Grimm is heading to Tuesdays, while Ready for Love is headed for TV’s graveyard.
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NBC on Friday announced that Grimm will relocate to Tuesdays at 10/9c beginning April 30 behind a previously scheduled two-hour episode of The Voice. It will remain there through May 21.
Ready for Love, meanwhile, will leave the schedule effective immediately.
The Eva Longoria-produced dating show debuted earlier this month to disappointing ratings; its premiere only nabbed 3.8 million viewers and a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demo.
Not surprised by this move.
So disappointing when you expect a new episode, the info on the TV says it’s a new episode, and it’s an old one. Smooth move NBC :(
If you’re on the west coast, that might be because it got pre-empted on the east coast because of the Boston coverage. We didn’t get Grimm at all.
We did not get it here in the South either. Does anyone know if it will be re-scheduled for this week before Friday?
But will Grimm move back to Friday next season?
We’re not going to know their schedule for a bit. Though I see that being a strong possibility that it will stay on Friday’s.
Guessing that there are testing to see if Grimm can hold onto a big time leadin and if it does it will probably move from Fridays
Mhm. That is an excellent point I didn’t think of. Personally, I think it fairs well on Friday’s, but if it can hold its own Tuesday and potentially do better,then I’m all for it.
This is too bad. Moving it to a mid week spot and an hour later is going to be hard on teens and younger viewers on a school night.
I hope so it’s the only thing that I look forward to on Friday night plus Blue Bloods of course.
I totally agree. Grimm and Bluebloods are the only shows that make Friday night tv worth watching. I really wish they bring it back to Fridays and put Hannibal in that Tuesday slot. because there’s no way Hannibal can hold it’s own against Scandal!!! even though it’s an excellent horror series. Mads Miklelson is appropriately creepy and Laurence Fishburn plays the straight man to a tee, nevertheless, I thought is was pure tv suicide to put that show against Scandal.
There is no way Grimm is going to hold its own Tuesday night you’re putting it up against NCIS and NCIS Los Angeles it’s going to the graveyard if you do that
I would watch Grimm over LL cool jay any day
Grimm is more exciting to watch now than NCIS so i thinks its a good idea to test whether it can hold agaionst the popular ones. But Grimm is very good esp. Nick.
It won’t be up against NCIS or NCIS: Los Angeles. It will be on at 10pm against ABC’s Body of Proof and CBS’s Golden Boy.
That means I will have to DVR Grimm :( Body of Proof is one of the few shows I watch live.
Within the network, it could hold its own. Against NCIS lineup, no it won’t do well.
It’s NOT going up against NCIS or NCIS:LA!!!!!! C’mon people, read! They are moving it to 10/9c which is up against Golden Boy and Body of Proof, both of which do not have great ratings. Grimm has a very loyal audience and if it grows on Tuesday nights, then NBC will gain ground in the only hour of Tuesday that is up for grabs. For next year, I think they will move it back to Friday’s at 8/7c and run Hannibal after it.
Next season will introduce NCIS: Red, so it very well could be up against one of the NCIS shows.
You could watch Grimm later. NCIS, NCIS LA are both on earlier than the new slot for Grimm. I can’t wait for the transition to start.
They are completely different demos. NCIS is for all the elderly, which is why they get millions of viewers, but crappy demo numbers.
Dang, it sucks to wake up and find out you’re “elderly” – oh wait! I’m not, I’m in the 18-49 demo! And I watch both programs. Maybe know what you’re talking about before your next post?
I lost interest in NCIS years ago. Grimm is new and fresh, I preferred it on Friday tho. :)
Grimm should move back to Friday once the networks unveil their primetime schedule during the TV upfronts in May. Hope Parenthood gets renewed for a fifth season soon and they better have a 22 episode run.
Parenthood needs a full season. It is NBC’s best show.
It may be NBC’s best show, but sometimes having a shorter episode order helps the writers make a really consistent and strong season. They can plan for a shorter story arc with less filler episodes, and focus more on making their thirteen episodes that they do have be extremely great.
GRIMM SHOULD STAY ON FRIDAYS FOR TEENS WE LOVE GRIMM AND THATS OUR STAY UP LATE DAY COME ON PEOPLE
I AGREE. GRIMM needs to stay on fridays. besides there’s nothing on friday nights and it’s a good time slot for the show. I don’t think it will go up against NCIS I too also watch that show on tuesdays. they might show grimm on it’s orignal time 10 pm. i love both shows…. thank god S.O.A is not on cuz i also watch that show and it comes on tuesdays as well on FX.
NBC IS SO STUPID THEY SHOWED ANOTHER REPEAT OF GRIMM LAST NIGHT!
THEY’RE MAKING A MISTAKE FOR MOVING GRIMM ON TUESDAYS. I HOPE THE SHOW SURVIVES!
We need grim to continue its new season on Friday’s! ! It was a perfect day & time that we set our schedules on…why change a good thing!!We love this show!!
Bummer. I was enjoying Ready for Love. Oh well…lol
Hell, yes. Less “Ready For Love” crap, more good scripted TV.
We didn’t need another “marry strangers for money” TV show.
Thank God let’s face it ready for love is just a cheap copy of the bachelor we have enough dating shows they never stay together anyway. I’m so glad what was Eva Longoria thinking? Plus do we need anymore of Giuliana and Bill?
Amen to that! We can only hope that NBC will start to to get the clue that multiple remakes of the same stupid reality show formulas is not the way to claw themselves out of the ratings graveyard!
Not really surprised but why make this move with only a couple eps left in the season, whatever, doesn’t matter to me. I’m watching wherever/whenever.
Because May sweeps is coming up, and NBC wants to get the lowest rated shows off the air before then.
NBC needs to give shows time to see if there going to work. Friday night lights was a great show and they cancelled it. This is why their the lowest rated station.
They didnt really cancel if.
And how often exactly do shows “grow”? Small minded comment.
Couldn’t agree with you more jayy008. People think that a low rated show will magically increase in ratings.
I love how everyone treats a low rated show like it is the next Seinfeld. Which, unless I am wrong was the last time a slow starter actually became a blockbuster.
Nope. NCIS was the last one to do this. It was almost cancelled after Season 1 because it is a spin off from JAG and it hadn’t found an audience yet. CBS was patient and the show has grown in audience to become the most watched on TV.
Actually, allowing shows to “grow” is exactly what happened with several shows including The X-Files. It was a Friday show on the brink of cancellation, but FOX gave it a chance with a new night and it turned into a hit series. Breaking Bad is another example of a show growing. It wasn’t a hit early on and not many people knew of it, but thanks to encore marathons and Netflix, the series grew viewers and is now a huge cable hit. A few other shows that were almost cancelled but given a chance: ER, Seinfeld, Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond and Beverly Hills, 90210.
Cancelling shows after a few episodes is definitely not giving a show a chance, because that is not how TV worked even 10 years ago. Thanks to the recession and the writer’s strike, TV networks have become greedier and more trigger happy, giving shows little to no chance. You have to keep in mind that it’s not simply a shows performance, but how the network treats the show. If they are constantly making scheduling changes, exempting episodes, taking too many hiatus breaks, and doing zero marketing for the show, it will fail. That is the equivalent of not giving a show a chance. And no, you never see a show “grow” all that often today on TV because they are cancelled after a few episodes. That is the whole point of the statement.
Also, NBC was going to cancel Friday Night Lights, but DirecTV came right in and made a deal to keep it going for 3 more seasons. The only reason NBC was allowed to have any further involvement with FNL is because Universal Studios owns the rights.
ER was a smash out of the gate. Fact check please.
friends was also a hit from the start
I did check my facts. NBC was skeptical and had no faith in ER or Friends while in development/pilot stages, but gave chances to them both. NBC was not happy with most of their shows in development for fall 1994. NBC did not like the several different titles the writers came up with, so they gave their own: Six of One. The suits also felt the show needed an “adult” character to balance out the dynamics. Of course, the changes they wanted did not happen but almost did. ER debuted on a Monday and did decent enough to be tried out on another night. ER and Friends became breakout hits, but most people never know they almost never happened. So while they don’t fit into the traditional way of a network allowing a show to “grow,” ER and Friends were almost cancelled before they were aired. I hope this clears up any confusion.
ER was a hit. George Clooney was on the show.
How often do shows grow?
One word: Scandal.
Friday Night Lights lasted 5 years. All of which aired on NBC.
No thanks to NBC. It was DirecTV that saved the show.
The lowest rated network is The CW.
NBC is not a “station” its a major network. If you’re going to make false statements, at least know what you’re talking about.
Ok, now I’ll actually watch what comes on after The Voice.
does anyone understand if the voice will be 2 hours from now on then? if not, what the hell are they putting at 9 as lead in for grimm?
Exactly. Deadline mentioned that the voice will be a two-hour leadin for two weeks. It is unknown what will be there in between voice and grimm the two weeks after that.
Knowing NBC they’ll probably throw in repeats of SVU like they do wherever there’s gap in schedule.
Finally some good news this week.
Is this move good for Grimm? I mean good news, right? I’ve always read that Fridays were an exile for TV shows; Fringe, supernatural (briefly), etc, so moving it out of a Friday slot is promising. I really enjoy Grimm, so I hope this will help get more viewers even though it’s a temporary move.
At least it isn’t Saturday (Smash), or Sundays. There are some shows that do well Friday’s. I can imagine Grimm doing well Tuesday since it did start the season on Monday.
I guess you haven’t been paying attention. Sunday is one of the best and most popular nights for television. Hell, the highest rated show on television airs on a Sunday night.
Curious what shows air Sunday that is considered the highest rated. Wasn’t aware that NCIS, Big Bang Theory, or anything like that aired on Sunday. Good Wife, The Mentalist, Celebrity Apprentice, Once Upon A Time, and Revenge don’t deliver the big numbers you’re alluding to.
The Super Bowl….no just kidding. The biggest show on Sundays right now is Once Upon a Time. Last season they had really good numbers, But they have slipped a bunch
If it tanks on Tuesdays, it could be a very, very bad move. Fridays may be an exile night, but the networks consider that and resign themselves to the lower ratings.
Totally agree. I would prefer it on Friday where I know the ratings are relatively good (for Friday) and it won’t be trounced by more popular (yet less deserving) fare. I had very much enjoyed the Friday sci-fi line up Fringe/Supernatural/Grimm and looked forward to it as one of my favorite nights of TV. I thought it worked well even though I had to DVR Supernatural. Would love an 8, 9, 10 pm slot of good genre TV on Fridays again.
Fringe did really good on fridays on FOX and made it to it’s ”fifth and final season” although it was a short series. but i still don’t this MOVE BY NBC. if they make it to season 3 IT NEEDS TO GO BACK TO THE FRIDAY TIME SLOT!
Would it have killed them to give Smash just one shot leading out of the voice? Comcast needs to clean house.
Agreed! Smash second season has been really good…
Interesting to cancel a “reality” show before the end. I could see moving it to Friday or Saturday but cancel all together. I guess none of the guys will find love.
not surprised it bombed , but was that it got pulled , and they did not just let it play out
This is great news for Grimm it means NBC is finally realizing that this is an excellent show. Now let’s hope they can keep/improve their ratings in this timeslot. I know I’ll watch it on anyday at anytime :-)
Love Grimm. I bought the DVDs season one. I re watch it On Demand.
So are they ever going to reveal if these guys picked anybody?
Leave Grimm alone. Everyone loves it on Friday, not Tuesday !!!
I agree with Barbara, Grimm is just fine on Friday’s. It is a great show that a parent can allow a preteen to watch going into the weekend and not a school night. I always remember to watch because it comes on Friday.
“Ready for Love” is a complete utter joke. You can’t tell me those guys have any trouble getting women. But then again, average joe schmo wouldn’t draw viewers either, even though they are more likely the ones needing the help from matchmakers.
The Voice, Grimm and Hannibal Tuesday I think would work.
i thnk that is an excellent idea i bet theres a lot of crossover between grimm and hannibal
Grimm and Hannibal should be on the same day. I would stick to fridays
I’m generally not the petty type, but I’m so glad Ready For Love was cancelled. There’s way too much reality TV on the air as it is.
Smash back to Tuesday!!!
Sorry Grimm. I will be watching Awkward and DVRing you.
At least Grimm didn’t move to Saturdays, that’s where shows go to die on NBC. Love Grimm! Can’t wait to see how the Nick and Juliet storyline plays out!
“And this is why we can’t have nice things.” – Broadcast networks
man I got invested in Ready for love and I want to know who the end up with. The should put the rest of the episodes on E or somthing.
If the move hurts Grimm or puts it in jeopardy in any way, I will be one angry hexenbeast!
Yes, the Hexenbeasts WILL unite if our Grimm is harmed! Lol!