In the episode, evil Hiram was revealed to be the source of the trouble behind Jorge’s (Jonny Beauchamp) family’s bodega. Star Lucy Hale, who plays the title character, told TVLine: “I was like, ‘Why didn’t they write Katy into that scene?’ From what I understand, Hiram is a bit of a troublemaker, and now he’s come to stir the pot in New York. I hope he comes back a lot more.”
Katy Keene, a much lighter spinoff of the noir-infused Riverdale, is based on the Archie Comics character of the same name and is written and produced by Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The show has received a warm critical reception but struggled with middling ratings and a second season is up in the air.
In March, Consuelos and wife Kelly Ripa donated $1 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in New York.