Fox Picks Up Full Season Of New Comedy “The Grinder”


Fox have announced that new sitcom The Grinder has been given a full season order.

David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company said “The Grinder is the perfect combination of razor-sharp wit and relatable family dynamics — two hallmarks of successful comedies. The critics have embraced this original, fresh and funny show, and the talented cast – led by Rob Lowe and Fred Savage – has 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.

THE GRINDER is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series is created and written by Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul (“The D Train,” “Allen Gregory”). The series is executive-produced by Mogel, Paul, Nicholas Stoller (“Neighbors,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”), Melvin Mar (NEW GIRL, “Fresh Off the Boat”), Ben Wexler (“The Comedians”), and Rob Lowe. Jake Kasdan (NEW GIRL, “Fresh Off the Boat”) serves as both director and executive producer.