Episode 20 & 22 (season finale!) titles, additional stills from season 2

Spoiler TV has recently revealed the CW primetime schedule for the entire season. Thank God, there won’t be any other breaks this year until after the finale. The schedule also shows episode 20 title – “The Last Day”. Last dance, last day… poor Mystic Falls residents, I would say!

Plus, Ian Somerhalder announced the start of season 2 finale shooting yesterday. Right after that, he tweeted a photo of his own copy of the script (right). It is titled “As I Lay Dying”, written by TBD and directed by John Behring (“Plan B”, “The Last Dance”). I’m with mixed feelings about this – happy that the cast will be finally able to catch a break, but also sad that it’s that time of the year again.

It’s here-Season finale episode (ep222) of TVD.Wow,44 episodes in 24 months.Almost 3pm,got out of bed,coffee and new script- awesomeness…

Andrea at Vampire Diaries Web has added yet another batch of extra stills and BTS pictures to their gallery. There are images from almost every single episode so far as well as a few from next week’s “Know Thy Enemy”. They’re honestly awesome, so be sure to visit the site and look through them!

UPDATE:

Vampire-Diaries.net reported the last unknown season 2 episode title last night. According to them, episode 21 will be the one where “The Sun Also Rises”. Vee also let her imagination loose and shared her thoughts on the recently revealed titles. Check them all out here. Some really interesting references there!

Additional season 2 stills, many more Nina outtakes

We have some new stills (as well as behind the scenes photos) to share with you, courtesy of the lovely Natalie. These are additions for “The Return”, “Plan B”, “Katerina” and “The Sacrifice”. Click on the images below to access the respective galleries. Plus, Vampire Diaries Web has just tweeted untagged versions.



And thanks to my friend Andrea for posting a bunch of more Seventeen outtakes of Nina. The actress looks absolutely stunning, congrats to the photographer! Check out a few pictures behind the cut and go to Nina Dobrev Network for almost 2 pages of beauty. Be careful, Nina might enchant you.

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Nina Dobrev in InStyle January, new stills from The Return (201)

Nina Dobrev posed for InStyle and her spread is featured in their January 2011 issue (cover girl Gwyneth Paltrow). It is on newsstands this Friday and InStyle give you 5 reasons to buy it. Nina is the sixth. 😛 Enjoy the scans, courtesy of Undisclosed Desires. I really hope some outtakes will pop up soon!


And Andrea (follow her on Twitter!) from Nina Dobrev Network has a few new stills from season 2 premiere. Not high quality, but still pretty awesome! Find the rest of the images over at her site.

CW’s press release on The Return ratings

VAMPIRE DIARIES Delivers Its Best Women 18-34 Ratings since Feb.;

NIKITA delivered year-to-year gains, improving on the SUPERNATURAL debut last season by 12% in women 18-34 and 6% in total viewers.   NIKITA also built on its VAMPIRE DIARIES premiere lead-in by 9% in total viewers (3.6mil v. 3.3mil).

The second season opener of The CW’s sophomore hit THE VAMPIRE DIARIES scored its best women 18-34 (2.8/9) performance since 2/4/10.

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES was virtually flat with its explosive season finale last May, in all key demographics.  VAMPIRE DIARIES retained a large chunk of its massive series premiere last year, keeping about 87% of its year ago adults 18-34 (1.9/6) and 90% of its year ago women 18-34 (2.8/9) delivery.

With debuts of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and NIKITA, The CW ranked second on Thursday night among women 18-34 (2.3/5), adults 18-34 (1.6/5), females 12-34 (2.2/7) and persons 12-34 (1.5/5).

Check the entire press release out over at KSiteTV.

Ratings for Vampire Diaries season 2 premiere revealed

Outside of the NFL universe, the CW’s Vampire Diaries second season premiere scored a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating (that’s down 24% from the series premiere last year). While the series premiere of Nikita drew a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, that’s identical to Supernatural’s season premiere in that timeslot last season.

In the youth demos that the CW focuses on Vampire Diaries scored a 2.8 rating for women 18-34 down 7% from last year’s series premiere, and a 1.9 for adults 18-34 (down 14%). Nikita scored a 1.9 for women 18-34 (up 12% from last season’s Supernatural premiere) and a 1.3 for adults 18-34 (down 13% from Supernatural).

My guess is that the CW’s emotions are mixed. They have to be reasonably happy with the Nikita numbers, but they cannot be happy with the Vampire Diaries numbers.

Read the entire article over at TV by the Numbers.

Kat Graham: ‘Every episode has something that makes you scream at the TV’

PW: Out of the six, which episode, for you, had the biggest jaw dropping moment?
Kat: I definitely feel like Caroline’s “death” in the first episode is one of the biggest shocks … but the third episode is really nuts too. Something happens where the fate of a main character is left up in the air. Literally every episode has something that makes you fall off your couch and scream at the TV [laughs] it’s just that kind of show. In the third episode, Bonnie does something completely shocking. Four and five show a lot of Katherine and episode six is a huge turner as well – it changes the fate, again, of the rest of the season.

Read the entire interview at PopWrap.

Thanks to @SYcinetwilove for the heads up!

Song list for The Return


Songs in order of appearance. Courtesy of Vampire Diaries music supervisor, Chris Mollere. Follow him on Twitter if you haven’t done it yet!

1. Gemma Hayes “Out Of Our Hands”
2. Piano Tribute Players “How To Save A Life”
3. Piano Tribute Players “Breakeven”
4. Hurts “Wonderful Life”
5. Mads Langer “The River Has Run Wild”
6. One Republic and Sara Bareilles “Come Home”

The TV Chick talks to Vampire Diaries producers: “It’s a huge journey.”

The Vampire Diaries returns tonight! The sizzling, action-packed, full of crazy twists second season premiere will leave you gasping at your television. Or at the very least, it left me doing that. I could not be happier that this show is back. I love being transported week after week into the mysterious Mystic Falls, and let’s be honest, the Salvatore Brothers are quite eye-pleasing. I recently had the chance to catch up with the cast and producers of the show. Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson, the absolutely brilliant (and super sweet) Executive Producers had a lot to say about the upcoming season, werewolves and flashback episodes.

What can we expect in Mystic Falls in the upcoming season?

Kevin Williamson: Katherine being back in Mystic Falls is a bit of a game changer for the show. How is this going to affect Damon and Stefan in terms of Katherine now being back in town? And it’s so hard to talk about it without giving anything away. Everything’s a surprise. She comes back and pretty much stated why she was back. It will be fun to sort of watch that play out. If you watched our show in the past, you know there’s always more than one reason someone’s there and some of the motives of our characters. It’s a huge journey.

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E! Online’s Kristin review of The Return


Wow. Just wow.

That’s all I can say after watching  tonight’s second season premiere of The Vampire Diaries (thanks to my trusty time-travel machine).

Don’t worry, no big spoilers here (promise), but there are a few things I absolutely must tell you about tonight’s awesome return episode:

  1. Even if you’ve never seen it before, tonight’s TVD premiere will make you realize how sorely TV has been sucking this entire summer season.
  2. If you happen to be a showrunner for another series (especially a new fall contender), I highly encourage you to check out tonight’s TVD (and the May season-one finale, if you haven’t yet) to see just how many jaw-dropping plot twists you can successfully execute in a single episode. Bosses Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec manage to throw in more cliffhangers and plot development in one hour of television than some other series do all season long. And guess what? It works.

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