The CW's RIVERDALE Returns With Biggest Ratings Ever

Riverdale
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Riverdale's second season premiered Wedneday on the CW, earning the highest ratings ever for the Archie-based show. According to Nielsen figures obtained by Variety, the "A Kiss Before Dying" episode was watched by 2.3 million people in North America - sounding beating its January 2017 series premiere numbers of 1.38m.

Even as the show made a personal record, it was trumped by stiff competition at the 8pm hour with CBS's Survivor (7.92m), Fox's Empire (5.86m), NBC's The Blacklist (5.63m), and ABC's The Goldbergs (5.61m).

Riverdale airs Wednesdays on the CW.
 

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