Anna Paquin has identified that nude scene that made it onto BBC last week

Last week we all pointed and laughed at a clip from the BBC during which the open-office floorplan apparently so popular among broadcast news outlets revealed some employee kicking back and watching a little nudity. Whether it was outright pornography or just some sort of ’90s erotic thriller, possibly starring…

Even if you liked True Blood’s monsters and dumbasses, don’t visit Midnight, Texas

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There are shows, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, or Battlestar Galactica, or more recently Game Of Thrones, that went a long way toward erasing the stigma of what is commonly known as “genre TV.” They demonstrated that the supernatural, or space opera, or fantasy are no impediment to creating storytelling as…

Today’s Amazon deals: A great stick vacuum and all of Tales From The Crypt

In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. You don’t have to…

HBO orders new family drama from True Blood and Six Feet Under’s Alan Ball

HBO has gone back to the old Alan Ball well—bloody and full of corpses as it very well might be. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the premium cable network has just given a direct-to-series order to a new show from the True Blood and Six Feet Under creator, centered on a multi-cultural family that’s shaken up when…

The Borgias’ François Arnaud to lead NBC’s new supernatural drama

NBC decided to get into the sexy supernatural business last fall, ordering an adaptation of True Blood author Charlaine Harris’ other sexy supernatural series Midnight, Texas. Harris is two books into a planned trilogy about a small town that isn’t what it appears to be and is inhabited by secretive, probably…

True Blood became the wildest fantasy allegory the gay rights movement could ask for

With so many new series popping up on streaming services and DVD, it gets harder and harder to keep up with recent shows, much less the all-time classics. With TV Club 10, we point you toward the 10 episodes that best represent a TV series, classic or modern. They might not be the 10 best episodes, but they’re the 10…

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