Riverdale’s fifth season tested the patience of its fans. Due to the pandemic, the new episodes were released later than usual this year and the premieres had a hiatus that at the moment takes 91 days. To make matters worse, it was initially announced that the resumption would be in early July, but then the date was moved and the return will take even longer. When are you coming back to Warner Channel?
Releases began on January 20 and ended on March 31. At the time, there was 10 gripping episodes, of which the first three were as part of the fourth season. The coronavirus delayed the entire project and directly affected the filming, which had to start in October 2020 (when it was customary to debut every year). Therefore, launches are lagging and the producers decided to split the fifth installment.
When is the fifth season of Riverdale returning?
Initially, The CW had announced that episode 11 would air on July 7. I mean, next week. However, in April they officially reported that this would not be possible and that the continuation is only planned for August 11. In this way, they will have passed 133 days between chapters 10 and 11.
The show currently has five more episodes announced Until 8 September. While details of the plot are unknown, the showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa confirmed on his Instagram account that the new chapters will have two expected returns: Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), Valerie Brown (Hayley Law) and Melody Valentine (Asha Bromfield).
The writer also revealed on Wednesday that the team is already working on the sixth season, while they spend the day watching the second half of the fifth. The good news is that installment 6 will not have the problems of the pandemic in tow and its premiere is scheduled for the end of 2021.