Riverdale

Riverdale

Based on the characters from Archie Comics, Riverdale gives a subversive take on small-town life. Riverdale follows all-American teen Archie Andrews, budding writer Jughead Jones, focused singer Josie McCoy, girl-next-door Betty Cooper, and new student, Veronica Lodge. As a new school year begins, nothing feels the same after the recent, tragic death of high school golden boy Jason Blossom.
Based on the characters from Archie Comics, Riverdale gives a subversive take on small-town life. Riverdale follows all-American teen Archie Andrews, budding writer Jughead Jones, focused singer Josie McCoy, girl-next-door Betty Cooper, and new student, Veronica Lodge. As a new school year begins, nothing feels the same after the recent, tragic death of high school golden boy Jason Blossom.

Season 1 (15 episodes)

  • 0. On The Set

    Original air date: 12/18/2016 Runtime: 1:41 min.

    Original air date: 12/18/2016 Runtime: 1:41 min. A behind-the-scenes look at the first season of Riverdale.

  • 0. Riverdale: 2016 Comic-Con Panel

    Original air date: 12/18/2016 Runtime: 8:03 min.

    Original air date: 12/18/2016 Runtime: 8:03 min. The cast and crew from Riverdale gather together for a panel at Comic-Con to discuss the show.

  • 1. Chapter One: 'The River's Edge'

    Original air date: 01/26/2017 Runtime: 46:43 min.

    Original air date: 01/26/2017 Runtime: 46:43 min. As a new school year begins, the town of Riverdale is reeling from a student’s death. Archie Andrews is an all-American teen, but the town tragedy made him realize a few things.

  • 2. Chapter Two: “A Touch of Evil”

    Original air date: 02/02/2017 Runtime: 42:18 min.

    Original air date: 02/02/2017 Runtime: 42:18 min. New details of Jason’s death emerge, and Jughead stumbles on a secret Archie was hoping to keep hidden. Plus, plans for the annual fall pep rally move forward.

  • 3. Chapter Three: “Body Double”

    Original air date: 02/09/2017 Runtime: 42:26 min.

    Original air date: 02/09/2017 Runtime: 42:26 min. Cheryl enters a cloud of suspicion surrounding her brother’s death and Archie makes a decision that strains his relationship with Miss Grundy. Plus, Betty revives the school paper.

  • 4. Chapter Four: “The Last Picture Show”

    Original air date: 02/16/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 02/16/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min. When Jughead (Cole Sprouse) learns that an anonymous buyer has plans to tear down the local drive-in, he fights desperately to keep it open. Betty (Lili Reinhart) finds her friendship with Archie on the line after stumbling upon some startling information she’s uncovered about Miss Grundy’s (guest star Sarah Habel) past. Elsewhere, Veronica (Camila Mendes) confronts her mother Hermoine (Marisol Nichols) about a suspicious meeting she witnessed between her mother and a shady Southside Serpent. Finally, after uncovering Betty’s diary, Alice (Madchen Amick) finds the perfect opportunity to destroy Archie’s golden boy image. Madelaine Petsch and Luke Perry also star.

  • 5. Chapter Five: "Heart of Darkness"

    Original air date: 02/23/2017 Runtime: 42:21 min.

    Original air date: 02/23/2017 Runtime: 42:21 min. The Blossom family has a secret agenda as they prepare for Jason’s funeral. Betty and Veronica unearth family secrets and Hermoine receives a message from the Southside Serpents.

  • 6. Chapter Six: "Faster Pussycats! Kill! Kill!"

    Original air date: 03/02/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 03/02/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min. Betty and Jughead’s investigation into Jason’s death brings them to a home for troubled youth and face-to-face with Polly and an unexpected betrayal sends Veronica spiraling.

  • 7. Chapter Seven: "In a Lonely Place"

    Original air date: 03/09/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 03/09/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min. When a major piece of evidence is mysteriously destroyed, new rumors begin to swirl as to who was really behind Jason’s murder. Tensions build when Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) father returns to the fray and it’s revealed that he and Fred (Luke Perry) have some unresolved issues between them. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) takes matters into her own hands after her fight with Hermione (Marisol Nichols). Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) approaches Betty (Lili Reinhart) with an unexpected proposal that leaves Betty torn. KJ Apa and Madchen Amick also star.

  • 8. Chapter Eight: “The Outsiders”

    Original air date: 03/30/2017 Runtime: 42:22 min.

    Original air date: 03/30/2017 Runtime: 42:22 min. As Fred (Luke Perry) and his crew are about to start construction, he loses his crew, which could put his livelihood in jeopardy. Wanting to help his dad, Archie (KJ Apa) and his friends pitch in to help but after one of them is attacked, the gang comes up with a plan that lands them in Southside Serpent territory. With Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) secret revealed, he is worried about how his friends will react. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Betty (Lili Reinhart) suggest throwing Polly (guest star Tiera Skovbye) a baby shower to make her feel better, but Polly is hesitant knowing how everyone feels. Marisol Nichols, Madchen Amick, Madelaine Petsch and Ashleigh Murray also star.

  • 9. Chapter Nine: "La Grande Illusion"

    Original air date: 04/06/2017 Runtime: 41:47 min.

    Original air date: 04/06/2017 Runtime: 41:47 min. Archie (KJ Apa) reluctantly agrees to escort Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) to her family’s official start of maple syrup tapping because he gets an offer that could help his future. Archie starts to become skeptical of the real reason the Blossoms are so eager to help him, however he gets some helpful information for Betty (Lili Reinhart) about her sister. Veronica (Camila Mendes) is trying to be nice and unbeknownst to her, befriends a classmate that her father’s illegal doings has hurt. Hermione (Marisol Nichols) is conflicted about telling Fred (Luke Perry) the truth. Meanwhile, Alice (Madchen Amick) is ready to get revenge on the Blossoms once and for all with the help of her two daughters. Cole Sprouse also stars.

  • 10. Chapter Ten: "The Lost Weekend"

    Original air date: 04/13/2017 Runtime: 42:22 min.

    Original air date: 04/13/2017 Runtime: 42:22 min. When Fred (Luke Perry) decides to finalize the divorce with Archie’s mother Mary (guest star Molly Ringwald), Archie (KJ Apa) hides his true feelings. Archie tries to win Valerie (guest star Hayley Law) back with a romantic evening, however, Betty (Lili Reinhart) hijacks his plans when she decides to throw Jughead (Cole Sprouse) a surprise birthday party. Once Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) learns of the party, she decides to make it interesting and things quickly get out of control. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) contemplates whether she should participate in the deposition to help get her Dad released. Madchen Amick and Marishol Nichols also star. Molly Ringwald guest stars.

  • 11. Chapter Eleven: “To Riverdale and Back Again”

    Original air date: 04/27/2017 Runtime: 42:24 min.

    Original air date: 04/27/2017 Runtime: 42:24 min. Betty (Lili Reinhart) is slammed overseeing Homecoming and Reunion weekend, but Alice (Madchen Amick) wants her to help with the Jason Blossom investigation. Alice turns to Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) for help, but when Betty discovers they are working with her mom, she is not happy. After seeing his father FP (guest star Skeet Ulrich) start to clean up his act, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) wonders if it’s the right time to give him another chance. Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) and Polly (guest star Tiera Skovbye) have both decided to go to Homecoming in Jason’s honor, until a revelation waylays their plans. Meanwhile, Fred (Luke Perry) and Mary (guest star Molly Ringwald) attend the Homecoming dance, leaving Fred to possibly reconsider the divorce. Ashleigh Murray and Marisol Nichols also star.

  • 12. Chapter Twelve: "Anatomy of a Murder"

    Original air date: 05/04/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 05/04/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min. Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) are shocked to learn of the arrest but know they need to come clean to their parents about what they uncovered. Still hurt by the betrayal of his friends and torn over who to trust, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) reluctantly joins them in a quest for truth. Meanwhile, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) confronts her mom about why she treats her so much worse than she ever did with Jason.

  • 13. Chapter Thirteen: "The Sweet Hereafter"

    Original air date: 05/11/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 05/11/2017 Runtime: 42:23 min. Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) continue to grow closer. Betty (Lili Reinhart) is tired of her family acting as if nothing has happened and confronts her mother. Jughead (Cole Sprouse) finds himself in an unexpected situation, leaving Archie and the gang scrambling. Hermione (Marisol Nichols) makes Fred (Luke Perry) an offer that seems too good to be true. Meanwhile, the truth about Blossom’s family business is revealed leaving Cheryl (Madelain Petsch) to take matters into her own hands. Madchen Amick and Ashleigh Murray also star.