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The CW announces return dates for 'Gossip Girl,' 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Smallville,' and more!

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cw-scheduleImage Credit: Andrew Eccles/The CW; Jordin Althaus/The CW; Quantrell Colbert/The CWThe Vampire Diaries is back…. in 71 days! The CW just announced premiere dates for its entire fall lineup, including returning faves Diaries, Gossip Girl, and Smallville, as well as rookies Nikita and Hellcats. Adjust your September calendar accordingly.

Wednesday, Sept. 8

8:00-9:00 p.m. America’s Next Top Model (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 p.m. Hellcats (Series Premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 9

8:00-9:00 p.m. The Vampire Diaries (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 p.m. Nikita (Series Premiere)

Monday, Sept. 13

8:00-9:00 p.m. 90210 (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 p.m. Gossip Girl (Season Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 14

8:00-9:00 p.m. One Tree Hill (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 p.m. Life Unexpected (Season Premiere)

Friday, September 24

8:00-9:00 p.m. Smallville (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 p.m. Supernatural (Season Premiere)