Set in the summer after her high school graduation,18-year-old Nancy Drew thought she'd be leaving for college, but a family tragedy holds her back another year. When a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself a prime suspect in the crime, along with a group of other teens present at the scene.The five of them must team up to clear their own names, encountering emotional entanglements and even more mysteries along the way.
The CW has issued an early renewal to Nancy Drew, picking up a second season of the mystery drama. The good news comes during the show's winter break, ahead of new episodes resuming on January 15.
The series premiered in October and has garnered mostly-mixed reviews. It is the latest iteration of a televised version of the mystery book series that originated in the 1930s.
Nancy Drew is led by newcomer Kennedy McMann, who plays the 18-year-old titular detective. In the series, the recent high school grad is looking forward to heading off to college, but her plans are put on hold when she is one of the witnesses - and prime suspects - of a murder in her town. As Nancy investigates the case herself, the truth about what happened begins to unravel.