How to Watch ‘Riverdale’ Online – Live Stream Season 4 Episodes

By Gabriela Vatu / October 5, 2019

Riverdale is pumping up the drama and coming back for another season this fall. We're going to help you figure out what's the best way to watch the show online.

Riverdale first premiered back in 2017, and since it had two seasons during the first year, the one scheduled to premiere this October is number four. The series follows Archie Andrews and his life in Riverdale as he discovers what lurks beneath the perfect image they're trying to push.

The fourth season is going to see even more scandals, romance, and mystery as the teens start their senior year in high school. Frankly, we're eager to see where things are going to go from here.

When and Where to Watch Riverdale?

Riverdale is returning to The CW on October 9th and it will occupy the 8 PM time-slot. The season will have 22 episodes as the previous two did, so we can expect a mid-May finale.

How Can I Live Stream Riverdale?

Watching Riverdale without cable can be quite easy because there are a ton of live TV services to provide you access to The CW and many other networks. We recommend you go for fuboTV, which is a great service with a ton of channels, including The CW. Start your 7-day free trial on fuboTV today!

Aside from the main bundle, you can add a lot of channel packs and premium networks, especially if you love sports. fuboTV works on Amazon Fire TV, Android phones and tablets, iOS phones and tablets, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, and Samsung Smart TVs. (Note: fuboTV only works in the United States, so you're going to need a VPN if you're going to use it when traveling abroad. Click here to learn how you can do this too.)

Here's what you need to do to start your 7-day free trial on fuboTV:

Other Ways to Watch Riverdale

Hulu - Watching Riverdale on Hulu is easy to do because The CW made the shortlist and onto the bundle offered by the platform. Start your 7-day free trial on Hulu now! You can customize your platform by adding a couple of channel packs and several premium networks we're sure you'll love, but the most important bit is that your Hulu live TV subscription includes access to the video-on-demand content.

YouTube TV - We're also going to mention YouTube TV, which is a great service with a single bundle of channels. The service provides people with unlimited cloud DVR storage space and three simultaneous streams.

What Can I Do to Watch Riverdale Outside of the United States?

One of the things all live TV services and streaming platforms across the US have in common is the fact that they all have to respect licensing deals so they block people from outside of the United States. When you leave the country, you will need a VPN to trick the site into thinking you are still in the US by changing your IP address. We can recommend you go with ExpressVPN because it's easily one of the best on the market.

Here's what you need to do to use ExpressVPN to watch Riverdale when traveling outside of the United States:

Can I Watch Riverdale on the CW Website?

Unfortunately, The CW does not feature a live stream on its website, so you can't watch the show live there. You will have to keep going to fuboTV, Hulu, or YouTube TV if you want to watch the show when it airs.

The CW has an app, however, but you will only be able to watch Riverdale episodes after they've aired. The CW app works on iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Android TV, Apple TV, Xbox One, and Amazon Fire TV. (Note: The CW website and app only works in the United States, so you're going to need a VPN if you're going to use it when traveling abroad. Click here to learn how you can do this too.)

Can I Watch Riverdale With a TV Antenna?

The CW is one of the channels that still broadcast over the air so you will be able to watch the show with a TV antenna. This is great news because antennas are relatively cheap to buy and they provide people with free access to dozens of channels.

The CW airs through local stations so if you should check to see whether or not the channel is even available in your specific location. Visit a site such as NoCable where you can find out what channels air in your area and how far the broadcast station is. This should help you figure out what range you need your device to have. (Note: The CW airs locally so even when using a live TV service you may need to use a VPN if you don't get the channel. If you're going to connect to a server that's in a different city where the channel is available, you'll get access to it. Click here to learn how to do this.)

Can I Binge-Watch Riverdale?

You can go ahead and check out the Riverdale episodes available on The CW website and in the CW app. You can also check out Riverdale on Netflix so you can binge on all the seasons.

Can I Purchase Riverdale Episodes?

If you love the show, then you can go ahead and buy individual episodes or full seasons of Riverdale from platforms like Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, Microsoft Store, Amazon Prime, or Vudu. Make sure you visit all the links in case any of the platforms have an offer for you so you can save some money.

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