Scoop: TRUE BLOOD on HBO - Sunday, August 17, 2014

Scoop: TRUE BLOOD on HBO - Sunday, August 17, 2014 Episode #79: "Love Is to Die"

Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Aug. 17 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 18 (11:45 p.m.), 19 (1:00 a.m.), 20 (8:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 22 (11:00 p.m.) and 23 (11:00 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Aug. 18 (8:00 p.m.), 21 (3:00 a.m.), 23 (12:45 p.m., 9:00 p.m.) and 24 (8:00 p.m.)

Sookie (Anna Paquin) retreats in confusion. Sam (Sam Trammell) makes a choice. Jason (Ryan Kwanten) exercises uncharacteristic restraint, while Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) faces a dilemma after being caught in a lie.

Written by Brian Buckner; directed by Howard Deutch.

TRUE BLOOD was created by Alan Ball; based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris; executive producers, Alan Ball, Brian Buckner, Gregg Fienberg and Angela Robinson; co-executive producer, Howard Deutch; supervising producer, Kate Barnow; producers, David Auge and Bruce Dunn; co-producers, Christina Jokanovich, Ronald Cosmo Vecchiarelli and Sunday Stevens.