HBO Orders Alan Ball-Produced 'Tragicomic' Family Drama to Series
HBO is betting on Alan Ball for a third time.
The cable network has ordered to series a contemporary family drama from the Six Feet Under and True Blood producer READ MORE
True Blood's Alan Ball Talks Finale Carnage, the Sookie-Eric-Bill Triangle: 'Some People Change'
If True Blood itself were a vampire, Alan Ball would be its all-knowing sire. And when I spoke to the series’ creator (who’s stepping down as showrunner) at Comic-Con, he said that bidding good-bye to his fangy family was tough.
Not so tough, though, that he slimmed down the number of casualties in the Season 5 finale. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
True Blood Boss Alan Ball to Step Down as Showrunner After Season 5
TVLine Items: All My Children Online Update, Psych's Ratings Boost and More!
Let’s hope this really is a done deal: All My Children‘s Lindsay Hartley has revealed via Twitter that Darnell Williams (aka Jesse Hubbard!) is set to join her when (or if?) the soap relaunches on The Online Network next year. READ MORE
True Blood Scoop: Rutina Wesley Will Be Back For Season 5... But In What Form?
And Rutina Wesley thought getting kidnapped and duct taped to a toilet by a crazed vampire sucked. In the closing minutes of Sunday’s True Blood finale, the actress’ seemingly cursed alter ego, Tara, jumped in front of a bullet intended for her BFF Sookie and got her brains blown out. Literally.
“I have to say it was actually kind of cool having my brains blown out,” confesses Wesley with a laugh. “All of the special effects and everything… It was cool.”
If she sounds surprisingly chipper for someone who just lost her job on one of TV’s most successful shows, it’s probably because well… READ MORE
True Blood Exclusive First Look: Will Scott Foley Make Love or War?
True Blood Scoop: Boss Alan Ball Teases New Characters, Evil Dolls and... Season 5?
Worried that Comic-Con may have drained all the blood scoop out of the True Blood gang? Fret not: Showrunner Alan Ball, Anna Paquin, and Stephen Moyer took the stage at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in Beverly Hills on Thursday, and actually divulged a new tease or two — including ample details on the yet-to-be-ordered fifth season of HBO’s vampy saga. READ MORE
True Blood @ Comic-Con: Eric-Sookie Shower Scene 'Weirder and Dirtier' Than Expected?
True Blood fans familiar with Charlaine Harris’ source material may be in for a surprise when it comes to a pivotal shower scene between Eric and Sookie. Exec producer Alan Ball spilled some intel about the hotly anticipated moment during a scoop-tastic panel Friday afternoon at Comic-Con that also included key cast members giving clues about the future of Bill’s incestuous tryst, Sam and Tara’s romance, and a particularly creepy baby doll. Oh, and for good measure they shared a new promo video. …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
True Blood Boss On Bill-Sookie-Eric Threesome Buzz, Jessica's New Crush and Major Deaths!
Is True Blood about to turn the Bill-Sookie-Eric triangle into a threesome?
That’s the first thought that crossed my mind when I eyed this provocative teaser for the HBO drama’s Aug. 21 episode: “Convalescing after her latest near-death trauma, Sookie envisions a world where there’s room for both Bill and Eric.”
Does that mean what I think it means? You better believe I dropped that exact question on exec producer Alan Ball’s lap … WATCH VIDEO & GET SPOILERS