Vampire Mania Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

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One would think that the market for vampire-related entertainment products would be saturated with the success of the Twilight and True Blood franchises, but one would be wrong: Last night's premiere of The Vampire Diaries on the CW did gangbuster numbers (well, at least for that network). Over 4.8 million people tuned in to watch ravenous vampire siblings lust after an underage high-school girl, setting a ratings record for a series debut on the network. [Live Feed/HR]