Why CW Canceled The Originals Spinoff show 'Legacies'?

Why CW Canceled The Originals Spinoff show ‘Legacies’?

Time to say goodbye to Mystic Falls.
Time to say goodbye to Mystic Falls.

The Vampire Diaries started airing in 2009 and ended in 2017. There are eight seasons of The Vampire Diaries. The spin-off series The Originals started airing in 2013 and ended in 2018. Currently, the spin-off series of The Originals “Legacies” is ongoing and airing on the CW. The show first aired back in 2018 after The Originals ended. Legacies Season 4 is currently airing on CW and Netflix. 

The spin-off show focuses on Tribrid, Hope Mikaelson, played by Danielle Rose Russell. She is the daughter of Klaus Mikaelson, an original vampire, who sacrificed his life so that Hope can live. Legacies Season 4 introduced Hope Mikaelson’s Original Vampire’ powers. She activated her Tribid powers. She also turned her emotions switched off this season. Moreover, Rebecca Breeds also reprised her role “Aurora de Martel”.

Why CW Canceled The Originals Spinoff show 'Legacies'?

Legacies Cancelled After 4 Seasons

Due to Covid, most of the shows took a long break which affected the rating and viewership. The latest season ratings were down by 30%. The spin-off show of Originals showed a big drop in ratings compared to last season. After the latest season ratings went down, fans assumed that CW is going to cancel the show. Yesterday, CW officially canceled the The Vampire Diaries Spin off show ‘Legacies’. Vampire Diaries Franchise ran for 13 years. 2009-2022. Julie Plec said:

It’s the Red Wedding at WBTV/CW today. Much more to say, but not today. Loads of gratitude coming for fans and cast and crew in future tweets. But today, we mourn.

Kol Mikaelson and Marcel Gerad also made an appearance in the latest season along with the other Original Family members (Freya and Rebekah).

CW also canceled Batwoman, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, 4400, Roswell, New Mexico, Dynasty and Charmed.

Prior to cancelation, a major cast member also left the show. Kaylee Bryant, who plays the role of Josie Saltzman, left the show after four seasons.

Legacies Season 4 is still ongoing and can be streamed on CW and Netflix.

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