Season two’s second episode of The CW’s Riverdale will feature a musical performance by Josie & The Pussycats and Cheryl Blossom. The CW released an extended clip of the group performing a cover of “Milkshake” by Kelis as part of an effort to save Pop’s Chok’lit Shoppe. Episode two titled “Nighthawks” airs on October 18, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT.
Per The CW: “With Riverdale still reeling from Fred’s shooting at Pop’s Chok’lit Shoppe and the exodus of the startled Pop’s staff, Betty is more determined than ever to keep the town staple afloat. Though Cheryl resists appearing at an event aimed at rescuing the diner, Betty delivers a bold threat, which leaves Cheryl no choice but to perform with Josie and the Pussycats, who are temporarily down one member. As the gang gathers for “Retro Night,” the Pussycats perform a rendition of the song “Milkshake” by Kelis while a packed crowd looks on.”
Josie & The Pussycats covered 2009’s “Candy Girl (Sugar Sugar),” “I Feel Love” by Donna Summer, and “Kids in America” by Kim Wilde during season one.
The season two cast includes KJ Apa as Archie Andrews, Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl Blossom, Marisol Nichols as Hermione Lodge, Mӓdchen Amick as Alice Cooper, Luke Perry as Fred Andrews, Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Ashleigh Murray as Josie McCoy, and Mark Consuelos as Hiram Lodge. The series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Sarah Schechter, and Jon Goldwater
The Riverdale Season 2 Episode 2 Plot: With the gunman still at large and the residents of Riverdale on edge, Betty (Reinhart) leads the charge to save Pop’s after learning that the diner may be forced to close its doors forever. Meanwhile, the gang becomes increasingly concerned for Archie’s (Apa) well being after noticing a string of unusual behavior from him. Elsewhere, Betty and Veronica (Mendes) approach Cheryl (Petsch) and Josie (Murray) for their help saving Pop’s, while Jughead’s (Sprouse) attempt to find FP (Skeet Ulrich) a new lawyer may have some serious repercussions. Finally, when a past betrayal unexpectedly comes to light, Veronica finds herself at a crossroads with Hiram (Consuelos) and Hermoine (Nichols.)