Going from 1.4 million in its first airing to 1.8 million in the second episode, "True Blood
" will be renewed for a second season. The new HBO TV series
living with human being, will get its second season production in 2009 in Los Angeles and its air date in summer that year.
President of Programming Group and West Coast Operations, Michael Lombardo said, "We are absolutely thrilled that the critics and our viewers have embraced True Blood." He added a complimentary to the series' creator, saying "Alan Ball has done it again made an addictive series that is unlike any other."
"True Blood", starring Anna Paquin
and Stephen Moyer, is based on the book by author Charlaine Harris called "Southern Vampire
Mysteries". Lombardo continued, "I am thrilled to be able to continue to work with such a talented group of writers, cast and crew to explore the characters and world created by Charlaine Harris in her novels. It really is a joy to go to work every day and I couldn't be happier to be back home at HBO."