HELL NO! We hate to admit it, but NO WAY are we ready to let Bon Temps (and Fangtasia) go after one more season. Two more? Could probably do that, two more and then a two-part season 9 to finish up. Call us greedy. But let’s see, Breaking Bad has a mere six more episodes (24 hours from now, only 5) before it’s gone forever–cross your fingers AND toes for that Saul Goodman spinoff. . Mad Men‘s next season will be its last (the 70’s style that started creeping into S6 was getting unsettling for some reason, but two more seasons? Please? First half of 1969 for S7, second and maybe early 1970 for S8?) We got two more seasons left of Sons of Anarchy, which seems about right, but that’s another one to say goodbye to. Who knows when HBO could yank Boardwalk Empire away?
OK, this is getting depressing. If Dexter can be dragged out for 8 seasons, the much more entertaining-to-watch and less-predictable True Blood can, by God. Dexter doesn’t have Eric and Pam on it, either (though I doubt even a weird crossover could save Dexter now). On the bright side, Ryan Murphy has said as long as FX will have American Horror Story, he has enough plans and stories to tell for ten seasons! Since every season (or “volume”) has a new theme and new characters (but most of the same beloved cast members), the slate’s wiped clean–even though some of us die-hard fans have trouble letting go of the characters and story. Anyway, take the True Blood poll in this piece and see how neck-and-neck the voting is. Now THAT is a polarizing season finale… if you’ve been reading our True Blood
rantspieces regarding that lazy-ass S6 finale, you know who we blame for the dropping ratings.
- ‘True Blood’ execs talking that season seven may be the last (Video) (examiner.com)
- ‘True Blood’: Michael McMillian talks Steve Newlin’s fate, Alexander Skarsgard’s ‘inappropriate’ response (horrorboom.com)
- True Blood Scoop: Alexander Skarsgard’s Season 7 Fate Revealed! Plus — EP Talks That Nude Scene, Bill-Sookie-Alcide Triangle and More (horrorboom.com)
- TV: Newswire: Don’t worry, Alexander Skarsgard and his penis will be back on True Blood (avclub.com)
Is HBO about to stop the flow of True Blood?
A decision about the future of the vampire drama — specifically whether Season 7 will be the show’s last — will likely be decided in the coming weeks, according to showrunner Brian Buckner.
“That conversation is happening, but we don’t have an answer yet,” the EP tells TVLine. “I’m being told that I will know – which doesn’t mean that I will tell everybody. But I will know when the writers resume in the room [next month] whether or not we’re wrapping it up or not.”
At the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour last month, HBO president Michael Lombardo said True Blood will continue as “long as there are stories to tell,” adding…
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