PORTLAND -- The NBC series "Grimm," filmed in Portland, has been renewed for a third season, NBC announced Friday.
The show is inspired by the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales. The main character, Detective Nick Burkhardt, is a Grimm descendant and can see monsters from the stories.
NBC ordered 22 more episodes of the show. Upon hearing the news, the show sent out the following tweet:
We're happier than a Blutbad on a full moon because #Grimm has been renewed for a third season!— Grimm (@NBCGrimm) April 26, 2013
"'Grimm' is Friday’s number 1 series in adults 18 to 49," NBC said in the announcement. Viewership in that group has gone up 14 percent in the last year.