NBC has handed out an early renewal for a prime-time drama series. Deadline.com reports that the network will bring back the supernatural crime drama “Grimm” for a sixth season.
Said NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke: “We absolutely love what our producers and cast have accomplished over the past five seasons. They have created a whole new world of creatures and have a truly devoted fan base. We can’t wait to see what comes next.”
Original airings of the series are averaging a 1.7 rating in the key 18-49 demo along with 6.4 million total viewers in Nielsen L+7 data, Deadline notes. “’Grimm’ is one of the most time-shifted series on the broadcast networks, growing by an average of +90% in adult 18-49 rating (from a 0.91 to a 1.73) and more than 2.4 million viewers overall (3.9 million to 6.4 million) going from ‘live plus same day’ to ‘live plus seven day’ Nielsens,” the report notes.