Ratings: “Riverdale” Holds Steady In Demo, Gains In Viewership For Big Reveal

The penultimate first season “Riverdale” episode was even in adults 18-49 but up in viewers.

Riverdale [Katie Yu / The CW]

Thursday’s “Riverdale,” which revealed the identity of Jason’s killer, matched the previous week’s episode in adults 18-49.

It did, however, post a week-to-week gain in overall viewership.

According to final national data posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s “Riverdale” drew a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 0.98 million overall viewers.

Last week’s episode drew the same 0.3 adults 18-49 rating but only 0.89 million viewers.

“Riverdale” concludes its thirteen-episode first season next week. It has already been renewed for season two.

— The CW led into “Riverdale” with “Supernatural,” which drew a 0.5 rating and 1.51 million viewers this week. Last week’s episode posted a 0.5 rating and 1.38 million in viewership.

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