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'Vampire Diaries' scoop: Another Mystic Falls death?

told a lot of details about a lot of people that in the first episode back we’ll see have created a little bit of a domino effect,” says Plec, who teased a “powerful, surprising death sequence” during the premiere.

As a result, the big question in the first episode is not whether Elena will feed on blood, but rather how she does it, when she does it, and whether she’ll even survive the day.

Of course, it shouldn’t be too difficult for her to make it through. After all, she’s got two very able Salvatore brothers by her side. Both Stefan and Damon will help school Elena in vampology 101 this season…though they won’t exactly be on the same page. “They’re two very different kinds of vampires and they’re going to have two very different points of view about what kind of vampire Elena should be,” says Plec. “It’s going to make them fight a little.” READ FULL STORY

'Vampire Diaries' scoop: Meet the Mystic Falls new girl

There’s a new girl coming to Mystic Falls.

Nine Lives of Chloe King actress Grace Phipps has landed the recurring role of 16-year-old April, described as “a natural beauty with a bit of an edge.” April has just returned from private school after the death of her father. She has some history with Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Elena (Nina Dobrev), and Elena hopes to protect her from the many secrets the town holds. April will make her first appearance in the second episode next season. I wonder if she has any connection to the big bad vampire hunter that’s coming this season?

Phipps has some vampire experience — she was in the recent big-screen remake of Fright Night. While doing press for the film she expressed her love for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but knocked the Twilight saga (“I like my monsters to be monsters,” she said). The CW’s top-rated Vampire Diaries returns Oct. 11.

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'The Vampire Diaries' at Comic-Con: Cast on Elena as a vampire and 'True Blood' rivalry

There will be some big changes in Mystic Falls when The Vampire Diaries returns, since Elena was changed at the end of last season.

During an interview with EW’s Tim Stack at Comic-Con, Nina Dobrev explained that “we don’t know” what kind of vampire Elena will be.

But Ian Somherhalder ventured a guess. “Damon and Stefan have been known to be extremely volatile,” he said. “By virtue of the fact that Elena is such a solid human being, even though she’s sort of this beacon of light, and shepherd through the valley of darkness for other people — who’s to say that she’s going to be this way when she becomes a vampire.”

Plus how do they feel about that other vampire show — True Blood? Watch the full Comic-Con chat below to find out.


'The Vampire Diaries' panel at Comic-Con: We live blogged it!


Update: Read a full rundown of the panel below!

Sebastian Roche is in the audience. People are running over to take photos!

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Remember, people: The new season premieres Oct. 11! Reel about to be shown…

3:36 p.m.

Reel touts: “To feed? Or not to feed? That is the question.” The ending kicker: “Death becomes her.”

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Panel is here: Steven R. McQueen, Zach Roerig, Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, EP Julie Plec, Michael Trevino, and EP Kevin Williamson, who is moderating. READ FULL STORY

InsideTV Podcast: 'The Walking Dead,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fringe,' 'True Blood' and more in special Comic-Con edition!

Image Credit: Quantrell D.Colbert/The CW; Helen Sloan/HBO; Gene Page/AMC; John P. Johnson/HBO

With Comic-Con less than one week away, it’s time to let our geek flag fly. Jessica Shaw and I invited Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich into the studio for our first ever Entertainment Weekly podcast crossover episode! (It’s just like that time the beauties of Charlie’s Angels went on The Love Boat looking for a stolen statue, only with significantly less Lido deck.) What TV show panels are we most looking forward to out in San Diego? Which panels can’t help but deliver a healthy dose of awkward (Community with no Dan Harmon)? And why am I the only one excited about the upcoming Shazam! extravaganza?

In addition, Darren explains why he worries about Game of Thrones not sending its heavy hitters, Jeff drops some intel about the highly anticipated Firefly reunion he is moderating, and Jessica rolls her eyes over all the incredibly nerdy things being discussed in her presence. READ FULL STORY

Comic-Con: Take a look at TV lineup so far

EW has put together a guide of all the TV madness happening at Comic-Con this year. Whether you’re dying to know what’s going down next season on Glee, searching for the inside scoop on buzzy new shows like Arrow, or just hoping to catch a glimpse of Ian Somerhalder speak, there’s a panel that’s got you covered. Drop in to learn what’s going on with your favorite television programs, and  be sure to keep checking back to this page as we update with more panel info and star appearances as they become available. Comic-Con takes place July 12-15 in San Diego. But don’t worry if you can’t make it — EW will be on ground bringing you updates as it all unfolds.

Thursday July 12:

-Beauty and the Beast (The CW): Stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, along with executive producers Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper.

-Dexter (Showtime): Stars Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, and special guest star Yvonne Strahovski. Also appearing are executive producers John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Scott Buck, and Manny Coto.

-MAD (Cartoon Network): Producers Kevin Shinick and Mark Marek.

-Nikita (The CW): Stars Maggie Q, Shane West and Lyndsy Forseca; Executive Producer Craig Silverstein.

-Psych (USA): Stars James Roday, Dulé Hill, Maggie Lawson, Tim Omundson, Kirsten Nelson, and Corbin Bernsen, along with creator/executive producers Steve Franks,  EP Kelly Kulchak, and EP Chris Henze.

-Teen Wolf (MTV): Stars Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien, Crystal Reed, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden and Colton Haynes, along with executive producer Jeff Davis.

-Wilfred (FX): screening and Q&A with Elijah Wood.


Daniel Gillies on his new drama 'Saving Hope' and returning to 'The Vampire Diaries'

He might portray an undead Original on The Vampire Diaries, but for his new NBC medical drama Saving Hope (premiering tonight at 9 p.m. ET), Daniel Gillies is trading in the stakes for a scalpel.

The hour-long series centers around Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks), a top surgeon who gets caught in the grey area between life and death after an accident leaves him comatose. While he’s busy exploring his hospital in “spirit form,” his fiance/fellow doc Alex Reid (Erica Durance) works on waking him up. She’s aided by new star surgeon Joel Goran (Gillies), who’s got more than friendly feelings for her.

“There’s an enormous conflict at the center of this,” says Gillies, who described his character as someone with a tremendous professional ego. “He’s walked into a situation with a woman that he’s probably in love with.” READ FULL STORY

'Supernatural,' 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'NCIS': Find out what's next in Spoiler Room

Your patience in waiting for this week’s column is greatly appreciated. As you know, Team EW TV has been a busy bunch these past few days with season finales and network upfronts. But not too busy to bring you some scoop on the last batch of season finales, many of which are tonight!

So sit back and enjoy your pre-weekend treat. Also, don’t forget to send in your questions to And since I’m sure you’ve been geeking out over the new fall TV offerings, feel free to include questions on newbie shows, like Arrow, Revolution, Nashville, etc. I’ll try to include a few next week. See you then! READ FULL STORY

'Once Upon a Time,' 'House,' 'Burn Notice,' 'Vampire Diaries': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

We’re in the thick of finales, folks! I never thought it’d get here (and part of me hoped it never would!), but that’s indeed the case.

Having fun? Me too!

But it’s also been a ridiculously busy week, with a rush of renewals (O. M. G.), cancellations (R.I.P. Alcatraz), and pick ups (welcome, newbs). Next week? More madness, as the networks have their annual Upfront presentations here in NYC. But the good news for you is that I’ll be trolling around getting answers to your burning questions! So send them my way. Usual means works great: and @EWSandraG on Twitter!

After working on Lost, Once Upon a Time executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsiss know how to tease finales. Proof? This timely characterization of Sunday’s season finale: “They are the gang. They are the Fairy Tale Avengers,” they told EW in a chat earlier this week. Take a moment to take that in. Squeal with excitement. Now, compose yourself long enough to take in some elaboration, straight from Josh Dallas, who stopped by the office just yesterday. READ FULL STORY

'Vampire Diaries' EP Julie Plec talks season finale shocker and what comes next -- EXCLUSIVE

SPOILER ALERT! If you haven’t seen The Vampire Diaries‘ season 3 finale, stop reading now. Exec producer Julie Plec takes us inside the hour’s twists and turns, and teases where we’re headed when the show returns this fall. READ FULL STORY

Fire at 'Vampire Diaries' location won't affect show

A lot of drama has gone down on The Vampire Diaries at the Mystic Grill, but the real-life fire this morning at the location used for the restaurant’s facade won’t impact the show. Capt. Tony Smith, assistant fire marshal in Covington, Ga., confirms to EW that a call was received at 6:40 a.m. reporting a down power line and a possible transformer on fire. When firemen got to the location, they noticed heavy smoke coming out of the building at 116 Clark St., which houses CPA and law offices, and more units were dispatched. No injuries were reported. Significant fire damage was found in the CPA side of the building and the second story, Smith says. Exterior structural damage is very minimal. “The front door had to be replaced,” Smith says. “I don’t think it would interrupt any filming they had in the near future.”

The interior of the Mystic Grill is actually a set on the show’s stages in Decatur, Ga.

The Vampire Diaries airs its season 3 finale tonight on The CW. The cast is now on hiatus. The show received an early renewal.

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‘Vampire Diaries’ season finale preview: Nina Dobrev on her tears, Elena’s choice, and fan’s reactions
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‘Vampire Diaries’ season finale preview: Kat Graham on Bonnie’s deal and possible dark side

'Vampire Diaries' season finale preview: Nina Dobrev on her tears, Elena's choice, and fan's reactions

If you think you’re going to get Nina Dobrev to tell you who Elena chooses — Stefan (Paul Wesley) or Damon (Ian Somerhalder) — in tonight’s season finale of The Vampire Diaries, think again: She hasn’t even told her mother. “She lives between Canada and Europe, so I don’t get to see my mom very much. Her way to kind of be with me is watching the show and Googling me wherever I am,” Dobrev says, with a laugh. “So on many occasions, she calls and asks for spoilers and I’ll always say, ‘Nope! Nope! I’m not telling you anything.’ She always gets a little bit upset at the time, but then ultimately, she’s happy that I didn’t ruin it for her. It’s like the way I don’t want to know what happens in an episode before I read it. You don’t want to get to the punch line before you hear the joke.” READ FULL STORY

'Vampire Diaries' season finale preview: Kat Graham on Bonnie's deal and possible dark side


It may be difficult to believe, but Thursday’s Vampire Diaries season finale isn’t just about Elena (Nina Dobrev) making a decision, finally, between Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder). As EP Julie Plec says, “There’s definitely some murder and mayhem, and if all goes well, there will be some epic tears, too.” As a result of Alaric outing them to the Council in last week’s episode, Caroline (Candice Accola) and Tyler (Michael Trevino) will learn there’s a target on their backs and have to decide whether they stay and fight, or leave Mystic Falls. And Bonnie (Kat Graham), who was used by Esther to complete Alaric’s transformation into the ultimate killer and often finds herself doing magic to aid vampires (good or bad), is tired of being pushed around. “She is done taking orders from anybody else, and she’s making decisions based on what it is that she wants, what’s right for her and the people that she loves,” Plec says. Adds Graham, “That’s definitely the overall tone of Bonnie in the season finale. She has got to make decisions for herself versus constantly bending over backwards for whoever might need her.” READ FULL STORY


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