The podcasts will target different age demographics to include both young and mature audiences

By Jodi Guglielmi
July 10, 2020 11:40 AM
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Need more Riverdale in your life? Well, you might be in luck.

Archie Comics has struck a deal with Spotify to create multiple podcasts featuring the iconic Riverdale characters, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The podcasts will target different age demographics to include both young and mature audiences and will feature Archie Comic properties including Archie, Betty & Veronica, Josie & The Pussycats and Sabrina The Teenage Witch.

"The podcast and audio space is so vibrant, and Spotify is, hands down, the industry leader there," Archie Comics CEO and publisher Jon Goldwater said in a statement to THR. "Bringing the iconic Archie library of characters to Spotify is a perfect match, and we're so excited to partner with them to explore new, compelling stories featuring our characters. It's an amazing frontier and we can't wait to unveil what we've been working on."

Riverdale, which premiered in 2017, is based on the characters from the Archie Comics and was officially renewed for a fifth season in January. The series stars KJ Apa, Cole SprouseLili ReinhartCamila Mendes and Madelaine Petsch.

In March, production on season 4 was suspended after someone involved with the show came into contact with a person who tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). It was not immediately clear whether the person is part of the cast or crew, or when production can safely resume.

Riverdale spin-off Katy Keene was canceled earlier this month after one season on the CW. The studio behind the show, Warner Bros., is still seeking other options for keeping the show going on a different network or streaming service, Deadline reported.

Another Archie universe show, the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, will also end later this year after the upcoming fourth season on Netflix.