Ten fun facts about True Blood


Fact 1
The first five seasons received generally favorable reviews and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe and an Emmy.

Fact 2
It centers on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality.

Fact 3
The series is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, explaining the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, small town in northwestern Louisiana.


Fact 4
In a 2010 issue of TV Guide, the show's opening title sequence ranked no. 5 on a list of TV's top 10 credits sequences.

Fact 5
True Blood soundtrack albums have twice earned Grammy Award nominations.

Fact 6
True Blood's Emmy-nominated title sequence is composed of portrayals of the show's Deep South setting, and runs to Jace Everett’s “Bad Things”, although the original featurette was created around the Jennifer Herrema (Royal Trux) song "RadTimesXpress".

Fact 7
Gary Calamar, who supervises the show’s music, said his goal for the show's soundtrack is to create something “swampy, bluesy and spooky” and to star local Louisiana musicians.

Fact 8
The struggle for vampire equality in the series has been interpreted as an allegory for the LGBT rights movement.

Fact 9
True Blood is HBO's most watched series since The Sopranos.

Fact 10
The show received an American Film Institute Award in 2009 as “One of the 10 Best TV Programs”.


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is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball.

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