The Vampire Diaries(TV show/series, 2009-2017)

| 43min per episode | Genres: Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy

Scripted Reality in 8 seasons with 171 episodes

The Vampire DiariesRating: 4.2/5 (with 2,744 votes) 22
The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural teen drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. The series premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009, and concluded on March 10, 2017, having aired 171 episodes over eight seasons. The pilot episode attracted the largest audience for The CW of any series premiere since the network began in 2006; the first season averaged 3.60 million viewers. It was the most-watched series on the network before being supplanted by Arrow. The show has received numerous award nominations, winning four People's Choice Award and many Teen Choice Awards. In April 2015, lead actress Nina Dobrev, who played Elena Gilbert, confirmed that she would be leaving the show after its sixth season. Dobrev returned to record a voiceover for the seventh-season finale and returned as a guest star in the series finale. In March 2016, The CW renewed the series for an eighth season, but in July of that year announced that the eighth season, consisting of 16 episodes, would be the show's last. The final season began airing on October 21, 2016, and ended March 10, 2017. The concepts an... ()
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"The Vampire Diaries" is currently available on 1 providers. The Vampire Diaries can be streamed on Netflix as part of a subscription.

8 seasons: Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6, Season 7, Season 8
Duration: 42min
Genres: TV Shows Based on Books / Teen TV Shows / TV Dramas
Keywords: ominous / suspenseful
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About The Vampire Diaries

The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.

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The Vampire Diaries Seasons and Episodes

10/21/2016Season 8 - 16 episodes
The Vampire Diaries, an American supernatural drama, was renewed for an eighth and final season by The CW on March 11, 2016. On July 23, 2016, the CW announced that the upcoming season would be the series' last and would consist of 16 episodes. The season premiered on October 21, 2016 and concluded on March 10, 2017. ()
The final season of "The Vampire Diaries" begins a few months after it left off, with Damon and Enzo on an epic killing spree after being kidnapped and enslaved by the Siren Sybil. During the search to find them, Stefan, Bonnie, Caroline, and Alaric discover that the mysterious force they are up against may be more powerful than they thought and they must go to great lengths to keep the people they love safe. When they discover Sybil's motive, they must do everything in their power to prevent her from accomplishing her goal. Caroline and Stefan take a big step in their relationship, but when Stefan is forced to turn off his humanity to protect the people he loves their plans are put on hold.
#1 | 10/21/2016Hello, Brother
4.0/5 (with 9 votes)
Months after Damon and Enzo mysteriously vanished from the Armory vault, Stefan tirelessly pushes forward with their search, while Bonnie struggles holding onto hope that they will be found. Meanwhile, a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor leaves Caroline and Alaric fearing that someone – or something – may be targeting their family. Finally, after following some mysterious clues, Stefan realizes that whatever has a hold of his brother may have a more damaging grip over him than he could have ever imagined.
#2 | 10/28/2016Today Will Be Different
2.8/5 (with 9 votes)
After learning that someone from Stefan’s past may be Damon and Enzo’s next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes drastic measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has a hold over him. At the Armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo. Finally, Caroline gets an unexpected surprise from Stefan.
#3 | 11/04/2016You Decided That I Was Worth Saving
3.3/5 (with 5 votes)
As Enzo continues to fight the control over him, Bonnie finds herself at the center of a deadly game and forced to make a heart wrenching decision involving two of the most important people in her life. At the Armory, Alaric researches a mysterious artifact that he hopes will help in their fight to get Damon and Enzo back. Finally, Damon’s downward spiral leads him to Tyler Lockwood who attempts to talk some sense into him before it’s too late.
#4 | 11/11/2016An Eternity of Misery
3.6/5 (with 4 votes)
Tasked with finding a mysterious artifact, Damon’s latest mission takes him to Texas where a violent run-in with Peter Maxwell leads to a surprising revelation. Meanwhile, after gaining the upper hand in their fight to save Damon and Enzo, Stefan and Alaric team up and uncover the origins of the mysterious force they’re up against. Finally, Matt returns to the fray after his past and present collide in an unexpected way.
#5 | 11/18/2016Coming Home Was a Mistake
2.8/5 (with 8 votes)
Spiraling down a dangerous path of self-destruction, Damon’s latest actions prove he may be beyond the point of return. Unwilling to give up on his brother, Stefan is forced to make a gut-wrenching decision that threatens to change their relationship forever. Elsewhere, Bonnie gets advice from Caroline on how to break through to Enzo, while Matt attempts to decipher a mysterious box of messages that he’s received. Finally, after tragedy strikes close to home, Stefan and the others are forced to remember what matters most to them.
#6 | 12/02/2016Detoured on Some Random Backwoods Path to Hell
4.2/5 (with 6 votes)
When her children become the focus of the Siren’s latest plan, Caroline takes drastic measures to ensure nothing gets in the way of keeping her family safe. In a race against the clock, Stefan pledges to do everything he can to save the twins, while tensions between Alaric and Caroline boil over, leading them to face some harsh realities about the future of their family. Meanwhile, when Enzo finds himself unable to fight off Sybil’s latest move, Stefan dives into his subconscious and along the way, sets off a chain of events that leaves him faced with a life-changing decision.
#7 | 12/09/2016The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You
3.0/5 (with 6 votes)
Faced with the fallout from his interaction with Cade, Stefan is determined to have one thing go right – Christmas Eve with Caroline. However, when Damon and Sybil crash their Christmas Eve dinner, which had been joined by Alaric, Matt and Peter, things quickly take a dark and twisted turn. Meanwhile, in a series of flashbacks to Stefan’s past, Cade’s attempt to entice him with his mysterious agenda leaves Stefan faced with an unimaginable decision.
#8 | 01/13/2017We Have History Together
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)
Stefan and Damon attend an anger management support group looking for their next victim. Sybil is still alive and teaching a group of high school students who she’ll later use as leverage to get Caroline to locate a historical artifact that can be used against her. Meanwhile, Stefan and Damon continue their commitment to Cade as they test the morals of a young doctor, Tara.
#9 | 01/20/2017The Simple Intimacy of the Near Touch
3.0/5 (with 4 votes)
Stefan and Damon return to Mystic Falls at Sybil’s request as she is still in search of the historical artifact. Bonnie returns from Paris wearing a vile of Enzo’s blood making Caroline, wonder if she will become a vampire. Stefan, Damon, Caroline, Bonnie and Enzo all attend the Miss Mystic Falls pageant where Sybil continues to taunt Damon with memories of Elena.
#10 | 01/27/2017Nostalgia's a Bitch
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)
Sybil enacts revenge on Damon by putting him in a catatonic state. Caroline and Bonnie enter Damon’s mind and run into familiar faces from the past, only to discover Stefan is the key to Damon’s fate. It’s a race against time for the bell as both Sybil and her sister Seline jockey for its control.
#11 | 02/03/2017You Made a Choice to Be Good
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)
Cade returns to Mystic Falls and presents Damon and Stefan with additional assignments, each with unthinkable consequences. Even with tension growing in their friendship, Caroline and Matt do their best to protect the town’s residents from Cade’s appetite for their souls. Bonnie and Enzo hit the road on a romantic trip, taking the bell with them in hopes to keep it safe.
#12 | 02/10/2017What Are You?
3.5/5 (with 6 votes)
In order to save Stefan’s soul, Damon makes a deal with Cade to retrieve the Maxwell journal. Alaric and Matt refuse to hand the journal over as it may contain the key to destroying Cade. Caroline desperately tries to connect with Stefan before Cade goes through with his plan.
#13 | 02/17/2017The Lies Will Catch Up To You
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)
Damon and Alaric come face to face with an old enemy after they obtain a weapon that may be able to destroy Cade. Stefan is held captive by a surprising acquaintance and is forced to confront a dark secret from his past. Meanwhile, Caroline and Matt try to keep Stefan’s violent history from destroying him. Cade focuses his attention on Bonnie and digs deep into her mind.
#14 | 02/24/2017It’s Been a Hell of a Ride
3.0/5 (with 5 votes)
Damon and Stefan must join forces against Cade in order to save Elena’s casket. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric deal with their daughters’ burgeoning magical powers.
#15 | 03/03/2017We’re Planning a June Wedding
4.2/5 (with 5 votes)
A wedding is quickly planned in order for Damon and Stefan to lure a dangerous enemy out into the open. This looming threat puts the fate of Mystic Falls in eminent danger and must be destroyed.
#16 | 03/10/2017I Was Feeling Epic
4.8/5 (with 6 votes)
With the fate of Mystic Falls at stake, Stefan and Damon must fight their greatest enemy for one last battle.
10/08/2015Season 7 - 22 episodes
10/02/2014Season 6 - 22 episodes
10/03/2013Season 5 - 22 episodes
10/11/2012Season 4 - 23 episodes
09/15/2011Season 3 - 22 episodes
09/09/2010Season 2 - 22 episodes
09/10/2009Season 1 - 22 episodes
08/25/2009Specials - 5 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Georgia
Plays in: Virginia
Based on the work of: L. J. Smith ("The Vampire Diaries")
Spin-Offs: "The Originals" (TV show/series, 2013-)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 34 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Letzeburgesch (LB), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 09/10/2009
Last episode released on: 03/10/2017
Appearing Characters: Alaric Saltzman, Amara, Bonnie Bennett, Valeria Mirete, Daemon Salvatore, Elena Gilbert, Jenna Sommers, Jeremy Gilbert, Katherine Pierce, Niklaus Mikaelson, Stefan Salvatore, Elijah Mikaelson, Hayley Marshall-Kenner, Rebekah Mikaelson, Matt Donovan
Executive Producer: Kevin Williamson
Composer: Michael Suby
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Diários de um Vampiro"
"Le journal d'un vampire"
"Το Ημερολόγιο ενός Βρικόλακα"
"Diario de Vampiros"
"Вампирски дневници"
"Vampire Diaries"

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