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Sunday October 30, 2011

Norberto Barba’s ‘Grimm’ Premieres to 6.5 Million Viewers

Norberto Barba’s ‘Grimm’ Premieres to 6.5 Million Viewers

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Director and Executive Producer Norberto Barba is enjoying the positive reviews of his newest television project ‘Grimm’, that premiered last night on NBC.  In addition the new show premiered with 6.5 million total viewers and a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

Taking his cues from Spanish horror classics as well as American gothic classic’s Barba set out to create a unique fantasy/mystery/crime drama, according to Latin Heat.  Barba has served as director and executive producer for numerous other prime-time television shows such as CSI: NY, The Mentalist and Law & Order. 

In his role as executive producer of Grimm he helped bring to life the story line written by Ben Siegler about a detective who tracks a killer who models his murders after Grimms’ fairy tales.

Barba is a three-time ALMA award nominee and once served in the U.S. Army Special Forces in Psychological Operations.