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Beauty and the Beast (2012)

The CW TV series Beauty and the BeastNetwork: The CW
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: October 11, 2012 – TBD
Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Kristin Kreuk, Nina Lisandrello, Brian White, Max Brown, Nicole Gale Anderson, Jay Ryan, and Austin Basis.

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TV show description:
This TV series is a reimagining of the classic story and the CBS 1987-90 drama of the same name.

Homicide detective Catherine “Cat” Chandler (Kristin Kreuk) is a smart, no-nonsense woman who is haunted by her own tragic past. As a teenager, Cat witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen. Young Cat would have been killed as well but someone — or some thing — saved her. No one believed her but she knows that it wasn’t an animal that attacked the assassins. Though her savior was strange and terrifying, it was also human.

Years have passed, and although she thinks about her mother every day, Cat is a strong and capable police detective. She works alongside an equally talented partner, Tess Vargas (Nina Lisandrello). The two ladies make a good team, and have become close friends. They’ve worked on countless homicide cases together, under the supervision of their tough-but-fair boss, Joe Bishop (Brian White).

Cat has also become close with medical examiner Evan Marks (Max Brown). They’ve developed a fun and flirtatious relationship that could easily turn into something deeper — if Cat would let that happen. However, as her younger sister Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) has observed, Cat’s romantic inclinations tend toward bad boys.

While investigating a new case, Cat and Tess discover fingerprints that lead them to a handsome doctor named Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan). He was reportedly killed by enemy fire while serving in Afghanistan in 2002. Digging deeper, Cat learns that Vincent is still very much alive. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past 10 years.

With the help of his childhood friend, J.T. Forbes (Austin Basis), Vincent has been able to guard his terrible secret — when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, who’s unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses. Cat is stunned when Vincent admits that he was the “animal” who saved her on the night of her mother’s murder. Vincent doesn’t admit the whole truth however. He is emotionally tied to Cat and has been watching over her since that night.

Cat agrees to protect Vincent’s identity in return for any insight he may have into her mother’s murder. Thus begins a complex relationship between Cat and Vincent, who understand that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them. Cat’s secret obsession with Vincent puts a strain on her relationship with everyone else around her, and Tess is especially troubled by the feeling that Cat is keeping something from her.

Vincent soon becomes a secret but important part of Cat’s detective work. During the years that he’s spent hiding in the shadows, watching over Cat and other innocents, Vincent has learned a lot about the darkest parts of the city and its residents. His sharpened instincts, incredible strength and human compassion become invaluable to Cat as she works to bring criminals to justice.

As she slowly comes to terms with Vincent’s monstrous alter-ego, Cat senses that she can trust him in ways she hasn’t been able to trust any other man. Despite the obstacles between them, she realizes that she’s safer with him than anywhere else.
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Series Finale

Episode #TBD
This TV series has not ended yet.
First aired: TBD

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What do you think? Do you like the Beauty and the Beast TV series on The CW? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for another season?

 

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vsileios vasileiadis April 19, 2013 at 9:58 am

hey it is vasileios athens.in the internet on tvseries i red that cathrin learn that maybe her mom is still alive.that is for me very good screept for to start the second season and cathrin’s mom must protect her doughetrs and vincent from the muirfield and the police station.perhaps she has the cure for vincent but maybe it is better not accept the cure because with that mutation vincent has the power to protect cathrin and her sister and later in the second season her mother. i wonder vincent with that serum is it able to be invisible when he wants to? because his dna is changing maybe he has the ability to become invisible by his will.and i thing that vincent if he becomes normal again maybe will not have the strenght to protect cathrin and her sister and her mother.the screept that cathren’s mom maybe is still alive is very good for starting the second season. please contineu for the second season with that flexible screept you have many ideas for many seasons.i am a big FUN of the series.thank you very much.CONGRATULATION.

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Kim April 18, 2013 at 10:54 pm

Really enjoy Beauty & the Beast look forward to it every Thursday :) please keep it going !

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Karin April 11, 2013 at 8:53 pm

I have NEVER been this obsessed about a show in all my life. I LOVE it! I’m in Australia and have to find links online to watch which is really frustrating plus I can’t buy episodes on iTunes or Amazon because of geographical restrictions. Grrrrr. Please don’t cancel – this show sucks you in like no other and needs time to nurture the fandom. Make it available to buy online in Australia PLEASE!

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Buffygirl April 11, 2013 at 8:50 am

OMG – Please CW don’t cancel this terrific show – I just love Beauty & The Beast and will be devastated if it is cancelled. I really look forward to watching each episode on Thursdays – it is my favorite t v show. The show has everything and each episode is very interesting and exciting. Please don’t leave the fans of BATB hanging – it would be a mistake to drop this fantastic series. I’m so looking forward to seeing BATB for a Season 2. The CW has renewed some shows that are dogs and BATB is an excellent series, well acted and well written. Looking forward to BATB SEASON 2.

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Jeri Lynn April 10, 2013 at 9:39 pm

This show is FANTASTIC. I LOVE IT! Plz CW keep it. It his your 4th highest rated show on your network. It blows ANTM out of the water and u are giving it another season(to bomb) so plz out of the goodness of your cold black hearts, give Beauty and the Beast another chance with a season 2:)

***the reference to the cold black heart is bc I’m still pis$ed at them for cancelling Ringer and The Secret Circle! Just so you know;)

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Jen April 8, 2013 at 9:54 pm

Please let there be a season 2 for Beauty and the Beast!!

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RifRaf April 5, 2013 at 7:48 pm

This show has improved SO MUCH from the first few episodes. I wish viewers would give it a try now as I think they’d be pleasantly surprised. You’d think you were watching a different show!

Fans on social media are behind the show 100% and if you read various TV critics reviews they have improved week by week, even converting the majority that had written the series off after the pilot.

This improved show deserves a second season…

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Susan T. Britt April 2, 2013 at 9:29 pm

Beauty and the Beast is a great show and jay ryan and kristen kreuk are great together!

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Anonymous April 5, 2013 at 12:14 am

Renew Beauty and the beast. For a long time I have been waiting for a show as romantic and passionate. Many people love this show!!!

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Patricia March 31, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Please dont cancel I love it, tension is great and I couldn’t live without my weekly fix of Vincent’s voice – pure gravel

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Susan T. Britt March 31, 2013 at 12:56 am

Donot cancel Beauty and the Beast it’s one show I look forword to watching every Thursday night!!

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Jan March 29, 2013 at 10:01 am

I do really like the show – considering Nikita is doing worse, please give BATB a fair chance and keep it going – it’s a great show despite what the “so called” critics say!

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Janette Conkwright March 28, 2013 at 12:59 am

I have finally found a show that I look forward to watching each week. Cat & Vincent are amazing together,WOW!!! Please do not cancel!
They are GREAT.

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Cloe March 27, 2013 at 10:26 pm

HI im from australia and i love this show!!! Please dont cancel

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vasileios vasileiadis March 27, 2013 at 8:55 am

hey it is me again vasileios from athens.i have an idea for one screept.it would be great it the writers and the producer ron koslow write that kathrin when she made love with vincent then she will be pregnet to vincent’s baby wich it will have his superpower stregnth by vincent and even more powerful. that i want to say is with that flexible screept the writers and the producers and ron koslow can do many seasons.smallville had 9 or 10 seasons beauty and the beast mast have at least 20 seasons.the storylines and the hole screept is very flexible.and i can say like other funs this siries is my oxygen and i i am a big fun of the GODDESS kristin kreuk and jay ryan.they have together perfect chemistry.thank you very much.i am watching through catelite channel fox all the episodes.i saw from the 1st – to 10.i can’t wait to see the next episodes and the other seasons.thank you very much.

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Jen March 26, 2013 at 11:17 pm

Please dont cancel Beauty And The Beast! Its a really AMAZING SHOW!! Me loves watching it, Every Tuesday and Thursday. Please give the show a Season 2!!!

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