Season 2 of The CW's American teen-drama television series Riverdale was renewed on March 7, 2017.[1] It will premiere on October 11, 2017.[2]


To Be Announced





# Image Title Writer(s) Director Airdate
1 Riverdale Season 2 "Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying" Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa TBA October 11, 2017
To be announced.
2 Riverdale Season 2 "Chapter Fifteen: Nighthawks" Michael Grassi TBA October 18, 2017
To be announced.
3 Riverdale Season 2 "Chapter Sixteen: The Watcher in the Woods" Ross Maxwell TBA October 25, 2017
To be announced.

Press ReleaseEdit


March 7, 2017 (Burbank, CA) – 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

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).[19]

Production NotesEdit


  1. Renewed for a 2nd Season - SpoilerTV
  2. The CW Announces Fall 2017 Premiere Dates - Spoiler TV
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 RIVERDALE NEWS! (@CWRiverdaleNews) - Twitter
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Appeared at the CW Upfronts.
  5. Mädchen Amick Twitter Confirmation - Twitter
  6. Riverdale - Season 2 - Casey Cott Promoted to Series Regular - Spoiler TV
  7. Riverdale Adds Mark Consuelos to Play Veronica's Dad in Season 2 - TVLine
  8. 'Riverdale': How The CW Is Making Archie Relevant (Again) - The Hollywood Reporter
  9. ‘Riverdale’: Skeet Ulrich Upped To Series Regular For Season 2 Of the CW Drama - Deadline
  10. Riverdale - Season 2 - Charles Melton Cast as Reggie in Recasting - Spoiler TV
  11. Riverdale Set to Recast a Major Character Ahead of Season 2 - TVLine
  12. EXCLUSIVE: 'Riverdale' Boss Reveals Why (SPOILER) Was Shot in the Finale and Everything to Expect in Season 2! - Entertainment Tonight
  13. Twitter Confirmation for Season 2 - Lochlyn Munro (@LochlynMunro) - Twitter
  14. Twitter Confirmation for Season 2 - Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa‏ (@WriterRAS) - Twitter
  15. Twitter Confirmation for Season 2 - Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa‏ (@WriterRAS) - Twitter
  16. Twitter Confirmation for Season 2 - Archie Comics‏ (@ArchieComics) - Twitter
  17. Twitter Confirmation for Season 2 - Archie Comics‏ (@ArchieComics) - Twitter
  18. Twitter Confirmation for Season 2 - (@yvrshoots) - Twitter
  19. Riverdale Renewed For Season 2! - KsiteTV
  20. Writing for S2 - RIVERDALE NEWS! (@CWRiverdaleNews) on Twitter
  21. Riverdale moves to Wednesday for Season 2- KSiteTV
  22. Filming Start Dates in Vancouver: RIVERDALE Season 2 - HollywoodNorth

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