Fall TV 2012: New shows from ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and The CW
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'Beauty and the Beast' (The CW)( the CW / May 13, 2012 )
Premise: Years before, Detective Catherine Chandler witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen. Catherine would have been killed too, but someone or something saved her. No one has ever believed her, but she knows it wasnt an animal that attacked the assassins it was human. Years have passed, and while investigating a murder, Catherine discovers a clue that leads her to a handsome doctor named Vincent Keller, who was reportedly killed by enemy fire while serving in Afghanistan in 2002. Catherine learns that Vincent is actually still alive and that it was he who saved her many years before. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past 10 years to guard his secret when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses.
Stars: Kristin Kreuk (Smallville"), Jay Ryan (Terra Nova), Max Brown (The Tudors), Nina Lisandrello (Nurse Jackie), Nicole Gale Anderson (Make It or Break It), Austin Basis (Life Unexpected) and Brian White (The Cabin in the Woods).
Production team: Executive producers Jennifer Levin (Felicity), Sherri Cooper (Brothers and Sisters), Bill Haber (Rizzoli & Isles"), Paul J. Witt (A Better Life) & Tony Thomas (A Better Life), Ron Koslow (Moonlight) and Gary Fleder (Life Unexpected).