Riverdale named after the fictional town where most Archie Comics characters reside and which will serve as the setting for the show. Set in the present, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome façade. The series will showcase the eternal love triangle of Archie Andrews, girl-next-door Betty Cooper and rich socialite Veronica Lodge and include the entire cast of characters from the comic books
After an incident at Riverdale High leaves the town on edge, Archie leads the charge to uncover the culprit. Meanwhile, the reveal of a devastating secret leads to a violent showdown between Chic, Jughead, Betty and Alice. Elsewhere, Veronica takes m
The CW announced today that Riverdale has been renewed for a third season. The drama is currently in the back half of its 22-episode sophomore run, which received an increased order after the success of its 13-episode first season.
Featuring re-imagined characters from Archie Comics, the noir-style drama follows Archie, Betty, Veronica, and Jughead in their high school years as they deal not only with issues in each of their personal lives, but also with the aftermath of multiple murders in their small town.
Riverdale has continued to be a strong performer for the network in Season 2. Ratings have actually increased compared with its first season, while delayed and digital viewing remain strong as well. Those are all positive signs as the show winds down the current season, which continues with new episodes on April 18.