The Vampire Diaries

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The Vampire Diaries
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Premiere September 10, 2009
Finale
Airs Thursdays at 8PM
Creator Julie Plec
Kevin Williamson
Network The CW
Style 60-minute fantasy drama
Company Outerbanks Entertainment
Alloy Entertainment
Warner Bros. Television
CBS Television Studios
Seasons 5
Episodes 89 (through season 4)
Status Currently airing season 5
Renewed through season 6 (2014-15)
Origin USA

The Vampire Diaries is a fantasy drama that airs on The CW. It is based on the series of novels by L.J. Smith.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Nina Dobrev Elena Gilbert 1 2 3 4 5
Katherine Pierce 1 2 3 4 5
Amara 5
Paul Wesley Stefan Salvatore 1 2 3 4 5
Silas 4 5
Ian Somerhalder Damon Salvatore 1 2 3 4 5
Steven R. McQueen Jeremy Gilbert 1 2 3 4 5
Sara Canning Jenna Sommers 1 2 3 5
Katerina Graham Bonnie Bennett 1 2 3 4 5
Candice Accola Caroline Forbes 1 2 3 4 5
Zach Roerig Matthew "Matt" Donovan 1 2 3 4 5
Kayla Ewell Victoria "Vicki" Donovan 1 2 3 5
Michael Trevino Tyler Lockwood 1 2 3 4 5
Matt Davis Alaric Saltzman 1 2 3 4 5
Joseph Morgan Niklaus "Klaus" Mikaelson 2 3 4 5
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Marguerite MacIntyre Elizabeth "Liz" Forbes 1 2 3 4 5
Susan Walters Carol Lockwood 1 2 3 4
Malese Jow Annabelle "Anna" 1 2 3 5
David Anders Johnathan "John" Gilbert 1 2 5
Jasmine Guy Sheila Bennett 1 3 4
Kelly Hu Pearl 1 3
Rob Pralgo Richard Lockwood 1
Daniel Gillies Elijah Mikaelson 2 3 4 5
Taylor Kinney Mason Lockwood 2 3
Claire Holt Rebekah Mikaelson 3 4 5
Nathaniel Buzolic Kol Mikaelson 3 4
Torrey DeVitto Meredith Fell 3 4
David Alpay Atticus Shane 4
Grace Phipps April Young 4
Phoebe Tonkin Hayley 4

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
The CW
Season One September 10, 2009 May 13, 2010 22
Season Two September 9, 2010 May 12, 2011 22
Season Three September 15, 2011 May 10, 2012 22
Season Four October 11, 2012 May 16, 2013 23
Season Five October 3, 2013 May 15, 2014 22
Season Six Fall 2014

In-Depth

DVD and Blu-ray Releases

DVD

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season August 31, 2010 5 purchase
The Complete Second Season August 30, 2011 5 purchase
The Complete Third Season August 28, 2012 5 purchase

Blu-ray

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season August 31, 2010 4 purchase
The Complete Second Season August 30, 2011 4 purchase

Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Ultraviolet)

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete Third Season August 28, 2012 9 purchase

External Sites