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[03/07/17 - 01:30 PM]
The CW Picks Up Freshman Drama "Riverdale" with Early Renewal for 2017-18 Season
In the few weeks since its premiere, the buzzy drama has quickly become one of The CW's most streamed shows on the network's digital platforms, including The CW app and CWTV.com.

[02/01/17 - 09:16 AM]
Video: "Riverdale" - Josie and the Pussycats Cover "Sugar, Sugar"
Featuring lead vocals by series star Ashleigh Murray (Josie), the recording is a cover of the 2009 single "Candy Girl (Sugar Sugar)" by Inner Circle featuring Flo Rida.

[12/22/16 - 10:03 AM]
Video: New Promo for The CW's "Riverdale"!
Check out this new promo for The CW's drama, premiering Thursday, January 26.

[12/15/16 - 10:10 AM]
The CW Unveils Key Art for "Riverdale"
The newcomer launches Thursday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/14/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 14
Updates include: Sonequa Martin-Green to lead "Star Trek: Discovery"; Molly Ringwald lands key role on The CW's "Riverdale"; and 20th Century Fox Television eyes new "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off.

[11/16/16 - 11:03 AM]
The CW Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of "Riverdale" on Thursday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/10/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Syfy rounds out the cast of "Krypton"; Sheldon Turner brings "Controversy" to FOX; and Raul Castillo to drop by The CW's "Riverdale."

[09/27/16 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 27
Updates include: Jeff Ward tapped for Syfy's "Channel Zero: The No-End House"; Skeet Ulrich to visit The CW's "Riverdale"; and BET's "The New Edition Story" slated for January 24-26.

[08/30/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 30
Updates include: Craig Robinson, Adam Scott team for "Ghosted" at FOX; Audrey Marie Anderson bound for Audience's "Ice"; and Paget Brewster to return to "Criminal Minds" as series regular.

[07/05/16 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix and The CW Network Announce New Agreement
Starting with the 2016-2017 season, Netflix members will be able to stream full seasons for each of these programs beginning eight days after each show's season finale.

[06/27/16 - 10:08 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Set to Bring a Historic 21 Shows to Comic-Con International July 20-24 in San Diego
The world's leading comics and pop-culture convention will be dominated by WBTVG, with 13 returning shows and eight new series making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut.

[05/19/16 - 05:00 AM]
The CW Announces 2016-17 Fall Schedule
Look for new dramas "No Tomorrow" and "Frequency" to air on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, respectively.

[05/12/16 - 02:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - NBC Adds "Chicago Justice"; CBS, The CW Begin Pickups
"Frequency," "No Tomorrow" and "Riverdale" are on tap at The CW while "Kevin Can Wait" is set at CBS.

[03/14/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 14
Updates include: CBS rolls its drama pilot "Sensory" due to casting issues; "Galavant's" Joshua Sasse to star in The CW's "No Tomorrow"; and Justin Cornwell tapped as lead in "Training Day" at CBS.

[03/04/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Adult Swim's "Childrens Hospital" to wrap after seven seasons; ABC Family's "Kevin from Work" misses the cut at Freeform; and Gina Torres to star in ABC's "The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez."

[03/03/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 3
Updates include: Jason O'Mara to become "The Infamous" for A&E; Georgina Haig to lead The CW's Mars project; and Coby Bell is bound for "Cruel Intentions" at NBC.

[02/26/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 26
Updates include: USA pulls the plug on "Satisfaction"; Bill Paxton to lead "Training Day" at CBS; and Camila Mendes is set as Veronica Lodge in The CW's "Riverdale."

[02/24/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 24
Updates include: HBO shelves Steve McQueen's drama "Codes of Conduct"; Adam Pally to lead FOX's "Making History"; and K.J. Apa, Luke Perry among the latest bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[02/09/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 9
Updates include: Courteney Cox's "Charity Case" gets pilot order at FOX; Jeremy Sisto called in for ABC's "The Jury"; and Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[01/29/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 29
Updates include: MTV cancels "Finding Carter" after two seasons; Archie Panjabi to lead "The Jury" at ABC; and The CW locks up six projects for its pilot roster.

[11/05/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 5
Updates include: Allison Tolman to lead ABC's "Downward Dog"; The CW begins casting Archie Comics' "Riverdale"; and Dutch Southern, Magnus Martens to pull a "Caper" at FX.

[07/10/15 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 10
Updates include: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's "Riverdale" finds at new home at The CW; Rob Thomas, Kristen Bell mull revival of "Veronica Mars"; and Bravo, "The Millionaire Matchmaker" part ways after eight seasons.

[10/23/14 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 23
Updates include: Alice Braga to lead "Queen of the South" for USA; Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to bring Archie Comics' "Riverdale" to the small screen at FOX; and Lindsey Gort cast in MTV's "Self Promotion."







RIVERDALE (CW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/26/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2017)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's second) on 3/7/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, March 2017) The CW Network has given an early renewal to its acclaimed freshman drama, RIVERDALE, for the 2017-18 season, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. On a competitive Thursday night, RIVERDALE posts tremendous ratings gains on a delayed viewing basis, particularly with its young skewing audience, growing 78% in adults 18-34 and 85% in women 18-34 in Live+7 day ratings over Live+Same Day. In the few weeks since its premiere, the buzzy drama has quickly become one of The CW's most streamed shows on the network's digital platforms, including The CW app and CWTV.com. Based on the characters from Archie Comics, RIVERDALE is from Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, in association with Berlanti Productions, with executive producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ("Supergirl," "Glee"), Greg Berlanti ("Arrow," "The Flash," "Supergirl," "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"), Sarah Schechter ("Arrow," "The Flash," "Supergirl," "DC's Legends of Tomorrow") and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy
· Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge
· Casey Cott as Kevin Keller
· Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones
· K.J. Apa as Archie Andrews
· Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper
· Luke Perry as Fred Andrews
· Mädchen Amick as Alice Cooper
· Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom
· Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge
· Sarah Habel as Ms. Grundy
CREW INFORMATION:
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Jon Goldwater as EP
· Lee Toland Krieger as DIR (Pilot)
· Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Berlanti Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Warner Bros. Television