‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘Supernatural’, ‘The Flash,’ And More Get Season Finale Dates

CW shows such as The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and The Flash have been given their season finale dates for this year. The dates take place between April 12 and May 25, depending on the show. Some of the shows are currently on a mini break to make sure there are enough episodes left for the dates.

iZombie will be the first to come to an end, with its Season 2 finale airing on April 12, according to BuddyTV. That will be followed by My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on April 18. For those wondering what will replace their favorite shows, Containment is starting in place of iZombie on Tuesdays, with The Flash still following. Reign will return with the rest of Season 3 on Mondays, suggesting that the Friday night slot for the first half of its season was not as dangerous as many people predicted; maybe that will be the same for The Vampire Diaries.

The rest of the season finales take place in May, with The Vampire Diaries kicking off the five-month breaks on Friday 13. From the next week, Jane the Virgin, The 100, Legends of Tomorrow, and The Originals will all come to an end on the Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, respectively. The season finales conclude with The Flash, Arrow, and Supernatural on May 24 and 25.

Considering Reign started off the 2015/2016 season with the other shows, there is still no date for when that will end. It is likely to continue into the summer, suggesting it may either be cancelled or become a shorter winter break show from now on.

By this time last year, there had been confirmation over whether shows were getting renewals. CW surprised everyone by being the first network to announce that all of its eight main shows were getting renewals, along with new shows like Legends of Tomorrow getting first seasons.

There are many rumors that this would be the last season for The Vampire Diaries. Fans have turned away since Nina Dobrev’s high-profile exit at the end of Season 6. The show’s relationships and focus on brotherly love between Stefan and Damon Salvatore have not been enough to keep fans viewing. There was a slight possibility of Klaroline, which brought some fans back, but the viewings dipped again last week, as The Inquisitr previously reported.

The Vampire Diaries and The Originals moving to Friday nights was a dangerous thought for fans of the shows. This is usually the night to kill shows off. However, there are now rumors that the Salvatore brothers and other characters from the parent vampire show will move to The Originals instead. Nothing can be confirmed without even the slightest hint that the spin-off will get a fourth season.

If The Vampire Diaries does get a Season 8 pickup, there are rumors that Ian Somerhalder will leave. Many fans question whether there is much point in the show continuing without two of the main characters the show started with in the first place. There are no confirmations that Paul Wesley will even reprise his role as Stefan Salvatore.

There are also suggestions that this may be Supernatural‘s last season. Of course, that rumor spread last year, and the show was picked up for Season 11. After an initial dip in Seasons 6 and 7, the show has picked back up again, possibly thanks to following Arrow on Wednesday nights. CW boss Mark Pedowitz has hinted that Supernatural will be back for Season 12 and continue its reign as the network’s longest-running scripted show, according to TV Line. It is unlikely Arrow and The Flash will be cancelled for the 2016/2017 season, considering they are the network’s strongest shows.

Right now, CW has just confirmed the dates for season finales for The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, The Flash, and other current shows on air.

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