old demographic.

Meanwhile, Gotham‘s premiere did better than both NBC’s The Blacklist and CBS‘ Scorpion, giving Fox its “highest-rated fall drama debut in 14 years.” THR even says that Gotham is the top drama overall in that same key demographic. Apparently, this means we’re going to be seeing a lot more …

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