February 2, 2021, 10:24 AM | Updated: February 8, 2021, 2:58 PM
Is Riverdale tonight? When will Riverdale season 5 come out on Netflix? Here’s when, where, and how to watch Riverdale season 5 on The CW, Netflix, and online.
Riverdale is back – and after the first three episodes of Season 5, nothing will ever be the same again.
As a sequel to delays because of the pandemic, Riverdale season 5 finally returns on Wednesday January 20 with a prom, graduation ceremony and a massive seven-year time jump. There will also be new mysteries, as well as some lingering ones season 4 that remain unsolved.
But before we tease out what’s in store for us, it’s time to ask the most important question of all: when is the next episode of Riverdale On?
The next episode is Season 5 Episode 4 (‘Purgatorio’) in which our favorite characters return to Riverdale after a 7 year time jump.
For any information about future episodes, including when the next episode of Riverdale is enabled, both on The CW and Netflix, scroll down. You’re welcome.
When does Riverdale season 5 out?
When is the next episode of Riverdale
The next episode of Riverdale airs Wednesday, February 10 at 8 / 7c on The CW. It will be Episode 4 of Season 5 (5×04), entitled ‘Purgatorio’, and the gang will return to Riverdale after an eight-year time jump.
Here are all the episodes from Season 5 that have been announced so far:
5×01 – ‘Chapter Seventy-Seven: Climax’
5×02 – ‘Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders’
5×03 – ‘Chapter Seventy-Nine: Graduation’
5×04 – ‘Chapter Eighty: Purgatory’
5×05 – ‘Chapter Eighty-One: The Homecoming’
5×06 – TBA
What time does Riverdale come out on The CW & Netflix?
Riverdale airs on Netflix in the UK, just a few hours after each episode premieres on The CW in the US, which will be at 8pm (ET).
For those in the UK, this means that new episodes usually come out at 8am. If you live in Europe, new episodes will arrive at 9am (GMT + 1). Season 5 Episode 4 will air on Netflix in the UK on Thursday February 11th at 8am.
Will Riverdale season 5 on Netflix in the US?
Yes! The whole of Riverdale Season 5 will be released on Netflix in the US after the season finale which is likely to be in May / June 2021. All episodes are available at once and are not released weekly on the streamer.
Which channel is Riverdale On?
Riverdale airs on The CW! You can also rewatch episodes in the CW app after they air on TV.
How many episodes are in Riverdale season 5?
Due to the pandemic and subsequent production delays, Riverdale season 5 will be a shorter season. SpoilerTV reports that 19 episodes will follow, provided there are no production delays or stoppages.
What is happening in Riverdale season 5?
As we already know, the first three episodes of Season 5 will be what we should have seen at the end of Season 4. We will see the gang go to the prom, graduate and go their separate ways. We will also see Skeet Ulrich’s last episode as FP Jones in 5×03, and delve into Toni’s backstory (finally!). Hopefully there will be a fix for the spooky videotape mystery as well. With fingers crossed, we’ll find out what’s going on between Charles and Chic.
In episode 4 the show then flashes forward seven years. All of our favorite teens will be returning as 25 year olds and it looks like some of them will be working as teachers at Riverdale High.
Archie Andrews (who also joined the military), Betty Cooper (who also works as an FBI intern), and Jughead Jones will all return to Riverdale to teach, according to this teaser posted by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. It also appears that Kevin Keller is also a teacher.
Veronica Lodge will be married to Chad Gekko, who is played by The perfectionists actor Chris MasonChad is “an Alpha dog, [who] is threatened by Veronica’s life in Riverdale, especially her friendship with Archie. “
Not much has been revealed about 25-year-old Cheryl Blossom, although it looks like she’s a cheerleading coach thanks to a teaser clipIs she coaching for a rival school based on that red outfit? Or is that just classic Cheryl?
Toni Topaz will finally claim her crown as the Serpent QueenIn the Flash Ahead, it is revealed that she is living with Fangs Fogarty and Kevin, instead of Cheryl. Vanessa Morgan’s real pregnancy will be written into the show meaning we’ll see pregnant Toni. Toni is now also the cheerleading coach at Riverdale High.
Pop Tate’s granddaughter Tabitha Tate (Erinn Westbrook) also rolls into town. She takes over Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe in hopes of franchising the iconic small-town restaurant.
The main villain of the season also becomes a mysterious truck driving the “Lonely Highway”. A few teaser images are shared from the truck, including one from a blonde woman running away from it. Is it Betty? Polly? Alice? Give the Cooper girls a break, I beg you x