NBC Renews 'Grimm' for Second Season


A cop drama set in the world where the Brothers Grimm fairy tales are not just real. David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch and Reggie Lee star.


NBC has renewed Grimm for a second season.

The freshman fantasy procedural has been a quiet surprise on Friday nights for the network, averaging a 1.5 rating in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-to-49 demographic and 4.8 million total viewers.

The drama with a fairy tale twist from Buffy scribes David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf has been a steady performer for the network against established genre fare Fringe (Fox) and Supernatural (The CW) in the 9 p.m. time slot.

Grimm scribe Akela Cooper broke the news on Twitter on Friday morning, tweeting: "Just heard the good news: #GRIMM IS GETTING A SECOND SEASON!! ... Walk into the office this morning & our showrunners David Greenwalt & Jim Kouf tell me the good news: #Grimm is picked up 4 a second season!"

NBC picked up the series, starring David Giuntoli, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, Reggie Lee and Russell Hornsby, for a full season in November.

The series was one of two fantasy procedurals that launched this season, with ABC's Once Upon a Time also delivering healthy returns for ABC on Sunday nights.

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