About the Show

RIVERDALE”

Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) on The CW

 

The fourth season of RIVERDALE began with a funeral and tribute to Archie’s late father, the beloved Fred Andrews (Luke Perry). Throughout the season, Archie (KJ Apa) tried to live up to his father’s memory by mentoring youths at his Community Center with the help of his pals Reggie (Charles Melton) and Munroe Moore. But the shadow of that tragedy loomed over Archie—and only darkened when Fred’s brother Frank arrived, bringing unforeseen complications with him, much to the chagrin of Archie’s mother (Molly Ringwald).

 

Meanwhile, after Betty (Lili Reinhart) saved her mom (Mädchen Amick) and sister from the Farm cult, she joined her brother Charles’s Junior F.B.I. Training Program. Veronica (Camila Mendes) found herself locked in a season-long battle with her father Hiram (Mark Consuelos) and half-sister Hermosa over her burgeoning maple rum business. And, at the urging on FP (Skeet Ulrich), Jughead (Cole Sprouse) enrolled in a new school, Stonewall Prep, only to be caught up in a mystery that involved his grandfather, the secret author of a series of teen detective novels called “The Baxter Brothers.” His classmates turned out to be killers—and it was up to Betty and Jughead (pretending to be dead) to solve the murder of…Jughead Jones!

 

At Thistlehouse, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) was trapped in a gothic nightmare, fighting her demons, literal and metaphoric, with the loving support of her girlfriend Toni (Vanessa Morgan). She finally put her brother Jason to rest while maintaining her control over the Vixens as resident HBIC against Principal Honey (Kerr Smith). Kevin (Casey Cott) got dragged into an illicit tickle scheme, but still found time to put on a Variety Show with hit songs from “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

 

And throughout the season, disturbing unmarked videotapes kept appearing on our characters’ doorsteps, ensuring that there would be one more mystery to solve. Season five of RIVERDALE will begin with our characters’ final days as students at Riverdale High. From an epic Senior Prom to a bittersweet Graduation, there are a lot of emotional moments and goodbyes yet to come—with some couples breaking up, as everyone goes their separate ways to college—or elsewhere. Then, we will redock with our gang as young adults, all returning to Riverdale to escape their troubled pasts. And life—and romance—will only be more complicated now that they’re in their twenties…

 

Based on the characters from Archie Comics, RIVERDALE is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, with executive producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Supergirl,” “Glee”), Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl”), Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl)” and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics Publisher & CEO).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CREDITS FOR “RIVERDALE” ON THE CW

 

Day and time:

Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT

Network debut:

January 26, 2017

 

Short Synopsis:

 

 

Based on the characters from the Archie Comics, RIVERDALE is a bold and subversive take on the wholesome town of Riverdale and some of its teen residents, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead, as they discover the darkness and dangers that bubble underneath their town’s wholesome façade.

 

Cast:

 

KJ Apa as Archie Andrews

 

Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper

 

Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge

 

Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones

 

Madelaine Patsch as Cheryl Blossom

 

MÓ“dchen Amick as Alice Cooper

 

Casey Cott as Kevin Keller

 

Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge

 

Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle

 

Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz

 

Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate

 

Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs Fogarty

 

 

Executive Producers:

Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Jon Goldwater

Produced by:

 

Format:

 

Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios in association with Berlanti Productions

 

Drama 60 min

(Filmed in HD)

Origination:

Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

 

Media contacts:

Judy Yam, 818/977-1021

Judy.Yam@CWTV.com

 

 







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Press Contact:

Judy Yam
818-977-1021
Judy.Yam@cwtv.com

 

Photo Contact:

Geraldine Agoncillo
818-977-2355
Geraldine.Agoncillo@cwtv.com