When Does The Vampire Diaries Season 5 Begin?

The Vampire Diaries TV show castUpdate: Please refer to the CW’s new Fall 2013 schedule here. Thanks!

Sigh. Let’s face it: It’s hard enough surviving months without new episodes of The Vampire Diaries to look forward to, let alone trying to make it through the summer hiatus without knowing when Season 5 premieres or what will happen to all our favorite characters now that most of them are heading off to college!

Well, have no fear fellow fang fans because The CW has rescued us from the gloomy pit of darkness and unknowing. The word is finally in as to when our beloved supernatural show returns. The network has rolled out its fall 2013 schedule and, according to the list, TVD is slated to start back up on Thursday October 10 at 8PM ET! Moreover, the show’s spin-off series The Originals is premiering Tuesday October 15, so there’ll be lots of action to sink our teeth into this autumn!

Check out the full fall premiere schedule below:


8:00-9:00 PM HART OF DIXIE (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Season Premiere)


8:00-9:00 PM ARROW (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM THE TOMORROW PEOPLE (Series Premiere)


8:00-9:00 PM THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM REIGN (Series Premiere)


8:00-9:00 PM THE ORIGINALS (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM SUPERNATURAL (Season Premiere)


8:00-9:00 PM THE CARRIE DIARIES (Season Premiere)


Moment of truth: Which new or returning CW show are you most excited for?


  1. Sadhana Said:

    VAMPIRE DIARIES :D totally ampped, gonna be epic!

  2. Nicky Said:

    I’m excited for The Vampire Diaries and The Originals to start and also The Carrie Diaries. :) <3

  3. luna Said:

    yeah great am so exited vampire diaries an the originals :D cool

  4. Shay Said:

    I am addicted to this show, I love it!
    I can’t wait until it comes back on <3

  5. Beni Said:

    Well it seems that summer is going to be boring without vampire diaries and beauty and the beast… :((

  6. becky taylor Said:

    when is the vampire dairies coming to itv2 in the uk cant wiat love it x

  7. natalie Said:

    omg cant wait that long for vampire diares

  8. Alice Said:

    The vampire diaries <3 Delena 4 Ever !!!!

  9. CAGAlabamaVampStalker Said:

    TVD!!!!!! I can’t believe we have to wait until freakin’ October! **Sigh** Twitter will have to satisfy my Smolderpants addiction for the time being!

  10. izzy123 Said:

    i love the vampire diaries and cant wiat to see the next season. Delena forever

  11. Martha Somerholder Said:

    can NOT wait for TVD to return!!! Waaaay excited!!!! and the Originals will MOST DEFINITELY be my FAVORITE tuesday show!!!! LLLOOOOVVVVVEEEE THE VAMPIRE DIARIES!!!!!
    T V V D D !
    T V V D D !
    T VV D D !
    T # V # D D *

  12. Tristian Merrill Said:

    If this show can stay on till I die I will die a happy man…..

  13. Katrina Said:

    Can’t wait for TVD and beauty and the beast to come back on. There my all time favorite shows.

  14. Chrissie Said:

    i just want season 5 to be out soon and to be honest Stefan and Elena belong together, Team Stefan!.

  15. Kayla Said:

    I have to say I want stefan and elevator be together for season 5 team stefan

  16. Daisy Said:

    Supernatural season premiere is in November.

  17. Martina Said:

    Omg I can’t wait on vampire diaries to come out I’m getting out patience….I miss that show sooooo much

  18. Martina Said:

    Omg I can’t wait on vampire diaries to come out I’m getting out patience….I miss that show sooooo much I can’t wait to see season 5

  19. alex Said:

    I’m so ready for Vampire Diaries to return. I still cant believe that Stefan is somewhere in the lake in the safe drowning..

  20. Brit Said:

    Team Damon. Stefan is a goon. I have been waiting all summer for this. It is probably sad, but I think about The Vampire Diaries at least once a day.

  21. katerina Said:

    i am losing patience!!! i WANT THE VAMPIRE DIAIRES BACK!!

  22. Bonnie Said:

    VAMPIRE DIARIES!!!! And of course my Supernatural boys :-)

  23. Audrey Said:

    TVD and Supernatural!!!!

  24. Sam Said:

    Supernatural and Vampire Diaries!!!! It’s a tie!!! <3

  25. amanda Said:

    This is wrong it is October 3rd not the 10th and the originals is also the 3rd right after TVD this thursday, I would have been very angry if i would have missed it because of this is wrong, youd think they would do more research on it before posting the wrong date.

  26. Theo Said:

    @amanda At the very top of this post there is an announcement with a link to the updated schedule. Please note that this was the original schedule the CW sent us and then a few weeks later they changed it. But it does state so at the beginning.

  27. Gail. Said:

    Omg I can’t wait for tvd, team Damon alllll the way!!! Can someone please tell me when season 5 will air in the uk?? And originals please

  28. Helen Boyle Said:

    When can we see season5 come out in uk on itv2 .i really love the show never miss one i hope stefan and elana get back to gether true love them two they should have the ultamat love child that would be a top storey xxxxx

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