"Beauty and the Beast"
A young homicide detective (Kristin Kreuk) reconnects with a handsome young doctor who saved her life as a teenager. She also discovers his terrible secret: Thanks to a military experiment gone awry, when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast with uncontrollable strength.
Series premiere: Oct. 11, 10 p.m. ET, on the CW
Pictured: Kristin Kreuk as Catherine Chandler, left, and Jay Ryan as Vincent in a scene from the pilot episode of "Beauty and the Beast"
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