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Beauty and the Beast News - 2013

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December 2013

*December 31, 2013

From: ksiteTV

"KSiteTV's Top 13 Shows Of 2013 - "#3. Beauty And The Beast (The CW) - Here's a conundrum: Huge, very loyal fan base... "Beasties" are always quick and appreciative to comment on posts... yet the audience has gotten even smaller, especially after the show's move to Monday nights. Recent creative decisions to split the show's titled pair - or at the very least keeping them apart - don't seem to be too popular, though, and the show disappears from The CW schedule in March with a return date TBA. That's not very encouraging. But, again: Loyal fans have stuck by this show... they love the lead actors, Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan... but at what point might enough be enough for some of them? - BATB was #6 last year.

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*December 31, 2013

From: tvline

"Beauty and the Beast Sneak Peek: Cat's Big Crisis, a Huge Bombshell and One Bloody Mess - 'When The CW's Beauty and the Beast resumes Season 2 on Monday, Jan. 13, there won't be a lack of fallout from Cat shooting Vincent to save her biological father's life — and we've got a series of photos (garnished with scooplets) from the twisty, turny hour. Per the official logline for the episode "Don't Die on Me," "In order to prevent Vincent from further injuries, Cat helps protect Tori when her life is threatened, revealing a new, unexpected mystery. Meanwhile, Vincent's stubborn attempt to intervene leads to life-changing consequences, which causes Gabe and Cat to grow closer."

In other words: Beasties aren't out of the woods yet, not by any stretch. As I teased on Twitter, "Brace yourselves," because there are some difficult scenes and dialogue to get through, including this exchange: "I thought you loved him?" "I did." Ouch. Past tense. But the "new, unexpected mystery," at least the little that is teased of it, has me curious, hinting at a new branch of the show's mythology. Also, a certain burning question is intriguingly answered."

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*December 31, 2013

From: HollywoodLife

"Jay Ryan & Kristin Kreuk Voted Hottest TV Stars Of 2013 [POLL]- "We asked you to pick the hottest TV guy and girl of 2013, and after hundreds of thousands of votes, this CW duo reigns supreme! No 'beasts' here! Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk are simply beauties in the eyes of HollywoodLife.com readers, who voted the Beauty & The Beast stars as the hottest individual TV guy and girl of 2013.

But honestly, are you really surprised Jay and Kristin received the most love? Their on-screen lovers — Vincent Cassel and Catherine Chandler — have had their fans captivated since the series premiered in Oct. 2012. And as things get more complicated, and more beastly, for the couple in 2014, they'll need to hold onto each other more than ever. Of course, this isn't the first time our readers have shown Jay and Kristin some love. In Sept. 2013, they voted VinCat the TV couple they were most excited to see in the new TV season — and something tells us they weren't disappointed with what they saw!"

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*December 30, 2013

From: tvline

"Which TV Character Had the Most Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Year — 'As 2013 draws to close, we took a look at those who most assuredly would like to avail themselves of Stewie Griffith's time machine and take a do-over...Beauty and the Beast's Catherine - The beauty finally connected with her beast... only to see him get carted away in the season finale. When Vincent did come back, he had lost his memory and gained more beastly intentions -- as well as a deadly agenda. Cat mourned one father, then discovered her real one was The Big Bad. But, when forced to choose, she shot Vincent before he could kill her dad."

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*December 25, 2013

From: SpoilerJunkie

"Winner Announcement: The Beauty and the Beast Poll! [POLL] - "The verdict is in! The couple that won the closely contested 'The Beauty and the Best' Poll is Vincent/Catherine from the show 'Beauty and the Beast'.We have to say this,we were overwhelmed by the passionate response of the fans of both the couples to this poll.We received over 1,69,000 votes, and it was a close fight between the two couples.However, it's the beasties from BATB who persisted till the end and won by a difference of 16376 votes (around 10%)."

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*December 24, 2013

From: peopleschoice

"TV Year in Review: 5 Things That YOU Loved in 2013! -Earlier this year we asked you, the People's Choice faithful, what exactly made TV so amazing in 2013 and your answers did not disappoint! We sifted through all the comments to learn what you loved, hated, and became OBSESSED with during the 2013 television season. Here's what we found out! - 5. The most buzzworthy television series' in 2013 according to the fans are... It's a tie between The Vampire Diaries and Beauty and the Beast! Arrow, Supernatural, Glee and How I Met Your Mother receive an honorable mention."

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*December 24, 2013

From: tvline

"TVLine Readers' 2014 Wish List for Supernatural, Castle, Glee, Big Bang Theory, Grey's and More! - "TVLine asked you, our faithful readers, to share your TV wish lists with us, and there's one thing you really want the programming gods to bring you in 2014: Renewals for your favorite shows, including Beauty and the Beast, Almost Human and Reign...Amyna: "I wish that my favorite show Beauty and the Beast gets renewed for a third season. I wish that Catherine and Vincent get back together ASAP."

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*December 22, 2013

From: public.fr [French]

"Beauty and the Beast : la nouvelle série de W9 ! [Translated Article] - "Discover "Beauty and the Beast" , the new series of W9, tonight at 20:50

While the musical Beauty and the Beast hit at the Mogador Theatre in Paris , and Vincent Cassel and Léa Seydoux will star in the new film adaptation , February 12, 2014 , W9 broadcast television and the modern version of the mythical tale. In this series , Catherine Chandler, Lieutenant brilliant criminal brigade, haunted by his past, believes to have been saved by a mysterious beast in the murder of her mother a few years ago. On a crime scene , she discovers a DNA Vincent Keller, supposed to be killed in action in 2002. However, it is alive and he is her savior. He lives as a recluse because of a dark secret : he can turn into a terrifying beast ... If the role of Vincent Keller is held by Jay Ryan, New Zealand actor seen in Neighbours , Smallville fans will be delighted to find , in the role of Catherine , Kristin Kreuk , Lana Lang."

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*December 22, 2013

From: programme.tv [French]

"La série inédite Beauty & the Beast débarque sur W9 [Translated Article] - "The series Beauty & the Beast , starring Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, starts this Sunday, December 22 on W9 ...

Fans of Smallville, missing Kristin Kreuk? The actress, famous for her character of Lana Lang in the series featuring young Superman returns to Beauty & the Beast . The series, created by Ron Koslow ( Moonlight ) is a new version of Beauty and the Beast, the same creator who had headliners Ron Perlman ( Sons of Anarchy ) and Linda Hamilton ( Terminator ) at the end of 80s.

Beauty & the Beast follows the investigations of Catherine Chandler ( Kristin Kreuk ), a young police lieutenant , trying to solve two mysteries : the identity of those who murdered her mother and those who require the mysterious Vincent , a doctor said died in Afghanistan, to remain in the shadows ... the role of dark Vincent is played by Jay Ryan, as we have seen in the series Sea Patrol , Terra Nova and more recently , Top of the Lake.

The series, unique in France , combines crimes, mythology and romance. This couple a bit special is not unlike other duos such as those formed by Alex O'Loughlin and Sophia Myles ( Moonlight ) or Sarah Wayne Callies and Travis Fimmel ( Tarzan ) . Among the supporting roles, we find Nina Lisandrello in partner Belle and Austin Basis (Life Unexpected ) , best friend in the Beast.

This Sunday, December 22 , from 20:50 , W9 broadcast the first four episodes of season 1 , which has twenty-two . In the United States , Season 2 Beauty & the Beast is broadcast from October 6 on The CW."

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*December 22, 2013

From: hollywoodlife

"Hottest TV Couple Of 2013: Klaus & Caroline Of 'The Vampire Diaries' [POLL] - 'Beauty & The Beast's' Vincent & Catherine: A Worthy Runner-Up - To be fair, I must also congratulate Beauty & The Beast's Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk), the couple which came in second place. The difference between the two finalists was very small — less than 10 percent total, actually — so I consider the couple to be a winner in its own right. It's become very clear to me that Beasties are a passionate group, dedicated to bringing their favorite show — and, of course, their favorite couple — to the forefront. I commend you all for your efforts, and encourage you to continue pressing onward."

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*December 20, 2013

From: boston.com

"Report: Lifetime turning 'Today' show drama into movie - "Lifetime is adapting Brian Stelter's tell-all book, "Top of the Morning," which details Ann Curry's short-lived stint as co-host of "Today," according to The Hollywood Reporter...No casting decisions have been made yet, but we'd love to see Dermot Mulroney and "Smallville's" Kristin Kreuk tackle the respective roles of Lauer and Curry."

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*December 20, 2013

From: hollywoodlife

"Hottest TV Couples Of 2013: 'Beauty & The Beast' Vs. 'The Vampire Diaries' - [POLL] - "Cast your vote for the year's hottest TV pair: Is it Vincent and Catherine, or Klaus and Caroline? And then there were two! After more than 925,000 votes, HollywoodLife.com readers have narrowed down their two favorite TV couples of 2013 — and, of course, they're both from The CW. But only one can win, so what are you waiting for? Cast. Your. Vote...Let's start with Beauty & The Beast's Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk), who have been charming the pants off of viewers ever since the show premiered in Oct. 2012. The Beasties are as fiercely loyal to this couple as Vincent and Catherine are to one another."

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*December 19, 2013

From: hollywoodlife

"3 Hottest TV Couples Of 2013: 'Beauty & The Beast,' 'Arrow' & More [POLL] - Klaroline, Olicity or VinCat? We're down to the year's top three TV couples! Shippers, you never cease to amaze us. HollywoodLife.com fully intended to narrow our "Top TV Couples of 2013″ down to the final two today, but after counting more than 530,000 votes, we just couldn't do it. The leading couples from Arrow, The Vampire Diaries and Beauty & The Beast were so neck-and-neck that we decided to include all three in the semifinals...And then there's Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) of Beauty & The Beast. I recently visited the show's Toronto set, and if you think this couple is hot on screen, you should see them in person. Both true beauties, their chemistry is red-hot, which explains why the show's fan base is so unwaveringly dedicated. - Vincent & Catherine 36.23% [2nd Place]

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

 

*December 18, 2013

From: sciencefiction

"Things Look Bleak For Two CW Sci-Fi Series - "According to TV By The Numbers, the chances of 'The Tomorrow People' and 'Beauty and the Beast' being renewed for another season are very slim...As for the modern day fairy tale procedural, it's pulling in the worst ratings on the entire network with its second season. However, if enough rookie shows fail, there's a small chance that they'd keep it around to have something to air on Fridays. To be honest, I thought it had already been cancelled since I haven't heard a single thing about it since they cast Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan as the leads, so it's even surprising to find out that it's actually got more than one season."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

 

*December 17, 2013

From: hollywoodlife

"Top 5 TV Couples Of 2013 From 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Castle' & More - "2013 was a huge year for TV couples, and if there was any doubt in your mind that The CW was responsible for most of the year's shipping, just look at the five finalists in HollywoodLife.com best-of poll! Of course, ABC also has a horse in this race — so to speak — making it anyone's game! Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) on Beauty & The Beast, who were reunited in season two after being forced apart by Cat's maniac father. You can't help but root for these two, fighting to stay together against all odds." Beauty and the Beast - Vincent & Catherine 27.69% (3rd place)"

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*December 16, 2013

From: us.globo

"Kristin Kreuk está cotada para o elenco do filme Uma Longa Jornada [Translated]- Kristin Kreuk is being considered for the cast of A Long Journey - The 'Beauty and the Beast' actress to work alongside Chris Evans. In 2014, Kristin Kreuk will have to split in two, as the actress who plays Cat in 'Beauty and the Beast', appears on Universal Channel, is being tapped to star in the movie An Unexpected journey, based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks. If chosen for the role of Sophia Danko, Kristin will star opposite side of Chris Evans, who has acted in films such as The Avengers and Captain America to: The First Avenger. The forecast is that the movie hits theaters in 2015. Meanwhile, you can continue watching Kristin Kreuk as Cat in Beauty and the Beast, the Universal Channel. Do you think Kristin Kreuk and Chris Evans will make a good romantic couple?"

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*December 15, 2013

From: hollywoodlife

"Best TV Couples Of 2013 From 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Scandal' & More - "With most of our favorite shows beginning that dreaded winter hiatus, HollywoodLife.com is taking a minute to reflect on the finest TV couples of 2013. Some got together for the first time, while others shared a bittersweet farewell — and then there were those we just wanted to hook up. Like, really badly. So dig into our list of the year's top 30 pairings, vote for your favorite(s), and if you see any glaring omissions, suggest a twosome we missed! Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) on Beauty & The Beast - Winner 29.14 %

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*December 14, 2013

From: fashionnstyle

"Top 10 HOTTEST Male CW Stars: There are some hot male stars that make us wait every week to watch a new episode of their TV show on The CW, so we have a list of Top 10 of the hottest YA stars from the hottest YA shows. The CW is filled with hot male actors that females swoon over. There are many more that might have made it on the list, but we have to say that these 10 stars are definitely the crème of the crème. "Beauty and the Beast" is in its second season on The CW. It airs on Mondays at 9 p.m. it stars Kristin Kreuk as Detective Catherine Chandler, who wants answers to the secrets about her family while developing a romantic relationship with handsome doctor Vincent Keller, played by Ryan, who turns into something very scary when he's mad. 8. "Beauty and the Beast" Jay Ryan - Ryan, 32, plays the handsome doctor, Vincent Keller, but sexy beast on the popular CW show. He struggles with becoming a beast when he is enraged, "unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses. Fans are definitely digging his hot beastly looks. Here's what some fans had to say:

"This man should be allowed to clone." / "Can I not just stroke his face? Is that too much to ask?" / "Sexy, oh my God, he is a true beauty!!!!!!" / "Gorgeous!!" / "Just perfect."

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*December 13, 2013

From: RealStyleNetwork

Real Style Kristin Kreuk Interview: "On holiday traditions: We always did a Christmas tree, decorated it and did the Santa Claus thing. My favourite part about that time of year was that we didn't have to go to school and that was amazing. We always had a nice Christmas dinner, which I liked, and it always included my favourite foods. I don't eat turkey anymore, but back then I ate turkey and it was so yummy. Our holidays were very mellow with a lot of book reading and listening to music and hanging out.

Favourite part about the holidays: I always get together with my family and spend the time with them. My birthday is during that time as well. It is a family time, but it also feels like a time of introspection. It's cold and you aren't going outside a whole lot, so it's a time to go inside and reflect upon this past year..."

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*December 12, 2013

The CW announced their 2014 midseason schedule revealing 'Beauty and the Beast' will be taking a short hiatus after March 10th. What does this mean for the show's chances of renewal? Well, it seems its all still up in the air. During last week's TCA presentation, CW president Mark Pedowitz stated 'Beauty and the Beast' will return sometime in May to finish out its current season and that no decision had been made about the show's future yet: "In February, the futuristic story of an alien/human romance begins with the premiere of STAR-CROSSED on Monday, February 17 (8:00-9:00pm ET), leading into another epic romance, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. In March, the human race returns to planet Earth in the post-apocalyptic adventure drama, THE 100, which will premiere on Wednesday, March 19 (9:00-10:00pm ET), following hit drama ARROW. THE TOMORROW PEOPLE will transport to its new night and time on Mondays (9:00-10:00pm ET), beginning March 17, following STAR-CROSSED. After the March 10th telecast, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will go on hiatus and will return to the schedule with original episodes at a date to be announced."

Online Newsmedia Articles for 'CW Midseason Announcement':

-The CW Sets Midseason Schedule: The 100 & Star-Crossed Premiere Dates, BATB Hiatus - KSiteTV

-The CW's Midseason Plan: Star-Crossed Monday, Beast's Spring Break, New Slots for Three Shows - TVLine

-The CW midseason schedule: 'Star-Crossed,' 'The 100' and the end of Amell Wednesdays - Zap2it

-CW Shakes Up Monday In Midseason: 'Hart Of Dixie' To Friday, 'Beauty & The Beast' Benched - Deadline

-The CW Midseason Schedule: 'Hart of Dixie' to Friday, 'Tomorrow People' to Monday - Rickey

-CW adds two dramas to its midseason schedule - USAToday

Online Newsmedia Articles for 'The CW TCA Presentation'

-TCA Press Tour Report: The CW - KsiteTV

-'Beauty and the Beast' to Return in May, No Decision Made on Series' Fate - TVbyTheNumbers

-Beauty and the Beast Will Return to CW in May 2014 - batbnews


 

*December 11, 2013

From: jayconfessions

"Austin Basis: "La saison va continuer à une allure folle" [Austin Basis French Interview] - "J.C: How is the atmosphere with the cast on the set?

A.B: When the scene is emotional, we're respectful of the actor's process. But when

we're doing any action, special effects or plot-oriented scenes, we tend to goof off and

giggle a lot, mainly Kristin & Jay! And Sendhil always does stuff just to make the gag reel.

J.C: Any funny anecdotes to tell us from on set?

A.B: Any scene that seems TOO serious, odds are we've all laughed throughout most of

the takes- usually because Jay does silly stuff when he's delivering his lines off camera."

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE

 

 

*December 07, 2013

From: cartermatt

"'Beauty and the Beast' season 2: A journey of discovery for Kristin Kreuk's Cat - "While "Beauty and the Beast" has done a number of things right, it has suffered as of late from a pretty gaping problem: For whatever reason, Cat seems to be completely fixated on Vincent, and it's frustrating to see her not move on with her life given some of the things that he has done to her. He's already shown that he cannot keep that beast part of him in check when it matters. We said in our Midseason Report Card for the show that this needed to change and the good news coming out now is that it seemingly will. According to a report from TVLine, you are going to get the chance to see Kristin Kreuk's character really try to the best of her ability to move forward and focus on someone else more important that even Vincent: Herself..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

 

*December 05, 2013

From: zap2it

"'Beauty and the Beast': Tom Everett Scott to recur in 2014 - ""Beauty and the Beast" has cast Tom Everett Scott as a new recurring character for when the show returns with new Season 2 episodes in 2014. Scott will play the role of Sam, an archaeologist who crosses path with Catherine and Vincent. According to EW.com, Sam has been living in isolation for several years -- possibly involuntarily. The experience has changed him, as you would expect. Perhaps because of his past, Sam is described as a man with a short fuse "who can be charming on one hand and manic on the other." Is he a beast? Whether Sam is or not, he definitely shares some characteristics with those who have mutated DNA."

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*December 05, 2013

From: tvline

"TVLine Items: Heather Morris Returns for Glee's 100th, Southland Vet Cops Beast-ly Gig and More! -Southland alum Tom Everett Scott has landed a recurring role in Beauty and the Beast's second season, EW.com reports, playing a "charming" but "manic" archaeologist who has been in isolation for years. The actor is slated to make his debut on the CW drama in Episode 12."

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*December 05, 2013

From: tvline

"Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Once, New Girl, H50, Haven, Arrow, S.H.I.E.L.D, Mentalist, Reign & More [Spoilers] - "Beauty and the Beast's Vincent always seems to get love interests, while Cat has always been loyal, never showing interest in Evan, Gabe, etc. Will there be an arc for Cat's ex-lover coming back to her life? Or a new love interest? –Stephanie Though it's pretty obvious to Cat that she and her beast on the outs, I am hearing that before she can fall in love with anyone else, she's going to go on a journey of self-discovery to better understand who she is and what she wants out of life — without Vincent. In the process of doing so, she'll take a cooking class and (ahem) "heat some things up" with her handsome instructor."

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*December 04, 2013

From: cartermatt

"Midseason report card: 'Beauty and the Beast' season 2 mixes the good and bad - "...There are good things about the show, whether it be the compelling characters, some of the mythology, or the shockers that come up occasionally. But then at the same thing, there are issues that have and do continue to weigh it down. There are some episodes that don't feel important, moments that become a little melodramatic, and a relationship where it feels like not enough ever really happens between the two save for them almost becoming an item time and time again. How long can the show really play this game?..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

 

*December 04, 2013

From: tvguide

"Southland's Tom Everett Scott Joins Beauty and the Beast - Tom Everett Scott has landed a recurring role on Beauty and the Beast, Entertainment Weekly reports. The Southland alum will play Sam, an archaeologist with a short fuse who has been in isolation for many years. Sam will first pop up in Episode 12, when he'll cross paths with Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan)."

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*December 04, 2013

From: EW

"'Beauty and the Beast' casts Tom Everett Scott for intense recurring role -- EXCLUSIVE - Beauty and the Beast will have a new recurring face in the new year...and it's Tom Everett Scott! EW has learned exclusively that Scott has landed a recurring role on the CW series, playing a character named Sam, a brilliant archaeologist with a short fuse who is described as someone "who can be charming on one hand and maniac on the other." Sam's backstory will be revealed in his first appearance, set for episode 12 and airing in 2014, and continue to unravel as he crosses paths with Kat, Vincent and Co. But what we can share is that he's been in isolation for many years — something that may not be of his own doing — and his experience has changed him. Hmm..."

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*December 03, 2013

From: SportsIllustrated

SI Now: One-on-one with actor Austin Basis [Austin Basis Interview - VIDEO] - "On Tuesday's SI Now, actor Austin Basis of CW's "Beauty and the Beast" discusses his hit show and his passion for New York sports."

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*December 02, 2013

From: tvline

"'Ship Shape: How Your Fave Pairs From Castle, Beast, Dixie, Glee and Other Shows Are Faring - "Break-ups and make-ups, make-outs and shoot-outs — this past week, romance on the tube was full of edge-of-your-seat drama. In this TVLine feature, we provide you with the latest developments in the lives of TV's hottest duos — and then offer our exclusive forecast for each pairing...THE COUPLE | Beauty and the Beast's Catherine and Vincent - THE LATEST | Vincent is intent on taking murderous revenge on Cat's bad dad Reynolds; Cat tries to plead with him to resist his beastly urges and let her arrest Reynolds for his crimes. - SOB! | To save her father, Cat is forced to shoot her former lover, leaving him wounded and both of them heartbroken. - THE FORECAST | Cloudy. It's going to take a miracle for these two to reconcile. He has to forgive her for shooting him, and she has to forgive him for almost killing her father. Plus: Vincent and Tori, as outcasts, seem more bonded than ever."

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November 2013

*November 30, 2013

From: examiner

"Interview with Austin Basis, star of CW's Beauty and the Beast [Austin Basis Interview] - "...JT and Catherine's bond has evolved considerably, from hostile to being worried about each other.

AUSTIN: I think for the two seasons we've had a couple different breeding crews, Sherry, Jennifer and now Brad. Sherry and Jennifer and a couple of other writers, had written on both seasons, but there the collaboration was what I think was the main underlying driving force of JT and his relationship with anyone. And so early on had they wrote it into the script where JT is constantly berating Catherine to get out of their lives and it's all to protect their safety. It's a shock that she comes back in the pilot in that scene, but there's always in episode 1:02 where he sees Catherine coming to the warehouse and even though he has this gut reaction to get her away and avoid this situation because he's been down that path and it's too dangerous for everyone including him. There's a note of, not sympathy, but an understanding. From 1:02 and all the way through the end of season to the three months where they were the only two people looking for Vincent, I guess Gabe was kind of helping, but they were really depending on each other, and it's amazing that writers can write that and trust that the characters will keep their integrity intact and to be able to evolve in their relationship which is natural, which happens in real life. A lot of shows you watch, nothing changes in the dynamic of the characters and the show goes on, they all the serve the same purpose, especially in sitcoms, but more so in dramas..."

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE


 

*November 29, 2013

From: theloop.ca

"Hate tweets add new type of pressure for stars - "...Last month, Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer faced critics of her own when she was announced as the lead on a Murder She Wrote reboot, a casting choice not all die-hard Angela Landsbury fans were thrilled with. It was a level of stress that AnnaSophia Robb felt when she landed the role of Carrie Bradshaw in The Carrie Diaries, and her co-star, Lindsay Gort, faced when she was named the next Samantha Jones. Fellow CW stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan dealt with it on Beauty and the Beast until they won over audiences' hearts, and upcoming Flash lead Grant Gustin has faced nonstop since he was announced for the Arrow backdoor pilot..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

*November 27, 2013

From: tvequals

"'Beauty And the Beast' Season 2: How Far Would You Go For the One You Love? - "...In the end, though, the inevitable showdown happened between Reynolds, Cat and Vincent with Cat taking her father in for his crimes and making the toughest, and perhaps cruelest, decision against Vincent by shooting him to stop him from killing Reynolds. This direction in the storyline may help to add tension and have fans clamoring for the next new episode of 'Beauty And the Beast' – which won't happen until January 13 – but it certainly leaves their relationship in tatters. And will, undoubtedly, open up new avenues for the powers that be behind the show to take Vincent and Catherine in new directions with their love lives.

The chemistry between Vincent and Tori has been obvious since their encounter at Thanksgiving – not to mention the kiss, reluctantly on Vincent's part or not, they shared – and Gabe's feelings for Cat have been written all over his face – and pointed out to him on a regular basis by Tess. So fans should probably prepare themselves for a shift in the love department for our lead characters. In fact, according to executive producer Brad Kern, Vincent and Catherine may be apart romantically for a time, but they will "discover there is more than just love that binds them; they are destined to be together for more than just romantic reasons. There is a mythological reason (that) will (be discovered) too"..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*November 27, 2013

From: eonline

"Spoiler Chat: How I Met Your Mother's Flash-Forward Reveal, Bones' Long-Lost Sibling Shocker and More Scoop! [Spoilers] - "Sarah H.: Beauty and the Beast scoop, please and thank you!

Well, we don't know if you'll be thanking us after this tease, but here goes nothing: One of our main characters will be put in some serious danger when they are kidnapped and locked in a cell for nefarious purposes. Here's hoping that if they make it out of the experience alive, they won't be a completely different person."

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*November 26, 2013

From: huffingtonpost

"'Beauty And The Beast' Mid-Season Finale: Cat Faces Off Against Vincent Over Her Father (VIDEO) - "Vincent proved he was willing to do anything to protect Cat on the mid-season finale of "Beauty and the Beast," including killing her father. Granted, he has plenty of his own reasons for wanting the man dead, too. But the bottom line is that no matter who he is or what he's done, Cat wasn't going to let it go down. Vincent went full-beast on him, but Cat intervened. "Let him go. I can't let you do this. Vincent, we got him. It's over," she said. But when that wasn't enough to stop Vincent, she shot him. The episode ended with her father behind bars and Vincent wounded by the shot.

The moment made Leane Aguilera's OMG TV Moments of the night on E! Online, along with the word "Ouch!" Over at Buddy TV, Josie Rhodes Cook said she was excited to see "bad ass cat," but TV Fanatic's Carissa Pavlica wasn't as supportive. "Cat cannot have everything Cat wants all of the time," she wrote. "There has to come a time when she is willing to bend a little instead of everyone always bending for her. I haven't seen a lot of that, and until I do, I don't want her to be with Vincent. There. I said it."

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*November 26, 2013

From: cartermatt

"'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 9 preview: A new shocker for Kristin Kreuk's Cat - "...While there may not be too much in the way of scoop out there about the show's return in the new year just yet, we can at least tell you a few things: 1. The return date is Monday, January 13, which is the same exact day that "Hart of Dixie" will be returning to the schedule.

2. Vincent's relationship with Cat is going to be in question ... but so could Vincent's life. There is one scene in the promo below that feels incredibly ominous in that capacity.

3. Could Kristin Kreuk's character really leave her job at the force? There is a scene of someone turning in their gun and their badge, and there are not really a lot of other worthy candidates out there as to who could be the person doing it (especially when you hear her voice as narrator behind it)..."

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*November 26, 2013

From: tvguide

"Mega Buzz: Good Wife's 100th, Blacklist's Daddy and Homeland's Falling-Out [Spoilers] - "I love the little romance between JT and Tess on Beauty and the Beast. Will it continue? — Brenda

ADAM: Unfortunately, executive producer Brad Kern says that he's not sure how far that relationship will go. "It's fun to bring those two characters together, yet it's a bit limiting to play another romance on the show," he says. "I don't know how much legs we have for that." So how will the writers nip that story in the bud? "[When] friends get together, are they supposed to stay together? Or stay friends?" he says. "Sometimes you cross the line and it's a good thing, and sometimes it's like, 'Let's go back to where we were.'"

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*November 26, 2013

From: peopleschoice

"3 Things You Never Knew About Your Favorite Sci-Fi Actress Nominees - "Stop, in the name of female science fiction! Before you cast your next vote for your Favorite Sci-Fi TV Actress, it's your duty as a pop culture taste-maker to learn just a little bit more about all of our amazingly talented nominees. Here are a few fun facts about your favorite female television actresses! Beauty and the Beast's Kristin Kreuk - 1. Gesundheit! Kreuk is allergic to Indian food. [Tv.com] 2. At one point, Kruek wanted to be a forensic scientist. "It's like putting the pieces of a puzzle together, said Kreuk. "Solving mysteries seemed like it would be fun, scary and exciting all at the same time." [BuddyTV] 3. Kruek was a gymnast in high school, but eventually had to quit because she developed scoliosis (curvature of the spine). [Tv.com]"

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*November 26, 2013 - 'Beauty and the Beast' - "Man Or Beast" Reviews & Recaps*

-'Beauty and the Beast' recap: Triumph and heartbreak in 'Man or Beast' - zap2it

-Beauty and the Beast Fan Reaction Poll – "Man or Beast" - TVAfterDark

-'Beauty and the Beast' Recap: Love and Hate Are Both Blind - BuddyTV

-Beauty and the Beast Review: The Wrong Attitude - TVFanatic

-Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Review "Man or Beast?" - TVEquals

-Beauty and the Beast – Midseason Finale – Recap: I Don't Love You But I Always Will - Rickey

-Beauty & The Beast: Savagery Abounds - scifi4me

-'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 8 (midseason finale) review: Vincent, Cat, and turmoil - cartermatt

-Beauty and the Beast 2.08 – Man or Beast? - dnmmagaine

-Beauty And The Beast Review: "Beast Or Man?" (Season 2, Episode 8) - wegotthiscovered

-Beauty and the Beauty on "Man or Beast?" - Showcase

-Beauty and the Beast - 2.08 - Man or Beast? - Review: I dropped a tear in the ocean... - SpoilerTV

-POLL : What did you think of Beauty and the Beast - Man or Beast? - SpoilerTV

-Beauty and the Beast "Man or Beast?": A Line That Must Never Be Crossed - TVForFreaks

-THE SKED Midseason Finale Review: "Beauty and the Beast" - showbuzzdaily

-Where Do We Go From Here? - BATBConnections TumblrBlog

-Beauty and the Beast is sort of okay, except for its main characters - io9

 

 

*November 25, 2013

From: eonline

"The Voice's Best Performances of the Night, How I Met Your Mother's Rhyme Time and More OMG TV Moments - "Beauty and the Beast: Whoa. Let's get straight to it: On tonight's mid-season finale, Vincent refused to let Catherine's father get away with all the harm that he has caused. Despite Cat's pleas, Vincent fully embraced his hot, yet terrifying beast mode and lunged for daddy dearest. Unfortunately, Cat wasn't ready to say goodbye to her newly-discovered dad and she shot Vincent, mid-attck. Ouch! So the episode ended with a wounded Vince, Muirfield securely locked behind bars, and a majorly pissed-off Cat. In fact, our NYPD gal was so upset with her beastie beau that the broke off their relationship! Do you think she was too harsh?"

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*November 25, 2013

From: tvguide

"Beauty and the Beast Boss: Cat and Vincent Are Meant to Be Together [EP Brad Kern Interview] -- Just Not Right Now - "...Executive producer Brad Kern shared what's to come with a select group of reporters below.

How will Cat shooting Vincent affect their relationship?

Brad Kern: Hugely. What we've played in the first eight episodes was that Catherine is someone who was all in to saving Vincent, but it was coming at a pretty big expense to her. The question she's had to ask over the eight episodes was, "How much do you keep trying, even though you love this guy more than anything, before you're sacrificing too much of yourself?" Shooting him was really his choice as far as we're concerned [because] she begged him not to do it. How it will affect them is fundamental because in the "Who am I?" of it all, he's chosen to go beast. It's hard to shoot your lover and get away with it, but again he made the choice.

Why break them up so soon after they got together?

Kern: You can't put two people together and keep them together because there are no legs to a series if you do that. So, the challenge was, "How do we build a show that might last five years?" To really reward the epic romance. [you have to] challenge that relationship ... and you have to overcome obstacles to test the relationship to see if it really is worthy of being together. [They have] an epic love and they're meant to be together, but [we're] asking our audience to go along with us for the ride to explore what happens when a relationship comes together too fast. Separating them for all these very emotional, practical and moral reasons will help them learn more about who they are separately, and the plan is to make them stronger as individuals and to ultimately find their way back to each other stronger than ever..."

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*November 25, 2013

From: zap2it

"'Beauty and the Beast' mid-season finale post mortem: EP Brad Kern on Cat shooting Vincent, the end of Muirfield, and a new, deeper mythology [EP Brad Kern Interview] - "..."It's huge. We try to make a very big point in this episode that she's tying the relationship into his decision," Kern says. "As a poker player, Catherine was all in saving Vincent, coming at a pretty big expense to her. The question she's had to ask herself over the course of these eight episodes is, 'How much do you keep trying before you're sacrificing too much of yourself?' Shooting him really is his choice as far as we're concerned. How it will affect them is fundamental. His inner battle was, 'Am I man or beast?' and he's chosen to go beast. We'll explore that for a while and we'll explore how Cat and Vincent deal with each other after she shoots him."

Even though fans should view both Catherine's and Vincent's actions as a breakup, Kern assures fans that VinCat will never be truly over. "They have to earn their relationship. They got together so quickly last year and it's an epic love. They're meant to be together," Kern says. "Our design this season was to ask the audience to come along on the ride as we explore what happens to a relationship when it forms too quickly, too fast, and you lose yourself inside the relationship. Separating them for all these very emotional and very practical and moral reasons will help them in the next several episodes."..."

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*November 25, 2013

From: spoilerjunkie

"RumBelle or VinCat? The better 'Beauty and the Beast' couple is? - The first version of 'The Beauty and the Beast' was a rendition by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published in 1740.Since then this beautiful fairy tale has been notably adapted for screen, stage, prose, and television numerous times and continues to be an inspiration for several love stories depicted in various forms of art.

Currently, there are two shows on TV, ABC's Once upon a time and CW's Beauty and the Beast, where we can see this sweepingly romantic tale of true love and inner beauty being portrayed. The couples from both shows, Catherine/Vincent from Beauty and the Beast and Belle/Rumpelstiltskin from Once upon a time, are immensely popular and have legions of fans rooting for them to get together on their respective shows. But surely there is one couple which has more chemistry than the other and is a better embodiment of the Beauty and the Beast story. So vote below and help us determine the better Beauty/Beast pair. - Rumbelle or VinCat? The better 'Beauty and the Beast' couple is...Belle/Rumpelstiltskin (Once Upon a Time) - 45% ( 76369 votes ) / WINNER -> Catherine/Vincent (Beauty and the Beast) - 55% ( 92745 votes )

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*November 25, 2013

From: spoilertv

"Rating Analysis - State of CW Dramas - "One more week, one more article looking at ratings. Today I will be tackling what is arguably the group of shows with the most passionate shows on this website, the CW network. The 9 dramas that the CW currently airs are averaging about a 0.80 in its most recent airings. Like usual, I will be diving these shows in tiers according to its ratings, syndication and number of episodes. Unlike CBS, I thought the breakdown here was very clear. - Tier 4- Beauty and the Beast: Number of Episodes at the End of the Season: 44-46 / Syndication: No / Ratings Average: 0.30 (40%) - Beauty and the Beast is performing at a terrible ratings level that leaves it with a very little chance of being renewed. Just for a reference, a quick look at the "last" renewed shows of each of the last three seasons: 2010-2011 had Happy Endings and Fringe renewed at 65%, 2011-2012 had Fringe and Rules of Engagement renewed at 70% and 2012-2013 had the Carrie Diaries renewed at 60% and Nikita renewed at 65%. As you can see, the lowest renewed show was performing at 60% and I already think that was a big reach, which is why I have an extremely hard time imagining the CW wanting to renew a show performing at 40% - it would be baffling to me! Why is it not a certain cancellation then, as 95% of the industry websites have been proclaiming? Well, basically because I am unclear on how small is the % of the CW profits that comes from ad-revenues and how big is the % that comes from syndication revenues .If their goal is simply to carry shows to syndication, I don't think it's totally impossible that Beauty and the Beast makes history and is renewed for Fridays at 9pm instead of one out of Reign, The Tomorrow People, The 100 and Star Crossed, since it would have at least a 22 episode advantage over them. But I still think this would be a tremendous reach and I am not ready to believe they could have advertisers accepting this. Therefore, because of this unbearable 40% level, I am still calling it a likely cancellation..."

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*November 25, 2013

From: ksitetv

"Preview: Five Things About Tonight's Beauty And The Beast, "Man Or Beast?" - "...Having more characters like Tess in on what Vincent truly is makes for an improved and more coherent show, I think; putting a face on an enemy, as Ted Whittall's Reynolds does, makes the threat so much more real than Muirfield. Characters like Gabe and J.T. being more of a part of the story also is a good thing, as I enjoy both Sendhil Ramamurthy and Austin Basis a lot. There are some things I'm not too fond of, either: Again, although he gets that feral rage and "Beasts out," Jay Ryan as Vincent doesn't even have his scar anymore, and feels more like a Hulk-werewolf-beast than the kind of character that Ron Perlman played 20+ years ago. Also, although it added complications to the Vincent-Catherine relationship, and conflict keeps a series going, giving Vincent amnesia for the first part of the season seems to have given the show a reset and is probably frustrating for those who saw the journey beginning last year. I'm still glad to see Kristin Kreuk in a more adult role than Lana Lang, and I like her character more now that the procedural/cop aspect of the show is diminished. Being a Smallville fan, seeing Kristin Kreuk on TV again also makes me happy, though I'm still waiting for some of her Smallville co-stars to guest on BATB sometime...2. Conflict. Both Vincent and Tori have beastly ways of wanting to deal with people like Reynolds. Cat, who has recently reunited with her father, even though she obviously doesn't like him, does not have the same ideas on how to bring him to justice. While Vincent and Tori might be okay with killing the guy, Cat thinks that killing will send Vincent on a route that he should not go down..."

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*November 25, 2013

From: tvline

"What to Watch Monday: Major Crimes Returns, Dixie/Beast Fall Finales, Blacklist's Back and More - On TV this Monday: Major Crimes comes back for more, Hart of Dixie and Beauty and the Beast ready for winter vacation and Castle has baby on the brain. As a supplement to TVLine's original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar. 9 pm Beauty and the Beast (The CW) | Fall finale: As Vincent and Cat find themselves at odds on how to deal with Agent Reynolds, Cat makes a drastic move that will forever change their relationship."

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*November 25, 2013

From: eonline

"Beauty and the Beast Midseason Finale Sneak Peek: Will Vincent Kill Catherine's Father? Watch and Find Out! - "Watch out Catherine (Kristin Kreuk), you may just be losing your love and your father tonight! In Beauty and the Beast's midseason finale, airing at 9 p.m. on the CW, Lady Beast Tori (Amber Skye Noyes) will push Vincent (Jay Ryan) to take out Reynolds (Ted Whittall), the man who had been controlling him for months. Too bad that man just so happens to be his love Catherine's father. Catherine and Vincent, redefining the term "it's complicated" since 2012.

But will Vincent actually kill Reynolds? We've got an exclusive sneak peek at tonight's midseason finale, titled "Man or Beast?," which features Tori trying to persuade Vincent, whom she killed in last week's episode, to eliminate Reynolds for good..."You have to choose who you want to be. Not based on the past, but on the future," Tori tells Vincent. "And the best way to do that is to stop fighting your inner nature. Our inner nature."

Then Tori really goes for it, trying to sell Vincent on taking Reynolds down harder than a used cars salesman pushing a crap-mobile on an unsuspecting customer. "You saved me, You opened my eyes to a world I could've never imagined. You showed me what I was born to be. Because of that, I feel free. Let me return the favor," she says.

But will Vincent actually be persuaded by Tori? Or will Cat make a move before the Beasties have a chance to strike? Well, the episode description probably won't provide much comfort for VinCat fans: "Vincent and Cat find themselves at odds on how to deal with Agent Reynolds, which forces Vincent to wonder if he is more beast than man. Cat makes a drastic move that will forever change her relationship with Vincent."

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*November 24, 2013

From: TVGuide

Beauty and the Beast Exclusive Sneak Peek: Will Catherine Save Vincent or Her Father? - "Will Catherine take down her own father in order to save Vincent? In the final moments of the fall's penultimate episode, Vincent (Jay Ryan) went to save Tori (Amber Skye Noyes) who was set up by Cat's father, Detective Reynolds (Ted Whittal), after he became aware she was a beast. With Tori tied up and a bomb by her side, viewers were left wondering what happened when the explosion went off. (Spoiler alert! We have it on good authority both survived.)

On Monday's midseason finale (9/8c, CW), Catherine will have to decide if she'll help Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) get Reynolds behind bars for all he's done. She'll also come to terms with Vincent's beastly side overpowering his humanity and whether or not she's willing to sacrifice everything for the sake of their love. That is, if she can even forgive him for making out with Tori."

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*November 23, 2013

From: latinopost

"'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 Episode 8 Spoilers: Cat's Relationship With Vincent Changes Forever [Spoilers] - "..."Beauty and the Beast" executive producer Brad Kern told TVLine that Tori and Vincent are inevitably attracted to each other because of their beastly powers. "Tori and Vincent amplify each other's powers and emotions - and that's an attraction we're going to continue to play," Kern said. Amber Skye Noyes also spoke to TVLine about her character's intentions, as well as her connection with Vince.

Is Tori a friend or a foe? "We're not sure, and Tori's not sure either, so she's going to have to figure out which one she is - and if she has any control over it," Noyes said. "But it is pretty clear that there's only one person she can really talk to about this, and that's Vincent. So they're obviously going to have a pretty clear connection." Noyes said that Tori has a strong connection with Vincent because of their shared beastliness. "Tori's going to be able to understand Vincent in certain ways, and vice versa," she said. "After all, we've never seen a male and female beast together, so we don't really know how that will play out. But it is clear that even though they're both beasts, Tori's a new beast, so she doesn't really know what she's doing, while Vincent's more experienced. If anyone is going to be a mentor and teach her a few things, it's going to be Vincent." She also hinted that Tori may be around for longer than three episodes, as was originally announced..."

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*November 22, 2013

From: eonline

"Fall TV Obsession Tournament: This Round Is Closed - "On Wednesday, we asked you, our fellow TV lovers, to nominate the shows that you are absolutely obsessed with this season. From zombies to fairy-tale characters, superheroes to fixers, we weeded through hundreds of nominations to bring you the top 32 shows of the season. You're very welcome. But now, these addicting series need your help to win the top prize. (And trust us when we tell you, these 16 matches are not going to be easy!) Get that index finger locked and loaded because it's time to vote in round one of our first ever Fall TV Obsession Tournament!...BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 38%

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*November 22, 2013

From: ETCanada

"'ET Canada' Goes Behind The Scenes Of 'Beauty And The Beast' [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interviews] - The second season of Beauty and the Beast is in full swing, but fans of the show are still waiting for the romance between NYC police detective Cat Chandler (Kristin Kreuik) and presumed-dead super-soldier Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan) to heat up. As Kristin tells ET Canada, though, they should prepare to keep waiting.

"The fans get upset that the romance is slowing down but that doesn't mean it's not good for them," she explains. "You can't always get what you want." Besides, she adds, a happy, content couple doesn't make for a very dramatic TV show: "Fans really want them together, which is what we want — that's awesome. But, really, drama comes from the difficulty and love is shown through how much you're willing to push to earn it."

Now that the show is in its second season, one of the tweaks that's been made is with the prosthetic Beast makeup, with Jay sporting a new "trimmed-back" look whenever he transforms into his vicious alter ego. "It just means he doesn't have to be at work for as long hours," says Kristin, "which is really nice for him because sitting in that [makeup] chair as long as he did is just brutal." "It seems odd that I'm the one that's in the makeup chair the most out of a cast of beautiful women," jokes Jay."

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*November 22, 2013

From: tvline

"Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on HIMYM, Revolution, Revenge, Once, Beast, Justified, Hostages & More [Spoilers] - "Is Beauty's Beast in heat? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows...On Beauty and the Beast, what the heck is in Vincent and Tori's DNA that make them attract each other like that? Is this, like, a primal desire of a beast to "mate"? Oh please say no! –Madge

I brought your Q to EP Brad Kern, and he explained, "Tori and Vincent amplify each other's powers and emotions — and that's an attraction we're going to continue to play."

Please keep it coming with the Beauty and the Beast scoop! With the winter hiatus coming around, I need a little something –Larissa

The CW drama is casting the recurring role of Sam, a brilliant and charming archeologist who has been mysteriously affected by something that happened to him over the past six years.

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*November 22, 2013

From: hollywoodreporter

'Beauty and the Beast': Catherine Hatches a Plan to Take Down Reynolds (Exclusive Photo) - "The action is ramping up on Beauty and the Beast. In the fall finale, Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) find themselves disagreeing over how to deal with Agent Reynolds (Ted Whittall), forcing Vincent to wonder if he is more beast than human. When Catherine makes a big move, it threatens to change her relationship with Vincent for good.

The Hollywood Reporter exclusively debuts an image from the Nov. 25 episode of The CW drama, showing Catherine staring intensely at something (or someone) while in the middle of a sting operation to hopefully take Reynolds -- her biological father and the man who brainwashed Vincent -- down. Will she be successful?"

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*November 21, 2013

From: PeoplesChoice

"Holiday Gift Guide: What to Get Fans Who Love Our Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Actress Nominees - "It's never too early to start your holiday shopping, so we here at People's Choice have put together a handy holiday gift guide for that difficult to shop for sci-fi/fantasy fan in your life. What do you get someone who's spent the last few weeks voting for their Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Actress nominee? If you answered socks, give yourself a timeout and think about what you've done. While socks make an acceptable gift for an acquaintance or your mailman's girlfriend, why not get that special sci-fi lover something one of our nominees wore while in character?...3. Kristin Kreuk as Catherine on Beauty and the Beast - For a look that conveys more beauty than beast we found this elegant dress that Catherine wore on the CW series. While it's not available in red, fans can still purchase it in black to channel the crime-fighting Beauty. For fans who prefer the casual look, we found the perfect place to purchase Catherine's boots. [BCBG Raya Lace Cocktail Dress, $398]"

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*November 21, 2013

From: TVGuide

"Beauty and the Beast Scoop: Vincent to Visit ... The Talk?! - "Julie Chen and the ladies of The Talk are about to get a real "beast" of a guest. Beauty and the Beast's main protagonist Vincent (Jay Ryan) will be appearing on the CBS daytime talk show, executive producer Brad Kern revealed Thursday at a press screening. "We will open an episode with Vincent's character on The Talk and we're going to get him The Talk," Kern said. "I'll let you guys decide and think about why that's even remotely possible in the story of Beauty and the Beast, but that's something we're very excited about."

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*November 21, 2013

From: zap2it

"'Beauty and the Beast' scoop: Jay Ryan as Vincent will visit CBS' 'The Talk' - Is Vincent ready for his 15 minutes of fame? Because he's about to get it. On an upcoming episode of "Beauty and the Beast," Vincent (Jay Ryan) will make an appearance on the CBS talk show, "The Talk," executive producer Brad Kern revealed to a small group of reporters at The CW on Thursday (Nov. 21).

"We will open an episode with Vincent, the character, on 'The Talk,'" Kern says. "And we're going to get [Jay Ryan] on 'The Talk.' I'll let you guys decide and think about why that's even remotely possible in the story of 'Beauty and the Beast.' That's something we're very excited about."

While Vincent's appearance on a talk show is pretty cool news, it raises so many questions ... the biggest being why does Vincent want to get national recognition? As a beast, he's lived and strived for anonymity for a decade. What's changed? Kern wouldn't spill the details, but our imaginations are already running wild."

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*November 21, 2013

From: KSite

"Beauty And The Beast Interview: Brad Kern Talks About The Current State Of "VinCat" [EP Brad Kern Interview] - "The CW this morning held a screening of the episode which preceded a Q&A with Executive Producer Brad Kern, who answered many questions about the current state of "VinCat" (the Vincent/Catherine relationship) and what that might mean for the future. More specifically, and getting to the point -- how long will it be before these two fulfill their destiny to be together?

"They have to earn their relationship," Kern says. "I mean, they got together so quickly last year, as you guys know. It's an epic love; they're meant to be together... but our design for the season, really, was asking the audience to go along with us on the ride, to explore what happens when a relationship comes together maybe too fast, and you lose yourself inside the relationship, and separating them for all these very emotional and practical and moral reasons will help them in the next several episodes [to] learn more about who they are separately. The plan is for that to make them stronger as individuals, to understand better who they are, ultimately so they can find their way back to each other, stronger than ever. That's the hope; that's the plan," he confirms..."

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*November 21, 2013

From: TVFanatic

Beauty and the Beast Midseason Finale: Explosive Sneak Peek! - "Beauty and the Beast will close out 2013 a month early on Monday. On the show's midseason finale (titled "Man or Beast?"), Vincent and Gabe will arrive at a crossroads in their relationship, finding themselves at odds over how to deal with Agent Reynolds. And Vincent will find himself asking a rather pressing question: Is he more beast than man?"

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*November 20, 2013

From: eonline

Spoiler Chat: Scoop on The Vampire Diaries, Scandal, Teen Wolf, Nashville and More! [Spoilers]- "Klein: Always in need of Beauty and the Beast spoilers!

In episode 11, one of our main characters will be smack dab in the middle of a terrifying hostage situation that could put them in serious danger, or worse, the morgue! We're happy to tell you it's not Vincent or Catherine, although they are definitely involved with the deadly drama. But on the bright side, out of this crazy ordeal comes a new...wait for it...hero!

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*November 18, 2013 - 'Beauty and the Beast' - "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?" Reviews & Recaps*

-'Beauty and the Beast' recap: Breakups, kisses and Thanksgiving in 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' - zap2it

-Beauty and the Beast Episode 2×07 "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?" Review - TVAfterDark

-'Beauty and the Beast' Recap: Guess Who's Coming to (Thanksgiving) Dinner? - BuddyTV

-Beauty and the Beast Review: The Best Non-Thanksgiving Ever - TVFanatic

-Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Review "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" - TVEquals

-Beauty and the Beast – Recap: And You Let Her Go - Rickey

-Beauty & The Beast: Dinner Plans Run Amok - scifi4me

-'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 7 review: Vincent, Tori, and two revelations - cartermatt

-Beauty and the Beast 2.07 – Guess Who's Coming... - dnmmagazine

-Beauty And The Beast season 2 episode 7 review: Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? - DenofGeek

-Beauty And The Beast Review: "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?" (Season 2, Episode 7) - WeGotThisCovered

-Beauty and the Beauty on "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" - Showcase

-Beauty and the Beast – 2.07 – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? – Review: All aboard the train to Nopesville - SpoilerTV

-POLL : What did you think of Beauty and the Beast - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? - SpoilerTV

-Beauty and the Beast "Guess Whos Coming To Dinner": The Breaking Point of Everything - TVForFreaks


*November 18, 2013

From: eonline

"Spoiler Chat: Scoop on Scandal, The Originals, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Mindy Project and More! [Spoilers] - "Cameron: Please give me anything you can on Beauty and the Beast! That show is perfection.

Are you loving this season? Great! It's only going to get better and better from here. By episode 11 prepare to meet two of the biggest bads in BaTB history. Vlad and Omar are two of Eastern Europe's most dangerous men and they will go to great lengths to get what they want—Even if that means harming some of New York's finest police officers..."

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*November 18, 2013

From: cartermatt

''Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 7 preview: Can Cat get over Vincent's actions? - "In quite a few ways, the beginning of Monday night's "Beauty and the Beast" season 2 episode is going to feel pretty darn familiar. You have Cat trying to forget about some of the things in which Vincent has done to kill, and at the same time, you also have her firmly in the role of protector, trying to do almost everything within her power to ensure that he is safe, and that no harm is done to him. However, at the same time there are all sorts of problems that are going to come courtesy of the Handler, a man who is basically trying to do that when it comes to our favorite beast: Handle him. Suffice it to say, we're probably in for a heck of a great hour of entertainment..."

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*November 18, 2013

From: tvline

'Beauty and the Beast Newcomer Talks Tori and Vincent's 'Connection,' the 'Fun' of Beasting Out [Amber Skye Noyes Interview] - "TVLINE | How far will that connection go, though? They haven't played anything romantic between the two of them thus far, but might Tori start forming an attachment to Vincent that Cat might not like?

Tori and Vincent, because they're both beasts, are going to have a very different type of connection and relationship than Vincent and Cat could ever have. Tori's going to be able to understand Vincent in certain ways, and vice versa. After all, we've never seen a male and female beast together, so we don't really know how that will play out. But it is clear that even though they're both beasts, Tori's a new beast, so she doesn't really know what she's doing, while Vincent's more experienced. If anyone is going to be a mentor and teach her a few things, it's going to be Vincent. So, there's that dynamic as well."

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*November 18, 2013

From: hollywoodreporter

''Beauty and the Beast': Amber Skye Noyes on Tori's Beastly Obstacles, Seeking Out Vincent [Amber Skye Noyes Interview]- "How different is Tori to Catherine (Kristin Kreuk)?

Cat is very sure about who she is, although at times she can be conflicted about her feelings for Vincent. Tori, however, is about to start her journey and figure out who she is -- though Cat is still figuring out her father and her family. In terms of Tori and her personal confidence, that is a big difference. She'll also have a very different relationship with Vincent because they're both beasts. That's a connection that he and Catherine will never have; it's a different angle that we'll see as well.

Should Vincent/Cat fans be worried?

I don't know. Listen, Catherine doesn't need any more complications getting in the way between her and Vincent, and getting back to where they were in season one. But Tori is going to have one person to talk to about this beast thing, so there will be that dynamic between [Tori and Vincent]. Tori is a new beast and she's going to have to figure out all of this stuff and someone's going to have to teach her; Vincent is going to be able to be a mentor. And also, she's still figuring out how she feels about being a beast -- she'll deal with this beast thing first and then hash out her feelings -- but Vincent did kill her father. There's a lot of complications. Cat has just seen Vincent do the most gruesome thing he's ever done so there's a lot coming. Great love requires great challenges and tests, or else how would we know that it was great?"

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*November 18, 2013

From: Zap2it

''Beauty and the Beast': Ted Whittall on Reynolds, Thankgiving and being Cat's dad [Ted Whittall Interview] - "Rumors are that Reynolds is going to spend Thanksgiving with Catherine -- and possibly the rest of the "Beast" gang. How does that happen?

Ted Whittall: I think Reynolds wanted to spend Thanksgiving with his daughter but Cat kind of springs Vincent on him. It's hard to describe without giving it all away. But circumstances kind of conspire to get everybody involved into Reynolds' house for Thanksgiving. Reynolds kind of wants it to happen that way, because everything is starting to spin out of control and it's easier for him to get everybody there and to deal with the situation -- as he sees it -- than to not have everybody there.

Does Reynolds want to be honest and open with Cat, or is he fine keeping things from her?

Ted Whittall: I think there's secrets. I mean, you saw last week's episode -- he's actually honest with her about everything. The line that we came up with when we were talking about it is: He doesn't lie to Cat. There are just some things he can't tell her. And it's even more complicated because she has a deep involvement with Vincent. And Vincent's part of the things he can't talk about, that he can't tell her. So yes, he's trying to be open and transparent, but there are some things he just can't tell her."

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*November 17, 2013

From: tvguide

'Beauty and the Beast's Amber Skye Noyes: Tori and Vincent Have a Bond That Cat Can't Share' [Amber Skye Noyes Interview] - "Tori and Cat had a nice heart-to-heart in the last episode. Will they develop a friendship?

Noyes: She doesn't really have anyone else and she certainly can't talk to other people about what she saw go down, so Cat is another person in the fold who knows about things and is on her side and not judging her because of her father. Cat also understands Tori's predicament about being conflicted about loving somebody.

How will Tori and Vincent's relationship grow? And how will that affect Cat?

Noyes: Tori is going to have her own relationship and connection with Vincent and that will change the dynamic between Tori and Cat for sure. It's very clear they share a distinct relationship and bond, one that Cat and Vincent could never have. But Vincent is also a more established beast, so the dynamic will evolve as he continues to help Tori and guide her just like he was doing in the last episode."

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*November 16, 2013

From: latinopost

'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 Episode 7 Spoilers: Cat and Vincent Spend Thanksgiving With Reynolds - "...Cat sees that Vince's humanity is diminishing, so she decides to intervene. She sets up a meeting with Windsor, and gives him an ultimatum to submit to Gabe's experiment, or to say goodbye to his daughter forever. Windsor submits to the experiment. However, Windsor breaks free of his restraints, and Vince is forced to kill him in a shockingly violent way: he rips Windsor's beating heart right out of his chest.

Cat also met with Reynolds this week, who she recently found out was her biological father. He explains his history with her late mother, and subtly tries to manipulate Cat by telling her that he hopes she'll avoid her mother's proclivity for falling in love with "lost causes." Reynolds knows that Cat is seeing Vincent; however, Cat doesn't know that he is Vince's handler..."

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*November 15, 2013

From: accesshollywood

"Beauty And The Beast Q&A: Amber Skye Noyes On Tori Turning To Vincent For Help [Amber Skye Noyes Interview] - "Access: Could that lead to jealousy too on Catherine's part because at this point, Vincent doesn't totally remember all of the feelings that they had for one another because of his memory issues? And here comes someone who can relate to Vincent in a totally unique way.

Amber: Catherine's a pretty strong character. I don't know if she would ever be straight up jealous, but I think the last thing that she needs in another complication and diversion away from her and Vincent getting stronger. But at the same time, Tori is still a person and Vincent helped and saved Cat a lot, so she'll certainly understand that feeling of attachment that will come from anybody being saved by somebody else. So Cat, more than anybody, understands that hero role that Vincent has to play. It will certainly cause a different dynamic... It's just another complication, but that's what happens when you have great love — you have lots of tests along the way...."

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*November 15, 2013

From: hngn

"Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Spoilers: Agent Reynolds Tries to Kill Vincent; Tori Will Turn into a Total Beast Soon - "...According to the preview for next week's episode, "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", Tori is going to have a nice Thanksgiving dinner with Vincent, Agent Reynolds (Ted Whittall), Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy). (That's a really odd mix.) While she deals with no longer being normal, Vincent and the gang will try to keep Vincent alive. As the executive producers preview points out, Agent Reynolds is trying to have Vincent killed but is facing some technical difficulties."

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*November 15, 2013

From: huffingtonpost

"'Beauty And The Beast' Celebrates Thanksgiving In 'Guess Who's Coming To Dinner' (EXCLUSIVE) - "It's Thanksgiving on "Beauty and the Beast." In "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," the Monday, Nov. 18 episode, Cat (Kristine Kreuk) decides Vincent (Jay Ryan) should spend Thanksgiving with her dad (Ted Whittall) after Vincent finds his life endangered. There, while over mashed potatoes, Cat and Vincent can get information on Vincent's missions. But the dinner doesn't go according to plan when Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) and Tori (Amber Skye Noyes) join the festivities. Feelings and secrets will be exposed. Meanwhile, J.T. (Austin Basis) and Tess (Nina Lisandrello) are in for a surprise while they celebrate Thanksgiving together. Take a look at the exclusive photo below."

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*November 14, 2013

From: tribute.ca

"Interview with Beauty and the Beast star Austin Basis [Austin Basis Interview] - "Tell us about the relationship that develops between JT and Cat? Do you have more lines together now that you're on the hunt for Vincent?

AB: For the past three months, before we pick up in season two, JT and Cat have been working hand in hand to find Vincent and have developed a rapport from their relationship in season one. This is not to say that down the line there won't be obstacles between them that cause divisions and arguments. But that's how all relationships evolve."

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*November 12, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast' season 2 spoilers: Kristin Kreuk's Cat to work with 'Client List' alum - "...As you have seen on "Beauty and the Beast" this season already, we are starting to find out a little bit more about where Cat came from. But, the mystery with her here is that there are so many layers and problems that even she doesn't know about. She has so much more than she will be destined to find out, and that is something that will start to unfold slowly and surely over the next few weeks. Add to that another problem in Vincent and Tori, who has just made a very important discovery about herself, and she is going to have quite a bit on her plate to deal with. The one thing that "Beauty and the Beast" as a whole needs to work on right now is pretty darn simple: The ratings. This is a show that is in danger of getting the ax right now as the lowest-rated show on the network airing from Monday to Thursday, and while it is seemingly keeping steady at a 0.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic these days, that will likely not be enough unless some other shows plummet. We know that the network likes having a product from this studio, but that only goes so far."
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*November 11, 2013 - 'Beauty and the Beast' - "Father Knows Best" Reviews & Recaps*
-Beauty and the Beast Episode 2×06 "Father Knows Best" Review - TVAfterDarkOnline
-Beauty and the Beast Review: Flat Lining - TVFanatic
-Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Review "Father Knows Best" - TVEquals
-Beauty and the Beast – Recap: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Rickey
-BEAUTY & THE BEAST: Our Father, Who Art Duplicitous - SciFi4Me
-'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 6 review: Cat's father, and the female beast is here! - CarterMatt
-Beauty and the Beast 2.06 – Father Knows Best - DNMMagazine
-Beauty And The Beast season 2 episode 6 review: Father Knows Best - DenofGeek
-Beauty And The Beast Review: "Father Knows Best" (Season 2, Episode 6) - WeGotThisCovered
-Beauty and the Beauty on "Father Knows Best" - Showcase
-Beauty and the Beast – 2.06 – Father Knows Best – Review: All the best cowboys have daddy issues - SpoilerTV
-POLL : What did you think of Beauty and the Beast - Father Knows Best? - SpoilerTV
-Beauty and the Beast "Father Knows Best": So What's Happening? - TVForFreaks


*November 11, 2013
From: eonline
"OMG TV Moments: A Daddy Jaw-Dropper on The Blacklist, Sleepy Hollow's Headless Takedown and More! - "Beauty and the Beast: Dan Scott lives! Paul Johansson guest starred on tonight's Beauty and the Beast as a big bad beast, but he wasn't around for long because Vincent promptly ripped his heart out. Oh, well. We're going to consider this leftover payback for Uncle Keith's untimely death. Vincent also regained the majority of his memories in tonight's episode and our Vincent/Cat loving hearts grew three sizes! Meanwhile, Cat confronted her newly discovered biological father and he spun quite the tale for his little girl. Reynolds claimed that he and Vanessa were in love, but broke up before he knew she was pregnant. In a not so realistic time-frame, Vanessa was already in love with another man by the time she discovered she was pregnant and Reynolds decided to step aside until Cat was 18. Unfortunately, Cat was 18 when Vanessa was killed, and Reynolds claimed that didn't want to take advantage of the situation. Hmm, do you believe him? Sound off in the comments below!"
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*November 11, 2013
From: eonline
'Spoiler Chat: Scoop on The Vampire Diaries, Beauty and the Beast, Sleepy Hollow, Ravenswood and More! [Spoilers]- "Meghan: I need Beauty and the Beast spoilers like... now! Can you help a devoted fan out?

While Cat has been dealing with tough family revelations, we can't help but wonder: Could Heather be coming back to New York? "I would love to go back!" Nicole Gale Anderson spills, "That second episode for me when Heather left for Miami was so sad, but they left it open ended. As of now that was the last episode that I had shot for them but I would love to go back." Although she's having a blast on the new ABC Family hit drama Ravenswood, Anderson tells us that the really misses her BATB fans and co-stars. "There's all these jokes on Twitter like, Heather didn't leave for Miami, she left for Ravenswood," she laughed."

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*November 11, 2013
'Beauty and the Beast' Books Elisabeth Rohm - "The CW's Beauty and the Beast has booked a new FBI agent. Elisabeth Rohm has boarded the network's sophomore drama in a recurring role, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The Client List and Law & Order alum will play Dana Maron, an FBI agent dedicated to cleaning up the FBI. To do so, she spearheads a series of investigations into what appears to be a string of undercover operations. She believes that Cat (Kristin Kreuk) has a special connection to these cases and recruits her to be involved, which may ultimately lead to Cat learning more about her own past than she ever imagined. Rohm will first appear in episode 210 and her arc will be featured during the Jay Ryan starrer's winter run."

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*November 11, 2013
From: ew
"'Beauty and the Beast' scoop: Elisabeth Rohm scores guest arc as...Elisabeth Rohm is going to bring a little law and order to Beauty and the Beast. EW has learned that the actress, best known for her role as ADA Serena Southerlyn on Law & Order, has enlisted for a four-episode guest arc on the CW drama. She will play a character named Dana Maron, an FBI agent who "is dedicated to cleaning up the FBI," according to a character description. Furthermore, Dana, who arrives in town to spearhead a series of investigations into a string of undercover operations, will team up with Cat (Kristin Kreuk) after being led to believe the detective has a special connection to the cases. This "may ultimately lead to Cat learning more about her own past than she ever imagined."
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*November 11, 2013
From: eonline
"Beauty and the Beast Sneak Peek: Watch Vincent and Catherine's Sweaty Makeout Session! Plus, He's Getting His Memories Back - "Is it hot in here or is it just us? Nope, it's actually Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine's (Kristin Kreuk) smokin' hot chemistry on Beauty and the Beast! And dare we say there chemistry has never been hotter than in this exclusive sneak peek from tonight's episode of the CW drama that we got our hands on? Seriously, Beasties may want to grab a fan before pressing play on this clip! In the scene, Catherine is working out her aggressions over learning Agent Reynolds is her biological father when Vincent shows up to offer some pointers...and to makeout, of course! After letting off a little steam over the whole learning who her real father is thing, Catherine accidentally kicks Vincent, which he doesn't seem to mind, telling her, "I couldn't be better." When he pulls her in for a kiss, she's at first a little hesitant, saying, "I'm a little sweaty," but come on, who could resist Vincent, right?! Especially Vincent when he starts getting his memories back. Yes, it seems our favorite Beast is starting to remember big moments from their relationship, much to Catherine's delight. Watch the adorable clip above to find out what big milestones VinCat reminisce about!"
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*November 10, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 6 preview: Can Vincent and Cat really leave together? - ""Beauty and the Beast" is probably best described these days as a "tragic romance," at least in that you have two people who do seem to want to be with each other, but appear to be continually blocked from doing so courtesy of a series of circumstances that get in their way. So what is the latest one? Let's just say that it involves a mission that will basically force Vincent to spend some time with a female one of his kind. The sad thing about it is that before this happens, Jay Ryan's character tells Cat that the two of them are only a matter of missions away from getting away from beasts and all of the madness, where they can then run away and have a life of peace that they have always dreamed of..."
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*November 7, 2013
From: zap2it
"'Beauty and the Beast': The first female beast in 'Father Knows Best' - "Thus far on "Beauty and the Beast," all of the beastly creatures have been male. There may have been a woman or two back in Vincent's original unit in the experiment, but no full-fledged girl beasts have shown up. That may change in "Father Knows Best." In the episode, the team meets Tori (Amber Skye Noyes), the daughter of one of Vincent's high-profile beast targets. Vincent ends up having to kidnap Tori in the process of neutralizing her father -- which gives the young woman time to make some surprising discoveries about herself and her genetics. There is a good chance that a little bit of mutated DNA has passed on from father to daughter. Catherine, meanwhile, has daddy issues of her own as she confronts FBI Agent Bob Reynolds about the fact that he is her biological father. She also may have a few questions about why Bob is stalking her and all of her friends."
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*November 7, 2013
From: TVLine
"Exclusive Beauty and the Beast First Look: Vincent Rescues a (Beastly?) Damsel in Distress - "Beauty and the Beast's Vincent is about to again dabble in a bit of kidnapping on the sophomore CW drama, and we've got a first look at his pretty captive's reaction. In the episode "Father Knows Best," airing Monday at 9/8c, Vincent (Jay Ryan) sets out to neutralize a high-profile beast, but in the course of doing so, he must rescue his target's daughter Tori (played by Amber Skye Noyes). Under Vincent's watch, Tori will make some shocking "discoveries" about her life – like perhaps that she, too, has beastly DNA coursing through her system? Elsewhere in the hour, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) confronts her birth father, Agent Reynolds, about the mysterious role he's played in her life..."
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*November 6, 2013
From: CelebTV
"Is BATB's Cat and Vincent's Relationship Doomed? - "There are a lot of big changes happening on the new season of Beauty and the Beast, and we have some details on the new territory fans will get to explore. Between Vincent's amnesia and Cat's family issues there's a whole lot of drama in their relationship. But is it doomed? Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan opened up about their on-screen relationship at New York Comic-Con. Jay says Vincent can't stay away from Cat even if he tried. But Kristin says Cat's obsession with Vincent has taken on a life of its own..."
Source Link: CLICK HERE (video & write-up have been removed?!)


*November 6, 2013
From: hngn
"Beauty and the Beast Season 2: Does Gabe Have a Chance With Catherine?; Questions After Episode 5 - "There was a pretty big reveal during Monday's episode of "Beauty and the Beast", well to Catherine anyway. She finally found out Agent Reynolds is her biological father. Just as she'll have questions going forward so do I: No. 1—What now? Now that Catherine knows who her dad is, what happens next? It's possible Agent Reynolds planned for something like this just in case he doesn't want Catherine to know his true identity. However, in the event he does, will the two of them have a nice bonding session? Will they fight beasts together? No. 2—Does Gabe have a chance? The little mano-a-mano between Gabe and Vincent was awkward and funny all at the same time. He's finally admitted to Tess (and himself) that he has feelings for Catherine. However, is there really any chance for him? Without even mentioning the fact that Vincent's a beast with superhuman capabilities, you can argue that Vincent is the love that Cat has been fighting for. Gabe may be nothing more than an extremely small distraction..."
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*November 6, 2013
From: tvequals
"'Beauty And the Beast' Season 2: How Is Gabe Not a Beast and Alive? - "Since Beauty And the Beast returned for its second season on The CW on October 7, the show has been on a very different trajectory from its debut season.

• Vincent (series lead Jay Ryan) had his memory wiped, becoming a super-soldier hunting down other beasts for Agent Reynolds (recurring guest star Ted Whittall);

• Catherine (series lead Kristin Kreuk) was on a non-stop manhunt to find Vincent only to be disappointed by his advanced transformations of both mind and body in addition to learning that the man she thought was her father wasn't;

• Joe Bishop (former series regular) is no longer Captain at the precinct and all of his cases are now up for review because of his actions after the tragic death of his younger brother;

• J.T. (series regular Austin Basis) was along for the ride with Catherine in tracking Vincent down, but he seems to be left out in the cold because of Vincent's memory lapse; and,

• Gabe (series regular Sendhil Ramamurthy) is now in charge of the precinct and is – somehow – no longer a beast and for that matter alive in the first place.

And with that being said, let's address just how Gabe is still among the living and no longer harboring his brutal and life-threatening alter ego shall we..."

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*November 6, 2013
"Brian Tee on Friday's Hawaii Five-0, Mortal Kombat, Beauty and the Beast and The Wolverine [Interview] - "Fan Voice: Beauty and the Beast fans are pretty fanatical. How was your experience on the set and what did you think of the cast?

Brian Tee: I had a blast with this one... "I AM MUIRFIELD!" And if you follow BATB... this guy was the s***! So I really wanted a particular style to come across and hopefully the fans enjoyed. And I really enjoyed the experience myself!... another amazing cast and crew. I got to talk to Jay Ryan most of the time I was there and he is a very cool and down to earth dude. Looking forward to working with him again in the future."

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*November 6, 2013
From: eonline
"Spoiler Chat: Scoop on Vampire Diaries, The Blacklist, Arrow, Parenthood and More! - "Veronica: Beauty and the Beast scoop please!

Is Gabe breaking bad...again?! Sendhil Ramamurthy teases: "Questions start to get asked about why he's doing this. OK fine, he wants to make amends and prove he's a good guy, but are there other motives? That's what we're getting to now, what we're exploring. Why exactly is he doing what he's doing? Is there an ulterior motive?" Fans can expect to see the series "get into the meat" of that question from episode eight on."

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*November 6, 2013
From: tvguide
"Exclusive First Look: Meet Beauty and the Beast's First Female Beast - "Get ready to meet Beauty and the Beast's first female beast. On Monday's episode (9/8c, The CW), Vincent (Jay Ryan) will try to neutralize a high-profile beast and in the process, ends up meeting — and rescuing — the beast's daughter Tori (Amber Skye Noyes). While she's in his protection, Tori is stunned when she makes some shocking discoveries about her life. In our exclusive first look at the episode below, Tori stands over a lifeless body (perhaps her father?) with Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) looking on in the distance. Has Vincent just made a huge mistake by killing Tori's father? Was he just completing his assignment? Or was an innocent bystander the victim of Vincent's extreme powers?"
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*November 5, 2013
"'Beauty And The Beast': Cat Shocked By Someone In Background Of Her Graduation Picture (VIDEO) - "On the latest episode of "Beauty and the Beast," Cat finally put the pieces together ... and all it took was a photograph. The photograph in question was a shot of her graduation. After her ten year high school reunion got turned upside down by not one, but two beasts, she needed a quiet moment to unwind. Sharing old photos with Gabe seemed to be doing the trick, until she came upon one that surprised her. "Why is Agent Reynolds at my graduation?" Cat said, noticing the man in the background. And then, it apparently just clicked. "I think I just found my birth father."

TV Fanatic's Carissa Pavlica noted that it "didn't take too long" for Cat to figure everything out. Zap2It's Laurel Brown observed, "After a few requisite jokes about apocalypse-themed reunions, Cat shares some photos with [Gabe]. A graduation picture suddenly attracts extra attention -- that's because a familiar-looking man is in the background. Say cheese, Bob!"

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*November 4, 2013 - 'Beauty and the Beast' - "Reunion" Reviews & Recaps*
-'Beauty and the Beast' recap: A bloody and beastly 'Reunion' - zap2it
-Beauty and the Beast Episode 2×05 "Reunion" Review - TVAfterDarkOnline
-'Beauty and the Beast' Recap: A Blast from the Past - BuddyTV
-Beauty and the Beast Review: Old Friends - TVFanatic
-Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Review "Reunion" - TVEquals
-Beauty and the Beast – Recap: Most Likely to Succeed - Rickey
-BEAUTY & THE BEAST: Reunited, and It Feels So Good - SciFi4Me
-Beauty and the Beast 2.05 – Reunion - DNMMagazine
-Beauty And The Beast season 2 episode 5: Reunion - DenofGeek
-Beauty And The Beast Review: "Reunion" (Season 2, Episode 5)- WeGotThisCovered
-Beauty and the Beauty on "Reunion" - Showcase
-Beauty and the Beast – 2.05 – Reunion – Review: Plot holes, continuity errors, bad judgment and easy fixes, oh my! - SpoilerTV
POLL : What did you think of Beauty and the Beast - Reunion? - SpoilerTV
-Beauty and the Beast "Reunion": Forget The Reunion, Let's Talk VinCat - TVForFreaks


*November 4, 2013
"Jay Ryan: Vincent Has a New Purpose on 'BATB' - "Jay Ryan dons a golf cap as he pulls his luggage through Pearson International Airport on Sunday (November 3) in Toronto, Canada. The 32-year-old actor is back in town to film more episode of his hit show Beauty & the Beast. "It's given me a lot of stuff to rework the character and free him a little bit from the constraints of where he was," Jay recently told TVFanatic about the new season. "So, this whole reworking, Vincent being rewired by his new makers, it kind of gives him a new purpose. Then his new makers have essentially given him this goal to clean up Muirfield's mess. With that, we introduce a whole lot of new characters, new creatures, and reveal that there are many new beasts in New York City, and at large elsewhere."
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*November 4, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast': Catherine's H.S. Reunion Gets Awkward (Exclusive Video) - The Hollywood Reporter exclusively debuts a scene from the Nov. 4 episode, "Reunion," where Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) attends her high school reunion and the nostalgic event dredges up more of her past than she originally thought. While Catherine is concerned about Vincent's (Jay Ryan) whereabouts, Gabriel (Sendhil Ramamurthy) is more interested in Catherine's well-being after an attack by another beast, Zach (Blair Redford). "Catherine, I'm more concerned about you!" Gabriel says. "Zach already attacked you once, which means until we know where Zach is... ." "We should get her out of here," Tess (Nina Lisandrello) says, getting ready to leave. It's at that moment that Catherine soaks in her surroundings, reminiscing about what she thought she wanted her life to be like in high school. "Ten years ago I thought I'd be a lawyer like my father," she says. "Married with kids ... botox ... and now 10 years later, I am in love with one beast and I am running from another. So much for 'most likely to succeed.'" Funny how life works. Seconds later Vincent re-emerges at the reunion to take Catherine away, but Gabriel jumps in only to have Vincent aggressively reassure him (aka pulling Catherine toward him like a rag doll) that he's got the situation under control. Awkward."
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*November 2, 2013
From: ew.com
"TV Jukebox: 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'Revenge,' 'Arrow,' and more of this week's best music-on-TV moments - "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (The CW)"

The song: Little Daylight, "Glitter And Gold"

The episode: "Hothead" (204)

The hook: Before Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) chatted in Monday's final moments to James Bay's soulful "Stealing Cars" (a favorite for Jukeboxers on Twitter) "Glitter" was a perfectly sparkling — as in effervescent — track for Cat to get her party (dress) on during a conversation with Tess (Nina Lisandrello)."

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*November 1, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast' sneak peek: Cat uncovers details from her past — EXCLUSIVE PHOTO - 'High school reunions are usually a time to reconnect (and show off!), but in the Nov. 4 episode of Beauty and the Beast, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) uncovers more about her past during her reunion than she ever wanted to know. To make matters even more complicated, Cat and bestie Beth (Annie Ilonzeh) are interrupted mid-convo by a beast who's after Vincent. Judging from the exclusive photo above, the beast drops in at just the wrong time. Cat's not the only one dealing with reunion drama though. Elsewhere in the episode, Vincent (Jay Ryan) meets up with an old buddy from the military who's harboring a dangerous secret. Here's hoping Vin's catch up session doesn't last too long — after all, he's got a beast on his trail."
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*November 1, 2013
"Beauty And The Beast: Blair Redford Makes His Debut! (Exclusive Sneak Peek) [Video] - "In this exclusive sneak peek at Monday's all new episode of "Beauty and The Beast," Blair Redford makes his debut as Zach Hayes. Watch the clip to find out more about his connection to Jay Ryan's Vincent. "BATB" airs Mondays at 9/8c on The CW."
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October 2013
*October 29, 2013
"Favorite On-Screen Chemistry: Contenders' steamiest moments - 'Vincent & Catherine on Beauty and the Beast: Vincent (Jay Ryan) may not have been able to remember Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) this season, but fans can't seem to forget their epic romance. From stolen kisses to swoon-worthy dances, VinCat's relationship is anything but beastly."
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*October 29, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 5 preview: Cat's high school reunion - "Is Cat going to be able to actually have a normal night of fun on "Beauty and the Beast" next week? Asking this question is like asking if Vincent is going to wake up one morning on the show and start saying all of his lines as though he is stuck in some sort of bizarre high school musical. It's not going to happen. This is a woman that cannot escape drama no matter how hard she tries, and the drama will be bubbling over when she thinks mistakenly that she can take a break from the beast-hunting and the investigation. Unfortunately, what happens at this reunion is really not something that Cat could have prepared for in the first place..."
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*October 29, 2013
From: enstarz
"'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 Rumors: Catherine Likely To Part Ways With Vincent If He Continues His Ways? [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview]- After an exciting season 4 episode of The CW's hit TV series, Beauty and the Beast, fans are surely eager to see what's to come in the relationship between Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristen Kreuk). On Oct. 28, Kreuk and Ryan took the opportunity to dish on the possible friction ahead between the likes of Vincent and Catherine. Interestingly enough, Kreuk acknowledged that Vincent may be biting off more than Catherine will soon be able to chew in terms of their current dynamic. Hence, she may eventually part ways from him.

"Very possible that that will occur at some point. If Vincent continues on the trajectory he's going on, there will be a point at which Catherine has to ... like there are lines that he could cross that make her stop believing in him," Kreuk said.

Ryan concurred with his co-star, stating that while Vincent is on a mission to right the wrongs of his makers, he's also acting in a mysterious manner. "He's very questionable this season. For Vincent, he makes it be okay for him because he's on his mission and he's cleaning up the mess of his makers. In reality, he's killing other beasts, not humans."

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*October 29, 2013
From: buddytv
"'Beauty and the Beast': Is Cat and Vincent's Relationship Abusive? - In the second episode of Beauty and the Beast season 2, the main character, Cat, was thrown to the floor of her roof and injured by Vincent, her love interest, in one of the final scenes of the episode. The couple is a fan favorite, and the CW has a reputation for attracting young, female viewers. With this demographic tuning in in large numbers, does the show have a responsibility to handle a topic like domestic abuse sensitively?

Let's back up. For the record, this sort of behavior from Vincent is not the norm for his and Cat's relationship. In the season one finale of Beauty and the Beast, Vincent was abducted, and when Cat found him again in the first episode of this season, "Who Am I?," he had no memory of much of his past, including her and their relationship. This obviously proved problematic for the star-crossed lovers, and Cat has now made it her personal mission to help Vincent retain his memories. In "Kidnapped," Vincent became increasingly frustrated with Cat for asking questions about his whereabouts and actions, concerned that he was being controlled or had fallen in with a group that maybe didn't have good intentions for him. When he threw her down - presumably by grabbing her neck if the bruises are any indication - she was totally shocked, saying that she doesn't remember him ever doing that before, and he left immediately afterwards..."

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*October 28, 2013 - 'Beauty and the Beast' - "Hothead" Reviews & Recaps*
-'Beauty and the Beast': Crimes and memories heat up in 'Hot Head' - zap2it
-Beauty and the Beast Episode 2×04 "Hothead" Review - TVAfterDarkOnline
-'Beauty and the Beast' Recap: Those Stubborn Keller Boys - BuddyTV
-Beauty and the Beast Review: Memories - TVFanatic
-Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Review "Hothead" - TVEquals
-Beauty and the Beast – Recap: Just Under the Upperhand - Rickey
-BEAUTY & THE BEAST: Cooler Heads Prevail - scifi4me
-'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 4 review: Can Cat shake Vincent off? - CarterMatt
-Beauty and the Beast 2.04 – Hothead - DNMMagazine
-Beauty And The Beast season 2 episode 4 review: Hothead - DenofGeek
-Beauty And The Beast Review: "Hothead" (Season 2, Episode 4) - WeGotThisCovered
-Beauty and the Beauty on "Hothead" - Showcase
-Beauty and the Beast – 2.04 Hothead Review: The moon of his life & the sun and stars of hers - SpoilerTV
-POLL : What did you think of Beauty and the Beast - Hothead? - SpoilerTV
-Beauty and the Beast "Hothead": On More Stable Ground - TVForFreaks


*October 28, 2013
From: eonline
"OMG TV Moments: An Explosive Twist on The Blacklist, Beauty and the Beast's Fiery Reveal and More! - Beauty and the Beast: Things were really heating up in this week's episode—but then again, that could have been from all the fires. We were introduced to Eddie a former arsonist-turned-fire beast who has been gifted with the abilities to start a fire and walk through flames. Vincent has been unlocking more and more of his memories and he even ran into/saved his firefighter nephew Aaron Keller. Eddie was killed by the episode's end, but on a happier shipper note Vincent and Cat shared a smooch and held hands as they walked along. It sure is nice to see these two coming back together as a team!"
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*October 28, 2013
From: tvline
"'Ship Shape: How Your Fave Pairs From NCIS: LA, TVD, Castle, BATB and Other Shows Are Faring - 'Oftentimes, your favorite TV shows are all about the couples: the ones you love, the ones you hate and, most importantly, the ones you 'ship. And this was a busy week for romance on the tube. In this new-ish TVLine feature, we provide you with a late-breaking update on the latest happenings for TV's hottest duos and then offer our exclusive forecast for each pairing:
THE COUPLE | Beauty and the Beast's Vincent and Catherine

THE LATEST | Catherine tried to cover up Vincent's abuse; he thought she was trying to get revenge.

SNIFF! | Catherine told Vincent that their relationship had become filled with too many lies. By shutting the window on him, she effectively shut the door on them, for now.

THE FORECAST | Rainy. It's going to take Catherine some time to sort through her feelings about Vincent and his unpredictability.

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*October 28, 2013
From: EW
"'Beauty and the Beast' sneak peek: Vincent comes face-to-face with his [SPOILER] -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO - 'Monday's episode of Beauty and the Beast is going to open some old wounds for poor Vincent (Jay Ryan) and also lead to a family reunion! In the episode, titled "Hothead," a run-in with a suspected (arsonist!) beast is not only going to land Vincent in the hospital but also lead to a loaded encounter with his nephew...The exclusive photos here are also from the episode, which will feature a scene at the 9/11 memorial in New York. (Trivia: The show is actually only the second TV show to film there; the first was CBS's Blue Bloods.)"
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*October 28, 2013
From: zap2it
"'Beauty and the Beast' video: Cat and Tess 'relax' in 'Hot Head' - 'Even when you're trying to uncover a beastly conspiracy, it's important to take time to relax. Thus, Catherine and Tess take a spa day in the "Beauty and the Beast" episode, "Hot Head." Will the two women actually be able to take it easy? That doesn't work out so well. Find out why in this exclusive clip from Monday's episode. Despite the fact that this is an incredibly nice spa, Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) is finding it especially difficult to relax. Tess (Nina Lisandrello) wants her friend to let it all go for a couple of minutes, but the case is making it difficult for Cat to take that good advice.

It seems that there is an arsonist out on the town, and that firebug might also be a beast. Of course Catherine is going to be concerned about the situation! Add in the idea that dying (for a minute) could save Vincent (Jay Ryan), and this whole thing is doomed. There's also the issue of Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy). The man doesn't seem to have signed off on the whole "take off for a day" aspect of the spa treatment. This is especially a problem when Gabe manages to get hold of every phone number in existence to harass people until Catherine picks up."

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*October 27, 2013
"GO BE A BEAST: The anatomy of the anti-hero - "...The Beast vs. Don: Surprisingly, Vincent 2.0 falls right into the 'Don Draper anti-hero' mold. Vincent's questionable behaviour is a direct consequence of his "identity" been taken away. Our identity and moral values are a result of all our life experience. Where can a man go if he is stripped from everything that made him a person? I think this is the most important thing to consider about Vincent right now. He is not the same guy... yes, he is still in there somewhere, but he needs to find a link to his past in order to regain his identity. To use a Lost metaphor: he needs a "constant" and in this case, the constant is Cat..."
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*October 27, 2013
From: starpulse
"'Beauty and the Beast' Interview with Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview]- '...Kristin Kreuk surprised me. She's incredibly direct and forthright. I hate comparing actors to their characters, but in reality Kreuk felt closer to the steely-eyed Cat than to the helpless Lana Lang damsel in 'Smallville.' Most actors/actresses go out of their way to charm you in the press rooms and I appreciated Kristin's matter-of-fact personality. I asked if we'd see Cat cease to cover for Vincent. In season two's opening episodes, we see Cat consistently explaining away Vincent's bad deeds. Even when she claims she's over him, she isn't. But, Kristin promised that Cat will increasingly realize the Vincent before her isn't her Vincent and accept it.

I absolutely forgot that Jay's from New Zealand, until he spoke. The best American accents typically occur when an actor doesn't flatten out his vocal intonations. Jay's speech patterns are all still there in his natural voice. So, I'm even more impressed that he maintains his natural cadence while layering an American accent and Bronx inflections on top of that..."

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*October 27, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast' season 2, episode 4 preview: Cat just wants to have fun [Hothead] - "On Monday night's "Beauty and the Beast" season 2 episode, there is one thing that we are going to see that should mark a nice change of pace for the show: Cat actually starting to settle down a little bit, and realizing that it is okay to try to have fun for a change. Just think for a second about what she has been going through as of late: She has been working tirelessly to try to bring in a man named Vincent that she loves, only to realize that it may not be worth the trouble. He is far more dangerous than she first realized, and now knows that he is really not worth the trouble anymore..."
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*October 26, 2013
"Hottest Supernatural Guys On TV: 'Vampire Diaries' & More — Pics - ''Beauty & The Beast' [Poll] - We know Vincent (Jay Ryan) is pretty much the lone supernatural stud on Beauty & The Beast, but considering The CW's sophomore drama has already won several intense tournaments on HollywoodLife.com thus far, we're thinking Vinnie's got a pretty good chance of taking this one home all by his himself."
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*October 24, 2013
From: TVGuide
"Beauty and the Beast Exclusive Photo: Vincent Jumps Into the Fire - "Things are heating up on Beauty and the Beast. On Monday's episode (9/8c, the CW), Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) enlists Vincent (Jay Ryan) to help him track down a suspected beast, but Vincent quickly takes matters into his own hands. In our exclusive first-look photo, Vincent is seen risking his life to save someone from a deadly fire. Who do you think he's saving?"
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*October 23, 2013
"Kristin Kreuk Shares Her 5 Fave Beauty Products - 'Kristin Kreuk of Beauty and the Beast is known for her acting accolades, and natural good looks. Her effortless appearance and cool girl charm herald this leading Canadian lady as a style and beauty icon. We took a few minutes to chat with the star about her beauty routine, and what top five products she absolutely swears by. As you can guess, these beauty buys are natural products which aid in healing and maintaining the complexion, while adding to her flawless appearance. See what Kristin Kreuk has stashed on her shelves, and tucked away in her cosmetic bag..."
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*October 22, 2013
From: buddytv
"'Beauty and the Beast' Interview: Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan Talk Complicated Romance in Season 2 [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview]-"Poor Catherine and Vincent. It's hard enough finding true love, but forgetting true love is even more difficult. With Vincent's amnesia and a complicated conspiracy afoot, true love has never been bumpier for this beauty and this beast. Of course, stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan don't seem to mind. In fact, the pair seem positively energized by some of the big changes in store for Beauty and the Beast in season two...Highlights from the interview:

Jay Ryan says the amnesia makes Vincent volatile and Catherine vulnerable. It brings them back to square one. Vincent has a new mission this season, he's becoming the super soldier he was always meant to be. He's a very different character this year. Last season Ryan wanted to play the beast in a kind of Jekyll and Hyde fashion. While the characters got pushed together pretty fast in the first season, this season their relationship will be a little murkier. Ryan wants to keep the viewers guessing about what state Vincent is in. Catherine is more desperate this season. She's more emotional and the ground is less steady for her. Kristin Kreuk likes it because it's more material for her to play..."

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*October 21, 2013
"I May be a Beastie Yet – A Second Look at Beauty and the Beast - "I have a confession to make. Before covering last weekend's Beauty and the Beast panel at New York Comic Con, I had only watched one episode of the CW show, a re-imagining of the 1987 series by Ron Koslow, then starring Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman. I was a fan of the original series and even though the October 11th, 2012 pilot was pleasant enough, it didn't click with me and I couldn't see myself adding it to my already overbooked DVR. Then I live-tweeted the show's New York Comic Con panel, featuring both main stars, Kristin Kreuk (Smallville) and Jay Ryan (Terra Nova), along with executive producers Sherri Cooper and Jennifer Levin. Immediately, our feed was flooded with passionate mentions and replies from the Beauty and the Beast fanbase, or Beasties. The episode that was screened (Season 2 Episode 2) was much better than I expected, the panel was engaging and charming and the enthusiastic fan reaction intriguing, so I decided to give the show another chance. After a day or two of post-NYCC recovery, I binge-watched all 22 episodes of Season one, plus the two episodes of Season 2 in three days and I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised!

The chemistry between the two stars is palpable and obviously the driving force behind the show. And even though their star-crossed romance is the main story line, there is much more for fans to enjoy. There is a surprising amount of suspense and action. Kristin Kreuk's character, Catherine Chandler, a New York City police detective, is very capable of taking care of herself. Even though she meets Jay Ryan's character, Vincent Keller, when he saves her from bad guys that have just killed her mother, she is no damsel in distress. She kicks some serious butt and saves Vincent easily as often as he saves her..."

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*October 21, 2013
"Beauty and the Beast's Jay Ryan & Kristin Kreuk at NYCC 2013! [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview] - Beauty and the Beast's second season is in full swing and we have a treat for all of you Beasties – a clip featuring stars Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk from their press room at New York Comic Con! Jay and Kristin discuss the different tone of the series this season, whether or not Vincent will regain his memory, and Kristin playing a strong female character like Catherine, among other things..."
To read the complete write-up + watch video interview: CLICK HERE

*October 21, 2013
From: TVFanatic
"Beauty and the Beast: Jay Ryan on Battling Beasts, Dancing with Cat and More! [Jay Ryan Interview] - "...I sat down with Jay Ryan last week in New York City to talk about this installment, along with what the changes in Vincent mean this season and how he ends up moving and grooving opposite his love interest...TVF: Will he also start questioning his assignment or his mission?

JR: He does as the memories start to pile on, and he realizes that Catherine and J.T. are out to help him. He starts to question the motives of his boss. This is more like [episodes] three, four, five, six, seven, eight. It's much later into the piece. At the moment, he's still sort of getting his bearings with Catherine. She frustrates the hell out of him at this point because he knows that the stakes of what he's doing is very high and she just seems to always show up when he's about to intercept these other beasts. So he really does, at this point, still think that she is planted there to play by another company...TVF: And tell me about this dance in this episode ['Kidnapped']...

JR: Vincent and Catherine are kind of unexpectedly caught in the middle of a dance for a Tango while they try and work out this case. We kind of played it like it was in honor of [the Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie movie] Mr. and Mrs. Smith..."

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*October 21, 2013
From: eonline
"Beauty and the Beast Sneak Peek: Did Vincent Kill an FBI Agent? Watch Now! - Has Vincent (Jay Ryan) gone completely dark side?! That is the question on every Beauty and the Beast fans mind so far in season two as Vincent barely resembles the complicated hero Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) fell for in the CW hit's first season. In last week's episode, VinCat fans were left heartbroken when the couple had a violent altercation on the roof, leading Catherine to admit Vincent is dangerous. But is he really killing good guys now?! We've got an exclusive sneak peek from tonight's episode "Liar, Liar" to share with you, which reveals Vincent may have killed an FBI agent. But Catherine isn't ready to give up on her man just yet...Things will only get harder for the couple, as Sendhil Ramamurthy recently told us Vincent's secretive mission could jeopardize their future. "He's on this whole mission which will become more clear as more episodes air, that he sacrifices a lot to kind of do what he's doing, and he's doing it for one reason, which is to be with Catherine," he teased. "But there's some huge sacrifices involved, and it makes both of them kind of question, and hopefully in the end find that their love becomes stronger."
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*October 20, 2013
From: herdaily
"'Beauty and the Beast' Stars on a New Vincent and Cat at NYCC [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview] - "I had the privilege of speaking with two of the stars of Beauty and the Beast, Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, at a press roundtable during New York Comic Con...So in the premiere, you two start in completely different places. In the season finale you are both in love. Now Vincent is a totally different person, and Cat is still at that point. Are we going to see a place in the series where it is just going to go negative or turn in a completely different way?

Kristin Kreuk: Very possible that that will occur at some point. If Vincent keeps on the trajectory he is going on, there will be a point where Catherine has to...there are lines that he could cross that would make her stop believing in him.

Jay Ryan: And he does cross a few lines, for sure.

KK: He's very questionable this season..."

To read the complete New York Comic Con 2013 interview: CLICK HERE


*October 20, 2013
From: tvline
"Quotes of the Week: Best Zingers from Big Bang, Scandal, SVU, Arrow, Good Wife, Mindy and More! - "Beauty and the Beast - "Did I not shower before...?" Amnesic Vincent (Jay Ryan), asking about his past grooming habits, when a suspicious Catherine remarks that he changed clothes and showered"
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*October 20, 2013
From: TVLine
"Video: Beauty and the Beast Stars on 'Shattered' Cat, a 'Warmer' Vincent and an 'Oh $#*!' Moment - The CW's Beauty and the Beast, which already got fans a-frettin' when Catherine found her MIA love sans his memory, amplified that angst in Season 2′s second episode by having Vincent beast out on his beauty, lobbing her across the very rooftop where happier times have taken place.Sure, their scary encounter came on the heels of a far sexier one, as Cat and Vincent tried to jog his noggin with some bed-rocking, but still — Catherine's world is left "shattered," as Kristin Kreuk explains in this video Q&A held before the show's New York Comic-Con panel..."
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*October 19, 2013
"Does The CW have a hit in 'Reign,' or is this 'Beauty and the Beast' all over again? [Poll]- "Last year, The CW had a show in "Beauty and the Beast" that they were clearly proud of, and wanted to do its best to promote it. Therefore, they gave it what is in many ways their top timeslot immediately following "The Vampire Diaries," and tried to let it grow into something. It got off to a decent start, but then struggled more at the end of the season, despite being a fun show.

Now that it has been moved to Mondays, "Beauty and the Beast" is really struggling in a big way, and right now is the only series (airing Monday-Thursday) likely to be canceled, though that could change as the season progresses. For whatever reason, the lack of the lead-in (or maybe also the increased competition on Mondays) has really hurt Kristin Kreuk and company. It still has loyal, passionate fans, but they may not be enough to survive. As of right now, we see "Reign" in a similar situation to "Beauty and the Beast" last year based on its premiere rating of 0.8. It's a solid number, much in the same way that the previous show started. But can that number last? "Beauty and the Beast" started slow, but got better and better as season 1 progressed..."

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*October 18, 2013
From: TVFanatic
"Jim's Notebook: Jay Ryan's Daddy-Hood, Matt Bomer's World Appeal and Keegan Allen's Dark Side [Jay Ryan Interview]- "Beauty and the Beast: I can now state from personal experience that star Jay Ryan is not a beast during the most important meal of the day: breakfast. During our recent chat, we talked about how the stunt work has changed on Beauty and the Beast Season 2, along with another big change to his persoanl life... being a father!

"This year the stunt work has completely changes because they've remodeled physically how Vincent moves as the beast," the New Zealand actor shared. And, he added, the new stunt coordinators are having him do some intense work: "We shot one [scene] the other day where Vincent is chasing a speeding car, and he jumps on the car, and he rips the character out through the window so he's much more dangerous, and just more ingenious. Everything is honed in, and it felt last year he was a bit all over the place and couldn't control his beast whereas this year, he's much more in control with it." And while Vincent may not be smiling much these days, Ryan lit up when I asked about being a new father to his nearly six month old daughter: "I think it's chilled me out a lot more. I thought I would be sleep deprived and a little bit more anxious but everything else seems so small in comparison to just getting home and playing with my daughter." The actor also revealed: "I'm a big kid anyway so I have someone to play with now, who doesn't think I'm a weirdo."

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*October 18, 2013
From: TVLine
"New Spoiler Alert! Previews Bones Nuptials and Beastly Fallout - And before the credits roll on this week's installment, Beauty and the Beast's Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan reply to our query about the fallout from Vincent's memory-deprived freak-out..."
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*October 17, 2013
From: tvguide
"Exclusive Beauty and the Beast Video: Can Cat Dance Her Way to Information from Vincent? - On Monday's Beauty and the Beast's Cat and Vincent are sussing each other out in a scene reminiscent of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. On the episode (Monday at 9/8c, The CW), Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) track a beast while keeping their individual agendas secret from one another in a game of cat-and-mouse. In our exclusive sneak peek, the two dance while Cat threatens Vincent to tell her what's going on — or else her backup, Tess (Nina Lisandrello) and Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy), are prepared with tranquilizers."
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*October 14, 2013
From: etonline
"5 Questions With Sendhil Ramamurthy [Sendhil Ramamurthy Interview] - "...ETonline: What can you tease about tonight's episode?

Ramamurthy: It's all about Vincent and Catherine trying to find love again. They need to fall in love again, and there will be multiple obstacles on that path. And I don't just mean Vincent's lack of memory. Things come up that make it hard for Catherine. She begins to question everything she's doing because she's let this completely consume her. She does nothing else besides try to cure him, which is where Gabe comes in. He spearheads the experimentation on a cure. He's trying to figure out how he became normal again so he can hopefully, possibly, replicate that on Vincent. Because, at the end of the day, none of the Beasts volunteered to become Beasts. They're all innocents in that sense and Gabe really feels for them because he can sympathize with them..."

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*October 14, 2013
From: zap2it
"'Beauty and the Beast': Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk talk Season 2 romance in 'Kidnapped' [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview]- "Kreuk and Ryan answered at least some of these questions in recent interviews.

First of all, there's the important issue of whether or not the romance is doomed. Ryan did give some hints about how Vincent just won't be able to stay away from Catherine, even if he wants to. "There's always that pull, that connection," he explained. "I think that's what really starts to unravel this new Vincent from what he's focused on right now. There's this pull of this woman who says that they're together and she knows all this stuff about his past ... It's a constant thing. It's almost like he can hear her heartbeat. And that's a new element that we'll play with as well this season -- his senses and what Catherine's body does to him, I guess. How is a beast attracted to the one he loves, and how we play with that."

But getting back together isn't the solution to everything, as Kreuk pointed out. Catherine's obsession with Vincent has actually become a bit of a problem for her. "This season will illustrate, if you go that extreme and you go really far in that extreme and you build your life all around somebody and you lose all sense of yourself, you're screwed!" she said..."

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*October 13, 2013
"New Age Sensitive Guy Brings Heart to the Beast - "Auckland-born Jay Ryan, 32, "brings a deep-voiced sensitivity to Vincent", in his role as the "Beast" in the CBS remake of the 1980's TV show Beauty and the Beast starring Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton. "Ryan portrays Vincent as being a little awkward, almost shy, and that's part of his appeal. For this is a man who's lost everything, friends, position, girlfriend, who's hunted, afraid of who he might harm. But he's also surprisingly gentle, though fiercely protective of [detective Catherine Chandler]," The Reporter writes in a review of the show, which is currently screening on Australia's Eleven channel.

"Beauty and the Beast offers a dash of romance, action and fantasy. Throw in good looking actors, seriously unpleasant adversaries and this is an entertaining series." Since 2009, Ryan has played Kevin in the New Zealand comedy/drama series Go Girls. In 2011, he joined the cast of the Australian comedy/drama series Offspring."

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*October 3, 2013
"Kristin Kreuk: 'Beauty and the Beast' Season Two Premiere Pic (JJJ Exclusive)! - Kristin Kreuk is radiant in red in this exclusive pic from the upcoming, October 21st episode during the new season of Beauty and the Beast. In the premiere episode, "Who Am I?" Three months after Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan) was abducted by Muirfield, Detective Catherine Chandler (Kreuk), is reunited with him – but not in the way she planned.

He's changed: his scar has disappeared, his memory has been wiped clean and he returns as a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Catherine needs to unravel the reasons behind Vincent's change if she has any hopes of recovering their epic love, while also trying to solve the secrets that swirl around her own life."

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*October 3, 2013
From: ETonline
"Kristin Previews A Whole New Catherine - Exclusive [Kristin Kreuk Video]- On October 7, The CW's hit Beauty and the Beast returns for an action-packed (and I really mean that) second season and ETonline scored an exclusive video of star Kristin Kreuk teasing the changes in store for Catherine, and the show, this year! "Three months have passed [since the finale] and Catherine is in a crappy place," Kreuk says. "She has spent every day looking for Vincent, that's all she's doing, at the expense of everything else in her life."

And while previews reveal that it won't take too long for these soulmates to find their way back to one another, I can tell you that their journey won't be an easy one this season. The premiere not only sets up dynamic new villains for the duo to tango with, but also ramps up the action, in a big way! "It's really action-packed," she says of the shift in pace for season two. "I fight a lot more this year, there's more going on in each storyline, the stakes are higher [and] it's more intense." Check out ETonline's exclusive clip to see exactly what Kristin's talking about!"

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*October 3, 2013
From: eonline
"Spoiler Chat: Scoop on Vampire Diaries, Grey's Anatomy, Once Upon a Time, The Walking Dead and More! [spoilers]- Lee: I'm super-worried about VinCat on Beauty and the Beast! Please tell me there's hope!

Just know this: Cat is super-determined and believes in their love. In fact, the words meant to be are used twice, and their love is described as "epic" by someone else. Oh, and there is a VinCat kiss. (Flashback or present day? You'll have to wait and see!) But it will definitely be a rocky, rocky road in season two as their relationship has one very big adversary: Cat's real father!"

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*October 3, 2013
"Kristin Kreuk chats about 'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 [Kristin Kreuk Interview] "We sit down and chat with fellow Canadian Kristin Kreuk about the upcoming, new season of hit TV show Beauty and the Beast. Kristin Kreuk is a Canadian actress who really needs no introduction. From Vancouver, British Columbia, Kreuk is best known for portraying Lana Lang on hit TV series Smallville as well as Laurel Yeung in the Canadian teen drama Edgemont. She has guest starred in countless productions, including Chuck. Her movie roles include Snow White: The Fairest of Them All starring opposite Miranda Richardson, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li and recently, Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy."
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*October 3. 2013
From: tvaddict
"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Preview: Nina Lisandrello Previews Season 2 and An Unexpected Romance for Tess [Nina Lisandrello Interview]- 'Will Tess push Catherine to let loose at all, like have a girl's outing?

NINA: That is an amazing question. Tess will definitely push Cat to let loose, and Cat lets loose a little too much. So when Cat is letting loose more than Tess, and Tess has to rein Cat in, we've got a serious problem. So that's a really funny episode. That is Episode 204. Good girl's night.

With the heightened danger now that Tess is aware of Muirfield and their world, how much physical training do you have to do to keep up with all that as far as how they write the show?

NINA: The funny thing is: I was just saying that Tess is brute in the relationship. Like Tess is Indiana Jones in a sword fight. She just shoots her gun and says, "I really don't have time for all this." Cat is a ninja — trained in martial arts. Tess is a New York cop. She'll punch you in the face and maybe kick you in the groin. It ain't going to get that sexy with Tess. She'll break a chair over your head. But the really amazing fight sequences are with Catherine 'cause that is just what Kristin excels at. It's beautiful and it's amazing to watch. And Tess will just be there watching, sipping a beer, and just watching the show. There is a scene coming up where Cat has a very intense sequence while Tess is drinking a beer. (Laughs) So there is a lot of fun stuff coming up..."

To read the complete Nina Lisandrello interview: CLICK HERE


*October 2, 2013
From: zap2it
"CBS Television Studios Heads to New York Comic-Con With 'Beauty and the Beast' & 'Reign' -*Calling all Beasties and royal subjects of New York! CBS Television Studios heads to New York Comic-Con 2013 with "Beauty and the Beast" and "Reigh" Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Adelaide Kane, Toby Regbo and Torrance Coombs will be in attendance*

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – Season Two Premiere Monday, Oct. 7 at 9/8c on The CW

Hashtag: #BatB

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

The CW's breakout fan-favorite BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will make its New York Comic-Con debut by showing an advance screening of the second episode, "Kidnapped." The screening will be followed by a discussion with series stars Kristin Kreuk (Smallville) and Jay Ryan (Terra Nova) along with executive producers Jennifer Levin (Without a Trace) and Sherri Cooper (Brothers and Sisters), moderated by Matt Mitovich from TVLine.com. Beauty And The Beast, winner of the 2012 People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama, is a modern twist on the well-known story. In the second season, Detective Catherine Chandler (Kreuk) reunites with Vincent Keller (Ryan) after last season's abduction – but not in the way she planned. He's changed: his scar has disappeared, his memory has been wiped clean and he returns as a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Catherine needs to unravel the reasons behind Vincent's change if she has any hope of recovering their epic love, while also trying to solve the secrets that swirl around her own life.

For the latest updates on Beauty And The Beast, go to www.facebook.com/BeautyandtheBeast, http://batbnation.tumblr.com, and follow @CWbatb and stars and producers @JayRyan, @MsKristinKreuk, @sherricooper22 and @jenniferlevin22 on Twitter."

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*October 2, 2013
From: tvaddict
"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Preview: Kristin Kreuk Teases the Challenges Ahead for VinCat in Season 2 [Kristin Kruek Interview] - "Going forward, where is Catherine at in her mindset?

KRISTIN: Catherine is in a dark, dark place. She's kind of consumed with finding Vincent and it's become her entire life. She hasn't paid her bills. She hasn't taken care of anything. Her sister hasn't had the opportunity to tell her about her dad not being her dad. All of that stuff is up in the air. And everyone's kind of in different places. Tess had her relationship with Joe end. She's trying to get Catherine to move on with her life and everyone's kind of in different spaces.

How long before we see scenes with Catherine and Vincent?

KRISTIN: I think this season is really about them apart in some ways. In the first bit, they kind of fall in love again and you get to experience that. But as you'll see, there's so many obstacles and Catherine's real father is very actively trying to keep the two of them apart. So they still love each other, even with all the obstacles that are in the way. But there's going to be these struggles.

But there will be glimpses of bits of romance in there?

KRISTIN: Absolutely. The romance is there and in some ways it's more romantic 'cause it's more tragic."

To read the complete Kristin Kreuk interview: CLICK HERE



*October 2, 2013
From: Fan Voice
Beauty and the Beast: Sendhil Ramamurthy is Back and Talking Season 2 - "[Sendhil Ramamurthy Interview]

"Fan Voice: How far ahead do you actually get to see the scripts?

Sendhil Ramamurthy: Literally it's been two or three days before we shoot. It's tough. They write it, but then there's so many people who have to give notes on it – the network, studio, these people have to give notes and by the time that it gets to us when it's in shooting form where we're going to get to go, and even then, we get green pages, blue pages, pink pages, gold pages throughout the whole thing. It's tough. I can also say that Gabe and Catherine carry the bulk of letting the audience know what's going on, like kind of setting up the scene at the beginning of the episodes, and it's heavy dialogue days and Kristin and I are like 'we've got to get through this;' we shore each other up to get through it because it's a lot of talking.

Fan Voice: So the Kristin giggle. How are you managed to get through scenes without cracking up?

Sendhil Ramamurthy: Well, unfortunately, I'm kind of just as bad as her, it turns out and I seem to be the impotence for a lot of that, so I'm trying to rein that in. But it's hard for me just because it's fun. The scenes are fun and actually, there's a lot more humor in this season because it got really dark in the last season and there's a lot more lightness going on, mainly with J.T. and Tess because they get all those great one-liners, but even for Gabe and Catherine, there's some lighter moments, which have been a lot of fun to play and very different for this character certainly, and for the Catherine character..."

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*October 1, 2013
From: zap2it
"'Beauty and the Beast' photo: Vincent and Cat have a picnic - spoilers - "Vincent isn't really himself when he returns for "Beauty and the Beast" Season 2. At least, he's not quite the same Vincent we saw in the first season. But that doesn't mean that Vincent can't enjoy a candlelit picnic with his beloved Catherine. This exclusive photo from episode 2 of the upcoming season, "Kidnapped," gives us a peek at the beginning of that picnic. It's not just romance and candles in Season 2 though. After being kidnapped (by Cat's real father!!!) in the Season 1 finale, Vincent has been missing for months when the new season premieres. Cat, JT and even Gabe (no, he's not dead) have spent a great deal of time frantically looking for their beastly friend, but it's like Vincent has simply disappeared. bviously, he does come back. The question is: **How does Vincent come back? Will he feel the same about Catherine? Will his priorities have changed after months in mysterious captivity? Will he even be happy to enjoy a picnic with Cat? We will find out some of the answers when "Beauty and the Beast" premieres on Monday, Oct. 7. "Kidnapped" will follow a week later -- that's when we will see this picnic."
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*October 1, 2013
"Watch: Kristin Kreuk previews a new season of 'Beauty & the Beast' [Video]- "Kristin Kreuk, one of the stars of the Showcase series Beauty & the Beast, said Monday fans should expect a different tone in the second season. "This season is a lot darker," she said in an interview that aired Tuesday on Global's The Morning Show. "There's some stuff that's really dark, which is fun. The audience will really like it." The 30-year-old Vancouver native said the sophomore season begins with her character Catherine finding Vincent (Jay Ryan) after three months apart — and he has lost his memory. "It's like a process of rediscovery and falling in love all over again," explained Kreuk, who said the show will delve deeper into the beast world. "You'll see how different beasts are," she promised, "and it's quite gross sometimes."
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*October 1, 2013
From: Fan Voice
"Beauty and the Beast: Nina Lisandrello Talks About What's Coming [Nina Lisandrello Interview] - ""Fan Voice:I wrote up a thing – that you retweeted – about female buddies on TV–

Nina Lisandrello: I really appreciated that, because, I think so often that with women on TV, it's more about comparing them, like seeing how they compete with one another, and it's just, no. That's not what this show does. We support one another. Tess and Cat are totally different and the combo together is beautiful, which I love.

Fan Voice: I wanted to see how that's developing this season with everything that's happened because I know that Kristin was just telling us that Cat is completely falling apart, not paying bills and all that.

Nina Lisandrello: Yeah, Cat might as well have a meth addiction this season. It is just so off the rails, and understandably so, but it's a real test to Tess's friendship because at the end of the day, they're cops that have cases to solve. And Tess gets stuck with all of it because Cat is just looking for her man and because Cat has lost her father and mother, she has to be as sensitive as she can because now she's lost her man too. It's like, jeez, what more can she go through? But at the end of the day, Tess is human and she's going to get exhausted and put to the test sometimes..."

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE


*October 1, 2013
From: tvaddict
"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Preview: Jay Ryan Dishes on Vincent's Wiped-Memory and What's Next for Vincent and Catherine [Jay Ryan Interview]""What is it like to film scenes between Vincent and Catherine and J.T. now?

JAY: There's a new dangerous element towards Catherine and J.T. in that Vincent can strike at any time, and if he feels like he is being threatened in any way or fooled in any way, then he's probably going to get them out of the way.

At its heart, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is still a romance. What kind of romance elements are you able to incorporate of that when Vincent does not understand his former relationship with Cat?

JAY: It's an opportunity for them to fall in love all over again, which is always a good thing 'cause the beginning of love is always the most exciting, probably — for television anyway. That romantic element is obviously the heart of our show. There's a lot of new beats we can play with Catherine and Vincent's relationship. They moved very fast in Season 1 and so we want to slow that back down so the romantic element can be there; instead of the more solid relationship where things become a bit more tricky. I think that the audience that we had in the first season will connect to it. Even though Vincent may seem very different in the beginning in that he doesn't recognize who Catherine is or the love that they had, there is that little twinkle in the eye between them. Its the destiny of the two lovers. I think that's what starts triggering Vincent to remember who he was and which will pull him back into his old self."

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE


September 2013
*September 30, 2013
From: Fan Voice
"Beauty and the Beast: Austin Basis Talks J.T. and Season 2 - "[Austin Basis Interview] - "Fan Voice:At the end of last season, it took J.T. a while to accept Catherine...Austin Basis: Yes, yes.

Fan Voice: And now she's finding that they have to work together to get their boy back. How's that working for J.T. since he gets a little frustrated with that woman, let's face it.

Austin Basis: Yes. He did. But what I liked about it–

Fan Voice: She's the third wheel. She's breaking up the bromance.

Austin Basis: She's totally a third wheel in the bromance. But yeah, I like the fact that it evolved because I play characters that, I've seen characters that, more so than I play them, you know, and it's not a sitcom where everyone's the same all the time and each episode is a new thing for these defined characters to work at, and I think that's what's great about TV now...I, as an actor, I can't play like just berating her every time, so I have to find a new way to do it if it's in the lines, and if I get the opportunity to have that moment of, that I get to see this woman who really cares for my best friend, and then I want what's best for him, so in turn, I'm going to look after her or try to make that happen for him, such as the whole Alex (Bridget Regan) arc where J.T. was so adamant about how we have this dynamic that's working; why are you screwing it up by having this dalliance or whatever you're having with Alex, you know?"

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE



*September 30, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast:' See Vincent's new home, plus premiere scoops! — EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS - "How is the lack of the precinct going to factor in the show; where is Vincent's scar? Will he have flashbacks of Cat? — Steph

Since we can't give away everything, we'll only answer two out of your three questions (seems fair right?). Though Cat hasn't exactly been on top of her detective duties, she does make a trip to the precinct in the premiere. As for flashbacks? No. Vin doesn't have flashes of his past with Cat, but as we teased before, that's not to say he doesn't feel a connection with her. Bonus scoop: Vin may or may not have a mini version of this moment when he sees Cat.

I know there's a kiss between them..is it a dream or is the kiss real? — yolyco

In that case, we'll only say this: There is a dream sequence in the episode, but it's not at all romantic. We're pretty sure you can figure it out from there...(hint, hint, hint!)..."

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*September 30, 2013
From: tvfanatic
"Jim's Notebook: Lisa Kudrow on Scandal, Changes to Beauty and the Beast and More! [Brad Kern Interview]- "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: We've still got a week before the Beauty and the Beast Season 2 premiere, but you'll notice something missing from Vincent when we next see him: the scar on his face. The show explains what happened in the first episode back but new showrunner Brad Kern told me that there were lots of conversations about losing the scar for good: "Practically there were some production issues because it does take time to put on the scar, it does take time to take off the scar, and [Jay Ryan's] skin didn't like the scar that much all the time."

There is also a creative and aesthetic reason to lose the scar, Kern explained: "We wanted a very super charged Vincent and open the door to mythology that we're just beginning to talk about at the beginning of the season. We wanted Cat to notice right away that he's different and we wanted the audience to know right away that something's different then that becomes a mystery to be solved.".."

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*September 30, 2013
From: tvaddict
"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Season 2 Preview: Austin Basis Teases the J.T./Tess Romance and Where Vincent's Head Is At" [Austin Basis Interview] - "There is perhaps no greater best friend in the world that J.T. Forbes. (Austin Basis). He not only sheltered his best friend Vincent (Jay Ryan) for 10 years from a vicious black-ops organization, he also worked non-stop to find a cure so Vincent could one day live his life again as a normal man. But then it all came crashing down when Muirfield snatched Vincent away, leaving J.T. and Detective Catherine Chandler (Kristin Kreuk) at a loss on how to find their lost friend. In a recent press interview from the set, co-star Austin Basis gave the scoop on what is going on in J.T.'s world and whether there is hope on the horizon for finding Vincent...What about the Vincent and Catherine relationship? Is that over for now? AUSTIN: It's such a statement of their bond and their love that it can seep through, even with Vincent having no recollection. There's a connection in the moment. He knows and can see that Catherine is telling the truth. He sees that love kind of piercing through and that's what they hold onto and what is going to build..."
To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE


*September 30, 2013
From: eonline
"Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Sneak Peek: Vincent and JT Awkwardly Try to Reconnect—Watch! - "Well, that explains the episode's title! Beauty and the Beast returns for its highly-anticipated second season on Monday, Oct. 7 with "Who Am I?," and we know who will be asking that very question in the premiere: Our main beast Vincent (Jay Ryan)! After being captured by Muirfied in the season one finale, it seems Vincent will be a changed man when we next see him...and by changed we mean he won't even know who he is! In an exclusive sneak peek at the season two premiere, it's revealed that Vincent has has his memory wiped, which JT (Austin Basis) attempts to remedy by showing him around their place, leading to a hilariously awkward exchange...

While JT is showing Vincent around, our beast (who is definitely a lot colder, no?) asks some questions, including if it's just the two of them living there. "You and me," JT says, before receiving a weird look from Vincent. He then sputters out, "But just as friends. Good friends. Best friends. But friends only...just." Oh JT, you always have such a way with words! But Beasties may want to prepare for some heartache to go along with the laughs as it seems season two will be a tough ride for fan favorite couple Vincent and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk). "It's a really intense episode. The show's pace is going up this season, so a lot is happening," Kreuk teased. "We're three months ahead; three months has passed since the finale, so they're getting filled in on a lot of what happened during that time. It's going to be kind of achingly romantic."

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*September 28, 2013
"Fall TV's Hottest Ladies: Nina Dobrev, Naya Rivera & More [Kristin Kreuk Won Poll] - "The weather may be cooling down, but TV is getting hotter than ever thanks to the girls on this list! HollywoodLife.com rounded up 25 of our favorite small-screen starlets, and we want to know which one(s) you can't wait to see again this fall. From vampires and witches to backstabbers and Broadway hopefuls, there's a little something for everyone — so get to voting! Which of fall's leading ladies do you like best? (Poll Closed) Kristin Kreuk on Beauty & The Beast (The CW) WON!!!
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*September 27, 2013
From: JustJared
"Win a FREE Copy of 'Beauty & The Beast: The First Season' on DVD! - 'The series, which centers on homicide detective Catherine "Cat" Chandler (Kristin Kreuk) who teams with the mysterious Dr. Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan), the man who saved her life years earlier and who has a terrible secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses, is out on DVD next week. JJJ was lucky enough to get our hands on a copy — and we want you to win it! The box set includes six discs packed with numerous deleted scenes and never-before-seen featurettes."
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*September 27, 2013
"EXCLUSIVE: Beauty and the Beast Wardrobe Behind-the-Scenes! - "Check out the exclusive video of how the stylist of Beauty and the Beast dress the bold and beautiful Detective Catherine Chandler! Often seen wearing jeans and boots, Catherine dresses comfortably to kick some crime and fight the bad guys. The stylist on set, also named Catherine, describes the heroine's style to be "simple, sophisticated, with a little bit of elegance but still holding that vision of being a detective." She's one of the hottest detectives we've ever seen! Eat your heart out, Sherlock Holmes!"
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*September 27, 2013
From: screenfad
"Beauty and the Beast Season 2 Premiere Teasers: 5 Things You Need to Know [Spoilers]- "Beauty and the Beast left audiences with a major cliffhanger last season when Vincent was captured and taken away, leaving Catherine with a dying Gabe on the floor. Fortunately, The CW released a screener and I was privileged to watch it early. When Beauty and the Beast returns for season 2, we will see a three-month time jump and some of the story lines that were left hanging last season will come forth and set up a new dynamic for this upcoming season. Here are 5 spoilers you need to know:

Obsession. From the moment Catherine saw the man/beast she loves being taken away, she becomes obsessed with finding him and bringing him back to her. So much so, that she has laid low at the precinct and has not been there for her family...especially for her sister, which causes some tension in their relationship.

Family Secrets. As we found out in the finale, Catherine's biological father, Agent Reynolds, definitely has something to do with Vincent's capture and he will continue to secretly protect his daughter. It's clear from the very beginning that he doesn't want to hurt her, but he does have a mission to accomplish. Turns out, Agent Reynolds will play a pretty significant role this season. We'll also learn more about the hit and run involving her father, including information that her family failed to reveal to Catherine about her lineage..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE



*September 27, 2013
From: zap2it
"'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 premiere: 10 things to know about 'Who Am I?' [Spoilers]- 'What changes? 10 "Beauty and the Beast" premiere spoilers have some answers.

1. Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) isn't dead. This isn't a huge shock. The impressive part is how quickly he lives (within seconds) and how. All of this near-death stuff, however, has brought about some changes.

2. Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) starts out the season rather obsessed with finding Vincent (Jay Ryan). Tess (Nina Lisandrello) and JT (Austin Basis) are both rather concerned about this -- especially since there's an increased workload at the police station, and Tess is covering all of it.

3. Cat is so obsessed with finding Vincent, in fact, that she a) is willing to chase down even a "maybe" match for her beloved and b) is not worried about driving in New York City traffic.

4. Heather (Nicole Anderson) and Catherine really haven't talked much in the time since the finale. Heather is really worried about this (and not only because she thinks that she alone holds the secret of Cat's paternity).

5. Because Vincent really has been missing all this time, it takes awhile for the character to show up in the season premiere. But don't worry -- he pops up about 10 minutes in. How he pops up? That's the real question.

6. Want to know the entire basis for the company called Muirfield? Let's just say that the Season 2 premiere is the episode you have been waiting for.

7. When Cat and the gang do find Vincent, something is missing. Two "somethings," to be exact.

8. A man named Bob is important to this episode.

9. Don't try to get Catherine to give a memorial speech. It's not likely to end well.

10. "How does someone stay off the grid in this day and age?" This question has a great deal to do with the plot of "Who Am I?""

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*September 27, 2013
From: EW
'NCIS,' 'The Mentalist,' 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Castle': Find out what's next in the [Spoiler]Room - "Sandra, I'm still fanning myself after that Beauty and the Beast photo you tweeted. How is it possibly Jay Ryan even looks sexy in full beast mode? Anyway, have you seen the episode? Any teases? — Joan

Saw it. Loved it. And fans'll love it too. You may have heard a lot about the "changes" that Vincent goes through that put a strain on their relationship (specifically, he's all Grrr-y now) and while you get the sense it will definitely be a battle to recover what they once had, there's one very important gesture he makes that will fill your heart with hope."



*September 27, 2013
From: tvline
"Beauty and the Beast Exclusive First Look: Catherine Gets Huge News from [Spoiler] - "When The CW's Beauty and the Beast opens Season 2 on Oct. 7 (in its new Mondays-at-9 time slot), it will have been months since Catherine last saw Vincent, after he was captured and hauled away by mysterious men in a helicopter. And in all that time, she and JT have yet to turn up a single lead on Vincent's whereabouts. Until now. In this exclusive clip from the premiere, Cat "beasts out" a bit on someone until she realizes that this person comes bearing unexpected gifts — in the form of news she has been aching to hear."
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*September 26, 2013
From: spoilerTV
"Beauty and the Beast – 2.01 – Who Am I? – Preview [Spoilers]: First of all, if you have been avoiding spoilers, like I have (which I doubt because come on, you're on a site named Spoiler TV), this episode might be a bit jarring. This is definitely a soft reboot of the show. The two leads seem out of character, while Vincent has a reason, Cat does not. I don't know whether to chalk this up to the writer of the episode (the new co-showrunner Brad Kerns) not really understanding what makes Cat so likable or if this a character retcon that he will be forcing down our throats. The same thing can be said for Tess who seems less sassy and more witchy (which translate to: comes off highly unlikable). I know Brad Kern can write for women (he was the showrunner for Charmed for all eight of its seasons) so I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.

Secondly, I was pleasantly surprised and perfectly fine with them moving away from the procedural aspect of the show. While I am more than happy to see the character of Joe Bishop gone, the actor Brian White will be missed. The 125th precinct is in shambles but no worries, the district attorney has appointed a certain someone (*cough* Gabe *cough*) to fix it and get things back in order. Tess is not a fan of this arrangement and tension (that may or may not be unresolved sexual tension) ensues..."

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*September 26, 2013
"'Beauty And The Beast' Gag Reel: Flubbed Lines & Giggle Fits (VIDEO) - "There's nothing like a good flubbed line to create the perfect blooper. Fortunately, there are plenty of them in the "Beauty and the Beast" Season 1 gag reel. In the exclusive clip above, watch Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan and the rest of the cast struggle with giggles and mess up their lines. The full gag reel is on the "Beauty and the Beast" Season 1 DVD set hitting stores on Tuesday, Oct. 1."
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*September 25, 2013
From: buddytv
"'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 Premiere [Spoilers]: The New Beast Reveals a New Adversary - '...The episode picks up three months after Vincent was captured by Muirfield. While in their custody, he has evolved into a new beast without a scar and he has gained some freaky and amazing new abilities. Catherine has spent nearly every moment of those months searching for him. She's obsessed with finding Vincent and it's affecting her relationships with everyone close to her. Tess has been covering for Catherine at work and is growing weary of her friend's fixation. Catherine's relationship with her sister is also strained. The status of her biological father after the hit and run is revealed in the premiere. And, it doesn't appear that Heather or their father has told Catherine about her true parentage...The core romance between Catherine and Vincent will be different going forward. Will they find their way back to the epic romance they had in season 1? Or, has Vincent changed too much? They fell in love once and they can do it again..."
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*September 25, 2013
"TV Spoilers: 'The Vampire Diaries,' 'The Originals,' and 'Beauty and the Beast' - "We've been very bad. Last week, we received advanced copies of the premiere episodes of CW's The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and Beauty and the Beast. But (and here comes the bad part), we haven't sat down to watch them yet. We know, we know, terrible, right? To make up for this horrible oversight, we want to ask you what kind of scoop you'd like from each of the shows. Are you most interested in tidbits about Damon and Elena's relationship on The Vampire Diaries? Or Stefan and Elena? Do you want to know what's up with Vincent in the premiere of Beauty and the Beast? Or, are you more interested in catching up with Cat? And what about new show The Originals? Are you interested in whether or not Klaus has a new romantic interest in the pilot? Or perhaps, you just want an update on Elijah's hair (we don't blame you)."
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*September 24, 2013
From: tvguide
[Spoilers]What can you tell us about Beauty and the Beast? — Emily

ADAM: Viewers looking for Vincent and Catherine's happily-ever-after might want to postpone the celebration. After they finally became a couple at the end of Season 1, they'll have to start at Square 1 this season, thanks to Vincent's capture. Why? Because he doesn't remember her! Can Cat make him realize that they are MFEO?"

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*September 23, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast:' Vincent in chains — EXCLUSIVE PHOTO - 'Beauty and the Beasts' Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Cat (Kristin Kreuk) may be set to reunite in season two, but it certainly won't be easy. In this exclusive photo from the premiere—which picks up three months after the finale—a scar-free Vincent is chained to a chair and surrounded by gunmen. Don't expect much relief when he's finally set free though. Vincent—who was abducted by Muirfield last season—will return as a "supercharged beast on a mysterious mission." Oh, and he won't have any memory of his past. How's that for complicated?

There is however a slight silver—okay fine, more like bronze—lining. With Vincent off the rails, it'll be up to Cat to play hero. The detective will have to balance figuring out what caused Vincent's change, and trying to solve the secrets swirling around her own life. Luckily, our beauty has brains, so we're hoping it won't take too long for her to solve the case."

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*September 22, 2013
"Ian Somerhalder V. Jay Ryan V. Colin O'Donoghue: Who's Fall TV's Hottest? [BATB Poll] - "The votes are in! We gave you 25 options of Fall TV's hottest hotties, and you've narrowed down to three — and now you've got to pick your favorite! We give you the eye candy, you pick the winner! Over 100,000 of you voted and the top three finalists are . . . The Vampire Diaries' Damon (Ian Somerhalder), Beauty & the Beast's Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Once Upon a Time's Captain Hook (Colin O'Donoghue). Fall 2013 TV is filled with hot, hot, and more hot stars on new and returning shows. With most of them kicking off next week, we've asked you who is the most hunky of all. It all comes down to this — you've picked the top three: Ian, Jay and Colin are in the finals! Jay's on a role! You already voted his character Vincent on Beauty & the Beast's as one half of the best couple — along with Catherine (Kristin Kreuk)."
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*September 21, 2013
From: ksite
"Beauty And The Beast: Ten Things About The Season Premiere "Who Am I?" [Spoilers] - "...Cat doesn't give up. In those months where Vincent is missing, Cat is relentless in trying to find him, and J.T. is helping. One might say she's wearing herself a bit thin in this time, even neglecting other parts of her life (like her sister) in the process. A heartbeat away... There is a moment where Vincent is able to tell Cat is near him just by hearing a heartbeat. This ability comes in handy later when he has to save her... because "saving each other" is what those two do, right? Who Am I?Yes, there is a kiss. It's in one of the trailers, although the image is flip-flopped on the trailer for some reason..."
To read the complete season premiere review: CLICK HERE


*September 19, 2013
From: buddytv
"Beauty and the Beast Preview: Will Vincent and Cat Be Reunited? - "When Beauty and the Beast returns, Catherine and Vincent will have been separated for a period of time, while he was being held by Muirfield. They experimented on him and will come back a changed beast. Will he be new and improved? The answer to that probably depends on who you ask...Catherine is on the hunt for Vincent. She knows Muirfield has him, but they haven't killed him. She wonders why they need him. - JT is skeptical of their ability to find Vincent. "I hope my daughter doesn't get in the way again." - What does he have to do with all of this? "I love him. I'm not stopping until I find him." - Catherine Catherine finds Vincent and her father orders her love to be killed. Vincent gets shot. Catherine fights. And, the beast returns."
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*September 19, 2013
"'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 [Spoilers]: Vincent Transformed Into a Ferocious Beast on a Mission - "...Kristin Kreuk, who pays Catherine, and Ryan told Entertainment Weekly that the premiere picks up three months after Vince was abducted by Muirfield. Fans will see that Vincent has been visibly changed; he has no scar and his memory has been wiped clean. Most alarmingly, he has been transformed into a fiercely dangerous beast who is on a secret mission. The season will open with Cat trying to find Vincent. Once he is found, it will be Cat's job to discover how and why Vincent was transformed, and to attempt to get him back to normal. Fans will also find out that the man who captured Vincent is Cat's biological father, which Cat has yet to discover. Her father, Agent Reynolds (Ted Whittall) is seen saying, "I hope my daughter doesn't get in the way again." The stars of the show spoke to TVLine about the upcoming season's focus. "This season's all about building a very rich mythology," Kreuk said. "So procedural is completely gone now..."
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*September 18, 2013
From: zap2it
"'Beauty and the Beast' Season 2 spoilers: 'One Tree Hill,' 'Lying Game' actors guest-star - "...Old friends, new threats - Two old friends will be visiting Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) this fall. TVGuide.com reports that Annie Ilonzeh ("Arrow") will play Beth, a friend of Cat's who has become a journalist. When she visits, an inexplicable experience puts Beth on the alert. Blair Redford ("The Lying Game") will meanwhile play Zach, a former Army buddy of Vincent's. But Zach isn't just an old friend -- he is also a dangerous opponent and major threat. He may even be a beast..."
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*September 17, 2013
"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Screening and Fan Q&A - Date:Saturday, October 12 - 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm- Location: Main Stage 1-D - Speakers: Jay Ryan , Kristin Kreuk , Matt Mitovich - Description: CW's breakout, fan-favorite, "Beauty and the Beast," returns for its second season on Monday, October 7 at 9 PM. The show will make its first NY Comic-Con debut by hosting an exclusive sneak of the new season. The screening will be followed by a moderated discussion with Matt Mitovich from TVLine.com and the series stars Kristin Kreuk (Smallville) & Jay Ryan (Terra Nova). BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, winner of the 2012 People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama, is a modern twist on a known story. In the second season, Detective Catherine Chandler (Kreuk), reunites with Vincent Keller (Ryan) after last season's abduction – but not in the way she planned. He's changed: his scar has disappeared, his memory has been wiped clean and he returns as a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Catherine needs to unravel the reasons behind Vincent's change if she has any hopes of recovering their epic love, while also trying to solve the secrets that swirl around her own life. Become a fan of the show by following #BATB on www.facebook.com/BeautyandtheBeast, http://batbnation.tumblr.com and @CWbatb @MsKristinKreuk, @JayRyan, @BATBWriters, on Twitter."

For more info, visit newyorkcomiccon



*September 17, 2013
From: EW
"'Beauty and the Beast': First look at season 2 premiere -- EXCLUSIVE PHOTO [spoilerish] - "A new season of Beauty and the Beast is right around the corner and the exclusive image above leads us to believe it's going to be a beast of an hour.Puns aside, the second season truly does promise some really good drama. As Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan told EW at Comic-Con (relive the chat below), the premiere picks up three months after Vincent (Ryan) was abducted by Muirfield, and we'll come to find that he's changed in some major ways. He has no scar, his memory has been wiped, and, most troubling, he's now a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Once reunited, it's Cat's (Kreuk) job to unravel the reasons behind Vincent's change and set him right. (Unless, you know, she likes being in love a crazed super-beast.)"
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*September 17, 2013
"Jay Ryan & Kristin Kreuk Film 'Beauty and the Beast' in NYC - "Jay Ryan walks to set while filming his show Beauty and the Beast on location on Saturday afternoon (September 14) in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.The 32-year-old actor was joined by his co-star Kristin Kreuk."Oh, it's a really intense episode," Kristin recently told E! News about the season two premiere. "The show's pace is going up this season, so a lot is happening. We're three months ahead; three months has passed since the finale, so they're getting filled in on a lot of what happened during that time."
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*September 16, 2013
Casting News - 'Beauty and the Beast' Recruits 'One Tree Hill' Star Paul Johansson for Season 2. "On Beauty and the Beast, Johansson will play Kurt, father to Tori (Amber Skye Noyes), and will be introduced in the sixth episode. Kurt is described as an arrogant and powerful Manhattan business mogul whose career has had a meteoric rise within the last few years. He's become increasingly paranoid as a result of his career ascent, surrounding himself with armed bodyguards and keeping a close eye on his daughter."
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*September 14, 2013
SilverPetticoatReview selected Catherine & Vincent's dance in 'Bridesmaids Up' as their 'Classic Romantic Moment of the Week'! - "...Now, most people might choose a different moment between Catherine and Vincent like say them consummating their relationship or Vincent sending his dance gram for Valentine's Day. But that is not (to me anyway) what makes the romance between the two unique and extraordinary. No, like Beauty, I want the Beast. I like the Beast. I find him fascinating and grandly romantic. We, the audience should feel disappointed when the Beast is gone because he is so magnetic and alluring in his beastly form. Of course then, my romantic moment would have to be one of the times Vincent transforms into the Beast.

I go as far back as my favorite episode in season one, "Bridesmaid Up." Everything about this episode worked romantically. Like Angel at Buffy's prom, Vincent's arrival to Catherine's father's wedding is like an entrance by a Knight in Shining Armor, saving her with a dance in the midst of her dateless evening. The gesture, particularly because his coming is dangerous to his own life, is just one moment that stands out. But, for me, it isn't nearly as romantic as what comes next..."

To read this full fantastic BATB highlight, which also includes a wonderful backstory on this 'tale as old as time': CLICK HERE



*September 13, 2013
"We asked & you voted: 'Vincat' is the couple you're most excited to see again this fall!

Beasties, rejoice! More than 300,000 voters weighed in on HollywoodLife.com's "Hottest Fall TV Couples" poll, and Beauty & The Beast's Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) dominated the competition.

HollywoodLife.com's entertainment director Andy Swift (aka me!) recently paid a visit to the Toronto, Canada, set of Beauty & The Beast, and I can confirm the chemistry between Vincent and Catherine will be hotter than ever in season two. Cat may have to move heaven and earth — not literally, though I'm sure she would — to get Vincent back, but it'll definitely be worth the effort.

In fact, Jay told reporters it'll be like watching Vincent and Catherine "fall in love all over again."

Say it with me now: Awww!"

To view 'hollywoodlife' poll results & for the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*September 13, 2013
From: boomtron
"Beauty and the Beast Making Room For She-Beast - "...According to TV Guide, One Life to Live actress Amber Skye Noyes will be playing Tori, the innocent daughter of a powerful beast, who is rescued by Cat (Kristin Kruek) and Vincent. She's taken under their wing and is able to find protection in them, which allows her to make some discoveries that will leave her shocked. What kind of surprises? Hmm, let me think. Maybe she finds out she's a beast! I mean, come on, how is she not going to turn into a beast and be all she-beasty? It has to happen otherwise what's the point of her father being a beast? Side note: I'm only assuming she's the daughter of a man-beast.

Noyes will be appearing in three episodes, which is plenty of time for her to explore what it's like to be a beast. I'm particularly interested in what happens you get a male and female beast in the same room together. Maybe Vincent will find himself attracted to this newcomer and will be unable to control himself when he beasts out. That's definitely something that should be addressed..."

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*September 10, 2013
From: deadline
"'Beauty and the Beast' She-Beast?! [Spoilers] - Amber Skye Noyes has been booked for a three-episode arc on the CW drama Beauty And The Beast with an option to become a regular. She will play Tori, an innocent daughter of a powerful beast who is rescued by Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) and then taken under their wing, where Tori will make some shocking discoveries about her life. Noyes is with Phoenix Artists and Persona Management."
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*September 10, 2013
From: tvline
"Has Beauty and the Beast Cast a She-Beast?! [Spoilers] - 'TVLine has learned that The CW's Beauty and the Beast will unveil its first potential female beast during Season 2, to be played by TV newcomer Amber Skye Noyes. The innocent offspring of a powerful beast, Noyes' character, Tori, is rescued by Cat and Vincent and then taken under their wing, where she will make some shocking "discoveries" about her life — à la "Are you there, Muirfield? It's me, Margaret..."? And I know what y'all are thinking: Let's hope Vincent still doesn't have a thing for redheads. (Especially since as SpoilerTV has said of the Tori character, "If Cat's the angel on Vincent's shoulder, she's the seductive devil." Eep.)..."
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*September 9, 2013
"A really nice Kristin Kreuk 'Spanish' interview by diariovasco, talking about her role as Detective Catherine Chandler on 'Beauty and the Beast' [Kristin Kreuk Intervew] - "I have trouble gettting really angry" Actress Kristin Kreuk is Detective Catherine in 'Beauty and the Beast' (tomorrow at 22.30 on channel 'Cuatro'). "My appearance is a fragile one but, I am capable of fighting anybody"

The adaptation of the story of 'Beauty and the Beast' (airing tomorrow at 22.30 on channel 'Cuatro) comes to an end. Actress Kristin Kreuk (Vancouver, Canada, 1982), who shot to fame on 'Smallville' changes persona in this fiction to become Catherine, a New York homicide detective who questions her past after meeting Vincent Keller (played by Jay Ryan), a mutant doctor who in reality is a military experiment gone wrong. A story that highlights our obsession with image.

- You're a lead on 'Beauty and the Beast'. Have you noticed more pressure?

- I get asked that a lot, but the truth is I don't feel pressure. It's certainly a great responsibility to have a series on your shoulders. But nothing more.

- Did you physically prepare yourself for Catherine ?

- I competed as a professional gymnast, I'm a purple belt in karate, and worked as a theater dancer. I felt physically prepared to play this role. My appearance is fragile but do not be fooled, I'm capable of fighting anybody .

- Are you a tough woman?

- Being tough indicates being strong and there are aspects of me that aren't. I don't consider myself a woman capable of holding a job like my character . I would be a horrible detective in real life (laughs)..."

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*September 7, 2013
"Fall TV's Hottest Couples: 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Pretty Little Liars' & More - 'Can you believe it's September already? It's almost time for the return of our favorite fall TV shows — which means it's also almost time to start shipping our favorite fall TV couples! HollywoodLife.com did a sweep of the Fall 2013 TV schedule and plucked out the 20 couples we're most excited to root for once again. 'Beauty & The Beast' - We loved watching Vincent (Jay Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) build their relationship on the first season of Beauty & The Beast; we can't even imagine what season two could have in store for the hot-and-heavy pair!" - 'Beauty and the Beast' Won! [Vincent & Catherine, "Beauty & The Beast" 36.22%]
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*September 6, 2013
"Blair Redford Joins 'Beauty and the Beast' - Blair Redford stops to sign a few autographs for fans while arriving at Pearson International Airport on Thursday night (September 4) in Toronto, Canada. The 30-year-old former Lying Game actor arrived ahead of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, which starts today. According to TVGuide, Blair has just been cast in CW's Beauty and the Beast. He'll play Zach, a long-lost Army buddy of Vincent's (Jay Ryan) who turns out to be a terrifying opponent and a dangerous threat."
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*September 6, 2013
From: tvline
"Exclusive Beauty and the Beast Video: Vincent Meets His Maker, While Cat Kicks Some Ass - Beauty and the Beast's Catherine and Vincent (played by Kristen Kreuk and Jay Ryan) will someday be reunited, if either of them have anything to say about the matter — that much is clear in a new promo for Season 2 (premiering Monday, Oct. 7 at 9/8c). Over the course of 60 scintillating seconds, you will see Vincent come face-to-face with his "maker" (played by Brian Tee of Grimm/Crash), while Catherine desperately collaborates with JT (Austin Basis) on a plan to exact "justice" and track down their abducted loved one. Little does Cat know that the man behind Vincent's capture is her biological father. Thus, Agent Reynolds (recurring player Ted Whittall) is seen (sorta) worrying, "I hope my daughter doesn't get in the way again."
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*September 6, 2013
From: eonline
"Beauty and the Beast Season 2 First Look: Vincent Is Ripping VinCat Apart—Literally! - Remember that time Jay Ryan told us Ben & Jerry's ice cream sales would go through the roof after Beauty and the Beast's season two premiere? Turns out, he was wrong...fans are going to need the comfort a bit earlier!

The CW breakout drama returns for its sophomore season on Monday, Oct. 7, and Beasties who have been eagerly awaiting the reunion of Vincent (Ryan) and Catherine (Kristin Kreuk), who were separated in the finale after he was kidnapped, are surely going to be heading out for some ice cream/tissues/wine after checking out this exclusive season two poster we got our hands on.

In the new promo shot, Vincent is seen tearing apart a photo of VinCat's faces. Try and avoid the money-makers next time, pal! Looks like Vincent's Beast side will be taking over this fall. Beast is the new black, people! So what can fans expect from the season two premiere (which Kreuk described as "achingly romantic" when we caught up with her at Comic-Con in July)?

"Oh, it's a really intense episode. The show's pace is going up this season, so a lot is happening," Kreuk previewed. "We're three months ahead; three months has passed since the finale, so they're getting filled in on a lot of what happened during that time."

With Beauty and the Beast veering away from the procedural element in favor of heavier mythology, Ryan teased, "The fans are almost going to be one or two steps ahead for each character, so they're going to know what's behind the door. It's going to have this thriller, nail-biting tension to it."

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*September 5, 2013
From: tvguide
"Beauty and the Beast Scoop: Who Are Cat and Vincent's New Threats? [Spoilers] - 'Both Cat and Vincent are getting blasts from the pasts who are going to cause some major problems for the Beauty and the Beast duo. Arrow alum Annie Ilonzeh has been cast as Beth, a high school friend of Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) who is a strong-willed, dynamic journalist, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. When Beth is an eyewitness to a frightening assault, she causes big problems for Cat.

Beauty and the Beast team teases a "super-charged" Vincent, a bigger mythology and new blood. Also guesting on Season 2 of the CW drama is The Lying Game's Blair Redford. He will play Zach, a long-lost Army buddy of Vincent's (Jay Ryan) who turns out to be a terrifying opponent and a dangerous threat."

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*September 5, 2013
From: tvline
"TVLine Items: Beast Adds Arrow/Lying Game Actors, True Detectives Launch Date and More - 'Both Beauty and the Beast are in for a blast from the past, when an Arrow actress and a Lying Game alum drop by during Season 2. Annie Ilonzeh has landed a potentially recurring role on the CW saga, TVGuide.com reports, playing a high school friend of Catherine's who is now a news reporter tracking a beastly scent. Blair Redford, meanwhile, will guest-star in an episode as an Army buddy of Vincent's who becomes "a terrifying opponent and a dangerous threat" to the beast. Fun fact: Both Ilonzeh and Redford recurred last season on Switched at Birth, albeit separately."
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*September 5, 2013
From: etcanada
"'Beauty And The Beast' Gets Unwelcome Visitors In Season 2 - 'TV Guide reports that the sophomore season of Showcase's Beauty and the Beast will see the cast swell with the addition of Annie Ilonzeh and Blair Redford. Ilonzeh, fresh from spending several episodes on fellow CW show, Arrow, will be playing a journalist friend of Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) whose appearance may spell problems for our fearless protagonist. The not-so-pleasant blasts from the past continue with Redford set to play Zach, someone from Vincent's Army days. Once reminiscing about the good ol' days is through, what will be Zach's true intentions for showing up unannounced?"
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*September 3, 2013
From: tvline
"Fall TV Spoiler Spectacular: Exclusive Scoop and Photos on 45 Returning Favorites! - '"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - PREVIOUSLY ON... | After Vincent engaged in a beastly brawl with Gabe, he was captured and airlifted away by a Muirfield team commanded by... Catherine's biological father?!

COMING UP NEXT | Picking up three months later, "You'll see the toll [losing Vincent] has taken on Catherine," says EP Sherri Cooper. As a result, kid sis Heather -- who in the finale learned their pop isn't really their pop -- "is still trying to figure out, 'Do I tell her? Or do I not?' She assumes Cat is having a reaction to their dad's accident"... and/or a "traumatic something else" that happens in their lives. Vincent's whereabouts, meanwhile, are more (or less) quickly established, but how will his lady love possibly track him down? "You'll realize there was one lead she could follow up on," Cooper teases. "It's a cool, Agatha Christie-like moment where you're like, 'A-ha!'" Might Cat get an assist from the other beast in her life? "Gabe was shot to pieces, but he got a second chance at life, and that affects a person's point of view," says Cooper. "He's 'born again.'"

TVLINE BONUS SPOILER | Though the show is dropping the procedural element, we'll still see Cat and Tess work cases that "are related to the greater mythology," says Cooper. OK, but why is Tess subjecting her partner to a lie detector test early on in Season 2?!

RETURN DATE | Monday, Oct. 7 at 9/8c (The CW)"

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August 2013
*August 29, 2013
From: eonline
"Spoiler Chat: Scoop on Glee, Pretty Little Liars, Beauty and the Beast and More! - Olivia: May I pretty pretty please have some Beauty and the Beast scoop? Please with sugar on top?

Oh, goodness! Since you asked so sweetly, we'll give you everything we've got! Brace yourselves BATB fans because we're going to meet two very intense characters when our dark drama returns this fall. Zach is an attractive yet cocky former soldier with a deep and dangerous secret. He'll be reuniting with an old friend, and although we can't tell you who that "friend" is, we can tell you that the reunion won't be a happy one. We'll also get to meet Beth, Cat's friend from high school, whose overly-curious personality as a journalist leads her into situations she may regret getting into."

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*August 28, 2013
From: shape
"Kristin Kreuk: "I've Never Been On A Diet In My Life - There's a reason the gorgeous actress Kristin Kreuk has been cast to star in The CW's Beauty and the Beast. Just look at her! Our editor-at-large caught up with Kreuk in our New York office to get the scoop on how she stays so radiant and in shape despite her long hours on set. Her tips are pretty simple and nothing you can't do, too. Tune in for her favorite workouts, what she eats (she's never dieted!), and her simple, back-to-basics makeup routine."
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*August 27, 2013
"The Top 50 Hottest Guys On US TV - '#4 Jay Ryan – Beauty & The Beast - Ryan first appeared on our TV screens as Jack Scully in Aussie soap Neighbours, but since moving to America, he landed the role of Vincent Keller in The CW's Beauty and the Beast. Happily showing us his hot body on a regularly, he even makes turning into a mutant beast look sexy."
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*August 26, 2013
Young up-and-coming filmmaker, Jeffrey Grellman, was interviewed by Filmmaker Magazine and gave Kristin Kreuk a very nice shout-out - "...I was putting together another film that had theatrical distribution, had a hedge fund ready to finance and an interested star when funding kind of reached a tipping point that I couldn't quite tip in favor of a "go-picture" just yet because we needed a producer with a viable track record. I was even given the go-ahead from Kristin Kreuk's people to say she was interested in the project, which landed me some great meetings. (I'll never forget her doing that for me — it seems like a lot of stars aren't there to support up and coming writers anymore, but she lent me her name, which is generous, artistically motivated and very cool.) From those meetings came valuable advice from executives..."
To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE

*August 23, 2013
"Five (GIF Worthy) Reasons We Love Kristin Kreuk - If we haven't made it clear already, we love our FALL '13 Covergirl, Kristin Kreuk and we firmly believe you should too. Why? I'm glad you asked.

1) Her smile is adorable. 2) She looks beautiful even when she's upset. No really. How is she doing this? 3) Don't let the cute side fool you- Kristin can be seductive (and does a damn good job of doing so). 4) Probably our favorite reason: Despite her undeniable beauty, Kreuk was raised humble and always believed that "your currency isn't in your looks". Clearly, this girl has quite her share of inner beauty. 5) She was absolutely stunning for Audrey Magazine's photoshoot by Dexter Quinto."

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*August 22, 2013
"Fall '13 Fashion Extra | Chatting with Stylist Sima Kumar about Kristin Kreuk's Cover Shoot - "Sima Kumar, on why it's fun to dress Kristin: We're both yoga junkies, and that's part of what makes her fun to dress. She has an organic sense of her body, so she can carry off so many different looks and really be a chameleon.

When she was just about to turn 30, we talked about how interesting it'd be to change up the proportions of her style. She's so fit and thin, so it's easy to put her in tight clothes, especially since she comes out of the CW and is so pretty. But people have noticed that I've started draping her in looser things with different proportions in a way that's more interesting and brave.

I always look at [fashion] as an opportunity for other people to see [Kristin] in a way that's different than the way she's marketed for her shows. You get so stereotyped when you're on a series, [for example,] as the girl who's always crying or heartbroken, so it's just another opportunity for us to shake it up. It's a playful way to express parts of her that the public doesn't usually get to see. And she likes the intellectual process I go through styling, in order to try and create a story. Sima Kumar: I've styled so many musicians, so this look was inspired by rock 'n roll. There's the furry vest with long slip dress underneath, which has kind of an off-duty model/rock star girlfriend vibe. I think she pulled it off really well.

Sima Kumar: This is more of a fun, bohemian look. I know she'd never wear this in real life, but I pulled it for the shoot because it photographs beautifully. We're mixing prints, and this outfit shows her love of travel and other cultures.

Sima Kumar: This look is inspired by Devo. [laughs] It's almost like one of those '80s videos.

Sima Kumar: This look was more about the different textures: the jeans are metallic, the sweater is cashmere, and the blue necklace is handmade by an amazing designer, Elke Hechler. They're made of Austrian hand-blown glass beads that are woven and knit together.. It's a very basic outfit — a comfy sweater, jeans, and necklace — but it shows her bumpy side, her soft side, and her shiny side. The multiple layers of her personality.

Sima Kumar: This was a hot outfit; she had ankle boots, leather shorts, a T-shirt, and a chain nail vest that's designed by Alana K'akia. So this look is about how we're always protecting ourselves. Our armor is very complex and intricate, but she's exposing it. And the dog belongs to Dexter [Quinto, the photographer]!

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*August 20, 2013
"Fifty Shades of Beauty: Kristin Kreuk of Beauty and the Beast [Kristin Kreuk Interview]- KRISTIN KREUK has been in the spotlight for more than a decade, from the time audiences fell for her as Superman's girl-next-door crush Lana Lang in the popular TV series Smallville to present-day 2013, as star of The CW's Beauty and the Beast, which is about to start its second season in October. Though she's become a natural at walking red carpets and posing for photo shoots, it took her a long time to embrace fashion as a vehicle for self-expression.

Sima Kumar, Kreuk's longtime friend and stylist who acted as the creative director for this issue's cover spread, remembers meeting Kreuk for the first time in 2002 when she was hired to style a photo shoot for Parade magazine. "I didn't know who she was, so I was like, 'Who is this little girl?'" says Kumar. "She was wearing cargo pants, desert boots and a backpack."

Prior to acting in the Canadian TV productions Edgemont and Snow White, which she did right before landing Smallville, Kreuk was a bookish high school student who competed at the national level in gymnastics. "I was kind of a righteous child," remembers Kreuk. "I was really anti-shallowness, and in my limited view, I perceived putting effort and caring about what I looked like to be something that was somehow wrong."

"She comes from a family that didn't feed into how beautiful she is, and she was taught that your currency isn't in your looks," explains Kumar. "So when Kristin first started acting, and there was a need for her to look a certain way, I don't think she even understood it. It seemed silly and stupid to her, especially as a teenager incubated in the world of a TV set. You understand why you're getting dressed up to play a character, but it doesn't translate to why you have to look a certain way when you go out in public."

It didn't help that much of her commercial appeal at the time depended on her being the object of desire. "That was definitely something I was also pissed about," Kreuk says, laughing. "I was like, 'I don't want to be seen this way. I want to be seen as a real person. So I'm going to wear the baggiest clothes ever!'"

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE


*August 20, 2013
From: buddytv
"'Beauty and the Beast' Interview: Jay Ryan on Whether Vincent's a Man or a Beast [Jay Ryan Interview] - 'Highlights from the interview: VinCat will be challenged when they are reunited. The theme for BATB season 2 is "Who am I?" and "For Vincent, it's 'Am I man or am I beast?'" It becomes a bigger question for him because while in Muirfield's custody, they "rewired" him to be the "super-soldier that they always intended him to be." Vincent and Catherine will have to deal with that and re-discover each other to "make their relationship and their bond stronger." The "beast" make-up and prosthetic is redesigned for season 2. New stunt coordinators are working on a different style of movement for the rewired Vincent. The beast is scarier this season. It's more about what isn't shown. "Vincent's universe is really going to open up this season." His past will be revealed, including why he and JT are such good friends and JT feels need to protect Vincent. Vincent feels guilty for being captured. He'll be disconnected from both Catherine and JT as the season begins. "He has to decide if he's man or he's beast."
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*August 16, 2013
Returning Fall Shows: Where We Left Off-"Beauty and the Beast (The CW) Premieres: Monday, Oct. 7 at 9/8c

Where We Left Off: Just as Cat and Vincent decided to be together and make their odd romance work, Vincent was captured in the final moments by a man who revealed himself to be Cat's biological father.

What's Next: Cat will eventually learn the secret about her father's identity and will set out to find him. Meanwhile, Vincent — whose skills have been supercharged and whose beast-mode looks have been re-crafted, according to producers — will also delve into his past, giving viewers an insight into where he comes from."

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*August 16, 2013
"BEST IMPORTS OF AMERICAN TELEVISION (Updated) - 'JAY RYAN - Origin: New Zealand

Import date: He was on three episodes of Terra Nova and before that, I am just finding out, he was on one episode of Legend of the Seeker Currently available at: Beauty & the Beast as The Beast (yeah right) A.K.A. former soldier/Doctor Vincent Keller

If you are a Beastie, you TOTALLY get where I am coming from, RIGHT? If you've never watched Beauty and the Beast [one of my favoritenew shows] and I haven't been able to convince you to watch it yet, I have failed. I can start listing all the reasons why I think BATB is an underrated, worth watching show... but do you really need more reasons besides Jay Ryan? [Seriously, just do a google search, not enough room for all the hot pictures here]. This is not just about the obvious good looks. He is clearly very handsome, but the problem with really hot guys is that they tend to be very one-note with their performances and we end up wishing they would just shut up and look pretty. Luckily that is not the case with Jay Ryan, he is able to act tough but show vulnerability when needed and his performance is pretty nuanced overall. Plus we wouldn't want him to just 'look pretty and shut up' because he has one of the most amazing voices! His real accent is sexy enough, but something happens when he does the American accent that makes his voice sound especially raspy. He could actually be an ugly guy and he would still be sexy because of the voice... but he is definitely not ugly. Do you seriously need more reasons to check out this show?"

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*August 15, 2013
From: showcase
Showcase Showdown: The Makeout Edition [Poll] - "Do you have a favourite Showcase character? How about a favourite couple? Today we are tracking the makeout evolutions of two of Showcase's hottest couples in this edition of the Showcase Showdown*. Some videos might be NSFW, enjoy! Being a Tease: Vincent & Catherine: I probably don't need to remind you of the many times Vincent ALMOST kissed Catherine and vice versa. These two could have turned their near-miss kisses into a spin-off dubbed "Cat & Mouse"...or something like that. It was a constant tease for everyone involved. The First Kiss: Vincent & Catherine: Were you throwing things at the tv every time these two pulled away from what was sure to be the best kiss ever? I had given up on them kissing at all in season one when they finally went for it in episode "Tough Love". And it was SO HOT. Hot 'n Heavy: Vincent & Catherine: Business aside (the business of finding out whether or not Vincent would literally turn into an animal in bed), these two did not waste any time once that first kiss was out of the way. Cat misses work, Vincent misses watching her work...these two don't mind letting a sleepover work its way through the day."
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*August 5, 2013
SDCC | 'Beauty and the Beast' Teases 'Super-Charged' Vincent in Season 2 - "Levin and Cooper immediately addressed how they brought Catherine and Vincent together romantically by the end of Season 1, saying that after a lot of discussion, they decided they wanted the show to be about romance and the two characters being drawn to each other. Explaining that they thought it felt false to keep them apart for two long, the producers acknowledged they also saw a lot of online chatter asking what they were waiting for. "I just wanted the fans to stop harassing us on Twitter about it," Ryan joked. "It was nice to bring the relationship to that point and not have to worry about the will-they-or-won't-they aspect of it," Kreuk said, "and it means we have a lot of places to go from here..."
To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


July 2013
*July 31, 2013
From: eonline
Surprise! Beauty & the Beast's Jay Ryan Is a Dad After Birth of Baby Girl - "The beast has a little beastie of his own! Beauty and the Beast star Jay Ryan is a new dad! The CW heartthrob and his longtime girlfriend Dianna Fuemana welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Eve...four months ago! Yes, Ryan and writer-director Fuemana managed to keep their secret baby under wraps until the New Zealand actor revealed Eve's arrival to Australia's TV Week at Comic-Con, saying, "We've kept everything pretty quiet until now, but it's changed my life and really put a lot of things in perspective."
To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 30, 2013
Season 2 *Spoiler* News Round-Up
From: tvline

"Can you please keep us in touch with the latest on the Beauty and the Beast show? It will be much appreciated. –Carol

I hereby confirm that Sendhil Ramamurthy will be back as Gabe, and for multiple episodes at that. The big question is: Who's side is he on now? Jay Ryan, for one, believes the secret-keeping ADA owes poor, abandoned Catherine a serious solid. As he puts it, "Gabe has got a lot of making up to do, if he wants to get back in our good books."

 

From: spoilerTV

Beauty and the Beast - Season 2 - Casting News - Vincent's getting a "seductive devil" - SpoilerTV have learnt exclusively that Episode 2.04 of Beauty and the Beast will see the introduction of new a character. This character is a potentially recurring role.

Her name is Tori and is in her late 20's. She is hot and described as the following. "If Cat's the angel on Vincent's shoulder, she's the seductive devil"


From: ew

"Sandra! Great chat with the Jay and Kristin at Comic Con!! Any more Beauty and the Beast scoop to share? — Jean

First, thanks! (BTW – If anyone missed that chat Jean's talking about, you can watch it here.) And here's a little more scoop for you: At the start of the fourth episode, Cat's in the slammer! The big question: Why?

 

From: gamerhubTV

"Beauty and the Beast Producers Tease Season 2 - Time For Some History! -"...Their tease? Part of this season will involve a fire station. This is big news for fans who want to learn more about Vincent's family. "They're all firefighters", says executive producer Sherri Cooper, "his brothers, his family, his father even, so this is a good hint." As we learned in the first season, Vincent's brothers died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, motivating him to join the military and ultimately leading to his involvement with the Muirfield experiments. While we don't know exactly when in time we'll visit this fire station, I think it's safe to say that we're definitely going to get to know more about - and maybe even meet - the Keller family.

But Vincent isn't the only character getting a bigger and better backstory. This season, it's time to get to know J.T. Forbes. Not only will we find out how Vincent and J.T. met, but executive producer Jenniver Levin reveals we'll also learn why J.T. has been there for Vincent during this entire ordeal. "We'll see what's motivated him to give up his whole life and devote himself to protecting Vincent," says Levin. "There's a really cool story behind it."

 

From: tvguide

"CW Scoop: Supernatural Spin-Off, Beauty's New Beast and Nikita's Farewell - A new beast: For the new season of Beauty and the Beast, there will be more romance and mythology as well as a makeover. Or is it a makeunder? "We've re-crafted what the beast looks like," Pedowitz said. "Also Vince was captured and Gabe was allegedly killed, so we'll see what happens."

 

From: zap2it

"'Nikita' ending, 'Beauty and the Beast' changes and more from the CW president...Beauty and the Beast" - The show's main parts -- particularly the star-crossed romance of Cat and Vincent -- won't change but some other things will for Season 2. Behind the scenes, Brad Kern has joined the show as an executive producer. More visible for viewers will be a change in the "beast" design."

 

From: tvline

"Question: I would love some scoop on Beauty and the Beast. The show ended with a ton of cliffhangers and the fans are holding their breath, waiting for some clues. –Donna

Ausiello: Not only will Sendhil Ramamurthy be back for Season 2, but "Gabe has a great arc. It's awesome," raves exec producer Sherri Scooper. As fellow EP Jennifer Levin elaborates, "We saw that he was shot to pieces [in the finale], so if he's back, that would affect his point of view on life. He could be 'born again.'"

 

*July 25, 2013

From: ET [Kristin & Jay Interview]

"...While the romance between Ryan's Vincent and Kreuk's Catherine has kept viewers on the edge of their seats all season long, the show's stars confirm that things won't exactly be easy going forward for the star-crossed lovers. "They're pulled apart and we're going to discover what Vincent has been turned into, I guess," Ryan says. "And it's sort of like, 'Who am I?'" Is he beast, or is he man? He has to sort of rediscover that and navigate a new relationship with Catherine. ... We were pushed together very quickly in season one -- a lot because the fans were sort of, you know, chanting for it -- so we gave it to them, but now, for objectivity, we need to regroup again."

"Well, they need to earn it," Kreuk adds about their characters. "You don't know that it's really love until there's been some difficulty, and that's going to be the season. Jay mentioned the 'Who am I?' thing and that's kind of the theme of our entire season for all of the characters. It's really discovering who they are on their own."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 24, 2013
From: eonline
"Gird your loins and prepare for feels, Beasties, as Kreuk tells us the season two premiere will make you ache! "Oh, it's a really intense episode. The show's pace is going up this season, so a lot is happening," she teases. "We're three months ahead; three months has passed since the finale, so they're getting filled in on a lot of what happened during that time. It's going to be kind of achingly romantic." Kreuk also says that fans can expect "a full rich mythology" in season two, with less of a procedural element, as Ryan adds, "This season the fans are almost going to be one or two steps ahead for each character, so they're going to know what's behind the door. It's going to have this thriller, nail-biting tension to it."

The show's fanbase is one of TV's most passionate, leading Beauty and the Beast to win seven categories in our 2013 Golden Remote Awards, including Kreuk for Drama Mama. "Thank you Beasties, that's so rad! I love that, that's awesome!" Kreuk gushes of winning the prize. "I have a really wonderful job I get to do and I get to go to work with them in mind; there's these people that love what we do and that's very gratifying..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 22, 2013
"Kristin Kreuk chats with Access at Comic-Con 2013 about the big bomb that was dropped at the end of "Beauty and the Beast" Season 1. When will Catherine find out that her father isn't really her father? Plus, what's it like working with Jay Ryan?"
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*July 22, 2013
"Jay Ryan chats with Access at Comic-Con 2013 about returning for the second season of The CW's "Beauty & The Beast." How much credit does he give the fans for the show's success? Plus, how dangerous will things get this season? And, how will the mythology will continue to develop"
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*July 22, 2013
From: accesshollywood  [Kristin & Jay Interview]
"...Muirfield stuff will make sense this season," Kristin, who plays Catherine on the series, told AccessHollywood.com at Comic-Con in San Diego. "We'll take all of the conspiracy stuff and go more into a mythology. ... I can't give anything away, but Muirfield will be clear by the end of Episode 1." Jay Ryan, who plays Vincent, said viewers will finally know one crucial detail about the organization.

"In Episode 1 of Season 2, we reveal who is the mastermind behind Muirfield," he said. For those thinking it might be the man in the helicopter, who captured Vincent in the Season 1 finale (and was revealed to be Catherine's dad), Jay said to think again..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 21, 2013
From: tvafterdark  [Kristin & Jay Interview]
"Beasties were served a treat this year at Comic-Con, in the form of Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk, when the two main protagonists of Beauty and the Beast launched themselves "Beast-style" into the festivities of this annual convention. They were joined by executive producers Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper for the hour-long session on Thursday July 18, followed by a signing later that same day. Luckily for BatB fans, we had a chance to catch up with the crazily popular shipping duo "VinCat" – aka Ryan and Kreuk – to talk more about Season 2.

During the interview, we quizzed Ryan on what he dubs "Beast 2.0″ and what we can expect for a more action-packed season. Ryan says of Vincent, "He's a little more fierce, a little more sharp, a little more scary." He also chatted about heavy metal music, J.T's backstory and a major reveal on its way to our screens! Kreuk chimed in with her take on their long hours, Ryan being in the make-up chair, and the main question Season 2 is going to explore – "Am I man or beast?"

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 21, 2013
From: tvafterdark  [Levin & Cooper Interview]
"...During our interview with Levin and Cooper, we asked them about their creative muse, the "J.T. & T" relationship, and what new executive producer Brad Kern has brought to their writing dynamic. Levin teased the premise for Season 2, posing the question – "What would you do, if something happened to your partner?" while both Levin and Cooper discussed planned arcs, potential new characters and the back-story behind "Big Bad" organisation Muirfield. Levin promised that the audience will sometimes be ahead of the main characters, in terms of what they know, and assures us Vincent is going to be "a more intense beast" this time round."
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*July 19, 2013
"The Beauty and the Beast at the San Diego Comic Con had fans roaring over not only a hysterical blooper reel, but star Kristin Kreuk's revelations about Season 2. I was lucky enough to not only moderate the panel, but to get a chance to catch up with Kreuk backstage before we began. She gave me even more info about what's coming in Season 2."
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*July 19, 2013
From: tvfanatic
"Jay Ryan was faced with a challenge on the Comic-Con red carpet yesterday. We spoke with the actor immediately after gathering up some MAJOR scoop from co-star Kristin Kreuk on Beauty and the Beast Season 2... so would the New Zealand native be able to top his spoiler-filled colleague? In the following exclusive Q&A, Ryan gives thanks for the Beasties; talks about kissing Kreuk; teases a "greater purpose" for Vincent this fall; and also wonders with whom he will be aligned: Catherine or Muirfield?"
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*July 19, 2013
""New Characters, Mystery Organisations, Triumphant Returns – Cast of Beauty and the Beast Tease What's Up and Coming Next Season! - Beauty and the Beast fans received a treat at this year's Comic-Con, when stars Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk and executive producers Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper attended a panel in Ballroom 20 of the Convention Center. During the Q&A, cast and EPs teased the upcoming season, with the promise of "a super-charged Vincent," new characters, bigger background checks and an organisation which will put Muirfield's experiments to shame..."

To Check out the Top 5 Things Learned For Season 2 of Beauty and the Beast from SDCC 2013: CLICK HERE

 

*July 19, 2013

From: justjared

"Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan: 'Beauty & the Beast' at Comic-Con! - "Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan head to the Beauty And The Beast panel during 2013 Comic-Con International held at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday (July 18) in San Diego, Calif. That same day, the 31-year-old actor posed for some exclusive portraits for JustJared.com. He also gave a video interview..."I like that we're exploring who Catherine is outside of her identification in the relationship," Kristin said (via TV Guide) during the panel about her character's relationship with Vincent. "I think it's necessary for her to have a healthy relationship."

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*July 19, 2013
"Bello Mag #BTS With The Beastly & Handsome Jay Ryan - 'bellojay - Here is a behind the scene look at the handsome Jay Ryan looking super relaxed on his Bello shoot today. Look out for him in the September issue of Bello mag."
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*July 18, 2013
From: ksiteTV
[On Brian White & Evan Marx's departure] "...Joe is not coming back," show Executive Producer Jennifer Levin confirmed at the Beauty And The Beast press room at Comic-Con. "As you know, our show became less of a police procedural, and it felt like we really wanted to take Tess and explore other aspects of Tess, and get her out of that relationship. So, she is not dating Joe," she said. "We think he's an incredible actor, but we think in moving our show out from [a procedural], it meant holding onto stages... [We needed to] add other elements to tell the story that's not just a crime procedural," fellow Executive Producer Sherri Cooper confirmed. "It was sort of like Evan. We didn't want to lose Evan either, but we felt like where the story was taking us," Levin added..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 18, 2013
From: tvfanatic
"We hope you're sitting down, Beasties. Because a character is about to rise up from the presumed dead. In the Beauty and the Beast press room at Comic-Con today, we chatted up star Kristin Kreuk and asked her a number of question regarding the show's upcoming second season. Will viewers learn more Muirfield? What kind of downward spiral will Catherine be on? Did Gabe somehow survive his gun shots wounds on the Beauty and the Beast Season 1 finale?"
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*July 18, 2013
From: tvequals
"After quite an intense ending for its first season, The CW's Beauty and the Beast is ready to come back for its second season this Fall. But before that time, the stars, Kristin Kreuk (Catherine) and Jay Ryan (Vincent), made a trip to Comic-Con in San Diego, California to talk about the new season and what we can expect from it. TV Equals got a chance to talk to them about what is coming up in season 2 including the evolution of the relationship between Cat and Vincent and even the possible return of Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy)."
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*July 18, 2013
From: tvline
"While many a show passes through the San Diego Comic-Con halls once and only once, The CW's Beauty and the Beast is back — and better than before? "We're in really good hands going into Season 2," series star Jay Ryan told Michael Ausiello in TVLine's Comic-Con interview suite, crediting a "fresh bunch of creatives" with the promising future.

What's in for the sophomore run? "A very rich mythology," says star Kristin Kreuk. Out, meanwhile, is the whole procedural aspect that stymied the early episodes...[Also] scoop on the time jump, who's been crying, Cat's mysterious bio-dad, the secret Heather is holding onto and what it'll take for VinCat to undo the season finale's tragic separation. (As Kreuk says, "They've gotta earn their love" this time around.)"

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"...The new season of the CW drama, returning in October, will see some changes. As the producers revealed Thursday at Comic-Con, the theme of season two will focus on the question: Who am I? "There are a lot of changes for season two for Vincent (Ryan), even a new beast look," Ryan said. Season two will kick off three months after Vincent is captured by Muirfield and when Vincent re-appears, he is a "supercharged" version of himself. The first episodes will show how the Vincent's disappearance has impacted everybody, with the panelists promising a "bigger mythology" this year.

"This year is about how hard it is to be in love," Levin said, adding that viewers will also see Catherine outside of her relationship with Vincent..."

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From: tvguide

"...Viewers will meet Catherine's real dad: But first Catherine has to figure out that her dad isn't her real father! Although the audience already knows, the poor girl won't find out the truth so quickly. "Heather is going to be hiding the secret for a little bit," Cooper said. "Once Catherine finds out the big secret about her father, it's going to impact her and she's going to want to find him." Added Levin: "You will learn who her dad is...

...Is there a catfight in the works? Now that Tess has more free time on her hands, she will start to butt into Catherine and Vincent's relationship more, which can only spell trouble. Or does it? "Tess is struggling with the fact that Cat is so taken by Vincent. It's hard for her to watch this because it's easy to judge, it's easy to see it from an outsiders' view," Levin said. "She wants what's best for her but there is that tension..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

From: daytimeconfidential [Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan Interview]

"...DC: What makes her a beauty, and what makes him a beast?

KK: I really think that a lot of what we're exploring is that no one is one or the other, but everybody has beauty and beast within them, that we make certain choices in our lives to behave in one way or in another. Catherine's journey in part is really to come to understand that there are no bad guys, and there are no good guys, that people make decision, and that humanity is blind, so I think that's a big part of it.

DC: And for you, are you very romantic?

Jay Ryan: Are we romantic?

KK: You mean in life?

DC: In life.

KK: I'm not very romantic, I don't think. I don't know what that is, though. I don't know what the definition of romance is.

DC: It's a beautiful story.

JR: I'm very much the romance side of it. I'm an advocate for pushing it more and more into the series.

KK: Yes, I think it's important for the show..."

To read the complete interview: CLICK HERE

 

From: screenfad

"...Coming Back After the Break. Season 2 begins three months after Vincent was captured. Sherri says we will see a more super-charged and "beastly" Vincent because the organization that captured him "did stuff" to him. The audience will also be catching up on what happened to the rest of the characters in the interim. The writers are looking at the season as part of a larger mythology. A bit focus of the season will be on relationships and testing them. In addition, the theme for year is "who am I?" For example, is Vincent man or beast? For Cat, the writers will also be asking that question of her and will explore more about her outside of her relationship with Vincent..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

From: thelifestylereport

"...Kristin Kreuk, who plays Vincent's love interest Catherine, was also present to shed light on the season two. "The second season's going to be all about the question of 'Who am I?' for everybody on the show," Kreuk said. "For Catherine, it's really 'Who am I not identified with Vincent, knowing that the family I thought I had isn't the family that I actually have; who am I as a woman on my own, essentially.'"

As for the fate of Catherine and Vincent's relationship, Executive Producer Jennifer Levin said, "This year is about how hard it is to be in love," adding that fans will be able to see Catherine as an individual separate from Vincent. Light will also be shed on Catherine's mysterious family past with her father playing a key role. "We won't tease [who Catherine's father is] too long," said Executive Producer Sheri Cooper promised about her mysterious father whom Catherine will go searching for..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

 

From: buddytv

"...New Characters: The executive producers were pretty mum on the subject, simply saying there's a "cool guy" and a "cool girl." And what about more beasts? They didn't want to say either way, so we'll have to tune in to find out..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE


*July 18, 2013
The following are some of the articles discussing 'BATB's' comic-con 2013 panel:

From: zap2it

"Beauty and the Beast" panel at Comic-Con 2013. On hand to talk about the show were stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan along with executive producers Sherri Cooper and Jennifer Levin. Season 2 starts three months after the end of Season 1. There will be what they call a "super-charged Vincent." he will also be "beastlier." The secret about Cat's dad will possibly come out via her sister, Heather. Everyone on the show is really happy with the fans. That's what they credit for Season 2..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

From: tvequals

"...When the questions started flying, the cast and showrunners were quick to shoutout the fans. They hyped their victory in the People's Choice Awards as evidence they had the best fans in the world. Sherri Cooper even went so far as to say she believed that the win in the People's Choice Award was a big reason why they got renewed for season two. When discussing season one, both Cooper and fellow writer Jennifer Levin talked about the shows focus on the romance. They didn't want to tease it, they wanted them together. The show wanted to spend a lot of time talking about what is what like to fall in love and not have the outside world understand. In addition, they discussed the importance of the strong female relationships they developed during the first season. They seem to take a lot of pride in what they believe to be one of the very few strong female friendships..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE

From: collider

"...Next up we got a look at the gag reel from season 1 and this was a much bigger hit. The cast is extremely likeable and you can tell that they have a great time shooting the show. It's one of the better blooper reels I've seen in a while and elicited a few genuine chuckles out of me. So what can fans expect this time around? Now that Catherine and Vincent are a legit duo the focus will shift from their burgeoning romance to the difficulties of love and the challenge of keeping a relationship alive. They said that they were quick to bring Cat and Vincent together because they want the show to be about love and romance and it felt "false" to keep them apart..."

To read the complete write-up: CLICK HERE



*July 16, 2013
"Beauty and Beast' debuts Big! - Series leads prime time for 'Cuatro' channel"

The American television series, 'Beauty and the Beast', has successfully replaced 'Un príncipe para Corina'. This revision of the classic tale starring Kristin Kreuk ("Smallville") and Jay Ryan ('Sea Patrol') dominated the prime time both in Catalonia and in the whole of Spain.

The premiere of 'Beauty and the Beast' gathered before their television sets 1.6 million viewers (10.3% share), beating out all of the other series airing during prime time. The 'Pulseras Rojas' from 'Antena 3' had 1.5 million fans (9.6%), the' CSI Miami 'Tele 5, 1.4 million (9.6%), the miniseries TVE-1' Les Miserables ', 1.2 million (10.1%), and' The Mentalist ' Sixth, with 856,000 (5.3%).

In Catalonia, this series from 'Cuatro' clinched second place in the 'ranking' of the day, with 373,000 followers (15.5%). The only series to beat them was 'Telenotícies migdia' TV-3.

The series hurt by the success of this new series ['Beauty and the Beast'] was 'Grand Nord', which scored its lowest of the season (302,000 and 10.3%), although it was the second preferred option in the 'prime time' in Catalan.

To see the spanish write-up: CLICK HERE / Also See: Teleprograma.tv / Also See: mundoplus.tv


*July 15, 2013
From: abc.es
"From: ABC.es [Translated by Me]

Kristin Kreuk: "Television romances occur rather fast; they quickly get naked" [Known for her role as Lana Lang in "Smallville" the actress stars in 'Beauty and the Beast" premiering today [July 15, 2013] on channel 'Cuatro']

"Since 2001, the Canadian Kristin Kreuk (Vancouver, 1982) is widely known for her role as Lana Lang from the TV show, "Smallville." After a movie, she returns to television with "Beauty and the Beast", a thriller based on the classic tale and inspired by the eighties television series. 'Cuatro' channel premieres it tonight, at 22.00 pm, with Kreuk in the role of Catherine Chandler, a homicide detective who works with a doctor who has superhuman powers after surviving a dark military experiment.

- What differentiates this series version from the eighties version?

'It's very different and very modern; it takes place in our world. It doesn't look like a remake.

-The pilot was directed by Gary Fleder, responsible for films such as "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead" and "Kiss the Girls". What does he bring to the show?

Some kind of masculine energy and action. I love to portray it and I think I did a decent job. We'll see how the rest of the episodes follow.

- Are the protagonists doomed to romance?

I don't know how their relationship will evolve, but I see it being more 'old school'. Now, television romances occur very fast. People meet and then quickly get naked. It's crazy. Ours will be more classic.

- Why should the audience see the show?

Because it really explores how the characters accept one another. It may sound corny, but for me it is about learning to love others as well as oneself. And throughout this experience there's also action and romance. I think it will be a great series.

To see the Spanish write-up: CLICK HERE / Also See: divinity.es


*July 8, 2013
'Beauty and the Beast - Kristin Kreuk in the 2012 Series is Coming to DVD this Fall - "The new 2012 series which stars Kristin Kreuk (Smallville) and Jay Ryan (Terra Nova) has been announced for DVD with the October 1st release of Beauty and the Beast - The 1st Season. Priced at $49.99 SRP, the set includes 3 Featurettes: "Dressing the Beauty," "Creating the Beast," and "Season in Review." No version for Blu-ray was indicated."
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*July 8, 2013
From: eonline
'2013 Golden Remote Awards: And the Winners Are...' - "After weeks of nonstop voting and close races, our annual Golden Remote Awards have come to a close and the winners are ready to be revealed, celebrated and argued about! The 2012-13 TV season's battles were some of our most competitive ever, with some categories being won by less than 50 votes! (Like a certain Beauty and the Beast star taking out Glee's Cory Monteith for Favorite Funnyman and a Big Bang Theory pairing beating out Vampire Diaries' Katherine and Elijah for oddest couple!)

While perennial fan favorites such as Glee, How I Met Your Mother and Supernatural found themselves the recipients of awards in 2013, newbie Beauty and the Beast racked up an impressive seven wins and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is already looking like an early favorite for the 2013-14 season..."

'Beauty and the Beast' Winning Categories:

Favorite Funnyguy: Austin Basis / Drama Mama: Kristin Kreuk / Best Fight: Vincent vs. Gabe

Best Kiss: Vincent and Catherine's first kiss / Steamiest Moment: Vincent and Catherine's first time

Best New Show: Beauty and the Beast / Breakout Star, Male: Jay Ryan

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*July 6, 2013
From: tvwise
"Despite a recent bent towards focussing more on home-grown commissions rather than acquiring scripted content, acquisitions are still big business both for the UK buyers and the studios in Hollywood...I've confirmed that UKTV has picked up the rights, from various distributors, to Beauty and the Beast season 2, Being Human USA season 2, Grimm season 3 and Perception season 2...Beauty And The Beast- Loosely based on the 1980′s series of the same name, Beauty and the Beast is a modern day take on the classic fairy tale which follows the complex relationship between Detective Catherine Chandler and Vincent Keller, a former marine who was reported KIA in Afghanistan in 2002 and saved Catherine from the assassins who murdered her mother several years ago. Theses two are powerfully drawn to each other yet understand that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them. The drama series is produced by CBS Television Studios...

...UKTV's most high profile acquisition from the 2012-2013 broadcast season, Beauty and the Beast was acquired by the commercial network late last year, around the time of MIPCOM 2012. The series was said to signify UKTV's continuing commitment to offer exclusive content on its network of channels, and was one of two series from the 2012-2013 broadcast season acquired for their flagship entertainment channel Watch (the other, NBC's Do No Harm, was quickly cancelled state-side and is set to premiere on Watch on Monday July 22nd at 9pm). Beauty and the Beast debuted on Watch in January 2013 and recently finished airing its 22 episode first season on the channel. Just as it was a solid performer for US network The CW, Beauty and the Beast has proven to be a success with UK audiences. The series premiered to over 0.4 million viewers and while it did see some drop in the ratings going forward, the first season of the series averaged an audience of 0.3 million viewers; rating above the slot average and ranking as Watch's third highest rated US import behind only Grimm and Perception. The ratings success of the series made the pick up of the show's second season a no-brainer. Something which was already covered by UKTV's existing licensing deal with CBS Studios International, as they acquired Beauty and the Beast under a multi-season agreement (I hear that the deal, as it stands, is for 3 seasons). I'm told that the second season will air on Watch closely behind its premiere on The CW in the US, which is slated for Monday October 7th."

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*July 01, 2013

From: huffingtonpost

"29 Celebrities You May Not Know Are Canadian - "And Cobie Smulders (who plays ever the prideful Canadian Robin Scherbatsky on "How I Met Your Mother") isn't the only celebrity who hails from the great white north. So get some maple syrup, pop in your favorite Ryan Gosling movie (all of them) and celebrate these stars you may not have known were Canadian. Kristin Kreuk [Gallery]"

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