Beauty and the Beast Gets a Full-Season Pickup

Liz Raftery
November 9, 2012
Jay Ryan, Kristin Kreuk | Photo Credits: Sven Ben Mark Holzberg/The CW

Freshman drama Beauty and the Beast has been given a full-season pickup, The CW announced Friday.

This week, the show, which stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, jumped 9 percent in total viewers. For the season, it's averaging an audience of 2.4 million and a 0.9 rating among adults 18 to 34, according to the network.

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The network has also picked up Arrow for a full season.

Beauty and the Beast airs Thursdays at 9/8c.

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