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True Blood Season 5

'True Blood' Season Finale Recap: Making A Bloody Mess

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 10.27.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

Did this even feel like a season finale to anyone else? It felt more like a penultimate episode or a half-season finale, maybe.

'True Blood' GIF Recap: War Is Coming

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 10.20.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

I'm moderately surprised at what little happened in "Sunset," the penultimate episode. This hour was actually pretty tame save for some few compelling scenes.

'True Blood' GIF Recap: Fading Away

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 10.13.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

I am so relieved that "True Blood" has finally hit its stride. Looking back, I've really disliked one or two episodes this season, but in retrospect, it's been pretty great.

'True Blood' GIF Recap: Slaying The Dragon

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 10.06.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

Perhaps a step down from the excitement of last week's, but "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" was still a strong hour of "True Blood."

'True Blood' Comic-Con Panel Reveals Season 5 Secrets

Posted 09.13.2012 | TV

Before the cast of HBO's "True Blood" (Sundays at 9 p.m. ET) took the stage at Comic-Con on Saturday night, showrunner Alan Ball came out to unveil a ...

'True Blood' GIF Recap: Take Your Best Shot

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 09.08.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

I jinxed myself when I hoped that "True Blood" would keep up the pace that it presented ever so nicely last week. But there were still enough highlights and WTF moments to keep the episode afloat, if only barely.

Chris Harnick

Kristin Bauer On The 'Heartbreaking,' Huge 'True Blood' Change | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.01.2012 | TV

Everything is going to change in the wicked world of "True Blood" scene-stealer Pam and the actress who plays her, Kristin Bauer, is opening up about ...

Anna Paquin On Her Skimpy 'True Blood' Audition Outfit

Posted 06.28.2012 | TV

Sookie may not have a problem bearing it all in Bon Temps, but Anna Paquin had to step outside her comfort zone during her audition for "True Blood" (...

'True Blood' Star Talks Sex Scenes With Christopher Meloni

Posted 06.25.2012 | TV

When Valentina Cervi auditioned for the role of Salome on "True Blood" (Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO), creator Alan Ball had one piece of advice for he...

'True Blood' GIF Recap: Curl Up & Fry

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

I'm not completely sold on this season of "True Blood" just yet. So far, not too much has happened, and, on par with the last couple seasons, some plots are so extraneous that I can't find myself caring about them.

HBO Needs to Drive a Stake Through True Blood's Heart

David Macaray | Posted 08.18.2012 | TV
David Macaray

Not only has the show become cluttered with too many characters and preposterous case histories, it's forgotten what it's supposed to be about. It's like a juggler with too many balls in the air.

Rick Santorum Inspired 'True Blood' Vampire

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment

Rick Santorum may have stepped out of the limelight, but but that doesn't mean he's not inspiring anyone anymore. The catch? He probably didn't want t...

'True Blood' GIF Recap

Joey DeAngelis | Posted 06.18.2012 | TV
Joey DeAngelis

Stabler is in the house. Christopher Meloni made his first "True Blood" appearance as Roman, a member of the vampire Authority, in the second episode of Season 5 this week. Relive the best moments in a GIF slideshow.

Will Jason Become A Vampire On 'True Blood'?

Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

Jason is all grown up, and Ryan Kwanten couldn't be more proud! In an interview with, the "True Blood" star discussed the evolution of ...

The Surprising Way 'True Blood' Star Joe Manganiello Gets Into Character

Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

Morphing into a supernatural being may come off as a seamless task for the stars of HBO's "True Blood," but Joe Manganiello -- who plays the werewolf ...

Chris Harnick

'True Blood's' Pam On Who's Coming Back, Who's Getting Together & More! | Chris Harnick | Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

Kristin Bauer loves her job on "True Blood." The veteran TV actress has played scene-stealing, zinger-spouting Pam for five seasons now and isn't shy ...

How Did The 'True Blood' Premiere Measure Up?

Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

The wait is finally over, and Bon Temps has kicked back into action. Complete with familiar faces and a slew of new characters (Scott Foley, Chris...

'True Blood' Stars Now And Then

Posted 08.09.2012 | TV

Before they were vampires, werewolves and other oh my!s, the "True Blood cast were just people too, and non-blood-sucking ones at that. Ryan Kwanten (...

'True Blood' Sinks Its Teeth Into Religion And Politics

USA Today | Bill Keveney | Posted 06.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) On HBO's "True Blood," politics is literally a bloody business. In its fifth season -- which happens to coincide with a U.S. presidential cam...

The Ultimate 'True Blood' Season 5 Guide

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

Waiting sucks so it's a good thing you don't have to hold out for that much longer for new episodes of "True Blood." The vampire summer series is back...

Maggie Furlong

'True Blood' Season 5 Scoop: Carrie Preston On Arlene's New Drama | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.07.2012 | TV

In typical "True Blood" fashion, the first few episodes of Season 5 (premieres Sun., June 10 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO) are a mind-boggling mix of action, c...

Vampires, Werewolves, Fairy Tales & Succubi

Miller Hudson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Denver
Miller Hudson

Recent TV programming and box office blockbusters show a land office business underway in fantasy. There has to be some correspondence between the tenor of 21st century American life and this public fascination with entirely fictional worlds.

Cast Dishes On 'True Blood' Season 5

Posted 06.03.2012 | TV

Among the spoilers to which I should alert you before you watch, she finds out: * that this is the season of “church and state” * that we’ll...

Scott Foley Stirs Up Trouble In New 'True Blood' Previews

Posted 06.01.2012 | TV

Waiting sucks, f'real. Good thing "True Blood" Season 5 is almost upon us! The new season kicks off on Sun., June 10 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO and it picks ...

Check Out The Latest 'True Blood' Teaser Poster

Posted 05.30.2012 | TV

Waiting is starting not to suck as much. The June 10 Season 5 premiere of "True Blood" is right around the corner and another poster has been release...