Caitlin Tadlock

Entertainment Weekly released new photos from the The Vampire Diaries spread that is covering three issues on this week's magazine. Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley undressed for the EW spread.

The photos show a naked Nina and Ian playing around in bed and Nina wearing red and black lingerie pulling off Paul's white wife-beater. This is the first time the cast of The Vampire Diaries has been featured on Entertainment Weekly. The cast of Twilight has graced the cover of EW over 16 times since 2008. The Twilight cast has never done such a racy cover like the current Vampire Diaries cover, take note of that EW for Breaking Dawn Part 2 promotion.

Facebook has an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the making of the Entertainment Weekly cover. The one minute video shows Nina, Ian and Paul in their underwear playing in bed. The cast members tweeted about their EW covers. Ian Somerhalder tweeted on February 8th, the day the covers were released online, "HOLY $h#%! Our TVD EW cover! Check this out-Pls retweet this like crazy & get this issue-show them TVD fans r the best! Thnx". Nina Dobrev commented that her parents have not seen the cover yet, "My parents would be they haven't seen it yet, I'm nervous!"

A new episode of The Vampire Diaries airs tonight on the CW at 8pm central time. In the "Dangerous Liaisons" episode, Elena, Damon and Stefan attend a ball hosted by Klaus and the original family.