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True Blood on HBO
Stephen Moyer Sam Trammell Ryan Kwanten Alexander Skarsgård Marshall Allman Rutina Wesley Chris Bauer Kristin Bauer van Straten Nelsan Ellis Todd Lowe Denis O'Hare Jim Parrack Carrie Preston Lindsay Pulsipher Joe Manganiello William Sanderson Kevin Alejandro Deborah Ann Woll Mehcad Brooks Anna Camp Lynn Collins Lizzy Caplan Michelle Forbes Michael McMillian Michael Raymond-James Adina Porter Mariana Klaveno Lois Smith Stephen Root
|Theme music composer||Jace Everett|
|Opening theme||"Bad Things"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||36 (List of episodes)|
Gregg Fienberg (Season 2)
|Running time||approx. 55 min.|
|Original run||September 7, 2008 – present|
True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball, who also createdSix Feet Under. True Blood is based on 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 series centers on Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress at a bar, who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer).
The show is broadcast on the premium cable network HBO in the United States. It is produced by HBO in association with Ball's production company, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment. It premiered on September 7, 2008.
The first season received critical acclaim and won several awards, including one Golden Globe and anEmmy. The show's second 12-episode season had its premier on June 14, 2009, and the third season on June 13, 2010. On June 21, 2010, HBO renewed True Blood for a fourth season, to debut in summer 2011.