Alan Ball Gives Up On His ‘True Blood’ Vampire Baby, Shifts Focus To New Show

Alan Ball, previously known for writing American Beauty and creating Six Feet Under, unleashed True Blood in 2008

A show about a mind-reading waitress in a world where vampires were a recent reality.

There were also shifters, werewolves, fairies, witches, and a maenad.

After five seasons of fangbanging frontal nudity and a finale that reached 5 million viewers, the man behind the onscreen version of Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse Series is dropping handing his duties over to co-executive producer Mark Hudis. Ball tells NPR:

“I look forward to watching it next year. I just look forward to not working as hard.”  Continue reading “Alan Ball Gives Up On His ‘True Blood’ Vampire Baby, Shifts Focus To New Show”