Riverdale’s KJ Apa looks lovely in a red suit at The CW Upfronts… as the show will end after season 7
It was announced that his Riverdale show will end after season 7 in 2023.
And KJ Apa came out with a bang.
The 24-year-old actor looked dapper as he led the parade of stars at the CW Upfront presentation in New York on Thursday.
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Hunk: KJ Apa looked dapper as he led the parade of stars at the CW Upfront presentation in New York on Thursday
Sad: This came as it was announced that Riverdale will end with its seventh season premiering in early 2023, The CW reported Thursday
KJ – who plays the lead role of Archie Andrews on the show – looked dapper in a red suit over a yellow patterned top and clean white trainers.
The Auckland, New Zealand native’s shoulder-length hair matched his red suit as he was disheveled.
He wasn’t the only star present as Supernatural actor Jensen Ackles also walked the red carpet.
Vibes: The 24-year-old actor – who plays the lead role of Archie Andrews on the show – looked dapper in a red suit over a yellow patterned top and clean white trainers
The 44-year-old hunk was joined by his wife Danneel Ackles as they posed for snaps together.
He wore a brown blazer over a crisp white shirt, black slacks and black patent leather dress shoes.
His dark hair was combed back as he sported a full beard while posing up a storm for the cameras.
Handsome: He wasn’t the only star in attendance as Supernatural actor Jensen Ackles also hit the red carpet
Bond: The 44-year-old hunk was joined by his wife Danneel Ackles as they posed for snaps together
Danneel looked stunning in a pale yellow blouse tucked into an orange floral skirt and snakeskin heels.
The presentation came amid news that Riverdale will end with its seventh season set to premiere in early 2023, The CW reported Thursday.
The hit series – which was created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa – is a dark take on the Archie Comics classic that debuted in 1941.
Relaxed: Tyler Hoechlin donned a navy jacket over a white t-shirt, black jeans and white sneakers
The show’s synopsis reads, “Navigating the murky waters of romance, school, and family, Archie and his gang become entangled in the dark mysteries of Riverdale.”
The series has made the career of several talented actors including: KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Mädchen Amick, Casey Cott, Charles Melton and Vanessa Morgan.
Riverdale became a smash hit for The CW after debuting in 2017, and ratings skyrocketed in the second season after streaming on Netflix, resulting in a 30% increase in viewership. viewers.
Gang: Riverdale has a star-studded cast including (back row LR) KJ Apa, Luke Perry, Casey Cott, Lili Reinhart, Marisol Nichols, Camila Mendes and Skeet Ulrich, (front row LR) Mark Consuelos, Vanessa Morgan, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray , Madchen Amick and Cole Sprouse; they are seen in July 2018
Big Deal: Riverdale became a smash hit for The CW after debuting in 2017, and ratings skyrocketed in the second season after streaming on Netflix, resulting in a 30% increase the number of viewers (the actors are seen in May 2016)
The CW’s president and CEO, Mark Pedowitz, told reporters on Wednesday, “I’m a big proponent of giving shows that have long runs a proper send off.”
“We want to make sure everything goes well.”
Pedowitz also said that he and Aguirre-Sacasa had a conversation earlier in the day and they agreed that ending the show after seven seasons felt right.
President and CEO of The CW, Mark Pedowitz, told reporters Wednesday, “I’m a big proponent of giving series that have long runs a proper send off.”
Despite the early success, the show’s ratings have plummeted in more recent seasons, with the show’s current season averaging just under half a million viewers after a week of viewing. deferred.
The CW is also partnering with its lineup of scripted originals.
Riverdale was just one of three remaining scripted original series that were part of The CW’s old streaming deal with Netflix, as they found a new home at Paramount+ and HBO Max.
The other two series covered by the old contract were All American and The Flash.
Moving on: Despite the early success, the show’s ratings have plummeted in more recent seasons, as the show’s current season averages just under half a million viewers. viewers after a week of deferred viewing; Cole Sprouse, Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch and KJ Apa (seen from left to right) are seen in July 2019
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