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What Major event is going to happen in True Blood Season 7.04?

TVRage recently spoke to Riley Smith about his new role of vampire, Keith in True Blood Season 7 who provides a tease of what we can expect from the show’s final season.


Below is a portion of the interview with Riley:

In the interview, Riley talks about a major event that occurs in Episode 4 and it’s going to be a big situation.

“Episode 4 was a huge — I think it was like a 25-day shoot for us. There’s a huge fight and a lot of the main characters are in some serious trouble…”

TVRage: What can you tell us about your character?
Riley Smith: I’m playing Keith, who’s the new vampire for the seventh and final season. I’m going to get introduced in Episode 4 and then I’ll be with the show for the remainder of the season. Right now we’re actually filming Episode 5. I’m also going to be Arlene’s love interest, played by Carrie Preston, and I think that’s pretty much all I can talk about at this point.

TVRage: It’s also been released that you’re in a band, which I think a vampire rock ‘n’ roll band sounds pretty much like the best idea ever. Is there a real life human band you can compare yourselves to? Are you the un-dead Beatles or Rolling Stones?
Smith: You know what, the funny thing is, they made a big deal about that when they announced the character, but I haven’t even seen an instrument since I got here. There was one reference to me being in a band and then that was it. There’s been no other mention of it sense. I actually asked because I was going to take drum lessons. I’m supposedly a drummer, so I was like, ‘Should I take some drum lessons or anything?’ and they were like, no I don’t know if we’ll ever even see you in a band.

TVRage: That was going to be my next question, if we were going to get to see you play.
Smith: That would be awesome. I was kinda hoping for it, but I don’t know if it’s going to happen. It was more of a backstory…when I get introduced it sets it up like, ‘Hey, this is Keith here and he’s in my band.’ That’s literally the only mention that we’ve had and I’ve been shooting this for two months now.

TVRage: And like you mentioned before, Keith is immediately attracted to Arlene upon seeing her. Can you give any hints as to how the two of you first meet?
Smith: We meet on a mission where the vampires are trying to save some of the cast that are in trouble. That is how Keith and Arlene meet. Keith is saving Arlene from a serious situation and that’s their meet-cute, so to speak. And that’s what kind of brings Keith into that world.

I don’t know how much the audience knows so far about what’s going on, but there’s a big part of the first three episodes of Season 7 that’s leading up to this major thing that occurs in Episode 4 and it’s going to be a big situation. Episode 4 was a huge — I think it was like a 25-day shoot for us. There’s a huge fight and a lot of the main characters are in some serious trouble, so I’m recruited by James [played by Nathan Parsons] to come help and that’s what introduces Arlene and Keith. And that’s how they meet and they create their own relationship, which we’re just now starting to get into.

We wonder what this could mean for Mr. Bill Compton. What’s your opinion about this “major event?”

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New Beginning for True Blood watching with Amazon Prime

Could this be the beginning of the end of Cable’s hold on HBO?  We’ve just learned of a new licensing agreement between Amazon and HBO makes Prime Instant Video for the exclusive online-only subscription home for a range of HBO programming, including True Blood.

This means that you can get your True Blood streamed to your favorite device without a cable subscription! This is huge since HBO has never streamed their content other than on their own HBO GO!

So, for the first time ever, HBO series such as The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Big Love, Deadwood, Eastbound & Down, Family Tree, Enlightened, Treme, early seasons of True Blood and Boardwalk Empire as well as mini-series like Band of Brothers, John Adams and more will be available on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Previous seasons of other HBO shows, such as Girls, The Newsroom and Veep will become available over the course of the multiyear agreement, approximately three years after airing on HBO.

This is also the first time that HBO programming has been licensed to an online-only subscription streaming service. This programming will remain on all HBO platforms. Additionally, HBO GO will become available on Fire TV, targeting a launch by year-end.

HBO has produced some of the most groundbreaking, beloved and award-winning shows in television history, with more than 115 Emmys amongst the assortment of shows coming to Prime members next month,” said Brad Beale, the director of content acquisition for Amazon. “HBO original content is some of the most-popular across Amazon Instant Video—our customers love watching these shows. Now Prime members can enjoy a collection of great HBO shows on an unlimited basis, at no additional cost to their Prime membership.”

“Amazon has built a wonderful service—we are excited to have our programming made available to their vast customer base and believe the exposure will create new HBO subscribers,” said Charles Schreger, the president of programming sales for HBO.

“As owners of our original programming, we have always sought to capitalize on that investment. Given our longstanding relationship with Amazon, we couldn’t think of a better partner to entrust with this valuable collection,” said Glenn Whitehead, the executive VP of business and legal affairs at HBO. “We’re also excited to bring HBO GO to Amazon’s Fire TV. The features like unified voice search will provide a compelling experience for HBO customers.”

Beginning May 21, Amazon Prime members will have unlimited streaming access to:

  • All seasons of revered classics such as The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood, Rome and Six Feet Under, and of recent favorites such as Eastbound & Down, Enlightened andFlight of the Conchords
  • Epic miniseries, including Angels in America, Band of Brothers, John Adams, The Pacific and Parade’s End
  • Select seasons of current series such as Boardwalk Empire, Treme and True Blood
  • Hit original movies like Game Change, Too Big To Fail and You Don’t Know Jack
  • Pedigreed documentaries including the Autopsy and Iceman series, Ghosts of Abu Ghraib and When the Levees Broke
  • Hilarious original comedy specials from Lewis Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Louis CK and Bill Maher

The multi-year deal will bring additional seasons of the current series named above, along with early seasons of other series like Girls, The Newsroom and Veep to Prime members over the life of the deal.


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True Blood Season 7 premiere date as July 7 in the UK

Fox UK has announced the day that True Blood Season 7 will premiere in the UK. The UK premiere is slated for Monday, July 7th at 9pm.

The announcement of the premiere date comes after we posted FOX UK announcement earlier this month that they would be airing the show’s final season in July, instead of the usual Autumn slot for True Blood. The move to air the show’s final season just two weeks behind its US broadcast is designed to draw more viewers to FOX UK and potentially reduce piracy and follows similar strategies employed for The Walking Dead and Louie.


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True Blood Season 7 Promo Clip Tease

HBO has shown a new video promo for the upcoming Season 7 of True Blood. They call it a “tease,” and that’s just what it is. We get a tiny bit of information, but that’s about all for the upcoming season.

In the video, we hear Sookie talking about what’s happening. She talks about an attack at the church and that it was another ambush and was the sick vampires. She wonders how our government could leave everyone for dead and worries about the good folks of Bon Temps turning on each other like animals. She asks why!

Below is the video and some screencaps.

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