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RIVERDALE Premiere Viewing Party (01.26.17)


Energy 106.9 and Super18: the CW want you to discover what lies in the shadows of a perfect town. See Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and the entire gang from Archie Comics in a whole new light with The CW's new series RIVERDALE.

The much buzzed about midseason addition to the Super18: the CW primetime lineup is almost here, and we want you to check it out! Join us for a viewing party of the premiere of RIVERDALE, Thursday night from 7 to 9 at Buddha Lounge - 1504 E. North Avenue. Enjoy Buddha Lounge's vast menu, which offers Asian (Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese, AND Japanese dishes) and American cuisine -- there's something for everyone! Students can take advantage of the 15% discount, and everyone can enjoy half priced Tequila Thursday drinks!

Hang with Energy 106.9's Hannah (On Air Weeknights 7-10p) and Super18's resident CW Insider, Bryon, as they screen SUPERNATURAL and RIVERDALE on Buddha Lounge's ten big screen TVs, play games, award prizes, and dine on Buddha Lounge’s great food and drink specialties! SUPERNATURAL, currently in its 12th and already renewed for its 13th season, returns from its winter hiatus at its new time with Sam and Dean Winchester arrested for the attempted assassination attempt of the President of the United States (it's cool guys, the Feds don't realize he was TOTALLY being used a vessel by Lucifer himself). The all-new episode of SUPERNATURAL will be followed by the series premiere of RIVERDALE, which is being described by critics as having a feel and thematic elements in the veins of The O.C., Twin Peaks, Gossip Girl, and The Vampire Diaries, at 8p.

Here's how The CW describes RIVERDALE, from "Arrowverse" super-producer Greg Berlanti:

As a new school year begins, the town of Riverdale is reeling from the recent, tragic death of high school golden boy Jason Blossom — and nothing feels the same. Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) is still the all-American teen, but the summer’s events made him realize that he wants to pursue a career in music and not follow in his dad’s footsteps despite the sudden end of his forbidden relationship with Riverdale’s young music teacher, Ms. Grundy (Sarah Habel). Now Archie has no one to mentor him, certainly not singer Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), who is only focused on her band, the soon-to-be-world-famous Pussycats. It’s all weighing heavily on Archie’s mind — as is his fractured friendship with budding writer and fellow classmate Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse).
Meanwhile, girl-next-door Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) is anxious to see her crush Archie after being away all summer, but she’s not quite ready to reveal her true feelings to him. And Betty’s nerves, which are hardly soothed by her overbearing mother Alice (Mädchen Amick), aren’t the only thing holding her back. When a new student, Veronica Lodge (Camila Mendes), arrives in town from New York with her mother Hermione (Marisol Nichols), there’s an undeniable spark between Veronica and Archie, even though Veronica doesn’t want to risk her new friendship with Betty by making a play for Archie. And then there’s Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch) Riverdale’s Queen Bee is happy to stir up trouble amongst Archie, Betty and Veronica, but Cheryl is keeping secrets of her own. What, exactly, is she hiding about the mysterious death of her twin brother, Jason? Riverdale may look like a quiet, sleepy town, but there are dangers in the shadows.
Based on the characters from Archie Comics, RIVERDALE is from Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios, in association with Berlanti Productions, with executive producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Supergirl,” “Glee”), Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”), Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”) and Jon Goldwater (Archie Comics).

We hope you'll join us for a great night of food, fun, and prizes! See you at Buddha Lounge, Thursday from 7-9p!