The CW Network (most commonly referred to as The CW) is a television network in the United States and the home channel of Riverdale. 
The CW is America's fifth broadcast network, offering primetime programming aimed mostly at the young-adult audience segment. On top of traditional TV viewership, it offers streaming through the network's website, Hulu and or Netflix.
- The name, "CW", derives from the first letters of the names of its two parent corp (CBS and Warner).
- CBS Corporation and Time Warner each own 50% of the network.
- Appointed in 2011, the current president is Mark Pedowitz.
- "Dare to Defy" is the CW Slogan (2015-present).