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Riverdale: Archie and the Gang Head to Prom in Season 5 — 2021 FIRST LOOK

Riverdale Archie Veronica Prom Season 5 Premiere

2021 First Look TVLineJanuary is officially prom season on Riverdale. (Hey, it’s been a weird year, alright?)

TVLine has an exclusive look at the first photos from the CW teen drama’s Season 5 premiere (airing Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 8/7c), with Archie and his fellow Riverdale High students looking sharp in tuxes and gowns at their senior prom. (The prom episode was originally slated to air in Season 4, but got pushed back by the coronavirus pandemic.) Our favorite couples are all there, including Archie and Veronica, who share a sweet slow dance in the photo above.

In more prom night photos below, we also see Cheryl and Toni locked in a loving embrace, Kevin with his arm around Fangs and making a toast to the whole gang — and hey, is that Katy Keene‘s K.O. Kelly (Zane Holtz) in the background? (Yes, series creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa let it slip earlier this year that Holtz would be making a crossover appearance on Riverdale.) Plus, we see Veronica’s parents Hiram and Hermione sharing a dance… along with F.P. and Alice!

The Riverdale teens will also put on their caps and gowns for their high school graduation early in Season 5, followed by a time jump that will pick up several years later with the show’s young characters reuniting after being separated at college.

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Riverdale Prom Season 5 Premiere Cheryl Toni

Riverdale Prom Season 5 Premiere

Riverdale Season 5 Premiere Prom F.P. Alice Hiram Hermione

Riverdale Prom Season 5 Premiere Kevin Fangs