Primetime Series Finale Special | The CW | 3/10/2017 airdate. It was an entertainment phenomenon for eight seasons and The Vampire Diaries was finally coming to an end. The CW knew the finale needed to be more than just a final goodbye; it needed to be a television event. They chose Hodder to produce a farewell special to air right before the final episode. Forever Yours featured interviews with current and past stars, and insights from the creative minds who brought the series to television. Their thoughts and memories provided the foundational structure of the special and were crafted into a story specifically geared toward TVD’s loyal fans. Forever Yours paid a fitting homage to the series and created a celebratory sendoff for the millions of viewers who fell in love with The Vampire Diaries eight seasons ago.