"True Blood is a supernatural drama based on the Sookie Stackhouse Mystery novels by author Charlaine Harris. It takes place in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, in the not too distant future, where vampires and humans uneasily co-exist. This is due to the development of TruBlood, a synthetic liquid created by the Japanese that slakes a vampires thirst. They can now survive without the need to feed on humans ("need" being the operative word)."
The show which is currently in it's second season in the US premiered on FX on Friday the 17th of July. Repeat showings are every Sunday at 10pm so those that missed the premiere can catch it tonight. The show stars Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley and Nelsan Ellis.