Riverdale Season 7 Episode 1: Since its debut in 2017, Riverdale has consistently defied expectations with its bizarre plot twists and thrilling storylines. Now, as it gears up for its seventh season, the show transports Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, and the gang back in time to the 1950s. But when exactly does episode 1 of Riverdale’s season 7 premiere? We’ve got all the details you need.
Riverdale Season 7 Episode 1 Release Date and Time
Riverdale season 7, episode 1 will air on The CW on March 29, 2023, at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET. Fans can stream the season 7 premiere the day after it airs on CWTV.com.
Riverdale Season 7 Episode 1 Preview
Titled “Chapter One Hundred and Eighteen” or “Don’t Worry, Darling,” the first episode of season 7 finds the gang transported back to Riverdale in 1955. In this new setting, Archie attempts to impress Veronica, while Toni, Tabitha, and Betty take a stand against Principal Featherhead. Directed by Ronald Paul Richard, the episode stars KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Madelaine Petsch, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Erinn Westbrook, and William MacDonald.
A Blast from the Past
In this seventh season, Riverdale takes a trip down memory lane, revisiting the classic 1950s setting of Archie Comics. With the characters now stuck in the past, the show is set to tackle a variety of topics, including racism, homophobia, and the ever-present love triangle between Betty, Archie, and Veronica. Will the gang find their way back to the present, or are they destined to remain in the past forever?
Catch Up on Previous Seasons
If you’re feeling nostalgic and want to relive the earlier seasons of Riverdale, all six previous seasons are currently available to stream on Netflix. From the mysterious murder of Jason Blossom to the hunt for The Black Hood in season 3, there’s plenty to keep you entertained as you wait for the new season to begin.
Riverdale Season 7 Episode 1 Cast
- K.J. Apa as Archie Andrews(as KJ Apa)
- Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper
- Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge
- Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones
- Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom
- Casey Cott as Kevin Keller
- Vanessa Morgan as Toni Topaz
- Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha Tate
- Mädchen Amick as Alice Cooper
- Nicholas Barasch as Julian Blossom
- William MacDonald as Principal Featherhead
- Tom McBeath as Smithers
- Malcolm Stewart as Dr. Freiderich Werthers
- Mabel Tyler as Young Woman
- Karl Walcott as Clay Walker