The Vampire Diaries Season 8B Release Date, No Season 9
“The Vampire Diaries” kicked off its eighth season on Oct 21 on The CW, losing 28.72% of the viewing audience, garnering 0.983 million viewers, as well as the universal acclaim of the target audience. Without a doubt, millions of loyal fans of the supernatural drama series strive to figure out whether or not “The Vampire Diaries” will be returning for a Season 9 on The CW, and if this happens, when should we expect its release date? Unfortunately, on Jun 17, CW announced that “The Vampire Diaries” won’t be returning for a next season, given the fact that the supernatural series is being cancelled on The CW. Despite the sad news, you can subscribe for our automatic notifications, and we’ll notify you on “The Vampire Diaries” Season 8B release date. Read the extended info below and watch the official trailer.
Of course, the decision on cancellation of the vampire saga was a shock for an army of devoted fans. However, everything used to be coming to an end. Most likely, the decision on cancellation depended generally on the television ratings. Unfortunately, “The Vampire Diaries” is loosing the viewers from season to season. Let’s take a look at some figures in order to find out why The CW made this decision. However, we have to admit that a reception of the eighth season still remains strong.
Currently, according to IMDB, “The Vampire Diaries” has a score of 7.8 out of 10 based on over 225,700 user votes, 295 reviews from viewers, and 54 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the eighth season of the fantasy horror series has an average score of 4.6 out of 5 and a 100% approval rating based on 18 reviews from the viewers. The premiere of Season 8 has drawn 0.983 million viewers (-28.72% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 0.40 demo rating (-34.43%) among adults (18-49).
Set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, “The Vampire Diaries” focuses on a love triangle between two vampire brothers and a charming heroine named Elena; and the supernatural series follows the complicated relationship of the trio. The TV series is created by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, who also serve as executive producers.
By the way, in his recent interview, the CW president Mark Pedowitz mentioned that “no determination” concerning the conclusion of “The Vampire Diaries” after the eighth season has been made yet. “In my dreams it isn’t, but we will see how the audience will react,” he said. However, on July 23, 2016, it was announced that the upcoming season of “The Vampire Diaries” would be its last, unfortunately,
On Nov 16, The CW published its midseason schedule, according to which “The Vampire Diaries” is coming back for a Season 8B on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8|7c on The CW. It’s worth noting that “The Vampire Diaries” has garnered 0.982 million viewers (-6.57%) in its mid-season finale with a 0.40 demo rating (+5.26%) among adults (18-49). Meanwhile, a previous episode has set a record of the season, garnering 1.051 million viewers (+13.99%) with a 0.38 demo rating (+15.15%) among adults (18-49). Unfortunately, we have to admit that The CW made a decision to wrap up the superhero fiction television series. However, we’re able to notify you about “The Vampire Diaries” Season 8B premiere date. Stay tuned! Subscribe for our automatic notifications.
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“The Vampire Diaries” Season 8A came to an end on Dec 9 on The CW, and its finale drew 0.982 million viewers, as well as has been praised by critics and viewers in general. “The Vampire Diaries” Season 8B is set to premiere on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8|7c on The CW. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about “The Vampire Diaries” Season 8B release date. Stay tuned. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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