'Vampire Diaries' Season 5 premiering early to boost 'Originals'; 'Reign' delayed

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the-originals-series-premiere.jpgThe CW has made some adjustments to its fall 2013 premiere dates, moving the Season 5 premiere of "The Vampire Diaries" one week earlier to Oct. 3 and scheduling the series premiere of spinoff "The Originals" immediately after at 9 p.m.

The timeslot premiere of "The Originals" moves up to Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m., followed by the Season 9 premiere of "Supernatural" at 9 p.m.

The second episode of "Originals" will get a special encore following "Diaries" on Oct. 10, delaying the premiere of teenage Mary, Queen of Scots drama, "Reign," by one week to Oct. 17 at 9 p.m.

The CW's full adjusted fall premiere schedule follows:

Thursday, Oct. 3
8:00-9:00 PM: "The Vampire Diaries" (New Season Premiere Date)
9:00-10:00 PM: "The Originals" (New Series Premiere Date)

Monday, Oct. 7
8:00-9:00 PM: "Hart of Dixie" (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM: "Beauty and the Beast" (Season Premiere)

Tuesday, Oct. 8
8:00-9:00 PM: "The Originals" (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM: "Supernatural" (New Season Premiere Date)

Wednesday, Oct. 9
8:00-9:00 PM: "Arrow" (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM: "The Tomorrow People" (Series Premiere)

Thursday, Oct. 10
8:00-9:00 PM: "The Vampire Diaries" (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00 PM: "The Originals" (Episode 2 Encore)

Thursday, Oct. 17
8:00-9:00 PM: "The Vampire Diaries" (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00 PM: "Reign" (New Series Premiere Date)

Friday, Oct. 25
8:00-9:00 PM: "The Carrie Diaries" (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM: "America's Next Top Model: Guys and Girls"
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