“Riverdale” Season 2 Release Date: What Time & Channel Does “Riverdale” Come On?

Riverdale season 2 Release Date
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The eagerly-awaited Riverdale season 2 release date is finally out. If you want to know what time and channel Riverdale season 2 comes on, then keep reading! We have the scoop on the Riverdale season 2 air date and time.

If you grew up reading Archie comics, then we are sure that you watched the first season of Riverdale. Chief creative officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa had the brilliant idea of converting the famous comics to a television show, and it was very well received by fans all over the country.

The first season of Riverdale premiered on January 26, 2017, with 13 episodes. Viewers have praised the show not just for bringing their childhood comic book characters to live, but for the added depth each of the actors bring to them.

For months now, fans have been curious to know when the Riverdale season 2 release date would be, as well as what time and channel Riverdale season 2 comes on. If you found yourself wondering the same things, keep reading because we have all the details about Riverdale season 2.

Riverdale Season 2 Air Date and Time

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When does Riverdale season 2 come out? Riverdale season 2 will air its first episode tonight (October 11) at 8:00 p.m. EST on The CW. This season has a total of 22 episodes, which means that we will get to see a lot more of the gang! Riverdale season 2 episode 1 is titled “A Kiss Before Dying,” which follows the trend of naming nearly every episode after a movie.


What to Expect in the Riverdale Season 2 Premiere

The promo for season 2 has Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) sitting in the cafeteria. Their conversation is interrupted by Kevin (Casey Cott) asking them to go to Betty’s (Lili Reinhart) locker, which is filled with copies of an article about F.P. Jones’ (Skeet Ulrich) innocence. Talking about season 2, Lili Reinhart says, “I think season 2 focuses a lot on this civil war between the North Side and the South Side.”

Archie (K.J. Apa) will have a tough time dealing with his problems this season, especially after his dad was shot. Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said in an interview, “Archie [KJ Apa] is a really good barometer for the entire show. Because of what happened with Fred in the finale – because he saw his father get shot in Pop’s – he’s on a darker journey. He’s at the heart of the show and is the show’s moral compass in a weird way. By virtue of the fact that Archie is on a darker journey, the show itself is also on a darker journey.”

When Archie’s father was shot, the rest of the group try to figure out what happened, when Jughead brings up the idea that i could have been intentional. A lot of our questions will be answered today when season 2 of Riverdale premieres. In the meantime, check out the Riverdale season 2 preview:


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