The CW’s Riverdale will stream exclusively on Netflix in Canada, a day following its broadcast on the American network.
Other CW shows with streaming rights in Canada immediately after broadcast on The CW include No Tomorrow, Frequency, Jane the Virgin (following the closure of shomi) and returning series The 100.
Set in the present day, this dark take on the beloved Archie comics is set to premiere on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 9 p.m., finds the group of friends at the centre of a murder mystery.
The series stars K.J. Apa as Archie, Cole Sprouse as Jughead, Camila Mendes as Veronica, Lili Reinhart as Betty, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl, Ashleigh Murray as Josie, Ross Butler as Reggie and Casey Cott as Kevin. Beverly Hills, 90210 grad Luke Perry will portray Fred, Archie’s dad, Marisol Nicholas will portray Veronica’s mother, Hermione, while Madchen Amick will portray Alice (Betty’s mother), Lochlyn Munro will appear as Hal (Betty’s father), Robin Givens will play Josie’s mother, Sierra and Skeet Ulrich will appear as the leader of the Southside Serpents.It was announced on Dec. 14 that
It was announced on Dec. 14 that Molly Ringwald is set to play Archie’s mother, Mary Andrews, who left Riverdale two years ago and returns during a family crisis.