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Grimm: Full Season for New NBC TV Series

Grimm full seasonLast week, we reported that NBC had ordered two additional scripts for their new Friday night series, Grimm. It seemed that the peacock network was playing it safe, waiting to see when the ratings would level off. What a difference a week can make.

This evening, the peacock network announced that they’ve ordered a full season of the TV series. What’s more, they’re also giving Grimm a special airing in the Thursdays at 10pm timeslot. That will air on December 8th and another original installment will follow on Friday, December 9th, in the regular timeslot.

Starring David Giuntoli, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz and Russell Hornsby, Grimm has been the only successful new drama that the network has had this season. The Playboy Club was cancelled after three episodes and Prime Suspect will sign off after all 13 episodes have aired.

Four episodes of the supernatural series have aired so far and have been averaged a 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 5.8 million total viewers (per the final national ratings). It’s the seventh highest-rated scripted series on the network this season (out of 14). It nearly doubles the demo number of lead-in Chuck.

Grimm started the season with a 2.1 in the demo and 6.56 million viewers but declined in weeks two and three. Last Friday’s installment held steady at a 1.6 in the coveted demo and it would seem that NBC believes that a sign the ratings have leveled off. Time will tell.

What do you think? Do you like Grimm? Do you think the ratings have leveled off? Will the series continue to sink or will it rise? Is Thursdays at 10pm a better timeslot?

 

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Dolores Chavez January 20, 2013 at 1:28 am

For the love of god don’t cancel. I love this show. Please give it a chance. It is the first show that actually have a creative mind. Hope to see alot more seasons.

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Virginia Perlow January 16, 2013 at 12:06 am

As the viewers above, I love the show Grimm, it is refreshing charming,with good , unusual storyline please give shows a chance. I wonder how reliable these polls are. No one that I know has been polled. Please keep this show on, and in consistent spot to improve ratings even more. Moving shows can I have a negative response. To those on the cast of Grimm great job, keep up the good work. We out here in viewer land love the show

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Ellen Kitchens September 24, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Up until Grimm came on, my favorite shows were Supernatural and Charmed. I might seem a little old (67) for this kind of show, but I’ve liked this type of show since the 60′s.

Glad their back.

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JJ May 25, 2012 at 11:09 am

Grimm is funny, scary, intelligent, and interesting….dont cancel this program! The actors are very good in their roles. My kids love it, my husband and I love it and we are in our fifties! We look forward to every Friday night to watch the next episode.

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Jodi April 29, 2012 at 6:08 am

This show is absolutely fantastic !!!! The characters and the transformations are amazing.
The 3 coin episode showing Hitler as a Grimm creature was brilliant. This show is unique and entertaining. Basing it on childhood fairy tales was brilliant. I love the new Monroe romance and it would be very interesting to see Juliette “come” into some powers of her own as Nick did when Marie died. The special effects and transformations as well as the awesome story lines and characters make this a very entertaining show ! GOOD JOB !

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juan P sanchez April 17, 2012 at 9:41 am

I love the show, its colors are great (like dick tracy movie), and Monroe is the man. Please keep up the way its going in monroe possible having a girl friend. I Want nick to be more agrressive as a Grimm should be and all are scare off. Since the first episode and his grandma, how she took care of the Reaper, well i have seen none of that from Nick (something like “chuck”).
Lastly, juliet…omg, either she will turn out to be another grimm in hiding, or she just sucks. she is so squishy…omg, and turning down his marriage proposal……blahh.

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marie March 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Grimm is great. We love the interaction between the main character and his sidekick.

hopefully the writters will keep Juliet around.

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Terri P March 24, 2012 at 11:55 am

I love this show!!!!! It is so different than anything else you see on tv anymore.
I look forward to watching it every week!!!

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Mini Suarez March 19, 2012 at 9:12 am

I checked in to see if this show was going to be canceled or renewed, this is a great show. I enjoy watching this show as much as I once liked X-Files, the main character Grimm is very handsome and that includes his little wolf friend too. I liked Juliet in the beginning she came across as very understanding, like a Juliet showed be, hopefully she will remain that way. Keep up the good work, as long as it is on I will continue to watch it.

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BJ March 13, 2012 at 4:55 am

LOVE LOVE LOVE this show !!!!! It spans generations. My grandson (15), daughter (40), and I (60+) can hardly wait for Friday night. We watch episodes over and over again. We slow motion the transformations, AWESOME !! Loved the ” 3 Coins “. Awe heck…we love them ALL. We wait for ” Monroe ” to show up. His character “totally ” enhances the show and makes us LOL This series has it all, suspense, drama, action, mystery, and humor.

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rick the rat March 10, 2012 at 7:56 am

help save this show! new time slot , new day , more promos and cast guest visits to talk shows, whatever it takes to get more viewers hooked on this creative and entertaining show !!!!!!

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Tawnie March 9, 2012 at 9:00 pm

Grimm is the best! Each week the story is different and suspenseful. Nick is so cute and in the episode tonight quite sexy. Monroe, is the comedy relief. He is cute as well.
What’s up with the chief of police, though.. is he a bad guy or good guy. Did I miss something?

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Melanie Wheeler March 8, 2012 at 5:49 pm

This is the only show I look forward to seeing on the old major stations!! I love the show, the characters, the moody northwest atmosphere and the storylines that are intricate, innovative and great entertainment.
I often turn of the TV when all thats available are survivor, talent and fashion shows that cater to the lowest level of intelligence and humanity.
Thank God for good acting, writing and filming for a nice change!

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Winifred Roane March 7, 2012 at 6:20 pm

I love the show I like all the characters and the story’s that you are telling a great.
I hope to see much more. Thank you Winifred Roane

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alex March 6, 2012 at 8:46 am

DO NOT CANCEL THIS SHOW!! Love it, haven’t been this excited about a supernatural show in forever. Creative , fresh, and a whole new area thinking. The morphing of characters is brilliant. Kudos to whomever thought this up. Makeup guys are great. The 3 coin Hitler episode was totally mind-blowing and rewarding.

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