True Blood to Conclude After Season 7

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Enjoy Alexander Skarsgard nude while you can, HBO viewers.

The actor will be packing up his six-pack next summer.

Following weeks of rumors, HBO made it official today: True Blood will wrap up after next summer's 10-episode run, as confirmed today by president of programming Michael Lombardo.

True Blood Season 6 Scene

"True Blood has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO," Lombardo said. "Alan Ball took the books by Charlaine Harris, assembled a brilliant cast led by the magnificent Anna Paquin in the role of Sookie Stackhouse, and crafted a show that has taken its many devoted fans on an unforgettable journey.

"Alan passed the baton to Brian Buckner, who led our fantastic writers and crew in crafting a spectacular sixth season, and he will lead us through the seventh and final season of this amazing show. Together with its legions of fans, it will be hard to say goodbye to the residents of Bon Temps, but I look forward to what promises to be a fantastic final chapter of this incredible show."

In a Tweet, Buckner thanked “the most passionate fans in television” and swore to “do our very best to bring Sookie’s story to a close with heart, imagination and, of course, fun.”

What do you think, THGers? Is HBO making the right call in ending the series after True Blood Season 7?

 

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