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Ten fun facts about True Blood


1. " The Series That Captivated Critics and Fans"

The HBO series "True Blood" has been widely acclaimed for its first five seasons, garnering a Golden Globe and an Emmy for its outstanding quality. The show has been praised for its gripping storylines, captivating characters, and unique blend of horror, romance, and comedy. Critics have also commended the show for its strong performances, clever writing, and impressive visual effects.

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2. "True Blood": Sookie's Supernatural Adventures

The hit HBO series "True Blood" follows the supernatural adventures of Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality. Sookie's life is filled with unexpected twists and turns as she navigates the strange and mysterious world of vampires, werewolves, and other supernatural creatures. As she discovers more about her own unique abilities, she must also learn to protect herself and those she loves from the dangers that come with them. With a captivating cast of characters and a thrilling story, "True Blood" is a must-watch for fans of the supernatural genre.

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3. "True Blood": Hit HBO Series from Novels

The hit HBO series "True Blood" is based on the Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris. Set in the fictional small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, the show explores the unique co-existence of vampires and humans in a small town setting. Bon Temps is located in northwestern Louisiana, and the show follows the lives of the town's inhabitants as they navigate the complexities of living in a world where vampires and humans must learn to co-exist.

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4. "True Blood" Ranked 5th in 2010's Top 10 Title Sequences

The hit HBO show "True Blood" has been widely praised for its opening title sequence, which was ranked no. 5 on a 2010 list of TV's top 10 credits sequences by TV Guide. The sequence, which features a mix of live-action and animation, is set to the show's signature theme song, "Bad Things" by Jace Everett. It showcases a variety of characters and locations from the show, as well as a few of its signature supernatural elements, all of which come together to create an exciting and memorable introduction to the world of "True Blood".

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5. True Blood Recognized Twice by Grammy Awards

The hit HBO series "True Blood" has been recognized twice by the Grammy Awards for its soundtrack albums. Both albums were nominated for the prestigious award, highlighting the show's success and the quality of its music. The albums featured a mix of classic and modern songs, ranging from blues and rock to alternative and country, and were praised for their ability to capture the show's unique atmosphere.

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6. "True Blood" Title Sequence: Perfectly Captures Deep South Setting

The Emmy-nominated title sequence of the hit show True Blood is a perfect representation of its Deep South setting. Set to the tune of Jace Everett's "Bad Things", the original featurette was created around the song "RadTimesXpress" by Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux. The sequence captures the essence of the show's setting and is a great way to introduce viewers to the world of True Blood.

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7. Gary Calamar: Crafting True Blood's Soundtrack

Gary Calamar, the music supervisor for the hit show "True Blood", has a clear vision for the show's soundtrack: to create a unique sound that captures the essence of Louisiana. His goal is to create a sound that is "swampy, bluesy and spooky" and to feature local Louisiana musicians. Calamar has achieved this goal by incorporating a variety of genres, from blues and jazz to rock and country, and by featuring local Louisiana artists such as C.C. Adcock, Lucinda Williams, and the Subdudes.

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8. " A Vampire Equality Allegory for LGBT Rights"

In the hit HBO series "True Blood", the fight for vampire equality is a powerful allegory for the LGBT rights movement. The show's characters face discrimination and prejudice from humans, just as members of the LGBT community have experienced in the real world. The series has been praised for its accurate and sensitive portrayal of the struggles faced by the LGBT community, and for its exploration of the complex issues surrounding the fight for equality.

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9. "True Blood" Most Watched on HBO Since "Sopranos"

Since its debut in 2008, HBO's supernatural drama series "True Blood" has become the network's most watched series since the iconic "The Sopranos". With its unique blend of horror, romance, and dark comedy, the show has captivated audiences around the world, garnering an average of 11.4 million viewers per episode in its seventh and final season. It has also been nominated for numerous awards, including a Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Drama in 2009.

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10. True Blood Receives American Film Institute Award

In 2009, the popular HBO series "True Blood" was honored with an American Film Institute Award for being one of the 10 Best TV Programs of the year. This prestigious award is a testament to the show's success and its ability to captivate audiences with its unique blend of horror, romance, and suspense. The show has gone on to become a cultural phenomenon, with millions of viewers tuning in each week to follow the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse and her supernatural friends.

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