'Grimm' Gets Shorter Season 6 Order

Initially ordered for 22 episodes, the supernatural drama's sixth season will now run 13 episodes.

AceShowbiz - "Grimm" season 6 order is trimmed. The police procedural fantasy drama series was renewed by NBC for a sixth season earlier this month and it's now reported that the upcoming season will consist of 13 episodes, as opposed to the usual 22 episodes.

According to Deadline, the move is to give the network more flexibility as it plans its fall schedule. The site notes that the number is not fixed. The Peacock has a bunch of shows in its slate for the 2016-2017 season, including the returning "The Blacklist", "Blindspot", "Chicago Fire", "Chicago P.D.", "Chicago Med" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". "Chicago Justice" and "The Blacklist" spin-off are among potential new series that have been developed for NBC.

"Grimm" itself has been a steady performer in its Friday slot, averaging 6.1 million viewers and a 1.6 rating its the coveted adults 18-49 demo.

A new episode of "Grimm" titled "The Taming of the Wu" airs Friday, April 29 at 9/8c. Suffering from the bite he sustained, Sgt. Wu (%cReggie Lee%) becomes entangled in a surprising altercation that may land him in hot water. After meeting the mysterious Bonaparte (guest star %cShaun Toub%), Adalind (%cClaire Coffee%) is faced with a difficult decision that could change her and Nick's (%cDavid Giuntoli%) lives forever.

Meanwhile, Hank (%cRussell Hornsby%) gets even closer to Zuri (guest star %cSharon Leal%) and their relationship begins to take shape. Back at HW, Eve (%cBitsie Tulloch%) senses that a new force may jeopardize the entire operation.

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