THURSDAY, July 14
"THE VAMPIRE DIARIES" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Rose" (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
AN ANCIENT PRESENCE IN MYSTIC FALLS � Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) come to Elena�s assistance and, in the process, learn surprising new information about people, vampires and events in the distant past. Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) helps Bonnie (Katerina Graham) after she casts a difficult and exhausting spell, and Caroline (Candice Accola) does what she can to make things easier for Tyler (Michael Trevino). Finally, Stefan and Damon reach a new understanding. Liz Friedlander directed the episode written by Brian Young (#208).