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VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE [UPDATED]
Air Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on The CW
Episode Title: (#2J7516) "While You Were Sleeping"
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REVISED CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014 (ALL TIMES ET)

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Updated program information for THE VAMPIRE DIARIES episode "While You Were Sleeping," airing Thursday, March 20 (8:00-9:00 pm ET), is listed.

THURSDAY, MARCH 20

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES

"While You Were Sleeping" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

A KILLER VIRUS - When Stefan (Paul Wesley) tries to explain recent events to a very sick Elena (Nina Dobrev), her first instinct is to call Damon (Ian Somerhalder). At the same time, Damon is trying to figure out how to make a disturbing confession to Elena. While going through Dr. Wes' files, Caroline (Candice Accola) discovers a frightening secret, and is surprised when Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) appears, claiming to have the solution everyone is searching for. At Enzo's insistence, Caroline asks Stefan to meet her at a mysterious location where they are joined by a group of Travelers, including Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh), who reveals new information on the importance of doppelgangers. During spring break on a mostly deserted Whitmore campus, Elena runs into Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), a student who seems to know her, though she has no memory of meeting him. Recently dumped by his boyfriend, Luke proposes that he and Elena spend the break getting drunk together, but she sends him off on an urgent mission to find Bonnie (Kat Graham) and the "newbie" witch, Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell). Damon finally tells Elena the truth about his recent activities, and they come to a new agreement about their relationship. Pascal Verschooris directed the episode written by Caroline Dries (#516).

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VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE (CW)
Returns in October 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/10/09 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
7 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's seventh) on 1/11/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, May 2015) Season six of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES began with our heroes mourning the devastating loss of Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Bonnie (Kat Graham), who turned out to be trapped in a 1994 prison world by a sociopathic magic-siphon named Kai Parker (guest star Chris Wood). Unable to cope with the loss of her love, Elena (Nina Dobrev) compelled away all of her memories of loving Damon, which meant that when he finally returned to Mystic Falls, he had to win her over again. Meanwhile, Caroline (Candice Accola) had to come to terms with her feelings for Stefan (Paul Wesley) in light of her mother's heartbreaking battle with cancer. That battle ultimately proved fatal, sending both Caroline and Stefan down a dangerous path as humanity-free vampires. Bonnie returned from the prison world with a surprise for Damon, the cure for vampirism, which he ultimately chose to give to Elena. Damon and Stefan came face-to-face with their mother Lily (guest star Annie Wersching), who they long since believed to be dead. As the season built to a wedding between Alaric (Matt Davis) and Jo (guest star Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), Damon used the ceremony to profess his dedication to Elena, but not without a catastrophic event that left lives hanging in the balance. In the wake of Elena Gilbert's goodbye, in season seven, some characters will recover while others falter. As Lily tries to drive a wedge between the Salvatore brothers, we'll still hold onto hope that Stefan and Caroline's love story is strong enough to survive. Based on the series of books by L. J. Smith, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Outerbanks Entertainment, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. The series was developed by Kevin Williamson ("The Following," "Scream") & Julie Plec ("The Originals," "Kyle XY," "Wasteland"), who serve as executive producers along with Leslie Morgenstein ("Gossip Girl," "Pretty Little Liars") and Caroline Dries ("Melrose Place," "Smallville").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Candice Accola as Caroline Forbes
· Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore
· Katerina Graham as Bonnie Bennett
· Michael Malarkey as Enzo
· Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood
· Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert
· Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore
· Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Joseph Morgan as Klaus Mikaelson
· Kayla Ewell as Vicki Donovan
· Matt Davis as Alaric Saltzman
· Sara Canning as Jenna Sommers
· Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert
CREW INFORMATION:
· Julie Plec as WRTR (Pilot)
· Kevin Williamson as WRTR (Pilot)
· L. J. Smith as BOOK
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
· Marcos Siega as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Alloy Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Outerbanks Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television