Katy Keene and The CW are no more a suit. The Riverdale offshoot has been canceled after one period, TVLine has learned. The drama’s very first period ending, which currently serves as its de facto series finale, broadcast on Thursday, May 14.
Across its 13-episode freshman run, Katy Keene averaged simply over a 0.1 demo ranking in addition to 480,000 total weekly visitors (in Live+Same Day numbers). Out of the 16 dramatization The CW broadcast in-season, it ranked 14th in both procedures, besting just Dynasty and In the Dark (both of which were renewed back in January for the 2020-21 TV season).
Katy Keene moved Ashleigh Murray’s Josie McCoy from the mean streets of Riverdale to the glamorous methods of New York City, where she pursued a full time occupation in the songs sector (and even re-established the Pussycats).
The Riverdale offshoot additionally starred Lucy Hale as budding developer Katy Keene, Jonny Beauchamp as drag child Jorge Lopez, Julia Chan as expert grifter Pepper Smith, Zane Holtz as boxer-turned-model K.O. Kelly, Lucien Laviscount as billionaire Alexander Cabot, Camille Hyde as Alex’s sis Alexandra and also Katherine LaNasa as legendary fashion queen Gloria Grandbilt.
Katy Keene‘s brief run included numerous Riverdale crossovers. Robin Givens was the initial to pop up in NYC, repeating the duty of Josie’s mom Sierra McCoy, while Casey Cott (aka Kevin Keller) followed shortly afterwards. And Katy saved the most significant crossover last, ending its ending with the unwanted arrival of Hiram Lodge.
Had the show been renewed momentarily period, Veronica’s dad was mosting likely to stay a thorn in Jorge’s family’s side, however showrunner Michael Grassi guaranteed TVLine that it would not taint the dramatization’s upbeat, candy-coated visual. “Katy Keene will certainly always continue to be Katy Keene,” Grassi explained. “When Hiram goes into the image, he’s coming into our globe, the New York of our creativity. He’ll be a scrumptious, enjoyable antagonist, yet no person is getting killed … yet.”
The finale also invited The Princess Bride‘s Cary Elwes as Leo Lacy, a mysterious guy who might very well be Katy’s natural father. (“He’s certainly a strong contender!” Hale informed TVLine.) Other finale developments consisted of K.O. relocating to Philadelphia, Alex returning to rehab, and also Pepper trying to go legit.
Detector Bros. Television means to look for a new home for Katy, however absolutely nothing is particular.
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