But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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Once upon a time….
An evil witch cast an eeeevil spell on the heads of the CW network. This nasty enchantment caused the innocent network heads to consider canceling REALLY GOOD new shows, like their freshman Beauty And The Beast, before giving it a real chance.
But rejoice Beauty And The Beast fans! The spell has been broken!
The network has decided to give the fairytale drama a WHOLE season pick-up!
After a HUGE spike in the rating last week, the Kristin Kreuk / Jay Ryan starring series will broadcast a nine more episodes this year.
In the begging, B&TB was not doing to well with it's target audience. But now it's averaging about 2.4 million viewers and a 0.9 rating among adults 18-34 — which is kinda baller for a CW show.
Of course, there is a chance the evil witch will return before the show is given a second season… but who wants to worry about that now??
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