The CW drop two of their biggest shows tonight with the return of The Flash and Riverdale.
Both shows open with major events that last long past their premiere episodes. Over on The Flash which returns for its 8th season we have the Armageddon event. A mini crossover 5 episode event that sees a number of Arrowverse characters appear to assist Barry and his team against a new threat. Batwoman, Black Lightning, Ryan Choi and more will join the Flash against new enemy Despero (Tony Curran).
A powerful alien threat arrives on Earth under mysterious circumstances and Barry (Grant Gustin), Iris (Candice Patton) and the rest of Team Flash are pushed to their limits in a desperate battle to save the world. But with time running out, and the fate of humanity at stake, Flash and his companions will also need to enlist the help of some old friends if the forces of good are to prevail.
Over on Riverdale which returns for season for season 6 the town has problems of a more supernatural nature. After the events of last season Cheryl has invoked a curse which places the gang in danger. Help arrives (in episode 6.04) in the form of Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) who had her own Archie Comics adaption, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina which aired on Netflix. This event also runs for 5 episodes before the show goes off a long hiatus.
Welcome to RiverVALE
Following the explosion that ended Season Five, a new day dawns in the town of RiverVALE, where everything is as it should be. Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Reggie (Charles Melton) are now the town’s power couple, while Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and Tabitha (Erinn Westbrook) move in together. But with Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) demanding a return to the “old ways,” this serenity will surely not last. And how could Archie (KJ Apa) and Betty (Lili Reinhart) possibly have survived?
Do you watch both shows? Which one are you most looking forward to?