Is Riverdale Season 8 canceled?

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“That’s the common misconception about fairy tales. They very rarely have a happy ending.”

I believe we all are aware of one of the most-watched series, Riverdale. If we start from the beginning, we have watched the first season in which a bunch of high school kids (who looks anything but high school kid) are trying to solve a murder. Honestly, if I had Veronica Lodge’s sense, I would be ruling, too.

Coming back to the present, it seems like the Riverdale fever among the fandom is far from being over. Fans are wondering if Riverdale Season 8 is getting renewed or canceled. It might hurt more than a bit, folks, but Riverdale Season 8 is not happening. Sorry, fandom, but the sooner you can accept this fact, the better. However, if your curiosity is spiked and you want to know the reason behind the cancellation, keep scrolling!


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Is Riverdale Season 8 renewed or canceled?

Before we dive further to pull out the answer, let’s take a moment to thank Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa for creating such an addictive series! Riverdale is loaded with drama, mystery, and supernatural issues, and currently, we are hooked on the seventh season. Spoiler alert, guys, but the seventh will go to the last season of this series.

Is Riverdale Season 8 renewed or cancelled?
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Now, back to the main issue, i.e., ‘Is Riverdale Season 8 renewed or canceled?’ This answer, as stated above, is that Riverdale Season 8 is canceled. Pedowtiz shared: “I am a big believer in attempting to give series that have had long runs an appropriate sendoff. “We had a long conversation with [executive producer] Roberto [Aguirre-Sacasa] yesterday, who is thrilled by this news, and we will treat the show in the manner it deserves… We want to make sure it goes out the right way. I think they, too, felt that seven years is the right amount. As a fan myself, I do want to do what is right for the show.”

Is Riverdale Season 8 renewed or cancelled?

Now we can understand why Riverdale season 8 is not happening. If you see the statics of the audience throughout the Seasons, you will notice the fall. The viewership declined after season 5, though, when we understood the importance of a proper farewell to one of the longest-running series, and that can only be achieved if the finale is accomplished when it should before the series starts getting negative remarks.

Is Riverdale Season 8 renewed or cancelled?
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We have to appraise the writers for giving a unique plot in the seventh season. It has taken the characters back to High School, where they are living a student life and dealing with their crises. It is a good attempt to gain back the viewership they once lost after the fifth season. Now, they have the whole audience with them when they say goodbye to the series. Since we have covered your most asked question, ‘Is the Riverdale season renewed or canceled?’ now we can move ahead and discuss the upcoming episode of the Seventh Season.

What to expect from Riverdale Season 7 Episode 16?

If we have cleared the rumors about Riverdale Season 8, we should move ahead and discuss our expectations from Riverdale Season 7 Episode 16. In the last episode, we saw Ethan winning the Miss Riverdale Teen title, one of her dreams, and honestly, she did deserve it, considering the low blows she received in the seventh season. You’ll also witness Alice’s dream that she is buried under the image of a perfect housewife even though Alice spills the beans and discloses about fangs and Midge’s pregnancy. We hope she doesn’t end up in Sisters’ quiet mercy.

Riverdale 7x16 Promo "Stag" (HD) Season 7 Episode 16 Promo

The official synopsis for Riverdale Season 7 Episode 16 reads,” Veronica sets up a screening at the Babylonium after Julian gets his hands on a stag film and invites Archie, Reggie, and the guys over for a watch party. Betty unexpectedly reunites with Polly and learns about her sister’s new life in New York. Elsewhere, Jughead goes to war with Dr. Werthers over his censure of comic books.” This will be disclosed on July 26, 2023. Until then, stay tuned for more updates!