It’s official: The Mikaelsons’ adventures in New Orleans will continue on ‘The Originals!’
I hope you liked what you saw on the April 25 episode of The Vampire Diaries, because The CW has officially picked up The Originals as an independent series! The network made the announcement April 26, despite unimpressive ratings for the backdoor pilot.
Along with the announcement, CW President Mark Pedowtiz had this to say:
As soon as we saw last night’s episode of The Vampire Diaries, we knew we wanted more of The Originals – Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson have done a fantastic job with The Vampire Diaries, which is as fast-paced and well-written as ever, and Julie has created an equally compelling world for The Originals.
Which Other CW Series Were Renewed?
The CW also renewed Hart of Dixie for a third season and Beauty & The Beast for a second. Sadly, there’s no word yet on the futures of Nikita or The Carrie Diaries — yet.
The Vampire Diaries, Arrow and Supernatural have already been renewed for additional seasons.
HollywoodLifers, are you excited for The Originals? Drop a comment below with your thoughts on last night’s episode and the series’ future!
— Andy Swift
More ‘Originals’ Scoop:
- ‘The Originals’ Scoop: Daniel Gillies Previews ‘The Beginning Of A War’
- ‘Vampire Diaries’ Video: Elijah Tracks Down Klaus’ Enemies In New Orleans
- ‘Vampire Diaries’ Scoop: Klaus Makes Enemies On ‘Originals’ Backdoor Pilot