Riverdale Season 5 Netflix Release Date: When Will Season 5 Be On Netflix US?
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Riverdale Season 5 Netflix release date: Here’s when the fifth season of The CW’s teen drama ‘Riverdale’ arrives on Netflix US.

Riverdale is a teen drama TV series that airs on The CW network. It premiered on the network on Jan 26, 2017. The first season consists of 13 episodes concluded airing on May 11, 2017. Since then five seasons have aired on the network with the sixth schedule to premiere in Nov 2021. The fifth season of Riverdale concluded airing on The CW on Oct 6, 2021. Now the fans in the United States are waiting for Season 5 to arrive on Netflix US. Here’s is everything you need to know about the ‘Riverdale ‘ Season 5 release on Netflix US.

How many seasons of Riverdale are there?

Season 1 premiered on The CW on Jan 26, 2017, and concluded on May 11, 2017. It landed on Netflix US on May 13, 2017. The second season premiered on The CW network on Oct 11, 2017, and concluded airing on May 16, 2018. The second season of Riverdale was added to the Netflix US Library on May 23, 2018.

The fifth season premiered on The CW on Jan 10, 2021, three months after its usual October release slot. The season three finale aired on Oct 6, 2021. Here’s a timeline of Riverdale episodes:

Season # No. of Episodes First Aired Last Aired
Season 1 13 Jan 26, 2017 May 11, 2017
Season 2 22 Oct 11, 2017 May 16, 2017
Season 3 22 Oct 10, 2018 May 15, 2019
Season 4 19 Oct 9, 2019 May 6, 2019
Season 5 19 Jan 20, 2021 Oct 6, 2021

How many episodes are in Riverdale season 5?

Like the fourth season, the fifth season of Riverdale has 19 episodes. These episodes were released in two schedules. The first 10 episodes were aired from Jan to Mar 2021 while the last 9 episodes were released from Aug to Oct 2021.

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When will Riverdale Season 5 arrive on Netflix?

As per the contract, The CW shows arrive on Netflix US just eight days after the season finale. Riverdale Season 5 finale aired on The CW on Oct 6, 2021. So, Riverdale season 5 should have been on Netflix on Oct 14, 2021. However, that didn’t happen.

Like Riverdale, two more The CW shows were waiting for the release on Netflix US. Fans have been waiting for Fantasy drama Legacies’ Season 3 to drop on Netflix US since June 2021. The sixth season of the CW superhero show Legends of Tomorrow concluded airing on Sep 5, 2021. It should have been added to the streamer on Sep 13, 2021, but that didn’t happen.

Surprisingly, Netflix added the new seasons of Legacies, Legends of Tomorrow and Riverdale on the same date i.e. on Oct 18. Yes, Riverdale Season 5 is now available on Netflix.

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What about Riverdale Season 5 in other Netflix regions?

Besides Netflix US, Riverdale is an original in approximately all Netflix regions. In some international territories, Riverdale heads to Netflix the day after it airs on The CW.

Has CW renewed Riverdale for Season 6?

Yes, in February 2021, The CW renewed the teen drama series for the sixth season. Riverdale Season 6 premieres on The CW on Nov 16, 2021.

Fans can stream the recent 5 episodes of Riverdale on The CW App and CWTV.com. Alternately, you can purchase full seasons on Amazon’s Prime Video, iTunes, or other platforms.