The CW has cancelled The Originals after the upcoming fifth season. RenewCancelTV has confirmed that the Vampire Diaries spinoff will not survive into Season 6.
Series creator Julie Plec announced the end of the show in a statement:
“I’m packing my bags for Comic-Con, realizing it’s been a year since we announced the end of The Vampire Diaries. It feels only fitting to use this anniversary to make a second farewell announcement. This year, we invite you to help us say goodbye to The Originals, which begins shooting its fifth and final season on Monday.
“It’s both a gift and a burden to be able to control the ending of a series. Join us at Comic-Con and as we move ahead with our final season of The Originals. Celebrate with us, cry with us, visit with us, watch us next spring when we air… and know that in a show about an immortal family who believes in ‘Always and Forever,’ it’s never really the end of the story…”
— Julie Plec (@julieplec) July 20, 2017