Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.01 - Pilot - Press Release
A RE-IMAGINING OF THE CLASSIC TALE — When she was a teenager, Catherine “Cat” Chandler (Kristin Kreuk, “Smallville”) witnessed the murder of her mother. Cat would have been killed too, but someone – or something – saved her. Now, years have passed and Cat is a police officer, investigating a case that leads her to the person who saved her: a doctor named Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan, “Terra Nova”). With the help of his childhood friend J.T. Forbes (Austin Basis, “Life Unexpected”), Vincent has been in hiding, guarding his secret — when enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super strength. Still, Cat is touched by the person that lives within the Beast and she knows she has to keep her relationship with Vincent a secret from her boss, Joe Bishop (Brian White, “The Shield”), her partner, Tess Vargas (Nina Lisandrello, “Nurse Jackie”), and even from her close friend, Evan Marks (Max Brown, “The Tudors”), the medical examiner. Cat and Vincent are powerfully drawn to one another, but they understand that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them. Gary Fleder directed the episode written by Sherri Cooper & Jennifer Levin (#100).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.02 - Proceed with Caution - Press Release
CAT INVESTIGATES THE MURDER OF A BALLERINA — When a rising young ballerina mysteriously falls to her death, Vincent (Jay Ryan) senses that the understudy, Victoria (Elizabeth Blackmore), is hiding information about the dancer’s murder. Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Tess (Nina Lisandrello) discover that the victim tried to file a police report for an assault. Meanwhile, Cat seeks out Vincent’s help to decipher a medical paper found in her mother’s belongings, and J.T. (Austin Basis) worries that Cat’s visits to the warehouse loft leave Vincent vulnerable to discovery by Muirfield’s agents. Catherine encourages Vincent to help her investigate deeper into the Muirfield project, but when Vincent refuses, Cat investigates on her own, until her computer is wiped clean by a malicious virus. Tess tries her hand at dating again, but soon discovers that she’s unknowingly involved with a married man. Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) moves out of Cat’s apartment after growing uncomfortable with her sister’s quest for more answers about their mother’s death. Rick Bota directed the episode written by Sherri Cooper & Jennifer Levin (#101).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.03 - All In - Press Release
CAT AND TESS INVESTIGATE THE VEHICULAR HOMICIDE OF AN IMMIGRATION JUDGE – Iris (Lara Jean Chorostecki), a Bosnian immigrant, is arrested on the suspicion of killing a judge for deporting her brother. Vincent (Jay Ryan) insists that Iris is innocent, so trusting his instincts, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) works behind-the-scenes to uncover the truth. When Cat’s actions disrupt the investigation, Joe (Brian White) places her on leave. Nevertheless, she continues on her own to discover that Iris is hiding a family secret, and needs Vincent’s help. JT (Austin Basis) is concerned that Vincent risks exposure to Murifield by helping Cat, leading Cat to work out a way to communicate with Vincent without seeking him out. P.J. Pesce directed the episode written by Jeff Rake (#102).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.04 - Basic Instinct - Press Release
VINCENT OFFERS TO SACRIFICE HIMSELF TO PROTECT CAT -- Vincent (Jay Ryan) revives a 19-year old boy who was left for dead in a dumpster and rushes him to the E.R., where he remains in a coma. After Evan (Max Brown) declares that the boy’s x-rays reveal a history of bone fractures, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Tess (Nina Lisandrello) question the father, Zachary Holt (guest-star Alex Carter), who worries that his son’s ADHD and history of fighting and gambling might have gotten him mixed up with the wrong crowd. The detectives question Lois Whitworth (guest-star Madchen Amick), who owns the Westchester Polo Club where the boy worked. Lois is surprised to learn that her daughter, Clarissa (guest-star Jenn Proske), has been dating this young man. Clarissa claims that she ended the relationship because he was involved in illegal activities, but Cat and Tess suspect that there’s more to her story. Meanwhile, Silverfox (guest-star Peter Outerbridge) and his Murifield agents track down Cat, and offer to tell her the truth about her mother in exchange for turning over Vincent, who they insist is a monster. Cat tells Vincent about her Silverfox encounter, and Vincent realizes that Cat might be afraid of him. JT (Austin Basis) wants them to flee, but Vincent refuses to leave Cat, instead offering to surrender to Silverfox in exchange for Cat’s safety. Bradley Walsh directed the episode written by Roger Grant (#103).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.05 - Saturn Returns - Press Release
A KISS IS JUST A KISS — Vincent (Jay Ryan) is captured on a convenience store surveillance video while preventing a robbery, and Cat (Kristin Kreuk) warns him to be extra careful when his photo appears in the newspaper. Cat and Tess (Nina Lisandrello) investigate the disappearance of a woman named Amy (guest star Annie Murphy), who has gone missing after her fiancée, Dr. Michael Walters (guest star Jeremy Glazer), surprised his bride-to-be by placing their engagement announcement in the paper that morning. Evan (Max Brown) runs Amy’s fingerprints and discovers her true identity, while Cat wonders if her disappearance was intentional after Vincent mentions that he and JT (Austin Basis) have an escape plan to clear out of their loft without a trace in a matter of minutes. Later, Michael also goes missing and Joe (Brian White) learns that his team has been deceived. Meanwhile, Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) is planning a surprise birthday party for her sister, forcing Cat to postpone her birthday plans with Vincent. At the party, Cat and Evan share a surprising moment. Steve Adelson directed the episode written by Blair Singer and Kelly Souders (#104).
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – “All In” (9:00-10:00pm) Vincent (Jay Ryan) puts his own safety at risk when he brings his healing skills to the aid of an innocent young girl, and Cat (Kristin Kreuk) works out a way to communicate with Vincent without revealing his location to Muirfield.
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.07 - Out Of Control - Press Release
CAT LEARNS THE TRUTH ABOUT VINCENT’S BLACKOUTS — JT (Austin Basis) thinks Vincent (Jay Ryan) may somehow be involved in Cat’s (Kristin Kreuk) homicide investigation after she mentions a local college fraternity brother was brutally killed. JT examines Vincent to determine the cause of his increasingly frequent blackouts, but when Vincent starts to beast out, JT is forced to tranquilize him. Meanwhile, Evan and his new intern find a strange cut on the victim’s ankle, which matches that of a female cadaver left on campus a year earlier. As Evan works to uncover more clues from the crime scene, he is kidnapped. Cat begs Vincent to help find Evan and save his life, yet she doesn’t realize that she’s putting Vincent’s life in serious danger. Rick Bota directed the episode written by Brian Peterson & Kelly Souders (#105).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.08 - Trapped - Press Release
JT (Austin Basis) suspects that Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) is the trigger of Vincent’s (Jay Ryan) blackouts, so to disprove this theory, Vincent allows JT to inject him with endorphins and sedatives that force him into a fugue state. In flashback, Vincent recalls his time in Afghanistan when he received his first super soldier shot, and remembers who injected him with the DNA altering substance. He also recollects how the other soldiers experienced unpredictable side effects, including fugue states, and is relieved to know that Cat isn’t causing his blackouts. Vincent shares his memory about Murifield with Cat, who experiences some recollections of her own. Then, as Cat and Tess (Nina Lisandrello) investigate the attempted murder of a teen pop star (guest-star Max Schneider), Evan suspects that Cat is deliberately protecting the vigilante who saved him in the subway. Paul Fox directed the episode written by Emily Silver (#107).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.09 - Bridesmaid Up! - Press Release
WEDDING BELLS RING — When Catherine’s (Kristin Kreuk) dad (guest-star Rob Stewart) gets remarried, the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids try to find the daughter-of-the-groom a date for the wedding. Uncomfortable with being set up, Cat reluctantly admits that she’s seeing somebody and confides to Vincent (Jay Ryan) that she wishes he could be her date. At the wedding reception, Cat learns about a research grant that Evan (Max Brown) received to study the mutant DNA cells found at local crime scenes. When she tells Vincent about Evan’s theory of how the cells are changing to become more animal-like and less human, she encounters an unexpected detour that could change the course of their relationship. Meanwhile, Tess (Nina Lisandrello) and Joe (Brian White) cross the line romantically despite the fact that Joe is a married man. Mairzee Almas directed the episode written by Sherri Cooper and Jennifer Levin (#108).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.10 - Seeing Red - Press Release
VINCENT’S FORMER FIANCÉE DISCOVERS HE IS ALIVE — Vincent (Jay Ryan) barely escapes being caught by his former fiancée, Alex (guest star Bridget Regan) and must deal with the repercussions of his past. While Cat (Kristin Kreuk) is in the hospital, she is forced to confront her feelings for Vincent. Meanwhile, J.T. (Austin Basis) gets a surprising visitor asking about old research he did on mutant DNA. Max Brown, Nina Lisandrello and Brian White also star. Rick Bota directed the episode written by Roger Grant (#109).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.11 - On Thin Ice - Press Release
VINCENT’S IDENTITY IS THREATENED — Vincent (Jay Ryan) is torn between his new feelings for Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and his old memories with Alex (guest star Bridget Regan). J.T. (Austin Basis) learns that Evan (Max Brown) is planning to propose a task force to catch the beast and must figure out how to stop him. Meanwhile, Tess (Nina Lisandrello) investigates the mysterious skydiving death of the wife of a billionaire adventurer, while Cat remains off duty until she recovers from being shot. Also starring Brian White. Mike Rohl directed the episode written by Blair Singer (#110).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.12 - Cold Turkey - Press Release
DESPITE TRYING TO KEEP HER DISTANCE, CAT RISKS EVERYTHING TO KEEP VINCENT SAFE — Cat (Kristin Kreuk) suspects Muirfield might know Vincent’s (Jay Ryan) whereabouts and in spite of her vow to go cold turkey, she is forced to interrupt his romantic cabin getaway with Alex (guest star Bridget Regan) in order to save their lives. Meanwhile, Evan (Max Brown) finds a bug in his lab and becomes increasingly suspicious of J.T. (Austin Basis). Nina Lisandrello and Brian White also star. Fred Gerber directed the episode written by Allison Moore (#111).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.13 - Trust No One - Press Release
VINCENT MAKES AN ATTEMPT AT ROMANCE AND CAT IS CAUGHT DESTROYING EVIDENCE — Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) are unsure if they can trust Alex (guest star Bridget Regan) with the truth about his past. Evan (Max Brown) realizes that Claire (Kelly Overton), the woman he is dating, is hiding things from him. Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) meets and falls for Joe’s (Brian White) younger brother Darius (guest star Christian Keyes), and Vincent tries to win over Cat with romantic gestures for Valentine’s Day. Austin Basis also stars. Bobby Roth directed the episode written by Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders (#112).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.14 - Tough Love - Press Release
VINCENT MAKES A DECISION THAT ENDS IN TRAGEDY — After a dinner where Cat (Kristin Kreuk) introduces Vincent (Jay Ryan) to Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) ends badly, Heather enlists Tess (Nina Lisandrello) to stage an intervention with Cat. Evan (Max Brown) receives an interesting proposition that could change the course of his cross species investigation and at an event to honor Joe, Heather goes missing and Vincent is forced to make a tough decision that saves her life. Austin Basis also stars. Bradley Walsh directed the episode written by Don Whitehead and Holly Henderson (#113).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.15 - Any Means Possible - Press Release
SENDHIL RAMAMURTHY (“HEROES”) JOINS THE CAST — New Assistant District Attorney Gabe Lowan (Sendhil Ramamurthy) arrives at the precinct, suspicious that cases involving the vigilante are being mishandled, and wanting answers. Cat (Kristin Kreuk) is determined to protect Vincent (Jay Ryan) at any cost, which includes tracking down a witness and threatening him at a gala masquerade ball. Meanwhile, Vincent worries he may lose control if he gets romantically involved with Cat. Max Brown, Nina Lisandrello, Brian White and Austin Basis also star. Steve Adelson directed the episode written by Roger Grant (#114).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.16 - Insatiable - Press Release
CAT AND VINCENT GET A FRESH START — After taking their relationship to a new level, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) are forced to deal with reality when someone appears to be the framing the vigilante. Evan (Max Brown) finds proof that Cat knows more than she is letting on about the beast. Muirfield and the police are closing in on Vincent and this time there is no escape, so J.T. (Austin Basis) and Cat come up with an extreme solution. Meanwhile, Tess (Nina Lisandrello) following a tip, finds something that will forever change her relationship with Cat. Brian White also stars. Lee Rose directed the episode written by Blair Singer (#115).
Beauty and the Beast - Epispde 1.17 - Partners in Crime - Press Release
TESS CONFRONTS CAT — Cat (Kristin Kreuk) is forced to reveal things that she had been keeping from Tess (Nina Lisandrello) to salvage their relationship, and to protect Vincent (Jay Ryan). Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) is suspicious of everyone in the department, while Evan (Max Brown) witnesses Cat doing something that changes his opinion of her, making him even more determined to track down the beast. Brian White also stars. Rick Rosenthal directed the episode written by Emily Silver (#116).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.18 - Heart of Darkness - Press Release
EVAN LEADS MUIRFIELD TO VINCENT — Evan (Max Brown) confesses his love to Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and admits that he tipped off Muirfield to Vincent’s (Jay Ryan) whereabouts. Meanwhile, Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) finds evidence that someone in the department is a mole who was working with the vigilante. Nina Lisandrello, Austin Basis and Brian White also star. Scott Peters directed the episode written by Roger Grant and Blair Singer (#117).
Beauty And The Beast 1.19 “Playing With Fire” Images & Description
It sounds like the April 25 episode of Beauty And The Beast will finally tell us a little bit about where exactly Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) factors into things. Here’s the official description courtesy of The CW:
GABE REVEALS HIS TRUE INTENTIONS — Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) comes clean to Cat (Kristin Kreuk) that he knows about Muirfield. Vincent (Jay Ryan) does not think Cat should trust Gabe and is suspicious of his intentions, which causes tension between them. Meanwhile, JT (Austin Basis) and Vincent finally find a new place to live. Nina Lisandrello and Brian White also star. Mike Rohl directed the episode written by Brian Studler (#118).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.20 - Anniversary - Press Release
CAT DISCOVERS HER MOM MIGHT STILL BE ALIVE - On the anniversary of her mother's death, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) asks Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) to attend her family's annual remembrance of Vanessa, which makes Vincent (Jay Ryan) incredibly jealous. Cat learns some information that makes her think her mom might still be alive and when a sniper shoots the mayor at a public event, Vincent finds evidence that links Gabe to the sniper. Austin Basis, Nina Lisandrello and Brian White also star. Mairzee Almas directed the episode written by Holly Henderson and Don Whitehead (#119)
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.21 - Date Night - Press Release
CAT AND VINCENT VENTURE OUT TOGETHER IN PUBLIC - Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) go on a date out in public in an attempt to be a normal couple, which backfires on them. Meanwhile, Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) reveals some information that gives Cat hope they can find a cure for Vincent. Austin Basis, Nina Lisandrello and Brian White also star. Kevin Fair directed the episode with story by Roger Grant and teleplay by Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper (#120).
Beauty and the Beast - Episode 1.22 - Never Turn Back (Season Finale) - Press Release
CAT DISCOVERS THE SHOCKING TRUTH ABOUT HER PAST — When secrets about Cat’s (Kristin Kreuk) family are revealed, it will change everything Cat knew about her past. Vincent (Jay Ryan) finds himself staring his demise in the face; while Gabe (Sendhil Ramamurthy) takes drastic measures get some answers. Austin Basis, Nina Lisandrello and Brian White also star. Rick Bota directed the episode written by Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson (#121).
VINCENT AND CATHERINE REUNITE, BUT VINCENT HAS CHANGED — Three months after Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan) was abducted by Muirfield, Detective Catherine Chandler (Kristin Kreuk), is reunited with him - but not in the way she planned. He’s changed: his scar has disappeared, his memory has been wiped clean and he returns as a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Catherine needs to unravel the reasons behind Vincent’s change if she has any hopes of recovering their epic love, while also trying to solve the secrets that swirl around her own life. Also starring Nina Lisandrello, Austin Basis and Sendhil Ramamurthy. Stuart Gillard directed the episode written by Brad Kern (#201).