Great news everyone! True Blood has been renewed for a 6th season by HBO.
From The Hollywood Reporter:
True Blood will return for a sixth season next year. The series returned this summer for its fifth season, drawing 5.2 million viewers, down 1 million year-over-year. Its most recent episode drew 4.66 million viewers and ranked as Sunday’s highest-rated cable show.
Showrunner Alan Ball, who developed the Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer series based on the book series by Charlane Harris, will step down from his position next season, with Mark Hudis (Nurse Jackie) taking over the position next season. Ball will stay on as an EP and continue to work on other projects for the premium cable network, including his upcoming Cinemax drama series.