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This Week's Must-See TV: 5 Shows You Shouldn't Miss

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There's blood-suckers and blood-spillers abound in this week's edition of Must-See TV. But if you're the type that has to watch the likes of The Vampire Diaries and Dexter from behind your fingers, never fear... there's some lovely, light-hearted fun and hopefully a lower body count in Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.

And don't forget that it's the 2013 Brit Awards on Wednesday (February 20) at 8pm on ITV. It's sure to be an evening of great performances, controversy and... oh, what, you're cutting me off to get on with the rundown? *raises middle finger*...

The Vampire Diaries: Tuesday (February 19) at 9pm on ITV2
Rejoice, folks, those sexy supernatural studs and starlets of Mystic Falls are back! The Vampire Diaries continues its explosive fourth season this week, picking up after Klaus (Joseph Morgan) discovered Tyler's (Michael Trevino) plan and murdered all the hybrids along with Tyler's mother, and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) finally set Elena (Nina Dobrev) free in the Christmas episode.

In 'After School Special', Rebekah (Claire Holt) tries to force Stefan (Paul Wesley), Elena and Caroline (Candice Accola) to answer her questions about a search for a cure, while Jeremy (Steven R McQueen) continues training to expand the hunter's mark and Shane (David Alpay) finds himself in danger.

Watch the trailer for The Vampire Diaries below:



666 Park Avenue: Tuesday (February 19) at 10pm on ITV2
Or what John Locke from Lost and Ugly Betty's Wilhelmina did next. Following right after Vampire Diaries, 666 Park Avenue is a new spooky adventure starring Terry O'Quinn and Vanessa Williams as the mysterious owners of a luxury residential hotel that seems too good to be true.

Rachel Taylor and Dave Annable are the wide-eyed couple who suffer nightmares and run into all manner of horrors after becoming the new managers of 'The Drake', sending them on a mission to uncover the truth behind their home. Unsettling, but not to a hide-behind-a-pillow degree, 666 Park Avenue is certainly worth a look, even if it won't be around for long.

Watch the trailer for 666 Park Avenue below:



White Collar: Tuesday (February 19) at 10pm on Alibi
Matt Bomer is pretty hot stuff right now after (almost) baring all in one of last year's biggest blockbusters Magic Mike, so we're predicting there'll be a surge in interest for the rather brilliant White Collar, now in its third season. If you only know Bomer for his sick abs, prepare to be blown away by his brilliant turn as cocky conman Neal Caffrey.

The little scamp is forced to put aside his differences with frenemy Special Agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) as White Collar returns, teaming up with him to track down a notorious thief who has stolen from the Federal Reserve. If you can't wait 'til Tuesday, skate on over to Digital Spy's recent interview with the Bo-man himself for a dollop of White Collar goss.

Watch a promo for White Collar season three below:



Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway: Saturday (February 23) at 7pm on ITV
Even though they've been on the telly pretty much constantly for the last decade or so, it seems like the nation is never going to have its fill of Ant and Dec. And of all the shows they've fronted over the years, Saturday Night Takeaway is without a doubt their baby and probably one of their most-missed.

In case you've forgotten in the four years since it was last on screen, Takeaway is the show that says don't just watch the ads, win them (and we really hope we don't have to pay royalties for using that phrase). As well as all that, there's the usual mix of pranks, sketches, competitions and celebrity guests (Robbie Williams and Danny DeVito, if you're asking) that make the show a modern light entertainment classic. Here's hoping for a cameo from a teenage, acne-ridden little Ant and Dec.

Watch the trailer for Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway below:



Dexter: Sunday (February 24) at 9pm on FOX
After that game-changing cliffhanger last year, describing the new season of Dexter as much-anticipated almost feels like a disservice. The secret that's been festering for six seasons - namely that Michael C Hall's titular character is a serial killer (um, spoiler alert?) - is out, and it's his own sister Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) that's made the jaw-dropping discovery.

Will she dob Dexter in or turn the other cheek? Could the revelation even land her on her brother's hitlist? And will the pair be able to put their issues to one side when a member of the Miami Metro Homicide team is slain by the Ukranian mafia?

Watch the trailer for the new season of Dexter below:



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