Can Spin-offs be Better than “The Originals?”

“The Originals” is giving new life to the vampires on CW, and it’s giving the network new life as well. The series has taken over Tuesday nights for the network, and week after week the series has managed to bring in viewers and help break records with the help of “Supernatural” season nine. The last new episode managed to bring in the most viewers for the series with 2.4 million tuning in to watch Michael Trevino’s Tyler Lockwood cross over from “The Vampire Diaries” and visit New Orleans. “The Originals,”a spin-off from the popular series “The Vampire Diaries” on CW, follows Klaus Mikaelson, played by Joseph Morgan, as he tries to regain control of New Orleans from Marcel, one of the vampires he created. Marcel sees himself as king of the city. Klaus and his family are the first vampires ever created¬†and helped build New Orleans, according to the mythology of the series. Charles Michael Davis plays Marcel and Leah Pipes, appears as Cami. She is the woman that will come between Klaus and Marcel. To add to the conflict, there is also a group of withches vying for control of the city. One of the witches, Davina, played by Danielle Campbell, must be sacrificed in order for someone to claim power over New Orleans. The stuggle for power is the main focus of the show, but there are...

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