‘Riverdale’ on The CW: Should We Expect Season 2?
Apparently, “Riverdale” is a new winter hit of The CW. This mystery drama kicked off on Jan 26, 2017, garnering about 1.38 million viewers, as well as it was well received by critics and viewers. Undoubtedly, most of fans are anxious to figure out, whether or not we’ll see “Riverdale” Season 2 on The CW, and if this happens, when will its release date? There has been no official news from The CW on the subject as of yet. But if you don’t want to miss the possible renewal, we suggest you to sign up for our automatic notifications, and we’ll keep you informed.
Generally speaking, all indications are that The CW will renew “Riverdale” for a next instalment, given the very strong television ratings of the current season, as well as a brilliant reception by critics and viewers. Let’s take a look at some major indicators. Currently, according to IMDb, “Riverdale” has a score of 7.6/10 based on over 1,400 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the teen drama has an average score of 6.71/10 and a 88% approval rating among critics, as well as a score of 4/5 and a 83% approval rating among the viewers. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, the current season of “Riverdale” has a score of 67/100 among critics and 7.0/10 among the viewers. The series premiere has gained 1.378 million viewers with a 0.50 demo rating among adults (18-49).
A small town of Riverdale is stricken by the sudden death of high school golden boy Jason Blossom, and this event has changed everything. Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) decides to devote his life to the music, in spite of the end of his relationship with a young music teacher, Ms. Grundy (Sarah Habel). Now he is free and doesn’t need any mentor. Meanwhile, his girl-next-door Betty (Lili Reinhart) is likely ready to express her feelings to Archie, but a new student Veronica (Camila Mendes) might ruin her intentions. At the same time, Veronica doesn’t want to risk her relationship with Betty. Riverdale’s Queen Bee is happy to stir up trouble between Archie, Betty and Veronica, but Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) keeps secrets regarding the mysterious decease of her twin brother, Jason. At the first blush, Riverdale may seem a calm and peaceful town, however, it hides dark secrets in the shadows.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date (Season 2)
“Riverdale” Season 1 was launched on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET on The CW, and its debut drew 1.378 million viewers, as well as has been praised by critics and viewers. The CW hasn’t announced yet its plans on renewal or cancellation of the drama series. But it’s obvious that “Riverdale” will be returning for a next season, taking into account the data presented above. However, we would prefer to wait for the official announcement by The CW.
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— Riverdale (@CW_Riverdale) January 27, 2017