Brooklyn Nine-Nine Preview: Scoop from the Stars

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The funniest new show of the fall season premieres tomorrow night on Fox.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine stars Andy Samberg as a goofy/cocky detective in a precinct with a new, serious captain (Andre Braugher) and a sergeant suddenly scared to enter the line of fire (Terry Crew), due to his responsibilities as a parent.

Does Samberg feel pressure to carry his own sitcom? What has it been like to portray the same character for weeks on end, as opposed to mixing it up on Saturday Night Live? The star answers these questions and more in the following exclusive interview:

Braugher, meanwhile, believes he has starred in a comedy before (Men of a Certain Age), though he acknowledges that Captain Holt is a unique role, considering the bombshell that is dropped on this week's premiere: He's gay. Watch this Q&A to discover the actor's one hesitation in taking on such a role:

Finally, Crews didn't have much trouble relating to his character: his officer's name is Terry and he was written with this former NFL linebacker in mind. Learn more below and then visit TV Fanatic tomorrow night for our review of the Brooklyn Nine-Nine premiere:

Jim Halterman is the West Coast Editor of TV Fanatic and the owner of Follow him on Twitter.

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