Thursday, May 21, 2009

HBO Canada sinks its teeth into a second season of HBO's hit series True Blood

Man, HBO Canada is excited!

- Anna Paquin returns in her Golden Globe(R)-winning role as Sookie

- Season two premieres Sunday, June 14 on HBO Canada, day-and-date with
HBO in the U.S.

TORONTO, May 21 /CNW/ - A perky telepathic waitress and her 173-year-old vampire soul mate, born-again brother, shape-shifting boss and foul-tempered pal are back for a new season of the acclaimed HBO drama series True Blood.
HBO Canada, a multiplex channel from Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada) and Astral Media's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada), bites into season two of True Blood on Sunday, June 14 at 9 p.m. ET/MT.

The critically-acclaimed, sexy, intense and wildly entertaining series from Oscar(R)- and Emmy(R)-winning creator and executive producer Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) is based on the best-selling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris and tells the tale of a small Louisiana town where vampires live openly amongst their human counterparts, thanks to the invention of mass-produced synthetic blood. The series follows the unconventional romance between waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) and her relationship with Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), the town's first vampire.

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