Returning for its fifth season, "True Blood" is HBO's sexy, scary, wildly entertaining drama series from Oscar(R)- and Emmy(R)-winner Alan Ball ("Six Feet Under") and based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris. In addition to returning cast favorites - human/faerie waitress Sookie Stackhouse, her vampire suitors Bill Compton and Eric Northman, soul-searching pal Tara, shape-shifting boss Sam, rakish brother Jason, clairvoyant Lafayette and teen-vamp Jessica - Season 5 introduces a whole new wave of otherworldly characters. There's Vampire Guardian Roman, president of the Vampire Authority, who wants co-existence between humans and vampires; vampire zealot Salome (yes, the Salome), intent on recreating the world in God's vampyric image; Authority Chancellor Nora, who shares the same maker as Eric; werewolves J.D. and Martha, who want a reluctant Alcide to take his rightful place as packmaster; and many more. Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, True Blood Season 5 goes deep into the battle between the Vampire Authority and "vampire fundamentalists" - a political power play whose outcome could decide not only the fate of Sookie and her Bon Temps friends, but of all human existence.
DVD Special Features: Audio Commentary, Featurette: "Inside the Episodes": Get the back-stories on each episode with revealing interviews from the show writers
Other Special Features: Languages: English, French and Spanish; Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Thai
Audio Tracks: Dolby Digital 5.1