‘Katy Keene’ Season 1 Episode 9 Photos: Preview of “Wishin’ & a Hopin'”

The first season of The CW’s Katy Keene continues with season one episode nine, “Wishin’ & a Hopin’.” Episode nine was directed by Pamela Romanowsky from a script by Mia Katherine Iverson and will air on April 16, 2020.

The series stars Lucy Hale as Katy Keene, Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, Katherine LaNasa as Gloria Grandbilt, Zane Holtz as KO Kelly, and Lucien Laviscount as Alexander Cabot. Camille Hyde is Alexandra Cabot, Julia Chan is Pepper Smith, and Jonny Beauchamp plays Jorge Lopez/Ginger.

“Chapter Nine: Wishin’ & a Hopin'” Plot – TO GOOD TO BE TRUE – Katy (Hale) struggles with find her place with her new position and loses her confidence and turns to Gloria (LaNasa) who gives her good advice. Alex (Laviscount) wants to put together The Pussycats again, but what his dad envisions and what Josie (Murray) envisions for the group are two different things leaving Alex to make a tough choice. Jorge (Beauchamp) is happy that he is able to bring his current boyfriend and a budding friendship with an ex together, but things become a little messy.

Meanwhile, Pepper (Chan) is in an online feud that could ruin everything for her, and she is stunned when she learns who it is.

The Season 1 Plot, Courtesy of The CW:

Katy Keene follows the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene (Hale), singer/songwriter Josie McCoy (Murray), performer Jorge Lopez/Ginger (Beauchamp), and “It Girl” Pepper Smith (Chan) — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City…together.

Katy designs clothes for anyone she can, including her friend and roommate Josie, whose singing talent catches the attention of Alexander Cabot (Laviscount), a CEO who hopes to reboot the record label division of his father’s corporate empire. But Alexander’s dream of signing Josie to a recording contract meets resistance from Cabot Media’s powerful senior vice president Alexandra (Hyde), who also happens to be his twin sister. Josie and Katy’s roommate Jorge works at his family’s bodega and has his eye on Broadway, but after a series of rejections, he hopes to take his drag performance career as Ginger to the next level. The mysterious Pepper Smith plans to open her own version of Andy Warhol’s Factory. She has the connections, but no one seems to know where she got her money — or if she really has any at all.

Katy struggles to manage the pressures of her day job at Lacy’s Department Store and her very demanding boss, Gloria (LaNasa), who is a legendary personal shopper. But Katy has the support of her longtime boyfriend, KO Kelly (Holtz), who has his own dream of becoming a professional boxer. As these aspiring artists take on the runway, the recording studio, Broadway, and the NYC social scene, they will find more than just a career in the big city — they’ll find long-lasting friendship.”

Katy Keene Season 1 Episode 9
Lucy Hale as Katy Keene in ‘Katy Keene’ season 1 episode 9 (Photo: K.C. Bailey © 2020 The CW Network, LLC)
Katy Keene Season 1 Episode 9
Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy and Lucien Laviscount as Alexander Cabot (Photo © 2020 The CW Network, LLC.)
Katy Keene Season 1 Episode 9
Jonny Beauchamp as Ginger in season 1 episode 9 (Photo © 2020 The CW Network, LLC)
Katy Keene Season 1 Episode 9
Julia Chan as Pepper Smith in season 1 episode 9 (Photo © 2020 The CW Network, LLC)
Katy Keene Season 1 Episode 9
Katherine LaNasa as Gloria Grandbilt in season 1 episode 9 (Photo: K.C. Bailey © 2020 The CW Network, LLC)