Category Archives: Beauty & the Beast (CW)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: One of the Most Anticipated Shows of the New Season

Every fall television season is something of a crap shoot for the networks, but there is some good news out there according to “The biggest buzz for the upcoming fall season shows have CBS’ Vegas, CW’s Beauty and the Beast and NBC’s Animal Practice getting high marks. CBS’ Vegas, starring Dennis Quaid, got a 26% score under the ‘Most Anticipated New Programming’ category. ... Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Vincent – Vampire Smile Music Video

YouTube user FalseHope has edited together a new music video to the song “Vampire Smile,” compiled from the pilot for the new Beauty and the Beast. This is the official description: “I read this article recently about how along with other programs like Dexter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Twilight, the rebooted Beauty and the Beast is making falling in ... Read More »


Australia’s Herald Sun has a brief profile of actor Jay Ryan tied in to Beauty and the Beast, detailing “For this contemporary version from the CW network, Ryan’s beast is the survivor of a botched military experiment and Kreuk is a tough-talking New York detective who discovers he might have a connection to her tragic past. Clean-cut Kiwi Ryan made ... Read More »

THE NEW BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: The Moonlight Connection

As originally conceived, this was going to be an editorial but that by its nature would suggest a condemnation of some aspect of the issue being discussed, which is not what’s going on here. In fact, this is more accurately referred to as an observatorial (may have just coined a phrase there) in reference to the CW’s forthcoming version of ... Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Kristin & Jay Introduce Footage From Series

The CW has put out a number of promos for their new fall shows, and this particular one focusing onBeauty and the Beast- which clocks in at about four and a half minutes – features an introduction by Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, before a series of clips that set up the premise of the series. Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Austin Bass Video Interview

Global Toronto recently served host to actor Austin Bass, who plays Vincent’s friend, confidant and roommate, J.T. Forbes. The character knows Vincent better than anyone, including Catherine Chandler – especially at this early stage of their relationship. Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan on the TCA Red Carpet

Last month at the annual gathering of the Television Critics Association (TCA), Beauty and the Beast was among the shows represented, and as such reporters had the opportunity to interview celebrities on the event’s red carpet. In this particular instance they caught up with Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, who discussed the series. Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: True Blood’s Kelly Overton to Guest Star

According to, True Blood werewolf Kelly Overton is going to appear in episode four of the CW’s Beauty and the Beast (said to be called “Saturn Returns”). According to the site, “Overton will play Claire, an intelligent and extremely athletic doctoral student who hits it off with medical examiner Evan (Max Brown) after they meet online….Also appearing in the ... Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Cast & Behind the Scenes Gallery

The floodgates are opening with a variety of Beauty and the Beast  images being released, among them a combination of gallery shots from the CW and behind the scenes images. Curiosity about this show is definitely growing. Read More »

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Jay Ryan Video Interview

Posted to YouTube is a six-minute interview with Jay Ryan, who portrays Vincent Keller in the CW’s Beauty and the Beast. During the course of this conversation – which is actually one of the longer solo-interviews that he’s done on the show so far – he reveals some information on Vincent’s background, his workings as a character and the relationship ... Read More »