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'True Blood' Season 5 Premiere Date, 'The Newsroom' Start Announced

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"True Blood" Season 5 kicks off in June.

Fans of "True Blood" will be able to sink their teeth into new episodes starting Sun., June 10 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.

Based on Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse books, "True Blood" returns for a Season 5 with all your old favorites, like Sookie (Anna Paquin), Bill (Stephen Moyer), Eric (Alexander Skarsgard), and new faces including former "Law & Order: SVU" star Christopher Meloni. Hungry for more? Check out the sneak peek with new footage from the upcoming season.

Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" kicks off Sun., June 24 at 10 p.m. ET. The show follows a cable news anchor (Jeff Daniels), his new executive producer (Emily Mortimer) and his staff (Dev Patel, Olivia Munn, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill and Thomas Sadoski). "Law & Order's" Sam Waterston plays the boss and Jane Fonda co-stars as a Ted Turner-esque character. Sorkin is executive producing the show with Scott Rudin and Alan Poul.

Check out HBO's first trailer for "The Newsroom" here.

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