Initially, Plec tweeted a short statement about the cancellations. “It’s the red wedding at WBTV/CW today,” she first tweeted. “A lot more to say, but not today. Many thanks to fans and cast and crew in future tweets. But today we mourn.”
After quite a bit of mourning, she returned to Twitter with a long series of thanks.
“A toast to the fallen and the fans who have to say goodbye,” Plec tweeted Friday to begin her series of gun salutes.
“To The Endgame, a show about two brilliant women played by two brilliant women, surrounded by an army of great men and women, led with kindness and grace by the great Nick Wootton
“To Roswell, NM, a love letter to cowboys and aliens (and especially gay cowboys). Born by the ridiculously talented @cadlymack and seen to the end by the consummate gentlemen Lance Anderson and Chris Hollier.
“To my beloved Legacies – after the Parkland shooting, I decided to tell a story about the young heroes who would save us from ourselves. Good kids on the fringe who ended up being the heroes of the whole story.
“To the cast and crew of all. Some who have been part of the family since Day 1 of TVD in 2009. To the marriages that happened along the way, the children born, the friendships we all made and hopefully many, many more stories.
“And for the fans. Without whom none of this would matter. It was an honor for me to be a part of telling these stories for you.” One last tip of the hat to our kindred spirits in cancellation at the CW What a run we’ve all had It’s sad when the company changes beneath your feet May you all find your way to your next adventure knowing you’ve got yourself made you proud.
“One last thing about: Roswell and Legacies. (The CW CEO) Mark Pedowitz and his team at The CW had the class and grace to warn the shows that they might not survive even if The CW wanted them to. That’s why the season finales of both shows have been carefully crafted to work as series finales as well.
the originals spin-off legacies, which comes from Warner Bros. TV and CBS Studios, was discontinued after four seasons. likewise, Roswell, New Mexico ends with its fourth season. Finally, bank robbery drama the endgame will not return for a second season.
Plec still has plenty of shows on the board. she made Vampire Academy for Peacock, and has an adaptation of Dead Day at the NBCU streamer, as well as political series The girls on the bus at HBO Max, and is in development confessionsstarring The diary of vampires alum Paul Wesley at Netflix.
Peter White contributed to this story.