kev williamson cwup 'Vampire Diaries': Kevin Williamson working on a possible 'companion show'“The Vampire Diaries” co-creator Kevin Williamson hasn’t wasted much time getting to work on his development deal with Warner Bros. TV.

Williamson is working on a project that could be a “companion series” to “TVD,” The CW’s most-watched show. Deadline describes the new show as “‘The X-Files’ meets ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer'” and says it revolves around people who track unexplained phenomena. (So, more “X-Files” than “Buffy,” based on that logline.)

The rather large catch at the moment is that Williamson hasn’t actually written a script yet, and The CW hasn’t committed to anything. Williamson may co-write it with fellow “Vampire Diaries” creator Julie Plec.

“Companion series,” by the way, doesn’t mean “spinoff.” That’s TV-exec-speak for a show that people think might be a good match with “TVD” on The CW’s schedule.

Williamson signed a development deal with Warner Bros. earlier this month. The paranormal project is the first thing he’s gotten rolling under the contract.

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