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'Vampire Diaries' (The CW)
Return Date: October 3
Where We Left Things: Bad guy Silas took over Stefan's body! Katherine is human! Jeremy is alive but Bonnie is dead! Oh, and Tyler is free to return to Mystic Falls! We suspect the definition of plot-upending cliffhangers might actually be this twisty-turny show.
Why We're Excited To Have It Back: With Klaus and company running off to New Orleans and the spin-off "The Originals," that leaves plenty of room for new conflicts, new characters and, most importantly, a fresh take on the Stefan-Damon-Elena triangle.
-Liane Bonin Starr