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[02/13/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Edward James Olmos boards FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off; Jason Biggs to lead "Charlie Foxtrot" for ABC; and Lily Gladstone tapped for WGN America's "Scalped."

[10/10/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Syfy rounds out the cast of "Krypton"; Sheldon Turner brings "Controversy" to FOX; and Raul Castillo to drop by The CW's "Riverdale."

[10/07/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 7
Updates include: Starz orders third season for "Ash vs. Evil Dead"; Dominic Monaghan cast in Lifetime's "A Midsummer's Nightmare"; and Lucy Boynton tapped for Netflix's "Gypsy."

[07/21/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 21
Updates include: "Impractical Jokers," "Voltron" receive renewals at San Diego Comic-Con; Nicole Richie joins the cast of NBC's "Great News"; and Emily Rios, Michael Hyatt report to "Snowfall" at FX.

[06/07/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 7
Updates include: CMT in talks to pick up ABC's "Nashville"; Michael Rispoli, Natalie Paul set as regulars on HBO's "The Deuce"; and Chris Messina out as regular on Hulu's "The Mindy Project."

[05/12/16 - 06:01 PM]
FOX Axes Entire Freshman Comedy Class; "Second Chance" Too
"Bordertown," "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life," "Grandfathered" and "The Grinder" won't be back next season.

[04/22/16 - 03:43 PM]
FOX to Encore Prince Episode of "New Girl" This Tuesday
The 2014 installment will air in addition to the pair of previously announced originals on April 26.

[03/03/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 3
Updates include: Jason O'Mara to become "The Infamous" for A&E; Georgina Haig to lead The CW's Mars project; and Coby Bell is bound for "Cruel Intentions" at NBC.

[02/18/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 18
Updates include: Justin Long to lead ABC's "Dream Team"; Geoff Stults set as "The Kicker" for CBS; and Nick D'Agosto to topline NBC's "The Trail."

[02/08/16 - 11:00 AM]
#CrushOnComedy This Valentine's Day with FOX Tuesday Night Candygram Wrappers!
Plus: check out FOX's Tuesday "Romance Roulette" videos!

[01/20/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 20
Updates include: Regina Hall to star in Hulu's "Crushed"; Richard Morgan's "Altered Carbon" set as series at Netflix; and Meagan Good to recur on "Code Black" at CBS.

[01/19/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: HBO's "The Deuce" heading to series; Disney/ABC Domestic Television cancels "FABLife"; and USA picks up "Eyewitness" straight to series.

[01/17/16 - 08:10 PM]
"Spotlight" Named Best Picture at 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Nominated for eight awards, the most of any series, "Fargo" took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.

[01/11/16 - 11:45 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "American Idol" Posts Best Premiere Versus Premiere Retention in 6 Years
FOX further spins the numbers for January 4-6.

[12/17/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 17
Updates include: Sean Penn to play HBO's "American Lion"; TV Land orders pilot presentation for "Throwing Shade"; and Hulu cancels "The Awesomes" after three seasons.

[12/14/15 - 07:07 AM]
Mad Max: Fury Road Leads with 13 Nominations for The 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards
As previously announced, actor and comedian T.J. Miller will serve as the show's host.

[12/10/15 - 05:58 AM]
73rd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"American Crime," "Fargo," "Mr. Robot," "Outlander," "Transparent" and "Wolf Hall" lead all TV nods with three each.

[12/02/15 - 08:21 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D" Returns with Its 2nd-Straight Telecast Viewership Growth
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 1.

[11/18/15 - 08:26 AM]
"The Muppets" Improves Its Slot for ABC by 77% This Season in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 17.

[11/16/15 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 16
Updates include: TBS orders pilot presentation for "The D"; Rob Heaps signs onto Bravo's "My So Called Wife"; and "How I Met Your Mother" creators plot return to CBS.

[11/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New comedies "Bordertown" and "Cooper Barrett's Guide To Surviving Life" will help kick things off on Sunday, January 3.

[11/04/15 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 4
Updates include: "America's Next Top Model" searching for post-The CW home; Marion Zimmer Bradley's "Darkover" eyed for series at Amazon; and "Zoobiquity" to get another shot at FOX.

[10/27/15 - 12:30 PM]
FOX Picks Up Full Season of New Comedy "The Grinder"
Season to date, the series has delivered year-over-year gains, lifting FOX's average in the time period by 70% among adults 18-49 versus last fall.

[10/18/15 - 12:11 PM]
"Empire" Adds 2.7 Rating Points and 5.5 Million Viewers After 7 Days
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/15/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: FOX's "Grandfathered," "The Grinder" get six additional scripts; Issa Rae's "Insecure" heading to series at HBO; and two MTV comedy pilots lock in casts.

[10/12/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: Standing as Tuesday's Biggest Gainer, ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as the Top Scripted Show in Its Hour
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/10/15 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Leads Friday with the Top Shows - "Dr. Ken" Holds Strong in Week 2
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 9.

[10/07/15 - 08:26 AM]
"Fresh Off the Boat" Grows Week to Week and Dominates Fox's "The Grinder"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 6.

[10/04/15 - 09:34 AM]
FOX Live + 3 Day Ratings: "Grandfathered" & "The Grinder" Post Healthy Gains
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[10/04/15 - 08:50 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as the Clear #1 Scripted Show Tuesday at 9pm in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[10/03/15 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Wins Its 2nd Straight Friday in Adults 18-49, Outdelivering Runner-Up CBS by 17%
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 2.

[10/01/15 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 1
Updates include: USA cancels summer drama "Graceland"; HBO in "preliminary discussions" for "Watchmen" TV series; and Left Bank Pictures developing a "Strike Back" feature film.

[09/30/15 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Premiere Spikes to its Strongest Results Since December
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 29.

[09/29/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: Amazon lands Paramount's "Jack Ryan" TV series; Elisha Cuthbert heads to "The Ranch" at Netflix; and Heléne Yorke joins the cast of Epix's "Graves."

[09/25/15 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 25
Updates include: Alan Cumming to play Florent Morellet at Showtime; TNT to chase "Robbers" in drama pilot; and Matt Damon, Ben Affleck bring "Thirst" to HBO.

[09/17/15 - 11:55 AM]
Jason Alexander to Guest-Star on New Comedy "The Grinder"
He'll play the gruff, bull-headed creator of "The Grinder."

[09/15/15 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 15
Updates include: NBC targets reboot of "Hart to Hart"; Juan Diego Botto cast in TNT's "Good Behavior"; and Kirstie Alley signs onto Netflix's "Flaked."

[09/14/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 14
Updates include: NBC axes "Mr. Robinson" following its summer run; FOX eyes "Behind Enemy Lines" for small screen; and Sarah Wynter joins the cast of Amazon's "The Trial."

[09/10/15 - 11:16 AM]
Video: "The Grinder's" Dean & Stewart Sanderson....In a Word
Check out the latest teases for the upcoming comedy, premiering Tuesday, September 29 on FOX.

[08/28/15 - 10:40 AM]
Christina Applegate to Guest-Star on New Comedy "The Grinder"
Additional guest castings for the new series include Emmanuelle Chriqui and Nat Faxon.

[08/24/15 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 24
Updates include: Katherine Heigl set as new lead on CBS's "Doubt"; Daniella Alonso cast in TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; and Lynn Whitfield among the first to board OWN's "Greenleaf."

[08/07/15 - 12:45 PM]
FOX to Offer Free Advance Screenings of Upcoming Tuesday Night Series in 20 Markets Across the Country
The free advance screenings will enable thousands of fans to preview the premiere episodes of the highly anticipated new shows before they debut on FOX this September.

[07/27/15 - 12:32 PM]
2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup, Dates, Initial Talent & More Announced
Highlights include two special events: "NCIS: Los Angeles Fall Premiere" and "CSI: Farewell Salute."

[06/25/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2015-2016 Season
Newcomer "Minority Report" will help kick things off on Monday, September 21.

[05/11/15 - 02:31 PM]
Video: Official Trailers & Inside Looks for FOX's New Series
Get your first taste of "Bordertown," "Grandfathered, "Lucifer," "Minority Report," "Rosewood," "The Frankenstein Code" and "The Grinder."

[05/11/15 - 05:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Series for 2015-2016 Season
Highlights include the new drama "Minority Report," which will follow "Gotham" on Monday nights.

[05/07/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: The CW passes on its remaining pilots; Greg Malins to run FOX's "The Grinder"; and NBC to recast Meaghan Rath's role on "People Are Talking."

[05/07/15 - 05:00 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - FOX Orders Comedy "The Grinder," Drama "Rosewood" to Series
Rob Lowe and Morris Chestnut topline the respective series, due next season.

[03/09/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: FOX rolls its import of "Luther" to off-cycle; small screen take on "Shooter" finds a new home at USA; and Maggie Grace departs "Code Black" at CBS.

[03/03/15 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 3
Updates include: IFC cancels "Garfunkel & Oates"; Jon Foo set as lead in "Rush Hour" at CBS; and Jack Gore is the "Problem Child" at NBC.

[02/12/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 12
Updates include: Rob Lowe to lead "The Grinder" at FOX; USA passes on its drama pilot "Stanistan"; and Eric McCormack tapped as male lead on FOX's "Studio City."

[10/06/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 6
Updates include: NBC eyes TV series based on "Say Anything..."; Sarah Wayne Callies to star in USA's "Colony"; and Barry Levinson to helm Jennifer Lopez in NBC's "Shades of Blue."







GRINDER, THE (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/29/15 - 5/10/16
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2015-2016 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (22 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/12/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, October 2015) FOX has ordered a full season of new comedy THE GRINDER, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. "THE GRINDER is the perfect combination of razor-sharp wit and relatable family dynamics -- two hallmarks of successful comedies," said Madden. "The critics have embraced this original, fresh and funny show, and the talented cast - led by Rob Lowe and Fred Savage -- have done such an incredible job infusing it with biting humor and heartfelt moments. We are so excited about the storylines that these fantastic producers have planned for the rest of the season." Season to date, THE GRINDER has delivered year-over-year gains, lifting FOX's average in the time period by +70% among Adults 18-49 versus last fall.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Connor Kalopsis as Ethan
· Fred Savage as Stewart
· Hana Hayes as Lizzie
· Mary Elizabeth Ellis as Debbie
· Rob Lowe as Dean
· William Devane as Dean Sr.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Mogel as CRTR/EP
· Greg Malins as EP
· Jake Kasdan as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jarrad Paul as CRTR/EP
· Nick Stoller as EP
· Rob Lowe as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television