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Unfortunately, the CW has opted not to renew Katy Keene for a second season. Though it seems the studio behind it is planning to find a new home for it.

DEADLINE – The CW Chairman and CEO Mark Pedowitz in May revealed that the options on the cast, which originally expired June 30, had been extended as the network was mulling their renewal decision. I hear the extension is until July 31, giving WBTV a window to pursue a new home. Given Katy Keene‘s streaming deal at WBTV corporate sibling HBO Max, which is currently carrying Season 1, the platform is considered the most realistic option for keeping Katy Keene alive.

Katy Keene was the only current CW series not to get a renewal for next season in January. In a vote of confidence, the network at the time gave the midseason show a 13-script order ahead of its premiere. Somewhat surprising given its pedigree as a Riverdale offshoot from Berlanti Productions and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Hale’s star power and huge following, Katy Keene was a very modest ratings performer.

“The linear ratings have been soft but we have seen some good streaming viewership,” Pedowitz said in May ahead of the Katy Keene finale. He added that the network brass were going to wait for more streaming data for the show, which was going to have its full season on the CW’s digital platform and also made available on HBO Max at the platform’s launch at the end of May.

After two weeks of absence, we finally saw KO again in the latest episode of Katy Keene. Check out our gallery for stills and high-resolution screencaps!


Hey guys! I’m so sorry for falling way behind on the updates, but if you’re following our Twitter and/or Instagram, I have already updated the photoshoots, magazine scans, and public appearances sections of the gallery. Anyway, is everybody done catching up on Katy Keene? Because we’re catching up on the updates on that today. Check out stills and high-resolution screencaps from the first 8 episodes so far. Hope everyone’s staying safe!


Zane attended this year’s Golden Globes after-party hosted by Warner Bros. and InStyle. Check out some photos in our gallery!

The CW has announced their midseason schedule, and Katy Keene is set to premiere on February 6th at 8/7c. Mark your calendars! Here’s also the full synopsis:

KATY KEENE follows the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene (Lucy Hale), singer/songwriter Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), performer Jorge Lopez/Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp), and “It Girl” Pepper Smith (Julia Chan) — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City…together. Katy designs clothes for anyone she can, including her friend and roommate Josie, whose singing talent catches the attention of Alexander Cabot (Lucien Laviscount), a CEO who hopes to reboot the record label division of his father’s corporate empire. But Alexander’s dream of signing Josie to a recording contract meets resistance from Cabot Media’s powerful senior vice president Alexandra (Camille Hyde), who also happens to be his twin sister. Josie and Katy’s roommate Jorge works at his family’s bodega and has his eye on Broadway, but after a series of rejections, he hopes to take his drag performance career as Ginger to the next level. The mysterious Pepper Smith plans to open her own version of Andy Warhol’s Factory. She has the connections, but no one seems to know where she got her money — or if she really has any at all. Katy struggles to manage the pressures of her day job at Lacy’s Department Store and her very demanding boss, Gloria (Katherine LaNasa), who is a legendary personal shopper. But Katy has the support of her longtime boyfriend, KO Kelly (Zane Holtz), who has his own dream of becoming a professional boxer. As these aspiring artists take on the runway, the recording studio, Broadway, and the NYC social scene, they will find more than just a career in the big city — they’ll find long-lasting friendship. A spinoff of the hit series RIVERDALE, KATY KEENE is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios with executive producers Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “Riverdale”), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Supergirl,” “Riverdale”), Michael Grassi (“Riverdale,” “Supergirl”), Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “Riverdale”) and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics Publisher & CEO.)

The cast of Katy Keene attended this year’s Summer TCA Tour for The CW’s all-star party and also for a Q&A panel session. Check out photos of Zane at the event in our gallery, along with portraits taken there. Huge thanks to my friends Mouza and Jess for the help!