The Grinder is an American single-camera legal comedy television series created by Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel. The show was picked up to series by Fox on May 8, 2015 and premiered on September 29, 2015. On October 15, 2015, Fox ordered six additional scripts for the first season, potentially increasing the season order to 19 episodes. On October 27, 2015, Fox ordered a full season of 22 episodes for the first season.Despite being acclaimed by critics and viewers, the show never achieved high ratings. The Grinder was canceled by Fox on May 16, 2016.