When Is Riverdale Season 5 Coming Out On Netflix?

4 November 2020, 09:47

Riverdale season 5 will premiere in January 2021
Riverdale season 5 will premiere in January 2021. Picture: Getty

Riverdale season five will reportedly be released in January 2021.

The Riverdale cast recently returned to filming series five after production was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the show’s release date has finally been confirmed, as well as when it will be on Netflix.

The dates in January 2021 was revealed by Riverdale set decorator Denise Nadredre, and has now been confirmed by The CW Network and Netflix.

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Set creator Nadredre let slip the date after no doubt being inundated with questions from fans of the show.

Here's when Riverdale season 5 will air and when it will hit Netflix...

When is Riverdale season 5 coming out?

Riverdale season five will premiere on TV on Wednesday 20 January, 2021.

Set decorator Denise Nadredre spilled the news in an Instagram Stories post on 26 October, writing: “Season 5 of Riverdale premieres on the CW January 20.”

A Riverdale set decorator confirmed the season 5 start date
A Riverdale set decorator confirmed the season 5 start date. Picture: Denise Nadredre/Instagram

The crew member added she also doesn’t know when a new trailer for the series will be released.

The January start date matches up with previous midseason premieres of Riverdale’s past series.

Riverdale season five is going to see the end of season four, after it was cut short due to the pandemic, but fans will also see the characters age seven years in a time jump.

Riverdale season 5 is under production
Riverdale season 5 is under production. Picture: Netflix

When is Riverdale season 5 coming out on Netflix?

Netflix have confirmed season 5 of Riverdale will be added on 21 January, one day after it premieres on The CW Network.

Keep your eyes peeled on this page for updates on the new season's return!

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