Credit: Quantrell D. Colbert/The CW ©2010 The CW Network Photo: Stefan, Bonnie, and Damon in Season 2, Episode 10: "The Sacrifice"
Yes, the impending holidays are a time to give thanks — but you may feel the urge to be a little less thankful when said holidays have to go and  interfere with the airing of your favorite shows. Alas,The Vampire Diaries is no exception to the scheduling affliction: Elena (Nina Dobrev), Stefan (Paul Wesley), and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) will be putting all their love-triangle-ing on hold for a  three week Thanksgiving break! They’ll finally return to us on December 2 with a fresh new episode entitled “The Sacrifice.”

Can’t envision a week (let alone three!) without our beloved Salvatore brothers?! Neither can we! Luckily, the folks at TVD aren’t completely abandoning us. We’ll have repeats from this amazing season to tide us over with a  week-long marathon in December. Now if only we can find a way to get Ian under our Christmas tree...

Mark your calendars, people!

November 18 – Repeat of  Season 2, Episode 3: "Bad Moon Rising"
November 25 – Repeat of Season 2, Episode 5: "Kill Or Be Killed"
December 2 –  New Episode! Season 2, Episode 10: "The Sacrifice"
December 9 –  New Episode! Season 2, Episode 11: “By the Light of the Moon”