15 Shows to Watch Now That ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Is Over (VIDEOS)

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15 Shows to Watch Now That ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Is Over (VIDEOS)

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15 Shows to Watch Now That ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Is Over (VIDEOS)

Now that The Vampire Diaries series finale has come and gone, we are left with a void in our TV schedule.

Luckily these 15 TV shows will press some of your Mystic Falls buttons so you won’t be too, too sad now that you’ve said goodbye to Damon, Stefan, Elena, and the rest of them.

15 Shows to Watch Now That ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Is Over (VIDEOS)
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1. The Originals

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1. The Originals

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This one is a no-brainer. The Vampire Diaries spin-off The Originals follows Klaus and the rest of the Mikaelson family. Maybe one day we’ll have a Klaroline love story to follow on the series, so keep your fingers crossed.

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2. Teen Wolf

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2. Teen Wolf

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For all you werewolf lovers (Team Tyler Lockwood!), Teen Wolf is for you. Like in TVD, the (totally hot, BTW) characters have to balance the supernatural with regular teen life.

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3. Salem

3. Salem

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If you love when The Vampire Diaries flashes back to early supernatural originals, Salem will definitely scratch that itch. Focused on (duh) the Salem Witch trials of 1692, this series is sexy, scary, and totally compelling.

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4. Supernatural

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4. Supernatural

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Don’t think that the Salvatores are the only handsome brothers on TV, because you’ll have to watch cult favorite show Supernatural. The Winchester brothers are demon hunters who also have some family history drama that affects their relationship, just like Damon and Stefan.

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5. Penny Dreadful

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5. Penny Dreadful

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Though Penny Dreadful ended last year, you can binge on Netflix and it will definitely fill some of The Vampire Diaries void.

“There will be curses. There will be demons. There will be monsters,” the trailer says, which sounds a whole lot like Mystic Falls. The show pulls from our favorite horror characters, too, including Dr. Frankenstein, Count Dracula, and Van Helsing.

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6. Shadowhunters

6. Shadowhunters

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Just like Elena, Shadowhunters’s Clary realizes that another world exists inside her own, a world of supernatural beings, and she’s unmistakably tied to it. Shadowhunters is also based off a series of YA novels, and so it will fit right in with your TVD love.

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7. Riverdale

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7. Riverdale

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Though not supernatural, the new CW series Riverdale has the same haunting, eerie small town that will make Mystic Falls lovers feel right at home. Based on Archie Comics (seriously!), a bunch of very good-looking teens have to solve a crime in their hometown.

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8. Grimm

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8. Grimm

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Imagine taking a grown up Matt Donovan and having him and his new “bad guy seeing” powers find and eliminate supernatural threats. You’d have something very similar to the long-running occult detective series Grimm.

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9. True Blood

9. True Blood

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Sexy vampires and crazy love triangles? True Blood has it all. It’s basically a racier and gorier version of The Vampire Diaries and you can stream all its seasons on HBO. Plus, Damon lovers will adore Eric Northman.

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10. Once Upon a Time

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10. Once Upon a Time

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Life in Mystic Falls was never a fairytale, but this storybook re-imagining in Once Upon a Time will check your boxes for magic and a crazy big cast with their own wild stories to tell.

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11. The Defenders

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11. The Defenders

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There are anti-heroes galore (and TVD fans love anti-heroes) in Netflix’s newest upcoming Marvel series, The Defenders.

The show brings together Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Daredevil for a dark and gritty superhero show. You’ll have to wait a bit, though, because it’s not premiering until later this year.

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12. Beyond

12. Beyond

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Maybe there aren’t any vampires or werewolves, but there are a lot of supernatural questions in Freeform’s newest series Beyond, about a boy who wakes up from a coma 12 years later and has to figure out what happened to him in the interim. Because, well, he’s woken up with some powers.

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13. American Gods

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13. American Gods

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This upcoming Starz epic based on Neil Gaiman’s book will hit on some of those dark fantastical vibes from The Vampire Diaries, except this time the supernatural forces are legit gods.

A man goes in search of the Old Gods, who are hiding as humans, and prepare them for a battle against the New Gods.

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14. Midnight, Texas

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14. Midnight, Texas

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Based on the books by Charlaine Harris, who wrote the books on which True Blood was based, Midnight, Texas is a thriller about a band of supernatural people who live in a safe haven for people who are different.

There are witches, angels, vampires, psychics, and more, so this should start to sound a bit like Mystic Falls. You’ll just have to wait until July for it to premiere on NBC.

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15. Bitten

15. Bitten

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This SyFy series centers on (you guessed it!) a pack of werewolves with one big twist: Main character Elena Michaels seems to be the only living female werewolf.

We bet Tyler Lockwood would have really liked her.

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Now that The Vampire Diaries series finale has come and gone, we are left with a void in our TV schedule.

Luckily these 15 TV shows will press some of your Mystic Falls buttons so you won’t be too, too sad now that you’ve said goodbye to Damon, Stefan, Elena, and the rest of them.