When the CW’s network president Mark Pedowitz was asked about the renewal odds of Beauty and the Beast. Here’s what he had to say:
“We’re very pleased in terms of where it’s going creatively,” he said. “It’s basically on par with Secret Circle in the fourth quarter with total viewers. We believe the show has a very long run in front of it. We’ve made no announcements about a second season. But based on the passion of the fans both on the E! Online and the People’s Choice Awards, we think we have something in this epic love story between Cat and Vincent.” But wait, a critic pointed out: The CW cancelled Secret Circle! “I believe the show has more growth potential [than Secret Circle] in terms of its creativity and because we’re centered around that love story”.