The Vampire Diaries spin-off will return next season.
February 13, 2014
The CW announced today that The Originals has been renewed for a second season. The freshman drama, which was spun off of The Vampire Diaries, is off to a strong start in its premiere season. Paired with Supernatural on Tuesday nights, it has helped the network produce its best ratings in years for that night of the week.
Along with The Originals, The CW also announced early pickups for Arrow, Reign, The Vampire Diaries, and Supernatural.
UPDATE: Season 2 of The Originals will premiere on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 8:00pm.