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The CW has announced their Fall 2019 schedule, and Katy Keene is being held for midseason debut. In the meantime, here’s the teaser trailer!

A RIVERDALE spinoff, 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. Executive produced by Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Supergirl,” “Glee”), Michael Grassi (“Riverdale,” “Supergirl”), Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”) and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics Publisher & CEO), KATY KEENE is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios.

CW has given series orders to three of their pilots, and one includes the Riverdale spin-off, Katy Keene. Hope we get a teaser soon. Congratulations to Zane!

Logline: In a timeless New York City, as enchanting as Riverdale is moody, aspiring fashion designer Katy Keene (Lucy Hale) meets Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), fresh off the bus to chase her musical dreams. Their world is populated with kindred-spirit starving artists, including mysterious socialite Pepper Smith (Julie Chan) and Broadway-bound performer Jorge Lopez – and his drag queen alter ego, Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp). While their climb to the top is rife with obstacles, this found family will stop at nothing to see their names in lights. Based on the Archie Comics characters.

Executive Producers/Writers: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Grassi
Executive Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics CEO and Publisher)
Director/Executive Producer: Maggie Kiley
Based on the characters from Archie Comics
Auspices: Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios

Lifetime has announced that Tempting Fate will premiere on June 15th, 8 PM ET/PT. Check out the trailer below, and high-quality promotional photos & stills in our gallery!

Based on Jane Green’s New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Tempting Fate follows the story of mother-of two Gabby (Milano) whose picture perfect marriage to Elliott (Steve Kazee, Shameless) is jeopardized when she meets Matt (Zane Holtz, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series), a handsome younger man who seemingly ignites a fire and desire within her. What begins as a business opportunity soon develops into an emotional affair leading Gabby to eventually succumb to Matt’s unrelenting attraction and attention, never foreseeing the life-changing consequences that lie ahead. Tempting Fate is executive produced by Green, Milano, Kim Raver, Manu Boyer, Jocelyn Freid, David Fleming and Kara Feifer with Raver and Boyer co-directing from a script by written by Jennifer Maisel.

I didn’t want to post anything here until the official news or announcement, but it’s taking them too long. However, Zane has confirmed his role in the Riverdale spin-off, Katy Keene, played by Lucy Hale. He will be playing K.O. Kelly, Katy’s boyfriend. Good luck to Zane!

Update: Official news from Deadline, along with character details!

Holtz will star as Ko Kelly, a boxer with two goals in life: to fight a welterweight championship in Madison Square Garden and to marry his longtime girlfriend, Katy Keene. Born and raised in Queens, Ko is a humble, protective, salt-of-the-earth guy who makes ends meet as a personal trainer and a bouncer.

Set in a timeless New York City, as enchanting as Riverdale is moody, Katy Keene follows the titular character as she meets Josie McCoy, fresh off the bus to chase her musical dreams. Their world is populated with kindred-spirit starving artists, including mysterious socialite Pepper Smith and Broadway-bound performer Jorge Lopez (and his drag queen alter ego, Ginger). While their climb to the top is rife with obstacles, this found family will stop at nothing to see their names in lights.

Zane starred as Paul Martinelli in the 2018 film, Hunter Killer. If you haven’t gotten the chance to watch the film yet, I strongly recommend you do. It’s such a great thriller and will keep you on the edge of your seat. Check out our gallery for high-quality stills and high-resolution screencaps from the film!

Firstly, I’m so sorry for falling so behind on the updates, personal stuff has been keeping me occupied in the offline life. But I’m finally making up for it. The gallery has been updated with high-quality photos of Zane attending several events back from October up to this month, the most recent being the premiere of Beyond the Night. Also added were portraits taken by Hollywood Life when Zane was promoting Hunter Killer and some outtakes taken by Billy Small for Regard Magazine. So make sure you give our gallery a visit!

Zane is also celebrating his 31st birthday today, and we would like to wish him a very happy birthday! We are looking forward to your projects coming out this year. Have an amazing day with your friends and family! Go greet him on Twitter at @zaneholtz and/or on Instagram at @zanerayholtz.