While waiting even a week in between new episodes of The Vampire Diaries feels like cruel and unusual punishment, those poor fans in the UK have yet to see the show return from it’s far-too-long winter hiatus.
 
Well, fear not, our British friends! Those bloody vamps will be returning to your telly before you can say “Ian Somerhalder is one fit bloke.”

That’s right — Season 4 of The Vampire Diaries returns to the UK on Tuesday, February 19, 2013!

Until then, you can get your fill of all things TVD by reading our spoiler roundup for the mid-season premiere, “After School Special!”