The Riverdale premiere date has been set! Mark your calendars everyone, next year’s greatest television show is about to release. Okay, maybe that was a little bit biased, but who doesn’t love Archie?
Starting January 26th, Riverdale will air every Thursday night at 9pm ET on The CW. Like the other comic book adaptations on the network, the show will be a one-hour long action drama.
The story of Riverdale will offer a new take on our favorite classic characters. There is something weird and dark underneath this perfect town’s facade. Of course, certain aspects will remain like the iconic love triangle between Archie, Betty, and Veronica.
“This is a historic moment for Archie Comics – and it’s been a long time coming,” said Archie Comics CEO and Publisher Jon Goldwater. “Partnering with Roberto, Greg Berlanti Warner Bros. and The CW has been a wonderful experience, and it’s been stunning to see the show bring our iconic characters to life, adding to the mythos and legend of Archie and his gang. You will be hooked from the first scene, I promise you.”
Following the show’s premiere, a one-shot comic book based on the show is scheduled for release. This comic will dive a bit deeper into the show’s backstory. This will help provide a deeper explanation to various aspects of the show.
If you love Archie as much as we do, and have also been looking for the next Twin Peaks, welcome to Riverdale.