The CW Moves ‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘The Originals; Announces ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Premiere Date


The CW has announced its January premieres which include some scheduling changes for The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, as well as the series premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

The network’s hit vampire shows are heading to Friday nights, remaining in the same time slots, with The Vampire Diaries airing at 8pm and The Originals following at 9pm. According to the network, “both The Vampire Diaries and The Originals are among the most heavily time-shifted series on television; both shows more than triple their audiences when viewing beyond the night of air is tallied, across DVR, digital, and VOD platforms.”

The highly-anticipated series premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will premiere on Thursday January 21st at 8pm and will be followed by the return of the post-apocalyptic drama The 100 at 9:00pm ET/PT.

Reign‘s winter finale will air Friday, January 22 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT), before going on break and return later in the season, night and time to be announced.

The CW’s January 2016 premieres and scheduling moves are listed below:

8:00-9:00pm DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00pm THE 100 (Season Premiere)

8:00-9:00pm THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (New Night)

9:00-10:00pm THE ORIGINALS (New Night)

Mark your calendars for the new and returning series’ premieres!

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