It's been a given for weeks, but it's now official: HBO has renewed True Blood for a fifth season.
“I am thrilled that True Blood continues to enjoy a phenomenal reception from both subscribers and critics,” said HBO president Michael Lombardo in a statement. “Alan Ball and his gifted team have devised the greatest thrill ride on TV.”
Season four has done an outstanding job giving a new spin to the show's main love triangle, as Bill has been crowned the King of Mississippi and Eric has lost his memory.
As for season five, a few key spoilers have already leaked out.
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