Bad news, Truebies: It looks like True Blood’s 10-episode seasons are here to stay. Seasons 1-5 each had 12 episodes, but Season 6 was shortened to just 10 eps to accommodate star Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse) after the birth of her twins.
Now it’s looking like Season 7 — which could be the show’s last — is following suit with just 10 weekly instalments. Executive producer Brian Buckner seemingly let the cat out of the bag when answering a question for TV Guide about whether or not viewers can look forward to a glimpse of Sam and Nicole’s hybrid baby next season.
His answer began with, “Our 10 episodes [usually] take place over the course of two weeks.”
Hybrid baby aside, we’re a bit surprised that it seems like Season 7 will only include 10 episodes. If it is True Blood’s last season then we’d hope the cast and crew would be able to go out with a full 12-episode order.