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CW Picks Up 'Beauty and the Beast' to Full Season, Syfy Renews 'Haven'

November 10, 2012 02:09:56 GMT

The police procedural series gets a nine-back episode order, while the sci-fi drama show will return for a fourth season.


CW Picks Up 'Beauty and the Beast' to Full Season, Syfy Renews 'Haven'
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The CW has given a full-season order to its other freshman "Beauty and the Beast". The modern-day adaptation of the famous tale has just received an additional nine episodes, bringing its first season to a total of 22 episodes.

Starring Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, the police procedural series is averaging 2.4 million viewers and a 0.9 rating among adults 18-34 so far. The latest episode is up 9% in total viewers than the previous week.

The CW has previously picked up another new hit series "Arrow" to full season. Meanwhile, the fate of rookie "Emily Owens, M.D." is still up in the air.

Almost at the same time, good news also comes for Syfy's "Haven". The cable channel has renewed the sci-fi series for a fourth season of 13 new episodes, which will premiere in 2013.

"We couldn't be happier to see the story of Audrey Parker and the creepy, quirky town of Haven continue next year," says Mark Stern, Syfy's President of Original Content. "Season three has hit a creative and critical high and we're very excited to see where the talented production team takes our colorful cast of characters led by the perfect trifecta of Emily Rose, Eric Balfour and Lucas Bryant in season four."

Based on Stephen King's novel "The Colorado Kid", "Haven" is averaging 2.4 million total viewers and 942,000 adults18-49 in its current third season. The secrets begin to be revealed in this chapter, which is said to have a shocking last episode.

© AceShowbiz.com




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