Ratings: Vampire Diaries Matches May Finale, Crazy Ex Returns to Lows

The Vampire Diaries Ratings Cancelled

The CW’s The Vampire Diaries opened its eighth and final season on Friday with 980,000 total viewers and a 0.4 demo rating (per finals), down from its previous premiere (1.38 mil/0.6, on a Thursday) yet on par with its May finale (which aired on a Friday).

TVLine reader’s gave TVD an average grade of “B+.”

Leading out of that, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend christened her new time slot with 530,000 viewers and a 0.2 rating (and an “A-” grade), hitting and tying series lows.

Elsewhere on the night….

CBS | Perhaps the strongest MacGyver yet (8 mil/1.1) and Hawaii Five-0 (9.5 mil/1.2) held steady, while Blue Bloods (10 mil/1.1) dipped two tenths.

ABC | Last Man Standing (6.4 mil/1.1) and Shark Tank (5.4 mil/1.3) were steady, while Dr. Ken (4.4 mil/0.8) dipped a tenth.

FOX | Hell’s Kitchen (3.4 mil/1.1) rose a tenth, while The Exorcist (1.9 mil/0.7) was flat.

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