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Nina wins a Tater Top Award.

Nina and her cast won several awards for The Vampire Diaries, Nina herself winning three! Congrats Nina!

Winner: Katherine/Elena Switch, The Vampire Diaries (35.9%)
Winner: Katherine, The Vampire Diaries (40.6%)
Winner: The Vampire Diaries (49.9%)
Winner: Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries (34.0%)

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More Teen Choice Award Nominations

The Teen Choice Awards has released their second wave of categories and Vampire Diaries has racked up five more nominations: Breakout ShowFemale Scene Stealer: Katerina GrahamFemale Breakout Star: Nina DobrevMale Breakout Star: Paul Wesley, and Choice Male Hottie: Ian Somerhalder. Now remember – this is in addition to the show’s previous nominations for Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi ShowBest Actress in a TV Show: Nina DobrevBest Actor in a TV Show: Paul Wesley, and Best Villain: Ian Somerhalder.

That’s a lot of voting, so let’s rack up some surfboards, shall we? The awards will be taking place on FOX on Monday, August 9 at 8pm. If you want to see the Vampire Diaries win it these categories and are aged between 13 and 19, then you can vote for them on the Teen Choice Awards website.

Teen Choice Awards 2010

And while you’re getting your click on, swing by Television Without Pity’s updated Tubeys polls and log a vote or two for your favorite show. Vampire Diaries is listed in the following categories: Best Single Episode – Drama (Founder’s Day and Lost Girls), Most Welcome New Character (Anna), Most Wrongly Underused Character (Matt Donovan), Best Line of Dialogue (FIVE Damon lines are up, from Family Ties,IsobelChildren of the DamnedNight of the CometThe Turning Point), Best WTF Moment (Founder’s Day), Best Pop Culture Reference (Damon talking Twilightin Family Ties), and Best Unexpected Plot Twist (up for two, Fool Me Once andFounder’s Day).


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Katherine and Elena to face off.

Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie and The Patty Duke Show all did it way back in the ’60s, and next season on The Vampire Diaries, Nina Dobrev’s Elena will make her onscreen debut on the same screen with Nina Dobrev’s Katherine, who made her dramatic return to Mystic Falls posing as Elena in May’s season finale.

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“I can’t talk much about it yet,” says executive producer Julie Plec, “but one of the big surprises is that Katherine comes face to face with Elena.”

How does Nina feel about playing both Elena and her 19th century doppelgänger in the same scenes? “I will have to ask for a second pay check,” kids the 21-year-old, who as a child marveled over Lindsay Lohan’s dual performance in The Parent Trap. While special effects have advanced a thousandfold since Elizabeth Montgomery’s Samantha/Serena face-offs on Bewitched, Nina is still worried about emoting opposite a stand-in tennis ball when the series resumes production in July. “It will be difficult because a lot of acting is reacting to the other person, but it’ll be fun to step out of my comfort zone.”

Nina’s not the only one who’ll be given a tough acting assignment. Having the look-alike ladies in the same town will also force Ian Somerhalder to play two different sides of Damon. “It’s going to be an emotional rollercoaster for me,” Ian predicts. “Damon, with Katherine, is this youthful wide-eyed fun guy who is so intrigued by her — so different from the maniacal, more mature Damon you see with Elena.”

Source: Fox News