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In this darkly dramatic adaptation of characters and situations from the Archie comic books, a group of teenage friends living in the small town of Riverdale navigates the perils of adolescence. They also face the perils of murder, sex, greed and lots of other kinds of intrigue. The series debuted on The CW network in 2016. It can also be found on the Netflix streaming service.

Riverdale is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (77 episodes). The series first aired on January 26, 2017.

Where do I stream Riverdale online? Riverdale is available for streaming on The CW, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Riverdale on demand at Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, iTunes online.

Wednesday 8:00 PM et/pt on The CW
5 Seasons, 77 Episodes
January 26, 2017
Cast: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse
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Riverdale Full Episode Guide

  • After receiving a letter from the University of Iowa asking him to submit a story, Jughead works on a twisted tale about the gang's revenge fantasy against Principal Honey for all the ways he's ruined their senior year.

  • Jughead and Charles follow a new lead after the contents of the latest videotape takes a sinister turn. Meanwhile, Kevin, Reggie and Fangs take their latest business venture to the next level, while Cheryl and Veronica's maple rum business faces a new threat. Finally, Archie and Betty contemplate their next steps.

  • After the previous debacles of "Carrie: The Musical" and "Heathers: The Musical," Kevin decides to revive Riverdale High's tradition of hosting a variety show. But when Mr. Honey forbids him from performing a number from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Kevin and the gang rally against their principal - each by performing a number from "Hedwig," turning the variety show into a full-fledged musical that reflects the students' inner lives and struggles. And amidst all the drama, one forbidden "showmance" begins to blossom.

  • Starting the school year, Archie Andrews wants to pursue a future in the music business, but is without a mentor. Amidst all the small-town banality lurks a mystery: the recent tragic death of Jason Blossom.

  • Alice begins shooting a documentary about Riverdale and the latest mystery involving one of its own.

  • When a night in the woods goes horribly awry, Betty, Archie and Veronica are forced to confront what one of them may be capable of.

  • Worried about what the future may hold for him after high school, Archie seeks advice from an unlikely source -- Hiram Lodge. Meanwhile, Veronica begins to spiral after learning some devastating news about someone close to her. Finally, accusations made against Jughead leaves his future at Stonewall Prep hanging in the balance.

  • Archie grows concerned for Frank after someone from his past arrives in Riverdale. Betty and Alice's investigation into incidents at Stonewall Prep leads them on a collision course with their number one suspect. Jughead challenges Bret to a duel to settle their grievances, while Toni, Kevin and Fangs seek revenge against Nick St. Clair, who has shown up unexpectedly in Riverdale. Finally, a trip to New York City gives Veronica an opportunity to catch up with her old friend Katy Keene.

  • Determined to give Frank a second chance, Archie gives him a job at Andrew's Construction. Betty channels her energy into taking Bret down and defeating Stonewall Prep at the Quiz Show Championship, while Veronica and Cheryl team up for an unlikely business venture. Finally, Kevin's date with a new suitor takes a strange and unexpected turn.

  • As Riverdale High prepares for the championship football game against Stonewall Prep, Betty gets to work on a story about the rivalry between the schools. Archie is conflicted when Mary tells him about Uncle Frank's troubled past. Cheryl goes head to head with Ms. Appleyard, the school's new cheerleading coach, and Veronica hits a road block with her latest Luna Rum recipe. Finally, Jughead is forced to pick a side after the perks of attending Stonewall Prep begin to interfere with his personal life.

  • After declaring war on Hiram, Veronica enlists a secret weapon against her father - her Abuelita. Archie and FP team up to take Dodger down for good, while Betty and Charles investigate a series of strange attacks aimed at Betty. Elsewhere, Jughead's search for his grandpa, Forsythe Pendleton Jones I , leads to more questions than answers, while Cheryl finally makes peace with the past that's been haunting her.

  • As residents across Riverdale begin receiving more mysterious videotapes on their doorsteps, the seniors of Riverdale High eagerly await their college decision letters. Concerned that the stress may be getting to them, Mrs. Burble, the school's guidance counselor, meets with Betty, Archie, Veronica, Cheryl and Jughead to discuss what's plaguing them.

  • Archie's plan to host a peaceful Thanksgiving dinner at the community center quickly gets derailed when some unexpected guests arrive. Stranded at Stonewall Prep by an ice storm, Jughead and Betty search for clues about a recent death on campus. Elsewhere, while FP, Alice, Hiram and Hermoine wait out the storm together at Pop's, Cheryl and Toni get resourceful as they host a dinner for Cheryl's family.

  • As Archie struggles to keep the neighborhood kids away from Dodger's influence, he turns to an unexpected ally for help. Jughead uncovers a mystery surrounding the author of the Baxter Brothers books, while Betty confronts Charles about his past. Finally, Veronica deals with a major shake-up at home, and Cheryl and Toni get some unexpected visitors at Thistlehouse.

  • Caught between Hiram and Hermoine's double trial, Veronica grapples with what the future holds for her family. Archie finds himself the unexpected target of the town's local businesses. Betty and Kevin join the Junior FBI Training Program, and Jughead learns some surprising information about his family history.

  • When ominous videotapes begin appearing on doorsteps across Riverdale, widespread fear quickly returns to the town. At Stonewall Prep, Jughead learns about a series of mysterious disappearances that have occurred to former students at the school. Meanwhile, Archie's plan to create a safe space for the town's kids gets derailed when some unwanted visitors crash their Halloween party. Elsewhere, Veronica comes face to face with trouble, while Betty's past comes back to haunt her. Lastly, a haunting a Thistlehouse rocks Cheryl and Toni to their core.

  • Things take a dangerous turn when Betty and Charles track down Edgar and his Farmies. Archie and Veronica hold a car wash fundraiser at Pop's to raise money for the community center. Elsewhere, Jughead's first day at Stonewall Prep doesn't go as planned. Lastly, Cheryl learns a dark family secret from Nana Rose.

  • Archie encourages Mad Dog to attend Riverdale High and join the football team. Jughead meets Mr. Chipping, who offers him a spot at an elite school called Stonewall Prep. Veronica is conflicted when information about her involvement in Hiram's arrest leaks to the public. Kevin applies for a spot on the Blue & Gold to make amends with Betty. And Cheryl goes head to head with Mr. Honey, the school's new Principal.

  • As the residence of Riverdale prepare for its upcoming Independence Day parade, Archie receives a phone call that will change the rest of his life forever.

Riverdale News

Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse Hit with Sexual Assault Accusations

'Riverdale' cast members have been the target of anonymous online claims.

Cole Sprouse Arrested at Protest in California

More celebs are sharing their experiences as peaceful protesters are attacked with tear gas and rubber bullets.

'Rivedale' Stars Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse Have Broken Up

The co-stars are quarantining separately.

CW is Set to Renew All of Its Series for 2020

The network's lineup isn't broken, so they're not going to fix it.

'Riverdale' Pays Tribute to Luke Perry

The cast remembers the late actor as the series begins season 4 production.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Reveal Embarassing Sex Story

It involves Sunday-morning passion and an unlocked door.

Netflix Releases Most-Watched List in the UK

The streamer is providing a list of its most popular content.

Luke Perry Dies at Age 52

The 'Riverdale' star suffered a stroke late last week.

'Riverdale' Cast Expresses Concern for Luke Perry

Perry was hospitalized Thursday after suffering a stroke.

The CW Renews a Bunch of Series for Next Season

A few of the network's shows are still in jeopardy, though.

Kelly Ripa Joins 'Riverdale' Cast

Confusingly, she'll play her husband's mistress.

Did 'Sixteen Candles' Depict the Rape Culture of the 1980s?

Molly Ringwald thinks the movie is problematic.

Cole Sprouse Posts Topless Photo of Lili Reinhart

The social media post was a birthday gift.

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