Live-action Archie series, Riverdale, moves to The CW

Written by Marley Ghizzone


Major details about the upcoming live-action Riverdale series were announced today at Comic Con. Riverdale, based on the classic Archie comic book characters, is a one-hour drama that was originally developed for Fox. All of the iconic characters will be back including Archie, Veronica, Betty and even the Pussycat Dolls.

But according to Jon Goldwater, Archie comics CEO and publisher, Riverdale is a better fit with The CW network saying, “the CW is perfect for the vibe and tone of the Riverdale series. We couldn’t be in better hands. Working with WB, Greg Berlanti and having Roberto involved has made this a dream project come to life. This is a major, major thing for this company.” Greg Berlanti currently produces The Flash and Arrow.


Marley Ghizzone is the current music editor and former Breaking News Editor for The Pop Break. Aside from writing news, Marley reviews television shows and the odd film. Pop culture is her drug of choice and her talents include binge watching entire seasons of TV shows obsessively fast and crying over fictional characters. Marley is a graduate of Rowan University. Follow her on twitter: @marleyveee