The CW’s The Vampire Diaries opened its eighth and final season on Friday with 1.06 million total viewers and a 0.4 demo rating, down from its previous premiere (1.38 mil/0.6, on a Thursday) yet on par with its May finale (which aired on a Friday).

TVLine reader’s gave TVD an average grade of “B+.”

Leading out of that, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend christened her new time slot with 540,000 viewers and a 0.2 rating (and an “A-” grade), hitting and tying series lows.