If you’re going to rip off True Blood, you might as well go right to the source. The extended trailer for NBC’s supernatural drama Midnight, Texas further makes us expect that this latest Charlaine Harris adaptation about a small town filled with secrets will resemble HBO’s vampire drama, but with way less nudity and…
Charlaine Harris’ True Blood books spawned a huge hit for HBO, and NBC is hoping for a similar windfall with Midnight, Texas. The series is also based on Harris books, and also features a small Southern town with some decidedly supernatural inhabitants. Because it’s NBC though, it looks a little more... tame.
HBO might have killed off True Blood a couple of years ago, but NBC is hoping that its creator, Charlaine Harris, will bring them a new hit. According to Deadline, it just picked up an adaptation of, Midnight, Texas, her latest series.
Back in October, we heard that NBC was planning to adapt True Blood author Charlaine Harris’ Midnight, Texas trilogy. It must’ve gone well, because the network has put in a pilot order for the series.
True Blood bit its last throat in 2014, but NBC is hoping it can duplicate HBO’s mega-success by adapting another fantasy series from works by author Charlaine Harris, called Midnight, Texas. It’s based on Harris’ trilogy about a small town filled with spooky secrets.