CW Picks Up 'Beauty and the Beast' for Full Season - Broadcasting & Cable

CW Picks Up 'Beauty and the Beast' for Full Season

Drama joins 'Arrow' as net's second new show with 2012-13 commitment
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The CW has ordered a full season of rookie drama Beauty and the Beast, the network said
Friday.

Beauty and the Beast,
which stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan in a remake of the 1980s cult CBS
series, is averaging a 0.9 rating with the net's target adults 18-34 demo and
2.4 million viewers.

It is the net's second full-season order after Arrow. Remaining freshman drama Emily Owens, M.D. remains on the fence.

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