The CW is getting ready to sizzle up November for sweeps month. The network has just announced several plot and casting highlights for its top shows, including: The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, 90210, The Secret Circle, Gossip Girl, Nikita, Ringer and Hart of Dixie.
Thursday, October 27:
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES – “Ghost World” (8:00-9:00pm)
As Mystic Falls prepares to celebrate the traditional Illumination Night, the town is invaded by spirits of the dead.
THE SECRET CIRCLE – “Masked” (9:00-10:00pm)
Cassie (Brit Robertson) throws an epic Halloween party that takes a dangerous turn.
Friday, October 28
NIKITA – “343 Walnut Lane” (8:00-9:00pm)
Nikita (Maggie Q) and Michael (Shane West) track down Nikita’s father Richard (guest star David Keith), but the reunion is not quite what Nikita expected.
SUPERNATURAL – “Slash Fiction” (9:00-10:00pm)
Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are once again on the FBI’s “Most Wanted” list when two Leviathans clone the brothers and go on a killing spree.
Tuesday, November 1
90210 – “It’s The Great Masquerade, Naomi Clark” (8:00-9:00pm)
Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) has to work with her arch-nemeses Holly (guest star Megalyn Echikunwoke) to throw a campus costume party, while Silver (Jessica Stroup) discovers that political candidate Marissa Harris-Young (guest star Brandy Norwood) is not who she seems.
RINGER – “Oh Gawd, There’s Two of Them?” (9:00-10:00pm)
Still posing as Siobhan, Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is forced to reveal she has a twin to Andrew (Ioan Gruffudd) and Henry (Kristoffer Polaha) when Agent Machado (Nestor Carbonell) starts closing in.
Wednesday, November 2
AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL – “Game” (9:00-10:00pm)
Rapper Game directs the models in music videos based on songs they’ve written.
Thursday, November 3
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES – “Ordinary People” (8:00-9:00pm)
Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Rebekah (guest star Claire Holt) engage in a mean-girl power struggle, until Rebekah finally reveals some of her family’s ancient secrets and the violent past she shares with Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Elijah (Daniel Gillies).
Monday, November 7
GOSSIP GIRL – “I Am Number Nine” (8:00-9:00pm)
Blair (Leighton Meester) auditions her potential bridesmaids. Elizabeth Hurley continues her guest starring role.
HART OF DIXIE – “The Undead & The Unsaid” (9:00-10:00pm)
Zoe’s mom (guest star JoBeth Williams) shows up in Bluebell hoping to reconcile with her daughter after keeping the identity of Zoe’s (Rachel Bilson) real father a secret Zoe’s entire life.
Tuesday, November 8
90210 – “Vegas, Maybe?” (8:00-9:00pm)
The gang heads to Las Vegas, where Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) meets Austin’s (guest star Justin Deeley) dad, country superstar Judd Ridge (guest star Billy Ray Cyrus). The guys run into a celebrity (guest star Vinny Guadagnino) at the pool. Teddy (Trevor Donovan) and Shane (guest star Ryan Rottman) decide to tie the knot,
RINGER – “Maybe We Can Get A Dog Instead?” (9:00-10:00pm)
Juliet (Zoey Deutch) continues to form an unlikely bond with her teacher Mr. Carpenter (guest star Jason Dohring).
Thursday, November 10
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES – “Homecoming” (8:00-9:00pm)
The Homecoming dance takes a surreal turn when Klaus (Joseph Morgan) puts his latest plan into action. The band My Morning Jacket performs in the party scenes.
Friday, November 11
SUPERNATURAL – “Season 7, Time for a Wedding!” (9:00-10:00pm)
Dean reluctantly teams up with a quirky, laid-back hunter named Garth (guest star DJ Qualls), when he finds himself in a situation that he just cannot explain.
Monday, November 14
HART OF DIXIE – “The Crush & The Crossbow” (9:00-10:00pm)
Nascar’s Brian Vickers makes a cameo appearance.
Thursday, November 17
MOVIE – “Beneath The Blue” (8:00-10:00pm)
Paul Wesley (“The Vampire Diaries”) stars in this film Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals’ deaths. Caitlin Wachs and David Keith also star.
Monday, November 21
GOSSIP GIRL – “All The Pretty Sources” (8:00-9:00pm)
Serena (Blake Lively) throws Blair (Leighton Meester) a wedding shower.
Tuesday, November 22
SPECIAL – “A Muppets Christmas: Letters To Santa” ( 8:00-9:00om)
This star-studded Christmas special features Kermit, Gonzo and all their Muppet pals, along with guest stars including Nathan Lane, Uma Thurman, Whoopi Goldberg and Jane Krakowski.
Here’s the rundown of plot points:
BRIDGET IS FORCED TO REVEAL SHE HAS A TWIN ON “RINGER”
JOBETH WILLIAMS AND NASCAR’S BRIAN VICKERS GUEST STAR ON “HART OF DIXIE”
THE ORIGINAL VAMPIRE FAMILY IS REVEALED AND ROCK BAND MY MORNING JACKET PERFORMS ON “THE VAMPIRE DIARIES”
CASSIE THROWS AN EPIC HALLOWEEN PARTY ON “THE SECRET CIRCLE”
BRANDY NORWOOD, VINNY GUADAGNINO AND BILLY RAY CYRUS GUEST STAR ON “90210”
DAVID KEITH GUEST STARS ON “NIKITA”
SAM AND DEAN ARE CLONED AND DJ QUALLS GUEST STARS ON “SUPERNATURAL”
HIP HOP STAR GAME DIRECTS THE MODELS IN MUSIC VIDEOS ON “AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL”
CONTINUING GUEST STARS INCLUDE
ELIZABETH HURLEY ON “GOSSIP GIRL” AND JASON DOHRING ON “RINGER”
SPECIALS INCLUDE “BENEATH THE BLUE,” STARRING PAUL WESLEY, AND A ONE-HOUR MUPPETS HOLIDAY SPECIAL