“The Originals” is “The Vampire Diaries” rebellious older brother. Premiering Thursday, Oct. 3 at 9/8c, the spin-off of the CW’s highest-rated show finds break out character Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and his Original Vampire siblings Elijah (Daniel Gilles) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) relocating to New Orleans, where Klaus’s old friend Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) rules over the […]
The big, bad villain on the CW’s “The Vampire Diaries” is getting his own series. Joseph Morgan first appeared during season two as Klaus Mikaelson, one of the world’s first vampires, who is also half-werewolf. He was a series regular in the third and fourth seasons.
To make a teen television vampire show analogy, the CW’s “The Originals” is to “The Vampire Diaries” as “Angel” was to “Buffy.” It’s a more sophisticated, adult spin-off of the hit vampire show with less guilt and angst and more partying and indulgence.
This week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries” was a backdoor pilot for a proposed spin-off series, “The Originals”, that focused on everyone’s favorite dysfunctional family of ancient vampires.
Television proms are usually the proms every teenaged girl dreamed she would have, not just romantic, but significant. Over twenty years later, Brenda wearing the same dress as Kelly then losing her virginity to Dylan still resonates. So my bar for “The Vampire Diaries” prom episode was set a couple thousand feet high.The show usually […]
All season, everyone on “The Vampire Diaries” has been searching for the cure. In this week’s episode “American Gothic,” we finally see it in all its seemingly innocuous inanimate object glory. The cure as it turns out looks nothing like the band The Cure. We also see the far more aesthetically pleasing Elijah. Despite the […]
Tonight, two fan favorites return to the “The Vampire Diaries.” In the Thursday March 28 episode,”American Gothic,” Elena (Nina Dobrev’s) and Rebekah’s (Claire Holt) search for the cure for vampirism leads them to a small Pennsylvania town where Elena’s doppelganger, Katherine, is hiding. We’ve already seen the episode, which features several surprising moments that people […]
Elena (Nina Dobrev) was determined that becoming a vampire was not going to mean becoming a killer. Her pacifism ended in this week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “The Killer,” when she offed vampire hunter Connor Jordan to protect numerous people that she loves. As she grappled with the psychological guilt, she discovered that killing […]
This week’s episode of “Vampire Diaries,” ‘The Five,” which has nothing to do with the Fox News show, lays out the rest of the season’s myth arc in a way that would impress Joseph Campbell. It’s a game changer, and, potentially, a reset button. DVR the Next Episode of “The Vampire Diaries” Open with a […]
Wait, Elena’s what? “The Vampire Diaries” season finale, ‘The Departed”, shocked the hell out of everyone with a twist ending that nobody saw coming. Whether or not it’s a good twist should keep the Twittersphere arguing through the summer hiatus. Don’t read any further if you don’t want to know.