Riverdale (2017 TV series)

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GenreTeen drama, mystery
Created byRoberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Composer(s)Blake Neely
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes137 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Jon Goldwater
  • Greg Berlanti
  • Sarah Schechter
Production location(s)Vancouver
Running time42–46 minutes
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Riverdale is an American teen drama television series. The series is based on Archie Comics. This shows airs on The CW but can also be watched on Netflix.

The series features an ensemble cast based on the characters of Archie Comics, with KJ Apa in the role of Archie Andrews; Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, and Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones, the series' narrator. The cast also features Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom, Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Charles Melton and Ross Butler as Reggie Mantle, and Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz. Other characters in the series include the parents of the main characters: Luke Perry as Fred Andrews, Mädchen Amick as Alice Cooper, Marisol Nichols and Mark Consuelos as Hermione and Hiram Lodge, and Skeet Ulrich as FP Jones.

The series debuted on January 26, 2017, to positive reviews, however, reception has been mixed as the series progressed. In March 2022, The CW renewed the series for a seventh and final season, to be aired from March 29 to August 23, 2023.

Cast[change | change source]

  • KJ Apa as Archie Andrews
  • Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper
  • Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge
  • Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones
  • Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge (née Gomez) (seasons 1–5)
  • Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom
  • Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy (seasons 1–4, special guest star season 5):
  • Mädchen Amick as Alice Cooper
  • Luke Perry as Fred Andrews (seasons 1–3)
  • Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge (born Jaime Luna) (season 2–5)
  • Casey Cott as Kevin Keller (season 2–present; recurring season 1)
  • Skeet Ulrich as F. P. Jones (season 2–5; recurring season 1)
  • Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle (season 3–present; recurring season 2)
  • Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz (season 3–present; recurring season 2):
  • Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs Fogarty (season 5; recurring season 2–4)
  • Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate (season 5)