Where to Watch ‘The Vampire Diaries’ After Leaving Netflix

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder in 'The Vampire Diaries.'

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder in ‘The Vampire Diaries.’
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Netflix said, “So long, Salvatores!” The streaming service removed The Vampire DiariesOn Saturday, September 3rd, Elena, Damon, & Stefan found a new place to call home.

Viewers who aren’t ready to say goodbye to Mystic Falls don’t need to worry. All 171 episodes The Vampire DiariesPeacock and HBO Max are streaming the series. Both platforms added the CW series to their streaming service, which originally aired in 2009 through 2017. It aired on Sunday September 4. HBO Max subscriptions start at 9.99 per monthly The show is based on the L.J. SmithBook series are not included in the free tier of Peacock. Premium plans start at $4.99 a month.

Former showrunner Julie Plec revealed that the addition of NBC Universal’s streaming service was unexpected. “I mean, just a little surprise announcement on a Sunday. #TVD is now also streaming on @peacockTV,” she tweeted on Sunday.

Peacock is currently working with the executive producer to adapt a different series of vampire books for TV. Richelle Mead‘s Vampire Academy. Peacock will premiere the new series on September 15th.

Fans will need to rewatch TVDTo see Paul WesleyAnd Ian SomerhalderStefan and Damon Salvatore are back. The first series followed the brothers’ love affair with Elena.Nina Dobrev), a modern-day doppelgänger of the woman who turned them into bloodsuckers in 1864. The story was a love triangle, which kept fans engaged for eight seasons and spawned spinoffs. OriginalsAnd Legacies(which are available on Netflix right now).

Despite the popularity of the fandom the actors only told the story. Us Weekly in August that they don’t have any interest in appearing on another spinoff.

“No … I’m vampired out,” Wesley, 40, said while at a pre-U.S. Open Kick Off event in New York City hosted by the Tennis Channel and Brother’s Bond Bourbon.

“Well, we would go … like, if we were to direct,” Somerhalder, 43, said.

Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley in a 'Vampire Diaries' promo shoot.
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After eight seasons, the Brother’s Bond Bourbon cofounders are moving on to less fang-filled ventures — but that doesn’t mean leaving their TVD family. The actors share their alcohol brands, but Wesley is also working closely with Plec to create a series based upon the 2015 article. Confessions of a Drug-Addicted Highschool TeacherHe remains close to many of the cast-and-crew members.

“We don’t have a big group thread, but I’m still super close to Nina, I’m super close with Michael Malarkey – all of them! I mean I talk to all of them on a somewhat regular basis,” Wesley told Use. “We haven’t had like a big reunion in a while. I just had dinner at [cocreator] Kevin Williamson‘s house with [cocreator] Julie Plec and Nina.”

He added, “We all travel a lot so we don’t have, like, big parties or anything like that, but we’re all great and friendly.”