True Blood (2008 - 2014)


True Blood

70%

Avg Tomatometer

72%

Avg Audience Score

Series Info

HBO's hit drama series created by Alan Ball ('Six Feet Under') and based on the best-selling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris about a perky telepathic waitress (Anna Paquin) in a near-future in which vampires live among us.

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Seasons

44%
Critics Consensus: Despite the promise of an appropriately shocking series finale, True Blood is mostly content to limp along on familiar plot points.

2014, HBO, 11 episodes

47%
Critics Consensus: A major letdown coming off the end of season five, True Blood seems to be running out of steam and isn't aging as elegantly as its eternal vampires.

2013, HBO, 10 episodes

83%
Critics Consensus: Its sheen may have worn off a bit, but True Blood's fifth season piles on the kooky storylines while maintaining its cheeky brand of Southern Gothic drama.

2012, HBO, 12 episodes

76%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to a reliable returning cast, some fresh new faces, and sharp direction, True Blood still manages a deft blend of sexy melodrama, satire, campy fun, and horror.

2011, HBO, 12 episodes

95%
Critics Consensus: True Blood seems to fully understand its appeal, and its third season provides plenty of graphic thrills, steamy romance, and biting satire for its fans.

2010, HBO, 12 episodes

89%
Critics Consensus: True Blood's second season is still mostly content with delivering pulpy escapism. but it's well acted, addictive, and packs a stronger and more focused punch than the first.

2009, HBO, 12 episodes

61%
Critics Consensus: It's unabashedly soapy and it occasionally wavers in its social commentary, but True Blood is a gory, sexy genre romp with a strong supporting cast.

2008, HBO, 12 episodes

Cast & Crew

Anna Paquin
Sookie Stackhouse
Stephen Moyer
Bill Compton
Sam Trammell
Sam Merlotte
Ryan Kwanten
Jason Stackhouse
Rutina Wesley
Tara Thornton
Alexander Skarsgård
Eric Northman
Chris Bauer
Andy Bellefleur
Lauren Bowles
Holly Cleary
Nelsan Ellis
Lafayette Reynolds
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