A new welcome.

When season four starts this week, Elena being a vampire won't be the only thing that's new. The show will also have a new opening. There will be some variation from episode to episode, but the CW has released this special preview of what you can expect. Check it out and let Soaps.com know what you think.

On "Emmerdale," Dodger still has trouble dealing with being adopted. Find out what he does in our Soap Scoop UK/Australia Edition. And take a look at "VD" star Ian Somerhalder (Damon) at a recent public appearance in our Star Gazing.

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- Matt Purvis