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The Flash and Riverdale, Following Their 5-Episode Premiere Events, to Return in March — on New Nights

The CW Schedule 2022

After The Flash and Riverdale complete their season-opening, much-ballyhooed five-episode “events,” the two CW shows will ride the pine until March 2022 — at which time they will each christen brand-new time slots.

The Flash is due to kick off Season 8 on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 8/7c, with the first of five weekly installments in the “Armageddon” team-up event. That same night, Riverdale at 9 pm will launch its five-week “RiverVale” event, featuring a crossover from Kiernan Shipka’s Sabrina Spellman (of the late Chilling Adventures of Sabrina).

After The Flash presumably survives “Armageddon,” the veteran Arrowverse drama will resume Season 8 on Wednesday, March 9 at 8 pm — its first time slot change ever — where it will lead into the Season 2 premiere of Kung Fu.

Riverdale similarly will resume its sixth season on a new night, Sunday, March 6 at 8 pm (lead-out TBA).

Check out The CW’s complete, dizzying midseason schedule here.

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