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Old December 1 2010, 10:39 PM   #1
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Vampire Diaries "Companion Series"?

The Vampire Diaries - CW to Produce 'Companion Series'

Some interesting news coming from E!Online. The recent success of has prompted The CW to have Kevin Williamson, an executive producer for The Vampire Diaries, develop what's being called a "companion series" for The Vampire Diaries. Apparently the new show won't be considered a spin-off, nor will it be introduced in an episode of The Vampire Diaries (like they tried to do with a potential Gossip Girl spin-off about Lily, which prompted a special 1980s episode). Kevin Williamson has been hired as the writer for this new series, and apparently Julie Plec, another executive producer on The Vampire Diaries, is also rumored to be involved.

According to insiders, Williamson's new project is a one-hour drama about a group of researchers who investigate paranomal happenings.

It is not being called a spinoff but rather a companion to The Vampire Diaries.
This is not a back-door pilot, meaning it won't be aired as a special episode of Vampire Diaries. It's unknown at this time if any of the TVD characters would cross over to the new series, and details are still being decided, however it isn't likely, as this companion project is currently considered a separate entity.
Read more: http://www.geos.tv/index.php/news?sid=254&nid=3923

The CW Recruits Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec For A New Supernatural TV Drama?

Deadline.com is reporting that Kevin Williamson is developing a new, untitled supernatural drama for Warner Bros. TV and The CW, described as “The X-Files meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and that his TVD partner-in-crime Julie Plec might be coming aboard as a co-writer.
Read more: http://www.vampiresite.net/264/the-c...-new-tv-drama/

This sounds interesting actually. X-Files meets BtVS?
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Old December 1 2010, 11:57 PM   #2
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Could be fun. I'm really enjoying VAMPIRE DIARIES.
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Old December 1 2010, 11:58 PM   #3
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I love TVD...I am interested to see what they come up with...though it kinda sounds like Supernatural in TVD universe...we'll see.
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Old December 2 2010, 12:03 AM   #4
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Well, the whole "supernatural investigator" genre dates back to the Victorian era at least and has been a staple of horror fiction ever since. Carnacki the Ghost-Hunter, Jules de Grandin, etc.

No reason we can't get a hip, teen version.
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Old December 2 2010, 12:06 AM   #5
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Absolutely!
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Old December 2 2010, 12:20 AM   #6
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Re: Vampire Diaries "Companion Series"?

Just merge Supernatural with Vampire Diaries, have Sam and Dean stake all the vamps, end of show.
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Old December 2 2010, 12:50 AM   #7
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I hate vampires so as long as they aren't in it then OK.
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Old December 2 2010, 05:24 AM   #8
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And lets not forget about 2 other genre shows The CW is looking to; http://trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=130840
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