Alan Ball Working On Another HBO Drama and Give Advice To The New Showrunner

Alan Ball was the creator and showrunner of the HBO show ‘True Blood’ for five season.  After the before the end of last season Ball made the announcement that he will be leaving the show as the showrunner.  He has been taking the year off and getting back to where it all began…writing. “I’m just […]

Brian Buckner Replacing Mark Hudis as Showrunner on True Blood

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Mark Hudis has stepped down from his position as showrunner of True Blood according to an exclusive report from the Hollywood Reporter. Writer and producer Brian Buckner will be taking his place. Hudis was tapped as the person who would succeed Alan Ball last spring. Hudis is leaving True Blood to focus on his overall network deal […]

Happy Birthday Mark Hudis!

Today February 19th, 2013 is Mark Hudis’ birthday! We here at True Blood Fan Source would like to wish the new showrunner a very happy birthday and we hope that he has a wonderful day. We also can’t wait to see what he will bring to season 6 of True Blood! Image Credit: True Blood […]

Mark Hudis Discusses Season 6 With Haverford Magazine

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New True Blood showrunner Mark Hudis was recently interviewed by his alma mater, Haverford College for their publication Haverford Magazine’s fall 2012 edition. Quotes from this interview have been floating around the internet and now we have it in its entirety.  In it he discusses what it is like being creator Alan Ball’s successor, what […]

Alan Ball Discusses Season 5 Finale and Gives a Glimpse Into Season 6

Last night’s Season 5 finale of True Blood was full of action and shocking twists.  Several times during the episode I was actually yelling at my television, which was no doubt what Alan Ball was going for during his last episode as the head of the show.  Ball spoke with TV Line about the various […]

Video: Going Inside the Authority


Last night we met Roman (Christopher Meloni) and the rest of the Authority. Today, HBO posted a video discussing in more detail about this organization that is part vampire government and part vampire religion. In the video that follows creator Alan Ball, executive producers/writers Mark Hudis, Alexander Woo and cast members Christopher Meloni, Stephen Moyer […]

Mark Hudis to Succeed Alan Ball as Show Runner for True Blood


Late yesterday afternoon Deadline broke the news that True Blood creator Alan Ball has tapped a successor should the HBO series be picked up for a 6th season. Mark Hudis has served as co-executive producer and a writer of several episodes throughout seasons 4 and 5. If the show is picked up for another season, […]

Inside True Blood Blog: A True Blood Christmas Special

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Christmas is less than three days away and no matter what holiday you celebrate, you’ve probably seen quite a few popular network TV shows do their own Christmas episodes this year. We Trubies however have never had the opportunity to see what a True Blood Christmas special would look like because the show always airs during the […]

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