The Vampire Diaries
2009-2017  (The CW)
The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries


Season One

Seventeen-year-old Elena Gilbert falls in love with a tall, dark and handsome man, and discovers that he is a 161-year-old vampire. And their difficult romance is made even harder when his malevolent brother returns to town.


Season Two

Elena's life with two vampire brothers is complicated when one of her ancestors arrives in Mystic Falls with her own sinister agenda.


Season Three

Elena's unusual life in Mystic Falls grows increasingly complicated as Stefan takes a darker turn, and Klaus reveals a program to create powerful hybrids. Caroline and Tyler grow closer, causing a war between their two families.


Season Four

Relationships are thrown into chaos as Elena faces a major transformation.


Season Five

As Elena heads off to college, Damon and Stefan continue to vie for her affections after Stefan is taken out of the picture. Meanwhile, Silas aims to control Mystic Falls.

The Originals

The spin-off series follows Klaus Mikaelson to the French Quarter of New Orleans, where he and his siblings attempt to restore their family's former power.

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Show Status

CONCLUDED. The Vampire Diaries ran for eight seasons on The CW. Its spin-off series The Originals aired for five seasons.