"The Originals" (Photo: The CW)

Fall TV Preview: 5 Things to Know About ‘The Originals’

“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 […]

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‘Vampire Diaries’ Boss Julie Plec: The Consequences of Elena’s First Kill are ‘Pretty Profound’

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 […]

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"The Vampire Diaries": Nina Dobrev as Elena and Paul Wesley as Stefan (Photo Credit: Bob Mahoney/The CW)

‘The Vampire Diaries’: Five Reasons Why ‘The Killer’ Is a Must-See

This week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “The Killer,” is a must-see. As Elena continues to struggle with her new identity as a vampire, every guy that she cares about is in jeopardy thanks to Connor. Tyler is in a different type of trouble when Caroline meets Hayley, while Klaus and Stefan’s reluctant partnership is […]

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Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley in "The Vampire Diaries" (The CW)

‘The Vampire Diaries’: Will Bloodthirsty Elena Destroy Stefan and Damon’s Bond?

When last we visited Mystic Falls, home of “The Vampire Diaries,” Elena (Nina Dobrev) had finally made her choice between the Salvatore brothers, choosing Stefan (Paul Wesley) over Damon (Iam Somerhalder); vampire hunter Alaric Saltzman (Matthew Davis), who was a vampire himself, is dead; and the event that has been three seasons in coming has […]

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Vampire Diaries: Nina Dobrev as Elena, Ian Somerhalder as Damon, Joseph Morgan as Klaus, and Paul Wesley as Stefan. (Frank Ockenfels 3/The CW)

‘Vampire Diaries’ Scoop: Will Vampire Elena Turn to the Dark Side?

Last May, “The Vampire Diaries” delivered one of television’s most shocking season finales, with Klaus’s “death” and subsequent take over of Tyler’s body, and Elena becoming a vampire. Fans were in agony when the CW announced that the show would not return until October 11. Fortunately, Executive Producer Julie Plec has given us a preview […]

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