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Riverdale Showrunner Teases Final Season’s ‘Big Swing’

Riverdale is set to end with Season 7– and showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ensures the collection will go out with a “large swing.”

With Riverdale readied to conclude with its upcoming 7th season, showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa assures that The CW’s Archie Comics-based drama will certainly go out with a “big swing.”

During a current meeting with TVLine, Aguirre-Sacasa was asked just how the decision to finish Riverdale with Season 7 came about. “It came out of discussions with the cw and also the workshop and [CEO] Mark Pedowitz,” he responded. “When we were renewed for Season 7, though we weren’t informed at the time it ‘d be our last period, I assume we were all feeling that it may be. When Mark and I spoke about it … it was bittersweet.”

Aguirre-Sacasa as well as the remainder of the Riverdale group “are so proud of the run we’ve had, and the telephone call did come as we were working on the last episode of Season 6. As well as it absolutely inspired us to go for the huge swing for Season 7.

A brooding, significant re-imagining of the legendary teen characters possessed by Archie Comics, Riverdale originally premiered on The CW in early 2017. Five years on, the program is presently in the midst of its sixth season, with its protagonist having left senior high school behind and also entered the adult world. All the while, the community of Riverdale itself has only obtained weirder as well as much more unsafe.

In March 2022, shortly after Riverdale Season 6 returned from its hiatus, the show was officially renewed for Season 7. A couple of months later, nonetheless, it came to light that Riverdale’s 7th period would certainly be its last– something also collection celebrity Lili Reinhart forecasted could be the case as far back as December 2021.

In addition to Riverdale, Aguirre-Sacasa functioned as showrunner on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, a Netflix series based on the Archie Comics title of the very same name, itself a mature re-imagining of the initial Sabrina the Teenage Witch comics. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina operated on Netflix for two periods (separated into four components) from 2018 to 2020, with collection lead Kiernan Shipka later on reprising her duty as Sabrina Spellman in Riverdale Season 6. Riverdale additionally spawned a direct spinoff collection in the form of Katy Keene, which broadcast on The CW for a solitary period in 2020.

The next episode of Riverdale Season 6 airs this coming Sunday, June 26, on The CW.

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