The Vampire Diaries, Reign Return Down

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The CW's The Vampire Diaries and Reign returned last night to disappointing numbers.

The blood-sucking drama had 1.8 million total viewers tune in, and a 0.9 demo rating. This was down 30 and 25 percent respectively from last year’s premiere. Reign’s second season followed with 1.3 million and a 0.4 rating. This was 35 and 50 percent respectively less than its freshman premiere.

However, there was also some good news. The Vampire Diaries’ was up 13 percent from its May finale in total viewership. The royal soap’s ratings remained on par with last season’s finale.