The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: American Gothic (EP418), airing Thursday, March 28th. Highlight for spoilers:
RACE FOR THE CURE — Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) take off in search of Katherine (also played by Nina Dobrev) and find themselves in a small town in Pennsylvania, where Elena has a surprising encounter with another old acquaintance — Elijah (guest star Daniel Gillies). Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) are both concerned about Elena’s state of mind and are determined to do what’s best for her, but she makes it clear that helping her will be difficult. Damon is not sure how to react when Stefan reveals his unexpected plan for the future. Meanwhile, in Mystic Falls, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) receives Caroline’s (Candice Accola) reluctant help and comes to a new understanding of Silas’ powers.
The episode was directed by Kellie Cyrus and written by Evan Bleiweiss & Jose Molina.
The CW has released the synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: We All Go A Little Mad Sometimes (EP406), airing Thursday, November 15th, 8/7c. Highlight for spoilers:
ELENA’S NEW NIGHTMARE- Terrifying hallucinations leave Elena (Nina Dobrev) shaken and confused, causing her to make a dangerous mistake. After giving Stefan (Paul Wesley) some very disturbing news about Elena, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) takes matters into his own hands. Professor Shane (guest star David Alpay) reveals a story of ancient witchcraft to Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Bonnie (Kat Graham). With help from Klaus and Stefan, Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) begins a new chapter in his life. Finally, Elena makes a painful personal confession to Stefan, and Matt (Zach Roerig) gives Damon startling new information about Professor Shane.
The episode was written by Evan Bleiweiss and Julie Plec, directed by Wendy Stanzler.
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: Heart of Darkness (EP319), airing Thursday, April 19. Highlight for spoilers:
TYLER RETURNS TO MYSTIC FALLS — Elena and Damon set off together to make sure Jeremy is safe in Denver, and to see if his special abilities can help reveal the information they need about ancient vampire bloodlines. It doesn’t take them long to learn that Jeremy has been hanging with the wrong people. Stefan and Klaus both go to brutal extremes in their search for the missing weapon. Caroline is thrilled when Tyler returns to town, but Tyler soon suspects that something has been going on between Caroline and Klaus. Matt has his hands full trying to keep Rebekah busy organizing the school’s upcoming 1920s Decade Dance.
The episode was directed by Chris Grismer and written by Brian Young and Evan Bleiweiss.
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: All My Children (EP315). The episode airs Thursday, February 16th. Highlight for spoilers or head over to the Episode Index:
A FLIP OF THE COIN — After starting her day with a startling discovery of Damon’s (Ian Somerhalder) latest indiscretion, Elena (Nina Dobrev) is frustrated to find that none of her friends agree with her on how they should react to the Original family’s internal power struggle. Once again caught up in the destiny of the Bennett witches, Bonnie (Kat Graham) and Abby (guest star Persia White) find themselves playing a part in a ritual to appease the spirits of nature. When Elijah (guest star Daniel Gillies) gives Damon and Stefan (Paul Wesley) a dangerous ultimatum that puts Elena in danger, they turn to Alaric (Matt Davis) and Meredith (guest star Torrey Devitto) for help with a plan that leads them to a terrible choice. Candice Accola also stars.
The episode was directed by Pascal Verschooris and written by Evan Bleiweiss & Michael Narducci.
Friday Night Bites is a weekly round-up for various tidbits of show and cast/crew news not quite big enough to warrant a blog post, not strictly Vampire Diaries-related, or that somehow just fell through the cracks. Please insert theme song by Explosions in the Sky here and enjoy.
- Ian Somerhalder tweeted the picture above, he’s getting into the holiday spirit.
- Even Malese Jow’s smile is festive!
- What gift did the assistants get for the TVD Writers this year?
- Did they like the present? Yes, they did!
- The smack talk has already begun.
- Joseph Morgan pops up on After Elton’s celebrity Twitterwatch.
- Kevin Williamson probably didn’t need a lot of help setting up his Christmas tree this year.
- Homecoming (EP309) makes #41 on this lit of 50 Best TV Episodes of 2011.
- Where in the world is Carmen Sandi…Daniel Gillies?
- If you DVR TVD, you’re not alone.
- Claire Holt talks about auditioning for The Secret Circle and sharing a network with buddy Phoebe Tonkin.
- Kat Graham looking rather dangerous at the Chrysalis Charity Benefit. Mind the sharp bits!
- Happy Hanukkah! Kat Graham and Mia Kirshner appear at numbers 9 and 32 on this list.
- Well of course The Vampire Diaries makes a great gift!
- A list of theTop Ten Charitable Celebrities, and Ian Somerhalder is on it.
- Malese Jow is picking out some ologies.
- Ian’s apple pic makes a list of Top 10 Best Celebrity Twitter Pictures.
- Al Septien tweeted this pic of himself, Nina Dobrev and Turi Meyer.
- And this one of himself, Turi Meyer, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder.
- Joseph Morgan is one of the Top Ten Hump Day Hotties of 2011.
- Interesting Q&A with the Founder of Give Back Hollywood.
- A little Steven R. McQueen for your Friday.
- Nina Dobrev talks about trying to protect her hair from all the abuse it gets on set.
- Do you want Kat Graham’s look? Daniel Curet tweeted some tips.
- Speaking of looks, TV Guide takes on a fashion challenge.
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: Homecoming (EP309). The episode airs Thursday, November 10th. Highlight for spoilers or head to the Episode Index:
ROCK BAND MY MORNING JACKET PERFORMS — On the night of the Homecoming dance, Rebekah (guest star Claire Holt) opens up to Elena (Nina Dobrev) about why the evening is so important to her, leaving Elena with conflicting emotions. Caroline (Candice Accola) and Matt (Zach Roerig) are both shocked at Tyler’s (Michael Trevino) behavior throughout the evening. The night takes a surreal turn when Klaus (Joseph Morgan) puts his latest plan into action. Determined to outsmart Klaus, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) enters into a dangerous partnership, leading to a terrifying turn of events. The band My Morning Jacket performs in the party scenes. Paul Wesley and Kat Graham also star.
The episode was directed by Joshua Butler and written by Evan Bleiweiss.
Excuse us as we LOSE OUR MINDS over this My Morning Jacket news.
Friday Night Bites is a weekly round-up for various tidbits of show and cast/crew news not quite big enough to warrant a blog post, not strictly Vampire Diaries-related, or somehow just fell through the cracks. Please insert theme song by Explosions in the Sky here and enjoy.
- Vampire Diaries Season 3 filming has officially started! Matt Davis tweeted the above picture on July 12th: “About to shoot the first shot/scene of TVD S3 with the lovely @ninadobrev and our awesome crew!” Ian Somerhalder tweeted a brief video of the Vampire Diaries Season 3 premiere call sheet. But most importantly, via Zach Roerig: “First wardrobe fitting down and it wasn’t a blue mystic grill shirt!”
- Do you follow the Vampire Diaries producers/writers on Twitter? For teases from the Writers’ Room: @kevwilliamson, @julieplec, @young_brian, @carolinedries, @alseptien, @turimeyer, @ronnenshine, @MichaelNarducci, @EPBleiweiss, @nickwauters.
- Entertainment Weekly’s Spoiler Room has this to say about what to expect from Stefan Salvatore as Season 3 kicks off: “Imagine the meanest, drunkest Stefan you’ve ever seen.” Us: *FISTPUMP!*
- We did this on Twitter, but might as well do it here, too: Happy, happy birthday to Steven R. McQueen (July 13th) and Sara Canning (July 14th)!
- Katherine and Klaus make TV Line’s list of Lovably Despicable Characters: “…[T]hese vamps are lovably deviant.”
- Katerina Graham Source has new outtakes from Kat’s OP photo campagn.
- WetPaint has an amusing piece suggesting gifts for Elena Gilbert’s 18th birthday. (Our favorite? A weapons permit.)
- Seventeen has a peek at Candice Accola’s workout playlist, which includes Metric and The Pixes.
- Kayla Ewell tweeted a link to the trailer for Keeping Up With the Randalls, her upcoming Hallmark TV movie.
- In a Flecking Records poll, Ian Somerhalder is determined to be the third-nicest person on Twitter.
- TV.com puts the Salvatore brothers on their list of Favorite TV Siblings.
- ClevverTV “breaks down Season 3,” but really they just talk about the photo Matt Davis tweeted.
- Ian Somerhalder wishes Sophia Bush a happy birthday. (Ian at 1:28.)
- Former TVD writer John Shiban pops up in The Wrap’s “Vince Gilligan Has ‘Breaking Bad’ — Where Are Other ‘X-Files’ Writers Now?”