"The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" are retuning to The CW for another season.
As the network's top-rated drama, "The Vampire Diaries" received an early green light for a third season that came with little surprise. The show's sophomore season pulled in an average of 4 million viewers and is the network's number-one show among its target audience of women 18-34 (2.9/9).
The CW also renewed "Supernatural," which enters its seventh season this fall. After moving to Fridays last September, the series immediately helped make the netwrok more competitive on the night and dramatically contributed to year-to-year gains on Friday of 66 percent in adults 18-34 and 60 percent in viewers.
"Supernatural" -- which stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins -- airs Fridays at 9 p.m. ET. Its executive produced by Sera Gamble, who took the show's reins from Eric Kripke ("Boogeyman") following Season 5
"The Vampire Diaries" stars Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, Steven R. McQueen, Zach Roerig, Candice Accola. It's executive produced by Kevin Williamson (“Scream,” “Dawson’s Creek”), Julie Plec (“Kyle XY,” “Wasteland”), Leslie Morgenstein (“Gossip Girl,” “Private”) and Bob Levy (“Gossip Girl,” “Privileged”). The show airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET.
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