The Power of the Situations

Topics: The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder, Television network Pages: 8 (2146 words) Published: March 16, 2013
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9/29/2011 American University of Kuwait| The Vampire Diaries|

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The Vampire Diaries
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The Vampire Diaries|
Genre| Teen Drama, Supernatural Drama, Horror|
Developed by| Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec|
Written by| L.J. Smith (books)|
Country of origin| United States|
Language(s)| English|
No. of seasons| 3|
No. of episodes| 46|
Executive producer(s)| Leslie Morgenstein
Bob Levy
Kevin Williamson
Julie Plec|
Location(s)| Atlanta, Georgia
Covington, Georgia
Vancouver, British Columbia|
Running time| 41 minutes|
Production company(s)| Outerbanks Entertainment
Alloy Entertainment
CBS Television Studios
Warner Bros. Television|
Original channel| The CW|
Original run| September 10, 2009 – present|
External links|

Starring |
Nina Dobrev
| | Candice Accola
| |
Paul Wesley
| | Zach Roerig
| |
Ian Somerhalder
| | Kayla Ewell
| |
Steven R. McQueen
| | Michael Trevino
| |
Sara Canning
| | Matt Davis
| |
Katerina Graham
| | Joseph Morgan| |

All About the Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries is an American teen supernatural drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. The series premiered on The CW Television Network on September 10, 2009, and has currently finished its second season on May 12, 2011. The series follows the events in the town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a fictional small town haunted by supernatural beings. The main focus of the series is the love triangle between the female protagonist Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and Stefan and Damon with dark pasts. Later the light is thrown on the mysterious past of the town involving Elena's malevolent doppelgänger Katherine who seeks revenge against the town, Stefan, Damon, and Elena. The pilot episode attracted the largest audience of any series premiere since the network began in 2006. The first season averaged 3.60 million viewers. The show initially received average reviews, but critics agreed that the series improved over the course of the season; the second season premiered to generally favorable reviews. The show has received numerous award nominations, winning a People's Choice Award and many Teen Choice Awards. On April 26, 2011, The CW renewed the series for a third season, and began on September 15, 2011. |

Series overview
The series follows the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) a 17-year-old girl, who falls for a dark 161-year-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley). Their relationship becomes increasingly complicated as Stefan's vicious and malevolent elder brother Damon (Ian Somerhalder) returns with a plan to wreak havoc on the town and also to plan a revenge against his younger brother. Both brothers begin to show affection towards Elena, mainly because of her resemblance to their past love Katherine Pierce. It is revealed that Elena is a descendant of Katherine, who eventually returns with plans against the trio. The series is set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a town charged with supernatural history since its settlement of migrants from New England in the late 17th century. Other story lines revolve around the other inhabitants of the town, most notably Elena's younger brother Jeremy Gilbert (Steven R. McQueen), Elena's best friend Bonnie Bennett (Katerina Graham), Elena's close friend, Caroline Forbes (Candice Accola), Elena's childhood friend, Tyler Lockwood (Michael Trevino) and Elena's childhood friend and ex-boyfriend, Matt Donovan (Zach Roerig). The town's politics are...
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