How to watch Riverdale season 7 – is it streaming on Netflix?

Posted: 2023-08-09T09:04:59

Update: 2023-08-09T09:05:10

Here’s your guide on how you can watch Riverdale Season 7, the latest season of the CW show, including what time the new episodes drop and when they’ll be on Netflix.

Love it or hate it, Riverdale, the drama and mystery series that brought Archie Comics characters to life in a variety of wacky ways, has certainly made a name for itself in pop culture.

Now, the popular CW series is finally coming to an end, with its seventh season being its last – and it’s sure to come out with a bang. We’re enjoying the season so far, and you can read our review of the first three episodes. here.

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But when and where can you watch this new season, and will it air on Netflix? Well, read on to find out everything you need to know.

Riverdale Season 7 Release Schedule

Riverdale Season 7 premiered on The CW on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

So far, the exact episode count for this season is unclear, but given that the show is set to end on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, it’s safe to guess that there will be 20 episodes. There will also be a break between episodes 11 and 12, and episodes 14 and 15, which we’ve marked below.

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This means that the release schedule will be as follows:

  • Episode 1 – Wednesday, March 29, 2023
  • Episode 2 – Wednesday, April 5, 2023
  • Episode 3 – Wednesday, April 12, 2023
  • Episode 4 – Wednesday, April 19, 2023
  • Episode 5 – Wednesday, April 26, 2023
  • Episode 6 – Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • Episode 7 – Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Episode 8 – Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • Episode 9 – Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • Episode 10 – Wednesday, May 31, 2023
  • Episode 11 – Wednesday, June 7, 2023
  • HIATUS – Wednesday, June 14, 2023
  • Episode 12 – Wednesday, June 21, 2023
  • Episode 13 – Wednesday, June 28, 2023
  • Episode 14 – Wednesday, July 5, 2023
  • HIATUS – Wednesday, July 12, 2023
  • Episode 15 – Wednesday, July 19, 2023
  • Episode 16 – Wednesday, July 26, 2023
  • Episode 17 – Wednesday, August 2, 2023
  • Episode 18 – Wednesday, August 9, 2023
  • Episode 19 – Wednesday, August 16, 2023
  • Episode 20 – Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Below is the promotional trailer for the upcoming episode (7×18) if you want to see what’s in store:

To find out what time these episodes will drop, keep reading….

What time will the new episodes drop?

As for what time Riverdale episodes will drop on The CW, that depends on your location – so here’s a rundown of the times for each time zone so you know when you can dive in:

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  • 6 p.m. PDT
  • 9 p.m. EDT
  • 10 p.m. Brazil
  • 2am
  • 3am Central European Summer Time
  • 6:30 a.m. India Standard Time
  • 12 p.m. Australia
  • 2:00 p.m. New Zealand

Just note that these times may affect which day you can watch the show.

The official plot of the new season reads: “The seventh season goes where no season has dared to go before – the 1950s! Picking up where last season left off, Jughead Jones finds himself trapped in the 1950s. He has no idea how he got there, or how to get back to the present.

Will Riverdale Season 7 be streaming on Netflix?

Yes, Riverdale Season 7 will be coming to Netflix, but it won’t be at the same time the series drops on The CW.

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Riverdale still airs on Netflix US — as well as in other countries — under a decade-long legacy deal between The CW and Netflix that has proven to be mutually beneficial for both parties.

However, this means that all episodes of Riverdale Season 7 will drop. After it ended up airing in its entirety on The CW.

Given that Riverdale season 7 is set to end on August 23, 2023, it seems likely that the season will appear on Netflix US about a week later, at the very end of August or the very beginning of September 2023.

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Riverdale Seasons 1-6 are currently available to stream on Netflix. Learn more about Season 7 here.

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