Ratings: ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Is Tops In Demo, ‘Ghosts’ Eyes All-Time High

Beauty and the Beast averaged 4 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating, after which The Parent Test retained 1.9 mil and a 0.4. Ghosts‘ hour-long Christmas episode averaged 6.8 million viewers and a 0.6 rating, eyeing its best audience ever and matching its season high in the demo.

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Set As ABC’s Next Live-Action Musical

ABC is looking ahead to its next live-action TV adaptation of a beloved Disney property. Hamish Hamilton will direct a live-action/animation hybrid production of Beauty and the Beast. Jon M. Chu, director of the upcoming Wicked movie, has been tapped to executive-produce. The event — which will air Thursday, Dec. 15, on ABC, then will be available to stream on Disney+ the next day — is in celebration of the film’s 30th(ish) anniversary.

CW Sets Premiere Dates For Three Series

The CW has set midseason premiere dates for new limited series Containment, the return of Reign and Beauty and the Beast‘s final season. In addition, the network announced season finale dates for iZombie and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

CW Ending ‘Beauty And The Beast’

The drama from CBS Television Studios will conclude its run with a 13-episode order in 2016.

CW’s ‘Beauty and the Beast" Gets Season 4

The network has renewed Beauty and the Beast for a fourth season — four months ahead of its third-season bow. The drama, set for a 13-episode run, will again return in May and help bridge the summer season to the traditional fall launch

CW Gives ‘Beauty’ Full-Season Order

CW has given a full-season order to fantasy reboot Beauty and the Beast. Through five episodes, the series is averaging 2.4 million viewers and a 1.3 rating in the 18-34 women demo, which is the network’s sweet spot.


CW Puts In Orders For Five Dramas

The network’s new shows are the Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries, Arrow, an update on the CBS drama Beauty and the Beast, medical drama First Cut and Cult, about a dark TV show that draws legions of violently obsessed fans.

CW Casts Its Version Of ‘Beauty And The Beast’

ABC Casts Ruth Bradley in ‘Beauty And The Beast’

Kristin Kreuk To Star In CW’s ‘Beauty & The Beast’

Disney Back to ‘Beauty And Beast’ With ABC Pilot

CW Puts In Three Pilot Orders

CW Rebooting Cult Fave ‘Beauty And The Beast’