Bad news for Netflix subscribers who keep the Vampire Diaries play on a loop.
The long-running supernatural drama, which originally aired on The CW from 2009 to 2017, is no longer on the service. As of Sunday, September 4, 2022, all eight seasons (and 171 episodes) have migrated to HBO Max (login here).
the Vampire Diaries First was added to Netflix in 2011 as part of an output deal between Netflix and The CW that made full seasons of CW shows available on Netflix eight days after their season finale. But in 2019, The CW’s parent companies, then WarnerMedia and ViacomCBS, opted not to renew the deal, instead saving their original series to expand their respective streaming services HBO Max and Paramount+.
According to What’s on Netflix, the terms of the output deal stipulated that any CW show licensed to Netflix would remain exclusive to Netflix for five years after its final seasons were added to the service — and the Vampire DiariesThe move to HBO Max comes just over five years after the 2017 series finale.
At the time of going to press, TVD spin-offs The original (which ran for five seasons and ended in 2018) and legacies (which ran for four seasons ending in 2022) are still available on Netflix. They are expected to move to HBO Max in 2023 and 2027, respectively.
Developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec and adapted from the book series of the same name by L J. Smith, the Vampire DiariesThe cast consisted of Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen, Sara Canning, Kat Graham, Candice King, Zach Roerig, Kayla Ewell, Michael Trevino, Matt Davis, Joseph Morgan and Michael Malarkey.
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