Katy Keene: Season 1 Reviews

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May 18, 2021
As a means of escapism, Katy Keene is effective - fuelled by a young cast bearing flawless complexions and lashings of energy.
June 24, 2020
This light-hearted show is here to stay! [Full Review in Spanish]
February 27, 2020
Romance, soapy fun in sweet comic-based NYC fairy tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 26, 2020
The CW's Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene is a delightfully fizzy pop confection.
February 26, 2020
It's as close to New York as a cake sculpted to look like the city's iconic skyline would be, but who doesn't like cake?
February 26, 2020
Here's hoping the writers behind Katy Keene find a more believable, less melodramatic middle ground for Josie and the Cabot twins.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 26, 2020
Katy's not perfect, but in terms of soapy, light, easy-to-digest dramas, it scores.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2020
It's a jarring, yet refreshing, escape from the hell mouth we're used to seeing our Archie Comic characters exist in.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 7, 2020
Jorge is a refreshing character to see on television, a welcome role model who stands his ground and embraces his femininity as wholeheartedly as he does his talent.
February 7, 2020
There aren't enough shows on network television right now that are as aspirational as this one is, and Hale's magnetic performance as Katy will keep you watching.
February 7, 2020
If you love glitz, glamour, and all things gorgeous, then you'll probably fall for this impossibly bubbly take on fame and friendship.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
February 7, 2020
It's pure escapism in every way, and way more charming than it has any right to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 6, 2020
If you want a semi-musical heartburst drama about Big City strivers that blends aspirational grandeur with smell-of-the-subway believability, watch Pose. Katy Keene is lushly designed but synthetic. Better title: Poser.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 6, 2020
Warm and wholesome, this is escapist comfort food fun at its finest, as our gang of friends jump from fluffy plot development to fluffy plot development, with nary a murderer wearing antlers on his head in sight.
February 6, 2020
That high-hope, low-budget sensibility is a big part of what makes Katy feel special.
February 4, 2020
As the title character, Hale is saddled with most of the series' heavy lifting, and she makes it seem weightless, even with childhood flashbacks and numerous voice-overs.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 4, 2020
It offers a fizzy, lived-in world of people you'll enjoy spending time with as they follow their passions. If it all seems a little simple, that's also part of the charm.
January 31, 2020
The cast is affable (and, did I mention, cute as a button?) and melodrama, whatever you may say about it, has been entertaining people since the days when Osric was a character and not a literary society.
January 31, 2020
Katy Keene is an inspirational series that will warm the hearts of everyone who watches. Be prepared for tears of joy as these characters set out to fulfill their potential.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 24, 2020
Less about finding Prince Charming than it is about making your artistic dreams come true without losing your soul, Katy Keene is a fairy tale fit for a new decade.
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