Ten fun facts about The Vampire Diaries


Fact 1
The series premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009.

Fact 2
The series takes place in Mystic Falls, Virginia, a fictional small town haunted by supernatural beings.

Fact 3
The pilot episode attracted the largest audience of any series premiere since the network began in 2006.


Fact 4
The first season averaged 3.60 million viewers and following seasons have maintained an audience of over 2 million viewers. Despite such ratings being considered low on other networks, it remains the most-watched series on the network.

Fact 5
In the series, Damon and Stefan Salvatore are brothers, originally born in Reniassance Florence and both changed by a vampire named Katherine.

Fact 6
Sunlight is very damaging to these vampires however using lapiz lazuli (in ring form for Stefan and Damon) protects them.

Fact 7
The show has received numerous award nominations, winning two People's Choice Award and many Teen Choice Awards.

Fact 8
The Vampire Diaries has a great soundtrack. Bands featured in past episodes include the All-American Rejects, 3OH!3, Katy Perry and Fefe Dobson.

Fact 9
The producer Kevin Williamson also created the TV series Dawson’s Creek and the horror flick I Know What You Did Last Summer.

Fact 10
The Red Cross has a new blood drive campaign inspired by the Vampire Diaries. The slogan is “Starve a Vampire, Donate Blood.” The CW gave away Vampire Diaries t-shirts to high school students who donated.


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is a supernatural drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith.



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