VIDEO: TRUE BLOOD SEASON FIVE FINALE BONUS SCENE AND FAREWELL FROM ALAN BALL

It seems only as though it just began, however the fifth season of TRUE BLOOD had it’s finale this past Sunday. In true TRUE BLOOD fashion, in left us with more questions than answers and a cliffhanger that should have everyone in Louisiana, if not the world, running scared. What wasn’t revealed, however, except to HBO GO only members, was a bonus scene from the finale which we present to you below. Along with that juicy clip is a farewell and thank you from series creator and executive producer for the last five seasons, Alan Ball who is moving on to other projects we assume. So if you’re itchin’ now that TRUE BLOOD is over for the season, here’s a little something to ease the pain…

PREVIEW: AN EXTENDED SCENE FROM THE TRUE BLOOD SEASON FINALE – SAVE YOURSELF

An extended (one minute, forty eight seconds) clip from the season finalé of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD has hit the web. Just one episode left… Check it out below after the synopsis.

Episode #60 (5.12): “Save Yourself”:
Airdate: Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) embarks on a final, desperate mission to overthrow the Authority – and save Bill (Stephen Moyer) from losing his humanity. Andy (Chris Bauer) faces the consequences of a light pact he made; Alcide (Joe Manganiello) readies for a second showdown with J.D. (Louis Herthum); Sam (Sam Trammell) and Luna (Janina Gavankar) test their limits in trying to escape the Authority. Written by Alan Ball; directed by Michael Lehmann.

PREVIEW: TRUE BLOOD SEASON 5 EPISODE 5.12 – SAVE YOURSELF

Just one more episode left of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, and  the war between vampires and humans and every other non-vampire entity keeps escalating with a season finale that, with a little luck, will be insane…particularly with Russell Edgington and his new…discovery. Sunday, August 26th, the end is nigh…SAVE YOURSELF.

Episode #60 (5.12): “Save Yourself”:
Airdate: Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) embarks on a final, desperate mission to overthrow the Authority – and save Bill (Stephen Moyer) from losing his humanity. Andy (Chris Bauer) faces the consequences of a light pact he made; Alcide (Joe Manganiello) readies for a second showdown with J.D. (Louis Herthum); Sam (Sam Trammell) and Luna (Janina Gavankar) test their limits in trying to escape the Authority. Written by Alan Ball; directed by Michael Lehmann.

VIDEO: TWO CLIPS FROM TRUE BLOOD EPISODE 5.11 – SUNSET

Only 2 episodes left of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD. As the war between vampires and humans keeps heating up, and Russell Edgington goes off on his own (as he wants a bloody rampage, vampire religion be damned), I’m interested to find out just how things are going to turn out. In the meantime, check out a two clips for the upcoming episode, SUNSET, below.

Episode #59 (5.11): “Sunset”:
Airdate: Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Slipping further into religious fervor, Bill (Stephen Moyer) gives Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) an order she’s loath to carry out. Armed with a damning video of Russell (Denis O’Hare) and Steve (Michael McMillian), the military delivers an ultimatum to the Authority. Claude (Giles Matthey) and Maurella (Kristina Anapau) take Sookie (Anna Paquin) to meet the faerie elder, who may know something about an ancient family secret. Alcide (Joe Manganiello) reconnects with his father. Written by Angela Robinson; directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.

PREVIEW: TRUE BLOOD SEASON 5 EPISODE 5.11 – SUNSET

Only 2 episodes left of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD. As the war between vampires and humans keeps heating up, and Russell Edgington goes off on his own (as he wants to just go on a bloody rampage, vampire religion be damned), I’m interested to find out just how things are going to turn out. In the meantime, check out a preview for the upcoming episode, SUNSET, below.

Episode #59 (5.11): “Sunset”:
Airdate: Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Slipping further into religious fervor, Bill (Stephen Moyer) gives Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) an order she’s loath to carry out. Armed with a damning video of Russell (Denis O’Hare) and Steve (Michael McMillian), the military delivers an ultimatum to the Authority. Claude (Giles Matthey) and Maurella (Kristina Anapau) take Sookie (Anna Paquin) to meet the faerie elder, who may know something about an ancient family secret. Alcide (Joe Manganiello) reconnects with his father. Written by Angela Robinson; directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.

VIDEO: TWO CLIPS FROM TRUE BLOOD EPISODE 5.10 – GONE, GONE, GONE

As we near the end of season 5 of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, things are starting to heat up, literally, as True Blood factories all over the world are being blown up by the Authority who are now a cultist religious organization that believes vampires should rule over human like cattle…and they’re forcing “mainstreamers” to feed on humans as the world’s supply of True Blood begins to run out. It’s turning into an all out Vampire vs. Human war and I’m diggin’ it, which is surprising given I haven’t been very impressed with most of the season. Check out three clips below for the next episode: GONE, GONE, GONE.

Episode #58 (5.10): Gone, Gone, Gone”:
Airdate: Sunday August 12th, 2012

With vampire-on-human attacks increasing, the Authority attempts to woo public favor. Meanwhile Nora (Lucy Griffiths) tries to convert Eric to Lilith’s gospel. Jason finds a mysterious scroll; Elijah (Keram Malicki-Sanchez), the new vampire sheriff of Area 5, pushes Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Tara (Rutina Wesley) to obey a new mandate; Sam (Sam Trammell) and Luna (Janina Gavankar) search for Emma (Chloe Noelle); Russell (Denis O’Hare) seeks a higher calling. Written by Alexander Woo; directed by Scott Winant.

PREVIEW: TRUE BLOOD SEASON 5 EPISODE 5.10 – GONE, GONE, GONE

As we near the end of season 5 of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD, things are starting to heat up, literally, as True Blood factories all over the world are being blown up by the Authority who are now a cultist religious organization that believes vampires should rule over human like cattle…and they’re forcing “mainstreamers” to feed on humans as the world’s supply of True Blood begins to run out. It’s turning into an all out Vampire vs. Human war and I’m diggin’ it, which is surprising given I haven’t been very impressed with most of the season. Check out a preview below for the next episode: GONE, GONE, GONE.

Episode #58 (5.10): Gone, Gone, Gone”:
Airdate: Sunday August 12th, 2012

With vampire-on-human attacks increasing, the Authority attempts to woo public favor. Meanwhile Nora (Lucy Griffiths) tries to convert Eric to Lilith’s gospel. Jason finds a mysterious scroll; Elijah (Keram Malicki-Sanchez), the new vampire sheriff of Area 5, pushes Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Tara (Rutina Wesley) to obey a new mandate; Sam (Sam Trammell) and Luna (Janina Gavankar) search for Emma (Chloe Noelle); Russell (Denis O’Hare) seeks a higher calling. Written by Alexander Woo; directed by Scott Winant.

VIDEO: TWO CLIPS FROM TRUE BLOOD EPISODE 5.09 – EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD

The fifth season of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD only has a few episodes left. Below you’ll find two preview clips from this Sunday’s 9th episode: Everybody Wants To Rule The World.

Episode #57 (5.09): Everybody Wants To Rule The World”:
Airdate: Sunday August 5th, 2012

As the Authority proceeds with Lilith’s plan, Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) plots his escape. Gran (Lois Smith) directs Sookie (Anna Paquin) to a clue to her parents’ murderer. Andy (Chris Bauer) and Jason (Ryan Kwanten) search for leads to the identities of the people behind the shifter killings. Alcide (Joe Manganiello) recalls his pack induction; Arlene (Carrie Preston) gets caught in Terry (Todd Lowe) and Patrick’s (Scott Foley) crossfire; Steve (Michael McMillian) gets a new pet.

Cryptic Message:

Questionable Faith:

PREVIEW: TRUE BLOOD SEASON 5 EPISODE 5.09 – EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD

Unfortunately, I missed last night’s episode of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD as I was out at a screening of Killer Joe (but, thanks to HBO on demand, I’ll be watching it today). It seems that the war between Humans and Vampires is coming to a head and I can’t wait to see what I missed last night. In the meantime, here’s a preview of next Sunday’s episode 5.09 of TRUE BLOOD: EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD.

Episode #57 (5.09): Everybody Wants To Rule The World”:
Airdate: Sunday August 5th, 2012

As the Authority proceeds with Lilith’s plan, Eric plots his escape. Gran directs Sookie to a clue to her parents’ murderer. Andy and Jason search for leads to the identities of the people behind the shifter killings. Alcide recalls his pack induction; Arlene gets caught in Terry and Patrick’s crossfire; Steve gets a new pet.

VIDEO: CHECK OUT TWO CLIPS FROM TRUE BLOOD SEASON 5 EPISODE 5.08 – SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW

This Sunday is the upcoming Stephen Moyer directed Episode 5.08 of HBO’s TRUE BLOOD:Somebody That I Used to Know. Check out a preview below.

Episode #56 (5.08): “Somebody That I Used to Know”:
Airdate: Sunday July 29th, 2012

At Authority headquarters, the Chancellors revel in the afterglow of recent events; Eric gets a message from Godric; Bill is shaken by a distant memory. Helped by Claude and his sisters, Sookie and Jason visit the site of their parents’ deaths, with shocking results. An emotional Luna tries to walk in Sam’s shoes. Hoyt’s new pals bring him a present; Lafayette leads a séance to purge a curse; J.D. ups the stakes of his fight with Alcide.

WHAT HAPPENED?

GLIMMER OF HOPE