The year was 2008. Barack Obama was in the last leg of his ultimately successful bid for the U.S. presidency and the wildest thing on television aside from election coverage was a quirky little show on HBO called True Blood. The campy vampire soap opera quickly gained a reputation for the way its entire cast chewed up…
Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town where were-tigers, vampires, and witches live side by side in their small, dusty town just trying to make a modest living while also fighting the oncoming forces of hell. Now ask yourself: would you wanna live in Midnight?
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.
Ichabod Crane (and the rest of humanity) may be reeling from the loss of his Witness, but at least he’s got a new partner to hunt the forces of evil with. True Blood actress Janina Gavankar has signed on to join Sleepy Hollow as its resident Dana Scully in season 4.
The idea of a True Blood musical has been bandied about since the vampire drama concluded its HBO run in 2014. Composer Nathan Barr, who worked on all seven seasons of the show, revealed he’d pitched the concept to show creator Alan Ball, with hopes of “returning to the roots” of the story ... in song.
Andrew Offutt was a prolific author of pulpy science fiction and fantasy stories, along with porn, under a variety of names. Now his son Chris has written a memoir called My Father the Pornographer. And he’s been writing some fascinating essays about growing up with a dad who wrote cheap paperbacks.
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.
The southern-fried supernatural soap operatics of True Blood may have ended last year, but the show’s groundbreaking special effects live on in this VFX reel that compiles the very best of Zoic Studios’ goriest contributions.
I was super-excited to find out that Alcide, the werewolf from True Blood was getting his own movie. It was classic. Alcide and a pack of hot shirtless men tour the South meeting eccentric characters with seemingly supernatural powers. There were some confusing bits, though. Let me take you through them.
The town of Doyline, in northwestern Louisiana, stood in for fictional Bon Temps during True Blood's HBO run. Vampires and other supernatural beasties menaced onscreen, but the real-life town is facing a far greater concern: the to-be-decided fate of 15 million pounds of toxic explosives.
This year's science fiction and fantasy television delivered amazing highs and some cringe-worthy lows. We've rounded up the year's best moments, along with some of the absolute worst (in no particular order) for your viewing pleasure. SPOILERS AHEAD.
Last night we all said goodbye to True Blood forever, and shit got weird. Really weird and morbid and silly and—well, it was all just so very True Blood.
What a weird, weird, weird episode of True Blood. This is the second to last episode of True Blood ever and there was so much good, and so much wah-wah Vampire Bill. But that's OK, because love returned and now we are all alive again.
This week is all about endings and beginnings. Peter Capaldi begins his tenure as the curmudgeonly new Doctor on Doctor Who while True Blood meets its true death. And amidst the season finales of Korra and The Last Ship, we get two oddball premieres: Bojack Horseman and the profoundly strange Intruders.
Does a deleted scene from Captain America 2 reveal plans for a Black Widow prequel film? A long-awaited love scene is coming to True Blood. Sleepy Hollow casts its succubus and Abbie's mother. Arrow reveals details of its 50th episode. Plus, new footage from Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and The Maze Runner. Spoilers…
Dave Filoni explains away any contradictions created by Star Wars Rebels. A new Batman v. Superman actor says that some of the rumors are actually true. A Game of Thrones actor confirms his return for season five. And early reviews of the Doctor Who premiere and Outlander episode 2. Spoilers now!
True Blood is hell bent on getting shit done this week. So hang on tight, because True Blood is about to wrap things up, and fast. Oh, also there were some ridiculous/horrifying medieval torture sex toys, because True Blood!
This week, Discovery hosts its celebration of all things shark, but which specials are worth watching? We've got you covered. Plus, we're nearing the end of True Blood; mini golf gets serious on Gravity Falls, and we get to see the mystery-solving past of Finn and Jake's parents on Adventure Time.
Plus important beard speculation for Luke Skywalker! The Hunger Games continues its viral world building through a website for the rebels. The barest of details for this year's Doctor Who Christmas special. Plus, Kyle MacLachlan's Agent of SHIELD character revealed! Spoilers now!