April 26, 2013
The CW announced today that new series Beauty and the Beast has been renewed for the 2013-2014 season. The show has had a solid first run on Thursday nights, keeping a steady viewership from week to week.
The network also renewed Hart of Dixie today, which will return for a third season. The network has yet to announce the fates of The Carrie Diaries and Nikita.
UPDATE: Season 2 of Beauty and the Beast premieres on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 9:00pm.
(Source: The Hollywood Reporter)