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True Blood
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Genre Supernatural Drama
Black comedy
Horror
Created by Series:
Alan Ball
Books:
Charlaine Harris
Starring Anna Paquin
Stephen Moyer
Sam Trammell
Ryan Kwanten
Rutina Wesley
Marshall Allman
Chris Bauer
Kristin Bauer
Mehcad Brooks
Anna Camp
Lizzy Caplan
Lynn Collins
Nelsan Ellis
Michelle Forbes
Mariana Klaveno
Todd Lowe
Joe Manganiello
Michael McMillian
Denis O'Hare
Jim Parrack
Adina Porter
Carrie Preston
Michael Raymond-James
Stephen Root
William Sanderson
Alexander Skarsgård
Lois Smith
Deborah Ann Woll
Opening theme "Bad Things"
by Jace Everett
Composer(s) Nathan Barr
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 2 (Third currently shooting)
No. of episodes 24 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Alan Ball
Gregg Fienberg (Season 2)
Running time approx. 55 min.
Broadcast
Original channel HBO
Original run September 7, 2008 – present
External links
Official website
.True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball.^ Review of the HBO series, True Blood.
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^ Ball is the worst writer on True Blood...
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^ True_Blood True Blood True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball.
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.It is based on the The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, and details the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional small Louisiana town.^ The show is based on a series of books by Charlaine Harris, - the Sookie Stackhouse series.
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^ Written by Charlaine Harris, the books are about, well, southern vampires.
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^ She’s a telepathic waitress in the small Louisiana town of Bon Temps.
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.The series centers on Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress at a bar, who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer).^ Anna Paquin (pictured), who portrays mind-reading waitress Sookie Stackhouse, comes in No.
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^ It is an amazing experience to watch the show in which a bar waitress named Sookie Stackhouse (unusual telepathic) fell for the male vampire Bill Compton.
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^ The plot follows Anna Paquin's Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton, played by her real life fiance Stephen Moyer.
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[1][2]
.The show is broadcast on the premium cable network HBO in the United States.^ The show is broadcast on the premium cable network HBO in the United States.
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^ The show is produced in associates with Balls production company and HBO, the premium cable network in the United States.
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^ Series creator Alan Ball had previously worked with premium cable channel HBO on Six Feet Under, which ran for five seasons.
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.It is produced by HBO in association with Ball's production company, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment.^ It is produced by HBO in association with Ball’s production company, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment.
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^ It is produced by HBO in association with Ball's production company, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment.
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^ The show is broadcast on the premium cable network HBO. It is produced by HBO in association with Ball's production company, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment.
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[1] It premiered on September 7, 2008.
.The first season received critical acclaim and won several awards, including one Golden Globe and an Emmy.^ Awards Watch: Golden Globes preview .

^ The first season received critical acclaim and won several awards, including one Golden Globe and an Emmy.
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^ The first season received critical acclaim and won several awards, including one Golden Globe.
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The show's second 12-episode season premiered on June 14, 2009. On July 30, 2009, HBO confirmed that True Blood would be renewed for a third season,[3] which began shooting on December 3, 2009.[4] It will air beginning June 13, 2010, according to HBO.
.In January 2010, Alan Ball confirmed that there will be a fourth season of True Blood.^ Close True Blood: season 1, episode 1 .
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^ True Blood - season 2 reminder OmahaStar .
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^ True Blood-Complete 1st Season .
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[5]

Contents

Production

Development history

.Series creator Alan Ball had previously worked with premium cable channel HBO on Six Feet Under, which ran five seasons.^ The show -- from "Six Feet Under" creator Alan Ball, is based on Charlaine Harris' The Southern Vampire Series and takes place in...
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^ Ball's first series for HBO, the critically praised "Six Feet Under," bowed out in 2005 after five seasons.

^ One of these was Alan Ball, an Oscar winner for his original screenplay for American Beauty and creator of HBO’s highly-acclaimed series Six Feet Under, which ran for five seasons.
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.In October 2005, after Six Feet Under's series finale, Ball signed a two-year agreement with HBO to develop and produce original programming for the network.^ Ball's first series for HBO, the critically praised "Six Feet Under," bowed out in 2005 after five seasons.

^ In October 2005, after Six Feet Under's finale, Ball signed a two-year agreement with HBO to develop and produce original programming for the .
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^ New HBO supernatural drama series from Alan Ball (American Beauty, Six Feet Under).
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.True Blood became the first project under the deal, after Ball became acquainted with Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire Mystery books.^ Ball’s first project under the agreement will be an hour-long series based on the popular “Southern Vampire” books of Charlaine Harris.
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^ True Blood is based on Charlaine Harris’ ‘Southern Vampire’ novel series.

^ Sookie narrates the Harris books but not "True Blood."
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[6] .One day, while early for a dental appointment, Ball was browsing through Barnes and Noble and came across Dead Until Dark, the first installment in Harris's series.^ The first season is based mostly on the first book of Charlaine Harris ' book 'Dead Until Dark'.
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^ I saw the first book in the series, Dead Until Dark ,” he explains.
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^ The first book is called Dead Until Dark.
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.Enjoying it, he read the following entries and became interested in "bringing [Harris's] vision to television".[6][7] However, Harris already had two other adaptation options for the books.^ I really enjoyed the series (Sookie especially) and am wondering whether they will take the concept and run with it; or if they will mostly follow the first book "Dead Until Dark"?
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^ Ball hadn’t been known previously for fantasy / horror, but after he picked up the first book in Harris’ series, Dead Until Dark , he says he became enthralled.
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^ Entering its second season on HBO, True Blood is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries book series by Charlaine Harris and follows Sookie Stackhouse, a Louisiana barmaid with the power to read minds and a newfound infatuation with a vampire.
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.He said she chose to work with him, though, because "[Ball] really ‘got’ me.^ As I note in the review, Ball has said that HBO's only meddling on SFU was to ask him to make it less safe and predictable.
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^ I'm willing to give it a chance, though, because, hey - Charlaine Harris + Alan Ball.

^ Although his work as a director and producer has brought Ball in contact with special effects before, True Blood presented him with new experiences in that arena.
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That’s how he convinced me to go with him. I just felt that he understood what I was doing with the books.”
.The project's hour-long pilot was ordered concurrently with the finalization of the aforementioned development deal and was written, directed and produced by Ball.^ Kimberly Quinn, Laura Allen and Rockmond Dunbar round out the cast of the pilot, developed by Griffin and Ryan and created and written by Griffin.
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^ OK! , written and directed by James Vasquezand produced by myself and Mark Holmes .

^ Written by Raelle Tucker; directed by Alan Ball.
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[1][6] .Cast members Paquin, Kwanten and Trammell were announced in February 2007 and Moyer later on in April.^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 August 2006 .
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^ Nov Catch up with Alan Ball's steamy new show starring Anna Paquin Stephen Moyer and Aussie Ryan Kwanten.
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^ Following the stream for red carpet photo session were the main cast of the vampire drama series such as Sam Trammell , Rutina Wesley , and Ryan Kwanten .
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[8][9] .The pilot was shot in the early summer of 2007 and was officially ordered to series in August, at which point Ball had already written several more episodes.^ I had considered ordering HBO so that I could watch your new vampire series, as I will be missing the *ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC* Moonlight - but no more.
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^ Ball and his creative team will unveil a new episode of the series that he pitched as "popcorn for smart people."
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^ The third episode of Alan Ball’s series, which was recently picked up for a second season , dove deep into vampire mythology and lore Sunday.
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[1] .Production on the series began later that fall,[10] with Brook Kerr, who portrayed Tara Thornton in the original pilot, being replaced by Rutina Wesley.^ The part of Tara Thornton was originally given to Brook Kerr .
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^ Rutina Wesley who plays Tara Thornton on the show spoke ,and said it was amazing.
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^ Since Lafayette and Tara (Rutina Wesley) are cousins, it means that Sookie's best friend would be getting a visit from her aunt.

[11] .Two more episodes of the series had been filmed before the 2007-08 Writers Guild of America strike shut down production of the 12-episode first season until 2008.[12] That September, after only the first two episodes of the series had aired, HBO placed an order for a second season of twelve episodes of the show, with production scheduled to commence in January 2009 for a summer premiere.^ September 18, 2008 12:09:51 Going from 1.4 million in its first airing to 1.8 million in the second episode, " True Blood " will be renewed for a second season.
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^ Second I re-ordered HBO just so that I can watch this show.
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^ The series is set to premiere on HBO starting September 7th 2008.
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[13]

Opening title sequence

.True Blood's Emmy-nominated title sequence was created by Digital Kitchen, a production studio that was also responsible for creating the title sequence of Six Feet Under and Showtime's Dexter.^ What will True Blood celebs wear to the Emmy's?
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.The sequence, which is primarily composed of portrayals of the show's Deep South setting, is played to "Bad Things" by Jace Everett.^ Song is called "Bad Things" by Jace Everett.
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^ The series theme song is “Bad Things” by Jace Everett.
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^ Jace Everett - Bad Things cheers .

[14]
Digital Kitchen wished to explore themes of redemption and forgiveness in the opening title sequence.
Conceptually, Digital Kitchen elected to construct the sequence around the idea of "the whore in the house of prayer"[15] by intermingling contradictory images of sex, violence and religion and displaying them from the point of view of "a supernatural, predatory creature observing human beings from the shadows ..."[14] Digital Kitchen also wished to explore ideas of redemption and forgiveness, and thus arranged for the sequence to progress from morning to night and to culminate in a baptism.[15]
.Most of the footage used in the sequence was filmed on location by Digital Kitchen.^ The team from Digital Kitchen -- an outsourced design firm -- went so far as to shoot its own footage across four states in the South.
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^ Comments (You may use HTML tags for style) Which film was the most inspirational to you?
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^ Digital Kitchen is a creative agency that focuses on film production, experiential design, motion graphics, brand identity, and interactive work for marketing and entertainment.
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.Crew members took a four-day trip to Louisiana to film and also shot at a Chicago church and on a stage and in a bar in Seattle.^ On the day we shot it, there were 100-plus extras in addition to the entire crew and the rest of the cast, and right before we began filming, they decided to change the music on us,” laughs Preston.
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^ Everything else we shot on location in Louisiana during (4 day road trip in an RV), at a church in Chicago, in a dive bar in Seattle, and a stage also in Seattle.” Could you say something about the editing process?
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[15] Additionally, several Digital Kitchen crew members made cameo appearances in the sequence.
.In editing the opening, Digital Kitchen wanted to express how "religious fanaticism" and "sexual energy" could corrupt humans and make them animalistic.^ I want to touch a bit on the television broadcast digital conversion and how well it went, or maybe not so well for some.
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^ This voyeuristic look into the psychological landscape of the story of True Blood would allow its viewers to see a patchwork quilt of images stitched together by the fervor of religious fanaticism and repressed sexual energy.
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^ Meyer can make her characters seem believable by explaining the depth of Edward and Bella’s love, and how far Carlisle and his family have gone to maintain peace and humanity.
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.Accordingly, several frames of some shots were cut to give movements a jittery feel, while other shots were simply played back very slowly.^ During her awful heart-to-heart chat with her mama, she did her very best to make her mother feel like complete and total shit...and, yet, Mama responds by playing the sucker and deciding that this is her only possible way to get her daughter back.
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^ Yet the character responsible for some of the steamiest antics—a mysterious woman named Maryann—is played by the magnetic Michelle Forbes, who gives the character a frisson of danger.

^ It is very feasible that this character would have a greenhouse on her estate, and it is wonderful to add some depth and beauty to our establishing shot by choosing to light it up in the background.” .
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Individual frames were also splattered with drops of blood.[15] .The sequence's transitions were constructed differently, though; they were made with a Polaroid transfer technique.^ For adoptive parents and their children, though, those words deprecate their way of life and one of the most important choices they've ever made.
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.The last frame of one shot and the first frame of another were taken as a single Polaroid photo, which was then divided between emulsion and backing.^ Sam sure likes having another shape-shifter around – especially one as cute as Daphne – but where did the gashes on her back come from and, more importantly, how did she survive the attack in the first place?
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^ Photos taken by me on my iPhone one early morning in the trailer .

^ Actually, for me, one of the best things about this [first] season has been revealing the relationship between the two of them.
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.The emulsion was then filmed being further separated by chemicals and those shots of this separation were placed back into the final edit.^ True Blood Cranks Back Into Production [True Blood] — It's finally coming back.
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^ True Blood Cranks Back Into Production It's finally coming back.
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^ But with Sam, it always seems to be because he’s turning back into himself from being an animal, so I’m always outside.
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[14]
.Eight different typefaces, inspired by Southern road signage, were also created manually by Camm Rowland for cast and crew credits, as well as the show's title card.^ I am thrilled to be able to continue to work with such a talented group of writers, cast and crew to explore the characters and world created by Charlaine Harris in her novels,” Ball said.

^ This goes with yesterday's announcement of the show's mothers being cast as well.
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^ But the opening credits and song, well, they are a masterpiece, they set the atmosphere and the show itself is not on a par with them.
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[15]

Music

.Gary Calamar, the music supervisor for the series, said that his goal for the soundtrack to the show is to create something "swampy, bluesy and spooky" and to feature local Louisiana musicians.^ Music Gary Calamar, the music supervisor for the series, said his goal for the soundtrack to the show that is to create something "swampy, bluesy and spooky" and to feature local Louisiana musicians.
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^ That's what the show's creator said when I started watching.
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^ Calamar is a sort of Mr. Sunday Night when it comes to handpicked music; there's his KCRW-FM (89.9) show "The Open Road," and it's also the night HBO airs " True Blood," the vampire show that has music in the, uh, spooky vein but also songs speaking to the Louisiana setting.
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[16] .Composer Nathan Barr writes the original score for the series which features cello, guitar, prepared piano and glass harmonica among other instruments, all of which he performs himself.^ But there is no way that the series is terribly innovative, if it's at all true to the set up in the books, which are good reads, but hardly strikingly original.
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^ Step number 2, we all sit around, Alan Ball and myself and Nathan Barr the composer and usually the writer of the episode, we will sit and go through the entire show.
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^ All other original content copyright 1999-2010 by TrekToday and Christian Hhne Sparborth .
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[17] .The main theme song is "Bad Things" by country music artist Jace Everett, from his 2005 self-titled debut.^ Song is called "Bad Things" by Jace Everett.
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^ "The theme song of HBO's "True Blood" is "Bad Things" by American country music artist Jace Everett."
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[18]
.Elektra/Atlantic Records released a True Blood soundtrack on May 19, 2009, the same day as the release of the DVD and Blu-Ray of the first season.^ True Blood: The Complete First Season (HBO Series) [Blu-ray] by Anna Paquin (Blu-ray - 2009) 53 Reviews .
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^ True Blood to sink its teeth into Blu-ray .
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^ DVD: True Blood - The Complete First Season DVD Review - May 8, 2009 HBO's vamps come to DVD for the first time.
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[19] Nathan Barr's original score for True Blood was released on CD on the Varèse Sarabande label on September 8, 2009.[20]
.Both Nathan Barr and Jace Everett won 2009 awards from Broadcast Music Incorporated in the BMI Cable Awards category for, respectively, True Blood's original score and theme song.^ What is the theme song to the television show True Blood?
  • What is the theme song to the television show True Blood? 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC askville.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The series theme song is “Bad Things” by Jace Everett.
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^ Posted in True Blood , awards .
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[21]

Marketing

Promotional poster
.The premiere of True Blood was prefaced with a viral marketing/alternate reality game (ARG) campaign, based at BloodCopy.com.^ True Blood is a really great show!
  • True Blood Photos & Pics | Alan Ball Spills Some Secrets About Season Three Of True Blood! 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC x17online.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The first series of True Blood is based on the first.
  • HBO's 'True Blood': Audiences don't bite | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lovingyou.com - True Blood .
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.This included setting up multiple websites,[22][23][24] encoding web address into unmarked envelopes mailed to high profile blog writers and others, and even performances by a "vampire" who attempted to reach out to others of their kind, to discuss the recent creation of "TruBlood", a fictional beverage which is featured in the show.^ Show featured discussions only .
  • Blood Energy Potion Review: Mmm, True Blood - Blood - Gizmodo 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC gizmodo.com [Source type: General]
  • True Blood: Sookie's Dreamy Nightmare - True Blood Recap - Jezebel 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC jezebel.com [Source type: General]

^ Focuses on Sookie Stackhouse a young woman with psychic abilities and the vampires and other creatures who live in her world.
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^ Imprisoned with Hugo in the F.O.T.S. church, Sookie uses her telepathic powers to reach out to Bill, who’s being detained at the hotel by a stubbornly obsessive Lorena.
  • Watch True Blood Online - Full Episodes of True Blood & More TV Shows Online with blinkx Remote 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC tv.blinkx.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A MySpace account with the username "Blood"[25] had, as of June 19, uploaded two videos;[26] one entitled "Vampire Taste Test – True Blood vs Human",[27] and one called "BloodCopy Exclusive INTERVIEW WITH SAMSON THE VAMPIRE". A prequel comic was handed out to attendees of the 2008 Comic-Con.^ Continue reading ‘True Blood’ Vs.
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^ Jul 2009: True Blood season one, episode two: The First Taste .
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ True Blood: Books vs. Series .
  • TRUE BLOOD NEWS LINKS ONLY - True Blood 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC truebloodwiki.hbo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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.The comic centers around an old vampire named Lamar, who tells the reader about how TruBlood surfaced and was discussed between many vampires before going public.^ How many times do I have to tell do not do that!
  • True Blood (TV series) - Wikiquote 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
  • True Blood (TV series) - Wikiquote 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Season two centers on the disappearance of the 2000-year old vampire Sheriff...
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^ Set in a backwoods Louisiana town, the show follows the romance between waitress Sookie Stackhouse (played by Anna Paquin), who can read minds, and 173-year-old vampire Bill Compton (played by Stephen Moyer).

.At one point, Lamar wonders if TruBlood is making the world safe for vampires or from them.^ Thanks largely in part to the creation of a Japanese-made synthetic blood called True Blood (where the series takes it name) vampires have make their existence known to the world.
  • IGN: True Blood 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC tv.ign.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Like someone said the looks gorgeous Bill gives Sookie makes one want to meet a vampire (but just like Bill..
  • 'True Blood' HBO's next great tribe | Hero Complex | Los Angeles Times 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At one point in last night's episode, Marianne uses her blood sugar sex magic to make Tara and Eggs (haha!
  • True Blood on Videogum 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC videogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Several commercials featured on HBO and Facebook[28] aired prior to the series premiere, placing vampires in ads similar to those of beer and wine.^ It should be noted that pay channels like HBO and Showtime air their series episodes several times over the course of a week and over various multiplexes, and HBO executives will be paying close attention to the "True Blood" premiere's cumulative viewership.
  • HBO's 'True Blood': Audiences don't bite | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Alan Ball, creator of Six Feet Under, returns to HBO with a new series based on the novel series Southern Vampire by Charlaine Harris.
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^ Drama based on the "Southern Vampire" book series, featuring vampires who imbibe a synthetic blood that allows them to commingle among mortals in a small Louisiana town.
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.Some beverage vending machines across the US were also fitted with cards indicating that they were "sold out" of TruBlood.^ I figured they'd wait a while to pull out that trump card, but give them props for using them early in the run.
  • Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They should have just stick with Sookie/Bill and maybe some mysterious murders and leave her brother out of it.
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^ They bring out the best in each other and frankly I find that they have some of the best chemistry on the show.
  • 'True Blood' season finale: A white wedding, a black heart, and a blood-red cliffhanger | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC watching-tv.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Promotional poster for second season
.Thousands of DVDs of the first episode were handed out to attendees of Midnight Madness, a special screenings event of the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.^ September 18, 2008 12:09:51 Going from 1.4 million in its first airing to 1.8 million in the second episode, " True Blood " will be renewed for a second season.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ On the other hand 10 minutes into the very first episode of Moonlight I was hooked.
  • 'True Blood' vs. 'Moonlight'--The Live Feed | THR 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.thrfeed.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The special first screening event was held on Wednesday, September 4, three days before the series will be aired for the first time on September 7.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

.Blockbuster Video provided free rental of the first episode of True Blood several days before it was broadcast on HBO. The video had a faint promotional watermark throughout the episode.^ The first episode will be titled "Nothing But the Blood".
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ After watching the first 3 episodes of “True Blood”, I just wonder: why?
  • True Blood Reveals Rules of Its Vampire Universe | Underwire | Wired.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ The first series of True Blood is based on the first.
  • HBO's 'True Blood': Audiences don't bite | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On April 16, 2009, HBO released the first teaser poster for Season 2. The image uses a perspective technique that shows observers one of two images.^ The show has completed its two seasons while the third one is expected to shooting on December 3, 2009.
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^ Jul 2009: True Blood season one, episode two: The First Taste .
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ True Blood season one, episode two: The First Taste .
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[29] .A minute-long promotional video advertising season two, which featured Bob Dylan's "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'", was released via Entertainment Tonight in early May.^ Beyond Here Lies Nothin' - This isn't the first time it's happened.
  • True Blood TV Show - True Blood Photos & Videos, True Blood Reviews & True Blood Recaps | TWoP 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.televisionwithoutpity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The promo video which is called "It Hurts So Good" utilizes Bob Dylan 's new single "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'".
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ Episode 12 - Beyond Here Lies Nothin' [Apologies for this True Blood finale recap coming a day late, as TIFF scheduling got in the way.
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[30]
.On September 10, 2009, HBO.com began selling Tru:Blood, a beverage branded to resemble the fictional synthetic blood that appears in the show.^ HBO show True Blood .
  • Human, All Too Human: Looking Past the Second Season of True Blood | h+ Magazine 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.hplusmagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ Originally Posted by HBO.com ABOUT THE SHOW Thanks to a Japanese scientist's invention of synthetic blood, vampires have progressed from legendary monsters to fellow citizens overnight.
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^ By Kathryn Budig , on Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:26am PDT A satirical take on how yoga could help the characters from Bon Temps in HBO's hit show, 'True Blood' survive the season two finale (airing Sunday, September 13th).
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.The beverage is a blood orange carbonated drink, developed and manufactured by Omni Consumer Products, a company that specializes in defictionalizing brands from television and movies.^ Tru Blood Drink Blood Orange carbonated soda.
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^ Tru Blood is a blood orange flavored soda described as slightly tart, lightly sweet and subtly carbonated that will give off a mysterious appearance in glasses.
  • True Blood Halloween Party | Celebrations.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.celebrations.com [Source type: General]

^ BzzScapes allow you to develop communities of brand advocates by providing special promotions and gathering valuable feedback.
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.There is also a website for The Fellowship of the Sun, antagonists from the book series, featuring videos about hot-button issues such as becoming a vampire.^ There are in book three of the series."
  • True Blood News - Issue #14 - True Blood 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC truebloodwiki.hbo.com [Source type: General]

^ There is a Tara later on in the ‘book’ series..
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^ Southern Vampire Mysteries series by Charlaine Harris to realize that the show's story line is only loosely based on the books.
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FX, available in the UK, launched an extensive promotional website for the series.[31]
.On September 15, 2009, HBO filed a trademark registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a possible future electronic game based on True Blood.^ HBO Official True Blood store .
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^ Shows A-Z - true blood on hbo .
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^ The first series of True Blood is based on the first.
  • HBO's 'True Blood': Audiences don't bite | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[32]
.On September 18, 2009, HBO launched a True Blood jewelry line in collaboration with New York-based designer Udi Behr.^ Shows A-Z - true blood on hbo .
  • Shows A-Z - true blood on hbo | TheFutonCritic.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.thefutoncritic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Read this week's True Blood News .
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^ True Blood: best characters, best lines?
  • True Blood: best characters, best lines? | Vicky Frost | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Inspired by the series, the jewelry has a Gothic look and features sterling silver, polished steel, and rubies.[33]
.HBO will be selling True Blood figural busts featuring Bill, Sookie, and Eric in summer 2010. Busts of other characters will also be available later.^ True Blood: ERIC VS BILL [18+] .
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^ Shows A-Z - true blood on hbo .
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^ Hasnt Bill had Sookies blood?
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Cast and characters

.True Blood employs a broad ensemble cast composed of regular, central characters and a rotating group of impermanent supporting characters.^ Kevin Alejandro cast in True Blood .
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^ New True Blood characters!
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^ True Blood: best characters, best lines?
  • True Blood: best characters, best lines? | Vicky Frost | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Though the series is based in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, a noticeable number of the actors comprising the cast are originally from outside the United States.^ True Blood” takes place in Bon Temps, a fictional small town in Louisiana.
  • 53 'Twilight' vs. 'True Blood' Facts | Extra 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC extratv.warnerbros.com [Source type: General]

^ The faux-blood might have set the fanged ones of Bon Temps, Louisiana free – but what does the less-toothy crew at AccessHollywood.com think about the new soft drink inspired by the series?
  • First Taste: 'True Blood's' Tru Blood | NBC Miami 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.nbcmiami.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It was said that the first season was based on the novel but the subsequent series was an original story and concept of the producers of the TV series… although i have not read a single book.
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.In an interview, Ball explained that he didn't intentionally seek out "non-American" actors, but was willing to go anywhere he needed to in order "to find the actor who makes the character breathe."^ Who else is going to help her find Bill??
  • Exclusive: 'True Blood' finale postmortem with Alan Ball! | Ausiello | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is what makes us as Americans, we go and we do.
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^ Viewers home in on that, says Ball, who didn’t create the “True Blood” story but is now the guiding force behind the scenes.
  • True Blood News at The Nest - Latest News on True Blood 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.trueblood-news.com [Source type: General]

.Ball went on to explain that, in casting, there was more of a focus on who would portray the character in a compelling way rather than who would physically resemble the characters from the book.^ There’s more to Eric’s character?
  • Exclusive: 'True Blood' finale postmortem with Alan Ball! | Ausiello | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There’s more to Eric’s character than just Eric/Sookie.
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^ When I read the books, that is who I pictures as the character.
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.Noting that there's a definite difference between the characters portrayed in True Blood and the ones depicted in The Southern Vampire Mysteries, he described Harris as being very understanding in terms of how her work was being reinterpreted.^ No one could accuse “True Blood” of being prudish.

^ If True Blood's mythology is different from Moonlight's well then, that is how it should be.
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^ Inspired by the characters on True Blood, these...
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[34]

Principal cast

.Within the fictional universe depicted in True Blood, the show acknowledges as reality that supernatural creatures (such as vampires, telepaths, and shapeshifters amongst others) exist.^ Is this site really showing True Blood episodes?
  • Watch True Blood Episodes Free Online! | Best Fantasy Stories 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC bestfantasystories.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In “True Blood,” a vampire can choose when to show its fangs.
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  • 53 'Twilight' vs. 'True Blood' Facts | Extra 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC extratv.warnerbros.com [Source type: General]

^ True Blood is the best show ever created.
  • HBO Vampire Series True Blood Adds Four Stars for Season 2 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.marketingshift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Two years prior to the events taking place during the series, vampires "come out of the coffin" (a term coined as a play on "coming out of the closet"), when scientists in Japan invent a synthetic form of blood called "Tru Blood."E-1 No longer relying on human blood to survive, vampires are able to integrate themselves into human society (or "mainstream").E-1
The major characters of the first season are introduced amongst various intertwining plot lines that surround the Bon Temps bar "Merlotte's." The show's main protagonist, Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), is a telepath and waitress at Merlotte's.E-1 .In the opening episode she saves Merlotte's first vampire customer, Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), when a local couple attempts to drain him of his blood (vampire blood known on the show as a human narcotic: "V" or "V Juice").^ She saves him and the Vampire introduces himself as Bill.
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^ The first episode will be titled "Nothing But the Blood".
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^ Stephen Moyer, star of True Blood.
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E-1 .Through the relationship that develops between Sookie and Bill, the viewer progressively learns more about vampire culture and the limitations of vampire physiology.^ I also love the relationship between Sookie and Bill much more than in the novels.

^ Sookie argues with Bill about Jessica's relationship with her family with Bill insisting that a vampire doesn't have a family.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ I am also not interested in the Bill/Sookie relationship.

.The major plot of the first season revolves around the murder of several women connected to Sookie's older brother: Jason (Ryan Kwanten).^ There's a lot of balls tossed up in the air: the murders of local women, of which Jason is a suspect; Sam's crush on Sookie; an old vamp in town who has Sookie on his radar; a trio of out-of-control vamps; and a dog who doesn't seem to be a dog.
  • Review first five episodes: HBO's "True Blood" worth a look - Entertaining Ideas 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC blogs.pioneerlocal.com [Source type: General]

^ Meanwhile, Sookie's friend Tara (Rutina Wesley) comes to work at Merlotte's while Sookie's tomcatting brother Jason (Ryan Kwanten) finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
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^ Forbes’ crackling performance is one of the best things about the show, but the excellent work of several other supporting players—including Rutina Wesley as Sookie’s friend Tara, Alexander Skarsgard as a commanding vampire named Eric and Ryan Kwanten as Sookie’s brother Jason—make “True Blood” worth watching.

E-1 .The women murdered include sexual partner Maudette Pickens (Danielle Sapia),E-1 on-and-off romance and Merlotte's waitress Dawn Green (Lynn Collins),E-3 grandmother Adele (Lois Smith) or simply "Gran,"E-5 and girlfriend Amy Burley (Lizzy Caplan).^ Executive producer Ball and his writers have shaped a variety of fascinating characters in addition to Sookie and Bill, including Sookie’s mysterious boss, Sam Merlotte (Sam Trammell); her best friend, Tara (Rutina Wesley); her womanizing brother, Jason (Ryan Kwanten); and her sweet grandmother, Adele (Lois Smith).
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^ Set in a rural, swampy Louisiana parrish, the show centers around Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) and her clan, sweet grandmother Adele (Lois Smith) and air-headed brother Jason (Ryan Kwanten).
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^ The next day, Bill keeps his promise to Sookie's grandmother, Adele 'Gran' Stackhouse, to speak at the monthly meeting of the Descendents of the Glorious Dead.
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E-11 .Though the viewer is always aware of his innocence in their deaths, Detective Andy Bellefleur (Chris Bauer) targets him as the prime suspect in the investigation he conducts with Sheriff Bud Dearborne (William Sanderson) to identify their killer.^ There are also at least two good actors who manage to raise above the material, namely, Chris Bauer (“The Wire’s” Frank Sabotka) and William Sanderson (“Deadwood’s” E.B. Farnum) — the pair play, respectively, a detective and a sheriff, and I really want to see the two of them in a buddy-cop series.
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^ Andy Bellefleur is the local police detective working with the collaboration of the town sheriff, Bud Dearborn, whom thinks the town may have a killer in their mists as they investigate the strangulation case.
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^ Sheriff Bud Dearborne (26 episodes, 2008-2010) .
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E-1 .Jason's best friends and co-workers, Hoyt Fortenberry (Jim Parrack) and Rene Lenier (Michael Raymond-James) provide him with support despite the turmoil he encounters.^ Jason and Andy become the best of friends.
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^ Rene (Michael Raymond James) pops the question to Arlene (Carrie Preston) while Sookie is baby-sitting her kids.
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^ Rene is engaged to Sookie’s friend and co-worker Arleen and tries to settle down in the city of Bon Temps.
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E-1 .Rene, who becomes engaged to Merlotte's waitress Arlene Fowler (Carrie Preston),E-8 is eventually revealed to not be what he seems.^ The new waitress at Merlotte's which is played by Ashley Jones, will reveal what she knows about Sam.
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^ Rene (Michael Raymond James) pops the question to Arlene (Carrie Preston) while Sookie is baby-sitting her kids.
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^ The identity of the serial killer is finally revealed as Arlene's fiance Rene, who now sets his sights on Sookie to kill her for her association with Bill.
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.Ultimately he's exposed as the actual Bon Temps murderer and is killed in a final confrontation with Sookie.^ Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in a little bar in Bon Temps, a small town deep in Louisiana.
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^ Episode #12: "You'll Be the Death of Me" (season finale) Debut: SUNDAY, NOV. 23 Sookie finds a link to the string of killings in Bon Temps - and ends up in the murderer's crosshairs.
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^ Here’s a little glimpse of the plot of the episode: we would see that another murder is committed in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, leaving the whole town reeling.
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E-12
.A secondary plot in the first season (that later develops as the primary storyline in the second) revolves around Sookie's best friend Tara Thornton (Rutina Wesley).^ As for primary plot, the episode begins in Sookie’s house, where Tara carries down the egg she’s been nesting — the physical object, not the man — and a possessed Lafayette orders Sookie to take her clothes off.
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^ As tensions between Sookie’s suitors loosen or tighten, many side plots, such as her African American best friend Tara’s (Rutina Wesley) struggle with an alcoholic, Bible-thumping mother and her brother’s dangerous crush on drug addicted hippie, Amy Burley (Lizzy Caplan), keep one wondering who will succeed in this podunk place.
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^ In addition to Sookie and Bill, we have Sookie's brother, Jason, a nice looking guy who can't quite keep himself out of trouble, along with Sookie's best friend since kindergarten, an attractive black girl with the unlikely name of Tara.
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E-1 .In the first episode, Tara is hired as a bartender at Merlotte's by shapeshifter,E-11 owner, and Sookie's admirer Sam Merlotte (Sam Trammell)E-1 who Tara later has a brief relationship with.^ Sam Merlotte is the owner of Merlotte's Bar, who keeps his romantic feelings for Sookie to himself.
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^ Executive producer Ball and his writers have shaped a variety of fascinating characters in addition to Sookie and Bill, including Sookie’s mysterious boss, Sam Merlotte (Sam Trammell); her best friend, Tara (Rutina Wesley); her womanizing brother, Jason (Ryan Kwanten); and her sweet grandmother, Adele (Lois Smith).
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^ At the bar and grill where Sookie works the night shift, is scruffy but lovable bartender, Sam, who loves Sookie and worries about her a lot.
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E-3 .Tara's cousin Lafayette Reynolds (Nelsan Ellis) already works as a cook at Merlotte'sE-1 (in addition to several other jobs that include selling V)E-3 with Andy's cousin and Iraq War veteran, Terry (Todd Lowe).^ Other DVDs featuring Nelsan Ellis .
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^ They should give Emmy's to Nelsan Ellis (Lafayette) and Rutina Wesley (Tara).
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^ One of the funniest characters is Tara’s flamboyant cousin, Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis), who deals drugs, works as a fry cook, and services the local white politicians, while making sure he’s always up in everyone’s business.
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E-2 Tara's story is characterized by her relationship with her alcoholic and abusive mother Lettie Mae (Adina Porter)E-2 and her own inner "demons."E-10 During the season, Lettie Mae achieves sobrietyE-8 but Tara's life begins to spin out of control. .Kicked out of her home and totaling her car in a drunk driving accident,E-10 she's taken in by "social worker" Maryann Forrester (Michelle Forbes).^ Tara's anger over Lettie Mae's refusal to bail her out of jail is tempered when Maryann Forrester (Michelle Forbes), a wealthy "social worker," comes to her rescue.
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^ I was sorry to see Michelle Forbes go, but what a great performance she gave: her Maryann was scary, funny, and creepy, and the actress was able to go over-the-top and pull her performance back to human-scale.
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^ In an interview with TV Guide, Michelle Forbes who plays Maryann explained the complicated triangle between her, Tara and Eggs.
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E-11 .While staying with Maryann, Tara is introduced to "Eggs" Benedict Talley (Mehcad Brooks), to whom she feels an attraction.^ When I came across these photos of Mehcad Brooks (who plays “Eggs” on “True Blood” ), I realized something.
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^ The Four introduced characters and semi-regulars next season - Jessica- Bill’s baby vamp, Benedict “Eggs” Talley (Tara’s new guy she met over at MaryAnn’s house), MaryAnn the Maenad and Terry Bellefleur ( he and Andy the cop are directly related to Bill ) Setting: Evening : Bill’s Living Room : Bill and Sookie lying in front of a crackling fireplace after making love.
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^ Blaming Eggs for Tara’s bruises and bizarre behavior, Lafayette and Lettie Mae try to figure out a way to pry their kin from Maryann’s clutches.
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E-11
.The last plotline of the first season revolves around the elements of vampire society that Sookie and Bill's relationship introduce.^ Sookie has an unpleasant first meeting with Bill's...
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^ Sookie saves the vampire who introduced himself as Bill.
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^ I am also not interested in the Bill/Sookie relationship.

.While trying to prove her brother's innocence in Maudette and Dawn's murders, Bill takes her to the vampire bar "Fangtasia" to investigate.^ Knowing that both Maudette and Dawn had frequented the Fangtasia vampire club, Sookie asks Bill to take her there as she tries to find evidence that will clear her brother.
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^ Vampire Eric called her to make her try and fuck Vampire Bill because Vampire Eric...
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^ The patrons at the bar are not too pleased when a group of Bill's one-time vampire friends, Malcolm, Liam, and Diane, show up.
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.There, Sookie is introduced to Fangtasia's owner and the vampire sheriff of "Area 5" in Louisiana: Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgård).^ Bill takes Sookie to the vampire bar Fangtasia, where she is introduced to Eric (Alexander Skarsgård), a thousand-year-old Viking vampire and Bill's superior.
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^ True Blood News DC UNLIMITED DEBUTS TRUE BLOOD PRODUCTS JULY 2010!The enigmatic vampire Eric Northman is the Sheriff of Area 5 and the owner of Fangtasia in Shreveport, LA.Bust measures approximately 7.25 high.
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^ Northman is the Sheriff of Area 5 and the owner of Fangtasia in Shreveport, LA.Bust measures approximately 7.25″ high.
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E-4 .Eric is immediately interested in Sookie and her strange abilities, but his progeny and assistant Pam (Kristin Bauer) is less impressed.^ It seems to me that the character of Eric is so much more interesting than just Sookie/Eric.
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^ And, Eric, basically saying to the queen that he too was in love with Sookie … interesting that he was saying that and he had yet to taste her blood … and Bill said it after he got her blood … and the Queen knows what she is!
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^ Do you think Eric (the powerful vampire and love interest in the book) has grown because of his relationship with Sookie, who is human?
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E-4 .Eric employs Sookie to find a thief in his bar, but the perpetrator (a vampire) attempts to kill Sookie when she reveals his identity.^ Eric : You killed a vampire, Bill.
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^ The series follows Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic barmaid who finds comfort in the company of vampires since they have no brainwave activity for her to read.
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^ It’s funny and all, but I want more of the vampires and sexual tension between Sookie/Bill/Eric.
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.Bill stakes and kills the thief to save her, but has committed a serious crime in killing another vampire.^ Eric : You killed a vampire, Bill.
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^ Elsewhere, Bill has to face the music and appears before a vampire tribunal over his self-defense killing of Longshadow.
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^ The identity of the serial killer is finally revealed as Arlene's fiance Rene, who now sets his sights on Sookie to kill her for her association with Bill.
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E-8 .When Bill is tried for his crime, his punishment is to transform seventeen-year-old Jessica Hamby (Deborah Ann Woll) into a vampire to replace the one he destroyed.^ Bill : I was made a vampire in 1865, when I was thirty human years old.
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^ Bill turn a human into a vampire.
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^ At a vampire tribunal to decide his fate, Bill faces a harsh penalty for his offense, but the magister (Zelijko Ivanek) decides on a more creative sentence involving a young human named Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll).
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E-10 .Though humans attracted to vampires (referred to as "fang bangers") flock to Fangtasia, not all people are accepting of the idea that vampires be given rights equal to those afforded the mortals of the True Blood universe.^ HBO's "True Blood" strikes while the vampires are hot - Entertaining Ideas .
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^ And True Blood 's werewolf reveals all.
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^ In “True Blood,” vampires live among people and are adjusting to life.
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During the first season, one of the ways in which anti-vampire sentiment is expressed is through regular televised appearances by the "Fellowship of the Sun,"E-2 a Dallas-based church that is eventually run by Reverend Steve Newlin (Michael McMillian)E-3 after his father and family are killed in a strange "accident."E-2
.During the second season, the influence of Maryann Forrester and the conflict between vampires and humans is expanded.^ But their romantic romps aren’t the only draw for the series: the existence between humans and vampires is an uneasy one, and people are dying.
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^ The new HBO TV series about vampires living with human being, will get its second season production in 2009 in Los Angeles and its air date in summer that year.
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^ The new video offers the questions which will be answered later in the season as well as the continuous conflict between human and vampire, including that of Sookie and Bill.
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.Most of the cast from the first season returns and several new main characters are introduced.^ Romance is in the air for most of our main characters, but as always with our show, nothing is ever what it seems."
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^ The new 2008 Fall TV season is almost upon us, with the first new show of the season premiering on September 1st.
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^ While the series doesn't return with new episodes for many months, E! News has uncovered casting calls and spoken with sources that can confirm a few, significant season three spoilers .
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.The same style of interconnected story telling used in the first season is repeated, with the foremost plot focusing on Maryann Forrester being revealed as a maenadE-19 with the power to influence humans.^ THIS. i watched Misfits it was great, and i also watched the whole first season of Being Human and still, its not enough june :( ( Reply to this ) ( Parent ) .
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^ Elektra/Atlantic Records will release a True Blood soundtrack on May 19, 2009, the same day as the release of the DVD and Blu-Ray of the first season.
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^ "They're the ones that are telling the same stories because there's certain tales that come with being a vampire.

E-15 .She begins by manipulating Tara and Eggs to achieve her strange goals,E-20 but eventually she wrests control of nearly the entire human population of Bon Temps.^ Bon Temps is nearly 20 miles away!
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^ It’s also gonna be a great development if Tara eventually finds out that Sookie played a part in Eggs’ realization on what he did while he was zombified.
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^ In an interview with SCI FI Wire, he revealed that back in Bon Temps, Maryann "begins stirring up all kinds of trouble" although she was portrayed in the first season as very saintly to Tara.
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E-22
.While Maryann begins establishing her hold on Bon Temps, Sookie is recruited by EricE-15 to investigate the disappearance of his 2000 year old maker and the sheriff of Area 9 in Texas: Godric (Allan Hyde).^ Eric is sheriff of Area 5.
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^ Maryann for the good souls of Bon Temps.
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^ And yet it can be moving, as it proved when an ancient vampire, Godric (the sensational Allan Hyde), reflected on 2,000 years of the bloodsucker lifestyle and was filled with quiet despair.

E-17 .While Sookie is absent from Bon Temps, Sam hires Daphne Landry (Ashley Jones) to join the Merlotte's staff.^ In Bon Temps, Daphne presses Sam to get comfortable in his own skin.
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^ Sookie Stackhouse is a cocktail waitress in a little bar in Bon Temps, a small town deep in Louisiana.
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^ The new waitress at Merlotte's which is played by Ashley Jones, will reveal what she knows about Sam.
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E-13 .Daphne begins a romance with Sam,E-16 is revealed to be a shapeshifter,E-17 and then later also exposed as working for Maryann.^ Maryann Loves a Challenge: Daphne tells Sam that Maryann is after him “because you got away from her once.
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^ New waitress Daphne decides to go for a midnight swim with Sam and reveals something quite interesting.
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^ But it is secretly revealed that Maryann and Sam Merlotte have a connection.
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E-18 .Jason also leaves Bon Temps for Dallas to join the Fellowship of the Sun,E-14 which Reverend Newlin has steered in a new militant direction despite the protestation of his wife Sarah (Anna Camp).^ I think the Newlins [the couple who run the anti-vampire Fellowship of the Sun, played by Michael McMillian and Anna Camp] are fantastic.
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^ CLIFFHANGER! At the end of last week's episode, Jason Stackhouse's former friend/rival from the Fellowship of the Sun, Duke?
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^ Anna Camp, best known for playing Reverend Steve's wife Sarah Newlin on True Blood, is reportedly set to play Pam's sister Penny on The Office.
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E-13 .It's discovered that Godric is in the custody of the Fellowship,E-17 and one of Godric's lieutenants, Isabel (Valerie Cruz),E-17 sends her human boyfriend Hugo (Christopher Gartin)E-18 to assist Sookie in infiltrating the church.^ In the second clip, Sookie is discovering something about Eric and his relationship to Godric.
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^ The dynamic between Sookie and Hugo was pretty funny, and his discussion about his experiences as a human dating a vampire certainly provided Sookie with a few new things to think about.
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^ In a sneak peek to the new episode, Sookie embarks on a dangerous mission to locate missing vampire sheriff Godric accompanied by Isabel's human boyfriend Hugo.
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.Though Eric's primary interest in Dallas is finding Godric, he also attempts to place himself between Sookie and Bill.^ Though Eric is good looking, but still… I feel Sookie is good with Bill.
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^ Eric is beautiful, but Bill is better for Sookie.
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^ Bill and Sookie are sent to Dallas by Eric to find a missing vampire from Bon Temps.
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.To accomplish this, he enlists the aid of Bill's maker Lorena (Mariana Klaveno);E-17 making a more prominent contribution to the cast after a brief introduction in the first season.^ In a flashback to 1926, vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) plays the tune to a lively house party while his lover and maker Lorena (Mariana Klaveno) attempts to convince the house's owners to have an afterparty/orgy with them.
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^ He added, "But, if you've been following season two, he's definitely been doing things to make her more vulnerable and more susceptible to him.
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^ Lorena clearly kidnapped Bill, so that gives Eric room to slip in and make a move on Sookie.
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E-5 .In the penultimate episode of the second season, once the conflict in Texas is concluded, the vampire queen of Louisiana Sophie-Anne (Evan Rachel Wood) is introduced.^ Evan Rachel wood was weak.
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^ Evan Rachel Wood guest stars in the last two episodes of the season as a very powerful vampire queen.

^ Evan Rachel Wood si sposa!

E-23 .Both Bill and Eric visit her in an attempt to find out how to defeat Maryann.^ In the split second before Bill sunk his teeth into Maryann’s neck, I wondered how her blood would affect him.
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^ With Jessica in tow, Bill and Sookie head to Dallas to carry out Eric's vampire-reconnaissance mission, but a surprise awaits them at the airport.
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^ Invigorated by her unexpected vamp-lust and making amends, perhaps, for how annoying she's been so far, Sookie runs out into the night to find Bill pinned to the floor with nothing but a silver chain.
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E-23

Plot

.Following the creation of synthetic blood, vampires have progressed from legendary monsters to fellow citizens overnight.^ After the creation of synthetic blood vampires experience a complete turnover from monsters to normal citizens.
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^ Following the creation of synthetic blood, vampire ...
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^ Thanks largely in part to the creation of a Japanese-made synthetic blood called True Blood (where the series takes it name) vampires have make their existence known to the world.
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.Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) is a telepath and waitress at Merlotte's in the small Louisiana town of Bon Temps, owned by Sam Merlotte (Sam Trammell), a shapeshifter—though this secret is kept hidden.^ Amidst the commotion of Bon Temps, Sam Merlotte ...
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^ Sam divulges a secret to Sookie.
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^ She’s the conduit to everyone in town, to Sam and Sookie.
  • Michelle Forbes: Wild Force of Nature on ‘True Blood’ - BlackBook 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

.One night, Sookie meets Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), a handsome 173-year-old vampire who has returned to Bon Temps following the death of his last remaining relative.^ She was the vampire who turned Bill against his will.
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^ Sookie, Bill and Jason return to a Bon Temps turned upside down by Maryann.
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^ Bill, Sookie and Jason return to Bon Temps.
  • Releaselog | RLSLOG.net » True Blood S02E10 HDTV XviD-NoTV 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.rlslog.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As she cannot hear his thoughts, she finds it easy to be in his company and, over the first season, the two become romantically involved.^ I agree the first episode (the first 3 really) were fairly lackluster, but the show has really settled in and become incredibly entertaining: funny, dramatic, smart, thoughtful, romantic, scary, sexy; This is what Ball claimed the show to be and we all knew he was capable of creating such.
  • True Blood | Pajiba - Scathing Reviews for Bitchy People 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.pajiba.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After watching the first show which was the Season Two Premiere I was reeled in hook, line, and sinker.
  • A Second Look At: True Blood - Tuned In - TIME.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC tunedin.blogs.time.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We have our thoughts on what will happen but season two needs to hurry up.
  • HBO Vampire Series True Blood Adds Four Stars for Season 2 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.marketingshift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Season one

.The main mystery of the first season concerns the murders of women connected to Sookie's brother, Jason (Ryan Kwanten).^ There's a lot of balls tossed up in the air: the murders of local women, of which Jason is a suspect; Sam's crush on Sookie; an old vamp in town who has Sookie on his radar; a trio of out-of-control vamps; and a dog who doesn't seem to be a dog.
  • Review first five episodes: HBO's "True Blood" worth a look - Entertaining Ideas 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC blogs.pioneerlocal.com [Source type: General]

^ Set in a rural, swampy Louisiana parrish, the show centers around Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) and her clan, sweet grandmother Adele (Lois Smith) and air-headed brother Jason (Ryan Kwanten).
  • D&D Game Shop: Movies: True Blood: The Complete First Season (HBO Series) 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.dndgameshop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The core characters, including Sookie's best friend Tara (Rutina Wesley), Sookie's brother Jason (Ryan Kwanten) and bartender Sam (Sam Trammell), who has a thing for Sookie, all have interesting features and are well-played.
  • True Blood reviews at Metacritic.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.metacritic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Maudette Pickens and Dawn Green are both strangled shortly after having been alone with Jason.^ We get another scene of Jason having rough sex (which he obviously now has a hankering for), and as he's laying next to Dawn, notices a pair of fang marks on her shoulder.
  • "True Blood" recaplet (1.02): Bloodletting | AfterElton.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.afterelton.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jason Stackhouse gets to see the video of his evening with Maudette Pickens.
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^ Dawn Green spends the night with Sookie's brother Jason but she kicks him out after an argument.
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.Though Detective Bellefleur has little doubt that Jason is the killer, the town sheriff does not suspect him.^ Jason digs the insult knife a little further into Steve when he tells him that he reckons he’s already been to heaven — because he’s been inside his wife.
  • True Blood - Speakeasy - WSJ 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ However, I come to praise Detective Bellefleur, not to bury him.
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^ Andy Bellefleur is the local police detective working with the collaboration of the town sheriff, Bud Dearborn, whom thinks the town may have a killer in their mists as they investigate the strangulation case.
  • "True Blood" (2008) - Episode list 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.Jason and Sookie's grandmother is murdered shortly afterward.^ Bill agrees to visit Sookie and her grandmother and Tara and Jason invite themselves for the evening.
  • "True Blood" (2008) - Episode list 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Plot point/spoiler alert: Sookie and Jason were raised by her grandmother when their parents were killed in a flash flood.
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^ On the way, Sookie senses Rene's murderous nature and swims through his thought only to find that he is thinking about murdering her grandmother.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

.At the end of the season it is revealed that Arlene Fowler's fiancé, Rene Lenier, is actually a man named Drew Marshall who has created a false identity, complete with Cajun accent.^ The charming Rene, formerly known as Drew Marshall, is actually a psychopath bigot whom kills women whom have ever associated themselves with vampires and he ends up chasing Sookie to the local graveyard near Bill's house.
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^ Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll), a character who we met at the end of Season 1, wasn't in the books but we'll be seeing more of her journey in Season 2.

^ The identity of the serial killer is finally revealed as Arlene's fiance Rene, who now sets his sights on Sookie to kill her for her association with Bill.
  • "True Blood" (2008) - Episode list 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

He has been killing women he considers "fang-bangers."
.The first season also focuses on Sookie's relationship with Bill and Sam's relationship with Sookie's friend Tara.^ I am also not interested in the Bill/Sookie relationship.

^ In addition to Sookie and Bill, we have Sookie's brother, Jason, a nice looking guy who can't quite keep himself out of trouble, along with Sookie's best friend since kindergarten, an attractive black girl with the unlikely name of Tara.
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^ I thought Alan Ball would go deeper into the Eric/Sookie relationship but it seems like he is suck on Sookie being with Bill.
  • 'True Blood' season finale: A white wedding, a black heart, and a blood-red cliffhanger | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC watching-tv.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Bill explains the rules of being a vampire to Sookie and (after killing a vampire to defend her) is forced to "turn" a young girl named Jessica into a vampire as punishment.^ Eric : You killed a vampire, Bill.
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^ She was the vampire who turned Bill against his will.
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^ Isn’t that how Bill and all the others turned into vampires?
  • True Blood Reveals Rules of Its Vampire Universe | Underwire | Wired.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

.In the last episode of the season, Jessica is left under Bill's care.^ In the meantime, Bill fulfills the conditions of the tribunal's sentence although he and Eric are left astonished over Jessica.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ Jessica, a new teenage vampire, would be seen and Bill and Sookie’s relationship won’t be left unaffected by her appearance.
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^ "She actually is going to come out and do a cameo probably in the last episode of the season," said Ball.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

.After Maudette and Dawn's murders, Jason becomes addicted to vampire blood and has a short relationship with another addict, Amy Burley, which ends when she is murdered by Drew.^ Ignoring Tara's rebuff, Lafayette convinces Jason to give vampire blood, aka "V juice," another shot.
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^ Jason and Amy break their own taboo by kidnapping a vampire named Eddie in order to harvest his blood.
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^ I wasn't terribly keen on "True Blood" when it debuted, but thought it improved to the point where it had become an escapist sort-of-not-that-guilty pleasure by the end of Season 1.

.The season ends with the discovery of a body in Detective Andy Bellefleur's car in the Merlotte's parking lot.^ You may recall Season 1’s cliff-hanger finale with Detective Andy Bellefleur, Tara and Sookie’s grim discovery of a corpse on the back seat of Bellefleur’s car, parked out the back of Merlotte’s.

^ In the second-season premiere, the discovery of a body at Merlotte's has the citizens of Bon Temps worried about another murderer on the loose.
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^ If you’re anything like me, at the end of Season 1/start of S2, you’d have been disappointed that the corpse inside Bellefleur’s car wasn’t Sookie bloody Stackhouse.

Season two

.Season two focuses on two main plots – in the first, the disappearance of the 2,000-year old vampire Sheriff of Area 9, Godric (Allan Hyde) causes Eric to enlist Sookie's and Bill's aid in finding the ancient vampire in Dallas.^ Sookie has an unpleasant first meeting with Bill's...
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^ Cause Bill/Sookie got zero chemistry.
  • Exclusive: 'True Blood' finale postmortem with Alan Ball! | Ausiello | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We will find out what Sookie is [next season].
  • Exclusive: 'True Blood' finale postmortem with Alan Ball! | Ausiello | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Their path crosses Jason's as he is seeking to discover meaning in his life with the Fellowship of the Sun, a church dedicated to anti-vampire activities.^ While in jail, Jason is approached by a representative of the Fellowship of the Sun, the anti-vampire church, and he gets a new view on life.
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^ Jason meanwhile, is still tangled in his involvement with the Fellowship of the Sun church.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ I think the Newlins [the couple who run the anti-vampire Fellowship of the Sun, played by Michael McMillian and Anna Camp] are fantastic.
  • Alan Ball Interview, Creator of HBO's True Blood Series | buzzymultimedia.com Blog 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC blog.buzzymultimedia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The second plot line concerns a maenad named Maryann who visits Bon Temps after Tara attracts her attention at the end of the first season.^ Tara, as we see in the first season, is so susceptible to someone as predatory as Maryann.
  • Michelle Forbes: Wild Force of Nature on ‘True Blood’ - BlackBook 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

^ We initially saw Maryann only briefly at the end of the first season.
  • Michelle Forbes: Wild Force of Nature on ‘True Blood’ - BlackBook 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

^ Maryann for the good souls of Bon Temps.
  • True Blood - Speakeasy - WSJ 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

.Additionally, Maryann is a figure from Sam's past and knows his true identity as a shapeshifter.^ On the other hand, Sam’s somehow mysterious past with Maryanne would also be made public.
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^ Sam deals with his mysterious past that includes Maryann and Maryann's relationship with Tara that involves a veil of blood.
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^ Toward the end, Maryann leaned on her mysterious side when it was known that she has a secret past involving Sam.
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.Her influence on the town and its residents results in mayhem that grows more destructive as the season progresses.^ Introduced at the end of the first season, newcomer to town Maryann's influence over others continually grew – and soon she became a driving force for the entire town.
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Reception

.Critical reception of True Blood has generally been favorable, despite the fact that initial impressions were mixed.^ October 13, 2008 11:10:39 New promotional video of " True Blood " has been released by HBO, showing the praise from critics on the relatively new show.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ Generation Kill and True Blood - what could be better?
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^ Other than the fact there are vampires in it, True Blood is very much for adults!
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The New York Post critic wrote of the opening episodes: "If HBO's new vampire show is any indication, there would still be countless deaths – especially among vampire hunters and the viewers who love them – because everyone would be dying of boredom.^ Disappointing news, because the show is good.
  • HBO's 'True Blood': Audiences don't bite | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There is a new lady vampire.
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^ But it's dangerous because he's a vampire and there's a lot of controversy surrounding that particular issue in their society.
  • HBO's "True Blood" strikes while the vampires are hot - Entertaining Ideas 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC blogs.pioneerlocal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And so it is with HBO's new series from death-obsessed Alan Ball, creator of the legendary Six Feet Under, whose new show True Blood, won't so much make your blood run cold as it will leave you cold."[35]
.Whereas USA Today concluded: "Sexy, witty and unabashedly peculiar, True Blood is a blood-drenched Southern Gothic romantic parable set in a world where vampires are out and about and campaigning for equal rights.^ True Blood” is based on The Southern Vampire series of books.
  • True Blood | Pajiba - Scathing Reviews for Bitchy People 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.pajiba.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "True Blood" concludes its second season.

^ Watch True Blood Online and discover a new world of vampires.
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.Part mystery, part fantasy, part comedy, and all wildly imaginative exaggeration, [True] Blood proves that there's still vibrant life — or death — left in the 'star-crossed cute lovers' paradigm.^ Stephen Moyer, star of True Blood.
  • True Blood News - Issue #14 - True Blood 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC truebloodwiki.hbo.com [Source type: General]

^ Its True, I'm all about the blood magnet .
  • True Blood Store True Blood merchandise, gifts, attire, accessories 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.rexanne.com [Source type: General]

^ First of all, True Blood!
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.You just have to know where to stake your romantic claim."^ I don't, if you want vampires watch Let the right one in because this nouvea vampire stuff is just a way to recycle old and tired romantic crap.
  • True Blood: best characters, best lines? | Vicky Frost | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He might just want to, you know, sort of turn it over to everybody else and move on.
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^ And would you like your fans to know what your Twitter is?
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.By the end of the first season, True Blood had a score of 64, indicating generally favorable reviews, on Metacritic, an aggregator of critical responses.^ I can't wait for season 2 of True Blood.
  • HBO Vampire Series True Blood Adds Four Stars for Season 2 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.marketingshift.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "True Blood" concludes its second season.

^ True Blood season one, episode two: The First Taste .
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[37] .The second season received a more favorable score of 74 on Metacritic.^ This was more refined for the second season, as we saw how more about how vampires function on a day to day basis and what rules they follow as their own society.
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^ June 12, 2009 10:06:45 Anna Paquin has revealed that her character in HBO's " True Blood " will get more nude scenes in the second season.
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Ratings

.The first episode of True Blood debuted at a very modest 1.44 million viewers compared to the network's past drama premiers such as Big Love which premiered at 4.56 million, and John from Cincinnati which debuted at 3.4 million.^ On the evidence of the first episode, True Blood is atrocious.
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Close True Blood: season 1, episode 1 .
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^ The first episode will be titled "Nothing But the Blood".
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[39] .However, by late November 2008, 6.8 million a week were watching: this figure included repeat and on-demand viewings.^ Just for the record , True Blood has averaged 3.8 million viewers (11.2 when you add repeats, DVR and On Demand viewing), Hung has averaged 3.1 million (10.2 million cume), and Entourage about 3.0 million (7.4 million cume).
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^ On the small screen, HBO pulled in nearly 7 million viewers per week (includes repeat and on-demand viewings) with True Blood, ratings that the premium channel had not charted since the heyday of The Sopranos and Sex and the City.
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^ "True Blood" attracted 5.3 million viewers, a figure that doubles when repeats are added in.

[40] .The season finale's viewership was 2.4 million.^ Nearly 4 million viewers tuned in to the season two premiere in June, a crowd that HBO hasn't drawn since the finale of The Sopranos.
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^ Also Sunday, the season finale of "Kendra" on E! averaged 2.1 million viewers, the network's highest-rated first-season finale since "The Anna Nicole Show."
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.The second season premiere of the series (June 14, 2009) was viewed by 3.7 million, making it the most watched program on HBO since the series finale of The Sopranos.^ Sep 14, 2009 I only have HBO to watch True Blood.
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^ True Blood season 2 premieres on June 14 on HBO. .
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^ Check out the season premiere on Sunday, June 14, 2009 on the HBO Network.
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.The total number of viewers for the season premiere, including the late night replay, was 5.1 million.^ When HBO re-ran the episode again later that night at 11/10c, the accumulative number rose up to 5.1 million.
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^ It gained mere 1.44 million viewers on the first week, but steadily absorbs fans and caught up to 60 per cent increase in its viewing with 2.4million as the number for its season finale.
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^ The season 2 premiere rating is a descent escalation compared to the first season debut which only drew about 1.4 million viewers and later was in jeopardy as one of the series to suffer a flop.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

[41] .The tenth episode of the second season (August 23, 2009) was seen by 5.3 million viewers, a new record for the series.^ August 03, 2009 11:08:47 Finally, the war of vampires and the people behind Fellowship of the Sun will occur in the brand new episode of " True Blood " next week.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ I think we're about half way through the second season here (i dvr'd last night's episode) and it's progressing well.
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ September 18, 2008 12:09:51 Going from 1.4 million in its first airing to 1.8 million in the second episode, " True Blood " will be renewed for a second season.
  • True Blood news and articles 20 September 2009 0:46 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

[42] .The second season's finale (September 13, 2009) was seen by 5.1 million viewers.^ September 18, 2008 12:09:51 Going from 1.4 million in its first airing to 1.8 million in the second episode, " True Blood " will be renewed for a second season.
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^ The second season premiered on September 28, 2006, and the third season pre...
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^ The series was one of the WB's top-performing shows for four seasons, drawing around 5 million viewers and helping to establish the network.
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.An average of 12.4 million a week watched the second season.^ The second season production meanwhile, will begin this week with the season premiere set for, reportedly, June.
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^ September 18, 2008 12:09:51 Going from 1.4 million in its first airing to 1.8 million in the second episode, " True Blood " will be renewed for a second season.
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^ June 10, 2009 02:06:12 The Paramount Theater in Los Angeles hosted the second season premiere party for " True Blood " on Tuesday, June 9.
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[43] .True Blood has now become HBO's most watched series since The Sopranos.^ True blood has been one of the most interesting serials to hit HBO in a long long time.
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^ I couldn't watch True Blood until now.
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^ I certainly won't watch True Blood.
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Awards and nominations

Year Group Award Result For
2008 Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Won Nelsan Ellis
Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Series, Drama Won Anna Paquin
2009 American Cinema Editors Best Edited One-Hour Series for Non-Commercial Television Won Michael Ruscio and Andy Keir for episode "Strange Love"
Art Directors Guild Episode of a One Hour Single-Camera Television Series Nominated Suzuki Ingerslev for episode "Burning House of Love"
GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama Won Anna Paquin
Golden Globe Awards Best Television Series – Drama Nominated
Mr. Skin Award Best TV Show Won
Mr. Skin Award Best First-Time Nude Scene Won Lizzy Caplan
Motion Picture Sound Editors Best Sound Editing – Short Form Dialogue and ADR in Television Nominated For episode "The Fourth Man in the Fire"
Writers Guild of America New Series Nominated Alan Ball, Brian Buckner, Raelle Tucker, Alexander Woo, Nancy Oliver, and Chris Offutt
Saturn Award Best Syndicated/Cable TV Series Nominated
Saturn Award Best Actress on Television Nominated Anna Paquin
NewNowNext Awards Best Show You're Not Watching Won
NewNowNext Awards Brink of Fame: Actor Won Nelsan Ellis
Broadcast Music Incorporated True Blood Original Score Won Nathan Barr
Broadcast Music Incorporated True Blood Theme Song Won Jace Everett
Television Critics Association Outstanding New Program of the Year Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Female Nominated Anna Paquin in True Blood
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Male Nominated Stephen Moyer in True Blood
Bravo A-List Awards A-List TV Show Nominated
Bravo A-List Awards Sexiest TV Moment Nominated Bill and Sookie's Love Scene
Emmy Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated Rama Allen, Shawn Fedorchuk, Matthew Mulder, Morgan Henry, Camm Rowland and Ryan Gagnier
Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series Won Junie Lowry Johnson & Libby Goldstein
Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series Nominated Suzuki Ingerslev, Cat Smith & Rusty Lipscomb for "Burning House of Love", "Cold Ground" and "Sparks Fly Out".
Emmy (online voting) Breakthrough Performance Won Sookie meets Bill
Scream Award Best TV Show Won
Scream Award Best Ensemble Nominated
Scream Award Best Actress in a Horror Movie or TV Show Won Anna Paquin
Scream Award Best Actor in a Horror Movie or TV Show Won Stephen Moyer
Scream Award Best Actor in a Horror Movie or TV Show Nominated Ryan Kwanten
Scream Award Best Supporting Actress Nominated Rutina Wesley
Scream Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated Nelsan Ellis
Scream Award Best Villain Won Alexander Skarsgård
Scream Award Breakout Performance – Male Nominated Sam Trammell
Scream Award Best Scream Song of the Year Nominated "Bad Things," by Jace Everett
Ewwy Award Best Drama Series Won
Ewwy Award Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Won Nelsan Ellis
Tubey Best New Show Won
Tubey Guiltiest Pleasure Show Won
Hollywood Music in Media Award Best Original Score – TV Won Nathan Barr
Hollywood Music in Media Award Best Song – "Take Me Home" Nominated Nathan Barr with Lisbeth Scott
TV DVD Award Best Current Series Nominated Season One
Satellite Awards DVD Release of a TV Show Won True Blood – The Complete First Season
Satellite Awards Best Television Ensemble Won (Special Achievement Award)
American Film Institute Award One of the 10 Best TV Programs of 2009 Won
TV.com Award Show of the Year (2009) Won
2010 People's Choice Award Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show Nominated
People's Choice Award Favorite TV Obsession Won
People's Choice Award Favorite TV Drama Actress Nominated Anna Paquin
Producers Guild of America Award Episodic Television – Drama Nominated (The Normal Felton Producer of the Year Award)
Grammy Award Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media Nominated Season One Soundtrack CD
Writers Guild of America Episodic drama – any length – one airing time Nominated For episode "I Will Rise Up," written by Nancy Oliver
Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama Nominated Anna Paquin
Golden Globe Awards Best Television Series – Drama Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design in TV for 2009 Nominated Suzuki Ingerslev for episode "Never Let Me Go"
American Cinema Editors Best Edited One-Hour Series for Non-Commercial Television Nominated Louise Innes for episode "Hard-Hearted Hannah"
GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
Motion Picture Sound Editors Best Sound Editing – Short Form Dialogue and ADR in Television Won For episode "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"
Costume Designers Guild Outstanding Period/Fantasy Television Series Nominated Audrey Fisher
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series Nominated Alexander Woo for episode "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"
Saturn Award Best Syndicated/Cable TV Series Nominated
Saturn Award Best Actress in Television Nominated Anna Paquin
Saturn Award Best Actor in Television Nominated Stephen Moyer
Saturn Award Best Supporting Actor in Television Nominated Alexander Skarsgård
Saturn Award Best Guest Starring Role in Television Nominated Michelle Forbes

International distribution

Country Date of Premiere Channel
Middle East December 2008 America Plus
Brazil January 18, 2009 HBO and Warner Channel
Scandinavia October 22, 2008 Canal+ Scandinavia
Spain December 4, 2008 Canal+ Spain, Cuatro
France December 23, 2008
April 2010
Orange Cinemax
NT1
Portugal December 23, 2008
January 5, 2010
MOV
RTP1
Israel January 6, 2009 Yes stars Action
Canada
Quebec
September 7, 2008
January 5, 2009
HBO Canada
Super Ecran
Latin America January 18, 2009 HBO Latin America
Belgium (Wallonia) February 1, 2009 be.tv
Czech Republic
Slovakia
Hungary
February 3, 2009 HBO
Bulgaria
Croatia
Romania
Serbia
Slovenia
Macedonia
Montenegro
Moldova
February 6, 2009 HBO
Poland February 7, 2009
January 29, 2010
HBO
Fox Life
Australia February 10, 2009 Showcase
South Africa[45] February 10, 2009 M-Net
New Zealand March 18, 2009 Prime Television New Zealand
Italy April 27, 2009 Fox Italy
Germany May 11, 2009 13th Street
Estonia
Lithuania
June 5, 2009 Fox Life
Russia June 5, 2009 / October 23, 2009 Fox Life / TV3 Russia
Pakistan July 5, 2009 HBO Pakistan
India July 5, 2009 HBO South Asia
United Kingdom July 17, 2009
October 7, 2009
February 26, 2010
FX (UK)
Channel 4
FX (UK)
Sweden August 26, 2009 SVT1
The Netherlands September 1, 2009/ 2010 Fox Life/RTL 5
Belgium (Flanders) September 7, 2009 Fox Life
Iceland September 23, 2009 Stöð 2
Norway October 1, 2009 NRK3
Turkey October 4, 2009 Fox Life
Denmark October 28, 2009 TV 2 Zulu
Ireland October 31, 2009 TG4
Philippines CINEMAX
Greece 2010 ANT1
Finland March 1, 2010 YLE

DVD and Blu-ray releases

DVD Name Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
True Blood – The Complete First Season May 19, 2009 October 26, 2009 July 1, 2009[46]
True Blood – The Complete First Season [Blu-ray]
True Blood – The Complete Second Season May 25, 2010[47] May 17, 2010[48] May 19, 2010[49]
True Blood – The Complete Second Season [Blu-ray]
.By the end of 2009, the first season DVD had sold over 1.6 million units and taken in over $57 million.^ Jul 2009: True Blood season one, episode two: The First Taste .
  • True Blood: season 1, episode 1 | TV blog | Rebecca Nicholson | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Introduced at the end of the first season, newcomer to town Maryann's influence over others continually grew – and soon she became a driving force for the entire town.
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It was the only TV show in the 50 Top-Selling DVDs of 2009.[50]
True Blood: The Complete First Season
Set Details Special Features
  • 12 Episodes
  • 5 Disc Set
  • 1.78:1 Aspect Ratio
  • Subtitles:English
  • English
  • In Focus: Vampires in America
  • Tru Blood Beverage Ads
  • Vampire PSAs.
  • Audio Commentaries on:
    • Strange Love by writer/director Alan Ball
    • The First Taste by director Scott Winant and star Anna Paquin
    • Escape from Dragon House by director Michael Lehmann and writer Brian Buckner
    • Sparks Fly Out by director Daniel Minahan and star Stephen Moyer
    • Burning House of Love by director Marcos Siega
    • To Love Is to Bury by writer/director Nancy Oliver

See also

Notes

.^E-1 "Strange Love". True Blood.^ Stephen Moyer on True Blood Love: Anna Doesn't Take My Nonsense .
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^ Love bites: Stephen Moyer, star of True Blood .
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^ Based on the Sooky Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris, True Blood is another vampire saga (I'd love to know where our fascination with vampires came from all of a sudden!
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.HBO. 2008-09-07. No.^ Annie Eastwood Mon 09/14/09 4:07 PM No.
  • Exclusive: 'True Blood' finale postmortem with Alan Ball! | Ausiello | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

1, season 1.
.^E-2 "The First Taste". True Blood.^ From Entertainment Weekly's Ausiello Files by Michael Ausiello : ‘True Blood’ first look: Evan Rachel Wood as Queen Sophie-Ann!
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^ Ashlee Simpson: I love Mad Men, I love True Blood - I’m addicted - I just watched the first season and then I got hooked on the second - it’s good, I can’t wait for the next.
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^ "True Blood" video blog 2.7: Taste the rainbow!
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.HBO. 2008-09-14. No.^ Annie Eastwood Mon 09/14/09 4:07 PM No.
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^ Tessa Mon 09/14/09 5:42 PM Please God no.
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^ Reply Kristina Mon 09/14/09 2:32 PM LOL! No.
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2, season 1.
.^E-3 "Mine". True Blood.^ True Blood Women's 'Sookie is Mine' T-shirt .
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^ True Blood Men's 'Sookie is Mine' T-shirt .
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HBO. 2008-09-21. No. 3, season 1.
.^E-4 "Escape from Dragon House". True Blood.^ Escape From Dragon House [1.4] .
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  • True Blood (TV series) - Wikiquote 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

HBO. 2008-09-29. No. 4, season 1.
.^E-5 "Sparks Fly Out". True Blood.^ True Blood costars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer may be engaged, but that doesn't mean they have most of their wedding planning details worked out.
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^ Executive producer Alan Ball's stylish vampire series, "True Blood," stumbled a bit right out of the graveyard gates.
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^ With True Blood , the answer is a resounding YES! In a world where vampires are out of the coffin, people and vampires alike are trying to figure out what that means to each group.
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HBO. 2008-10-05. No. 5, season 1.
.^E-8 "The Fourth Man in the Fire". True Blood.^ The Fourth Man in the Fire [1.8] .
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^ I follow true blood, and I can tell u..that man is stupidly fit!
  • Ryan Kwanten's Workout – Jason Stackhouse from "True Blood" | Fitness Black Book 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC fitnessblackbook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

HBO. 2008-10-26. No. 8, season 1.
.^E-10 "I Don't Wanna Know". True Blood.^ Then True Blood is shown on cable, where do’s and don’ts about what to show or say, are more relaxed.
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^ SPOILER ALERT: DON’T READ ANY FURTHER IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK ON TRUE BLOOD .
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^ You know, True Blood.
  • 'True Blood' review: Evan Rachel Wood explains it all to us | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC watching-tv.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.HBO. 2008-11-09. No.^ "I Don't Wanna Know" 2008.11.09 Pg: 1 2 3 » 26 .

10, season 1.
.^E-11 "To Love is to Bury". True Blood.^ Stephen Moyer on True Blood Love: Anna Doesn't Take My Nonsense .
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^ True Blood Jason Poster - 11'' x 16'' .
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^ True Blood Sam Poster - 11'' x 16'' .
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.HBO. 2008-11-16. No.^ "To Love Is to Bury" 2008.11.16 Pg: 1 2 3 » 22 .

11, season 1.
.^E-12 "You'll Be the Death of Me". True Blood.^ Reply kattykat246 Mon 08/31/09 12:09 PM You’ll hate next season then…… but I will be LOVIN it =) .
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^ Gary: Thank you for letting me know that… TBN.com: Has true blood reshaped how you think of good and evil?
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^ "YOU'LL BE THE DEATH OF ME" (Episode 1.12): In the first season's finale, Sookie announces the link to the murders in front of the wrong person.
  • 'True Blood:' Season finale has real bite -Television News & Reviews - al.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.al.com [Source type: General]

.HBO. 2008-11-23. No.^ "You'll Be The Death Of Me" 2008.11.23 Pg: 1 2 3 » 22 .

12, season 1.
.^E-13 "Nothing but the Blood". True Blood.^ Francheska Mon 08/31/09 12:29 PM The queen in the books was nothing like Sophie Ann was last night on True Blood.
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^ NOTHING LIKE TRUE BLOOD OR TWILIGHT …BUT IT ALMOST THERE… .
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^ There was nothing for True Blood to do but go straight to the opening credits: How do you top an intro like that?
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HBO. 2009-06-14. No. 13, season 2.
.^E-14 "Keep This Party Going". True Blood.^ There was nothing for True Blood to do but go straight to the opening credits: How do you top an intro like that?
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^ GOING PLATINUM The casts of "The Office," " True Blood ," "Desperate Housewives" and "Entourage" all went platinum — jewelry, that is.
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^ We caught up with Michelle Forbes, who plays the sexy villainess Maryann on this season of True Blood, at the BAFTA Tea Party this weekend.
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HBO. 2009-06-21. No. 14, season 2.
^E-15 "Scratches". True Blood. HBO. 2009-06-28. No. 15, season 2.
^E-16 "Shake and Fingerpop". True Blood. HBO. 2009-07-12. No. 16, season 2.
.^E-17 "Never Let Me Go". True Blood.^ Gary: Thank you for letting me know that… TBN.com: Has true blood reshaped how you think of good and evil?
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^ GOING PLATINUM The casts of "The Office," " True Blood ," "Desperate Housewives" and "Entourage" all went platinum — jewelry, that is.
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^ I really wanted to like True Blood and my anger/frustration is that of someone let down.
  • True Blood: best characters, best lines? | Vicky Frost | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

HBO. 2009-07-19. No. 17, season 2.
.^E-18 "Hard-Hearted Hannah". True Blood.^ Episode 6, "Hard Hearted Hannah" .
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^ True Blood Women's I Heart Bill T-Shirt .
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^ "Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp from Savannah)" was a classic of the 1920s Tin Pan Alley era of songwriting, and lent its name to the July 26 episode.
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HBO. 2009-07-26. No. 18, season 2.
.^E-19 "Release Me". True Blood.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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^ But if it happens, it would be just wonderful.” FYI: The real-life True Blood drink will be released on September 10th.
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^ Plus, we of course discuss the wacky seventh episode of True Blood Season Two, "Release Me".
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.HBO. 2009-08-02. No.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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^ All of these sound like the kind of quality programming I've come to expect from HBO. 08/02/2009 ~ http://www.tvsquad.com/2009/08/02/hbo-sex-hollywood-vampires/ .
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^ Charlaine Harris At The Anhinga Writer’s Conference Videos - Part 1: Charlaine Harris At The Anhinga Writer’s Conference Videos - Part 2: Charlaine Harris At The Anhinga Writer’s Conference Videos - Part 3: 08/02/2009 ~ http://truebloodnet.com/charlaine-harris-anhinga-writers-conference-videos-parts-1-3/ .
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19, season 2.
.^E-20 "Timebomb". True Blood.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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^ True Blood 2x08 TimeBomb Eric - Sookie Sneak Peek True Blood 2x08 TimeBomb Sam Sneak Peek 08/06/2009 .
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^ From IGNTv : True Blood Preview: "Timebomb" Maryann continues to wield power over Bon Temps.
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.HBO. 2009-08-09. No.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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20, season 2.
.^E-21 "I Will Rise Up". True Blood.^ Michael Ausiello Categories: News , True Blood Though last night’s True Blood finale tied up a bunch of loose ends, it also untied a bunch more!
  • Exclusive: 'True Blood' finale postmortem with Alan Ball! | Ausiello | EW.com 14 January 2010 12:55 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We caught up with Michelle Forbes, who plays the sexy villainess Maryann on this season of True Blood, at the BAFTA Tea Party this weekend.
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^ And finally, how do you think True Blood is going to wrap things up in two weeks, on Sept.
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.HBO. 2009-08-16. No.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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21, season 2.
.^E-22 "New World in My View". True Blood.^ Sign in EasyEdit Email page Share this True Blood News - Issue #7 .
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^ Last Reply: RE: True Blood News - Issue #7 By: SouthernSupe , Aug 7 2009, 12:38 PM EDT "SHE ROCKS! " YA She Does!!!
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^ True Blood News .
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.HBO. 2009-08-23. No.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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22, season 2.
.^E-23 "Frenzy". True Blood.^ True Blood Eric Poster - 23'' x 34'' .
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^ Previous Post 'True Blood' preview: The 'Frenzy' is almost here.
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^ True Blood Bill Poster - 23'' x 34'' .
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.HBO. 2009-08-30. No.^ From HBO: True Blood: Episode 2x08 Timebomb Promo True Blood: Episode 19 Recap 08/03/2009 ~ http://www.hbo.com/trueblood/video.html .
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^ By Jessica Herndon Originally posted Monday September 21, 2009 08:30 AM EDT The onscreen brother is always the last to know.
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23, season 2.
.^E-24 "Beyond here Lies Nothing". True Blood.^ Read Mary Colurso's featured story on the music of "True Blood" here .
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^ Watch clips of True Blood here and full episodes of Friday Night Lights here .
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^ Post it here: True Blood News - Issue #7 Want more news?
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HBO. 2009-09-06. No. 24, season 2.

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Simple English

True Blood is an American television show that shows on HBO. In the show scientists have invented a fake blood for vampires to drink, giving them a chance to live with humans peacefully. It is produced by Alan Ball and stars Anna Paquin as the main character, Sookie Stackhouse, who is a waitress that can hear people's thoughts. The story is based on the books The Southern Vampire Mysteries written by Charlaine Harris.

Casting list

  • Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse (Main character)
  • Stephen Moyer as the vampire Bill Compton
  • Sam Trammel as Sam Merlotte, Sookie's friend
  • Rutina Wesley as Tara Thornton, Sookie's friend
  • Alexander Skarsgård as the Swedish viking vampire Eric Northman


Citable sentences

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