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Topic: True Blood

Has Halloween Become the Start of Fall Cable?

Some big horror shows have completely changed the landscape

Since AMC first unleashed The Walking Dead in 2010, Halloween has served as a launch pad for horror-themed cable series. The obvious synergies aside, Oct. 31 is a great night…

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists

Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based…

True Blood Is Ending, Y’all

Sudsy vampire drama set to expire in 2014

That’s a wrap for HBO’s True Blood, Alan Ball’s Southern-fried follow-up to Six Feet Under. The show, less an adaptation of than a riff on the series of novels by…

True Blood's Star Werewolf Is a Closet DJ

Joe Manganiello also loves the Steelers

Spec Who Joe Manganiello Age 36 Accomplishments Stars as werewolf Alcide Herveaux in HBO’s True Blood; played “Big Dick Richie” in Magic Mike; appears in upcoming film Sabotage; author, Evolution: The Cutting Edge Guide to…

Web Video Stars Also Coming Out for Sandy Victims

What's Trending to host two-hour variety hour

Shira Lazar wants to be the next Jerry Lewis. Okay, she didn’t say that—but the ubiquitious Web host wants to bring some of that old-school, let’s-put-on-a-show variety feel to the Web.…

Voice: Living the Dream

While waiting on the promise of iTV, one Apple devotee regales in a fantasy of swipe remotes and targeted ads

I just unwrapped my brand-new, recently released iTV. It’s amazing! It looks like a 42-inch iPad that I mounted on my living room wall. I could’ve used the stand, but…

Cable Grows a Pair

Zombie-loving young men aren't likely to opt for 'The Good Wife' over 'The Walking Dead'

Where, oh where is a broadcast show with some chest hair? Cable series are better bets for young men by a margin that seems to get wider every fall. There are…

The Season of Broadcast Disconnect

With cable's vampires, stage moms and methheads, this could be nets' worst summer yet

Perhaps no series is more emblematic of cable’s summer slate than the HBO vampire drama True Blood. A gory bouillabaisse of sex, death and escapism, Alan Ball’s gleefully erratic swamp…

Data Points: Social TV

A show's online engagement doesn't always translate into big viewing audiences

Watching television isn’t what it used to be. With smartphones, computers and tablets, people have more ways to watch shows, and even people watching TV are often simultaneously engaged with…

Information Diet: Patti Stanger

The 'Millionaire Matchmaker' loves print magazines—but couldn't live without her Dell Streak

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I hit Good Day LA on Fox. It’s like the Today show, but local. What do you read or watch or listen to…

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