‘Vampire Diaries’ Ratings Rise To Season Highs In Series Finale, ‘Blue Bloods’ Even

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Two words from the pilot of The Vampire Diaries (0.5/2) ended the series' eight-season run last night – "Hello brother." Well, hellos and goodbyes can be hard, even if you are centuries old vampires reunited after separation by death and life, you’ve got Nina Dobrev back on the show one last time and Mystic Falls survived. However, in the TV Universe, what makes all that easier is a bit of a ratings bump – and that's what the 9 PM series finale of TVD delivered as well…