Who’s excited for Riverdale Season 6? The teen drama series has spawned five thriller seasons, and now fans are looking forward to the sixth installment. However, the series has an immense fanbase not only in the United States but all over the world. The teen drama revolves around Archie and his friends who unleash the secrets of the titular town they live in. Moreover, the series is based on the characters mentioned in Archie Comics. Since its debut in 2017, the show has created a massive fanbase globally. Although the fifth season of the show is now in the rearview, viewers are quite curious to know more about the sixth season. Here’s everything we know about it.
Riverdale Season 6 Renewal Status
Well, Riverdale Season 6 is actually happening. The CW broadcasting network renewed the teen drama for a sixth season in February this year. However, the fifth season of the show faced a lot of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The broadcasting network renewed the series for a sixth season just two weeks after the fifth season’s premiere. We all are aware of the show’s popularity. Besides that, its dark and mysterious plotline has also received positive reviews from critics. Therefore, the renewal announcement was not a surprise for Riverdale fans.
Besides the renewal status, we have another good news. Not only The CW has renewed the popular teen drama for a sixth installment, but it has also announced the release date. The sixth installment of the series is all set to premiere on November 16, 2021, at 9 PM ET on The CW. Henceforth, fans won’t have to wait much longer for another season. The release date is just around the corner. Production for the new season began in August 2021 and is slated to last until June 2022. Although the exact episode count is not yet announced, we expect the upcoming season to boast 20-22 episodes.
All the main characters will reprise their roles in Riverdale Season 6:
- KJ Apa as Archie Andrews
- Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper
- Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones
- Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge
- Madeline Petsch as Cheryl Blossom
We also expect to see some other cast:
- Madchen Amick as Alice Cooper
- Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz
- Casey Cott as Kevin Keller
- Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs Fogarty
- Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge
- Charles Melton as Reggie Mantle
Riverdale Season 6 Plot Expectations
The plotline leaped 7 years forward in the fifth season of the series. All the characters were dealing with their lives as an adult. Besides that, Archie and his friends moved away from Riverdale. However, the group ends up finding its way back to its hometown. Meanwhile, new threats have surrounded the town. The fifth season ends with a deadly incident that forces the group to think about their future. Riverdale Season 6, will continue to focus on the characters’ lives in their adulthood. They will give a second thought about their town and their lives.