Riverdale Season 5 Release Date And Will it Be on Netflix? US And International Schedule!


Riverdale’s season 5 launch schedule on The CW has been severely disrupted which has had an opposed impact on the Netflix launch schedule for the fifth season too. Here’s an up-to-date take a look at when Riverdale season will be on Netflix within the US and in all places else the place the present is marketed as a Netflix Original.

Note: this was first posted in November 2020 with the most recent replacement in July 2021 to replicate the altering launch schedule. Despite mounting criticisms of Riverdale, the present continues to be common on Netflix worldwide. Riverdale featured prominently within the Netflix US prime 10 shortly after season 4 dropped. It featured within the prime 10s between May fifteenth, 2020, and June eleventh, 2020.

The collection has additionally featured within the Netflix prime 10s in nations like Germany, France, the Netherlands, India, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. We’ve already had a number of massive bits of reports for the fifth season together with that Drew Ray Tanner has been promoted to collection common plus Erinn Westbrook who’s featured in Glee will be featured as a new character for season 5.

Why Riverdale season 5 started Netflix a lot later in all areas

Riverdale was delayed from its regular October launch schedule on The CW.

This ought to come as no shock as productions for TV collection worldwide got here to a halt as a result of COVID-19 and even noticed a for Riverdale season 4. The new season did ultimately begin filming in August 2020 in keeping with ManufacturingWeekly. It didn’t really happen till later in September 2020 in keeping with sources. The collection has additionally stopped production at least once as a result of COVID-19 outbreaks.


After an extended wait, the present lastly started airing within the US on January twentieth, 2021.

Riverdale season 5 will characteristic a 3-month hiatus

Episodes 1 by 11 will launch between January and early April 2021 however will then take a three-month hiatus according to reports. The present is now as a result of come again on August eleventh, 2021.

Riverdale Season 5 Netflix Original Release Schedule

In primarily all Netflix worldwide territories, Riverdale continues and will proceed to be a Netflix Original title going into season 5.

As you could know, Netflix releases Riverdale episodes shortly after its US premiere on The CW. That will begin to occur once more in January 2021.

New episodes will air within the US on Wednesdays earlier than arriving on Netflix the next morning (usually around 8 AM GMT).

Episode Number US Release Netflix Original Release Date
501 January twentieth, 2021 January twenty-first, 2021
502 January twenty-seventh, 2021 January twenty-eighth, 2021
503 February third, 2021 February 4th, 2021
504 February tenth February eleventh
505 February seventeenth February 18th
506 February twenty-fourth February twenty-fifth
507 March tenth March eleventh
508 March seventeenth March 18th
509 March twenty-fourth March twenty-fifth
510 March thirty-first April 1st
511 April seventh April eighth
512 August eleventh August twelfth
513 August 18th August nineteenth
514 August twenty-fifth* August twenty-sixth*
515 September 1st* September 2nd*
516 September eighth* September ninth*
517 September fifteenth* September sixteenth*
518 September twenty-second* September twenty third*
519 September twenty-ninth* September thirtieth*

When will Riverdale season 5 be on Netflix within the United States?

The US will have even longer to attend for season 5. Season 4 arrived on Netflix round every week after its season finale in May 2020.

Assuming the collection now wraps up on the finish of September 2021, we should always see all of season 5 added to Netflix in early October 2021. If you’re nervous about Riverdale doubtlessly leaving Netflix US, don’t stress because it’s as a result of keeping on Netflix for the present’s lifetime plus quite a few years thereafter.

In the meantime, for those who’re all caught up with Riverdale, do take a look at Chilling Adventures of Sabrina for those who haven’t already. Also, for those who can (it’s not out there on Netflix) give Katy Keene an attempt too because it is also inside the shared Archie Comics universe.

Also for those who’re questioning the way forward for Riverdale, it bought renewed for a sixth season in February 2021.


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