Based on the Archie Comics that birthed the hit teen Netflix series Riverdale, the spin-off show Katy Keene makes its way to BBC iPlayer.
The series follows four big-dreaming New Yorkers trying to make their way in the worlds of fashion, Broadway, music and the arts.
Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) stars as the titular character, an aspiring fashion designer who works as a personal shopper at the luxury department store, Lacy’s.
Ashleigh Murray reprises her Riverdale character Josie McCoy, who, having left her small town of Riverdale, is searching for a new adventure in the Big Apple. With dreams of breaking into the music scene as the next Diana Ross, Josie and her band The Pussycats follow where the bright lights lead them.
Jonny Beauchamp (Penny Dreadful) plays Jorge by day, working at his family’s corner shop, and Ginger by night, a bartender tearing up the local drag scene. Now ready to take his drag career to the next level, Jorge will do whatever it takes to get him one step clos; BBC_er to his Broadway leading dream.
Finally, Julia Chan (BoJack Horseman) stars as ‘It Girl’ Pepper Smith, the party animal who appears to flash the cash in the hope that one day she might open her own version of Andy Warhol’s factory. But behind the glitz and glamour, no one truly knows where her money comes from, or if she has any at all.
Katy Keene will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer from 25th July.