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Vote for the 2012 Home Media Magazine Awards

Consumer voting for the 2012 Home Media Magazine Awards has begun. HMM, you may recall, has been our partner in crime for the Reaper Awards over the past few years. Along with the typical categories of Best Theatrical, Best Direct-to-Video, Best Current TV Show, and lots more, they also have a Best Horror category.

True Blood Season Four Continues to Suck on Home Video

Missed out on every excruciating moment of HBO's "True Blood" Season Four? In the mood to try and unravel plot lines that go nowhere while wading through several meaningless characters who add nothing but confusion and filler to the experience? Good! Then you're about to be very happy!

2012 Saturn Award Nominees Announced

For everyone who has been complaining about the Oscars, it's time to announce the nominees for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films' 38th Annual Saturn Awards. Most of these names should definitely help make you feel better about things!

Charlaine Harris and Many Other Authors Heading to the 2012 C2E2

Charlaine Harris, the #1 New York Times bestselling author best known for her Southern Vampire Mysteries featuring Sookie Stackhouse, which is the basis of HBO's "True Blood", will be a Spotlight Guest at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2).

Alan Ball Leaving True Blood as Head Writer

Well, here's some news we can't say we weren't expecting given the degenerative state of quality storytelling on HBO's "True Blood". The driving force behind the show is ready to put down his pen.

True Blood's Joe Manganiello Joins Anne Rice at Los Angeles The Wolf Gift Signing

If you've attended a horror convention, you've no doubt been star-struck once or twice, but it isn't often you see celebrities themselves in that position. That's exactly what happened when actor Joe Manganiello met author Anne Rice at her February 17th The Wolf Gift signing in LA.

True Blood's Vampire Authority Expands by Two

With the recent casting of Chris Meloni and Peter Mensah as part of the new Vampire Authority on HBO's "True Blood", we've been wondering who would be filling out the rest of the Authority's seats, and today we learned of two more members. Read on for the details.

Spartacus Star Peter Mensah Joining True Blood in Recurring Role

Peter Mensah, who appeared as two different characters in "Spartacus: Vengeance" and "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena", is now heading to Bon Temps in a recurring role on HBO's "True Blood".

First Look at True Blood Season Five Crawls Out of the Grave

Man, is it that time of the year already? Thankfully we have another few months to heal from the lameness that was Season Four of HBO's vampire opus "True Blood." Can Season Five get things back on track? We can only hope.

True Blood Cast Expands Again with Giles Matthey as the Fairy Claude

More casting news is coming in for HBO's "True Blood" Season 5, this time in the fairy category, as newcomer Giles Matthey has landed the multi-episode role of Claude, a hot and mysterious British fairy.

New Vampire Ready to Put the Bite on in HBO's True Blood; Ryan Kwanten Promises More Controversy in Season Five

If you're going to cast a new vampire on the HBO series "True Blood", why not pick a guy who's played the ancient Volturi vamp Marcus in three of the Twilight movies - New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and the upcoming Part 2 - as well as a creepy Swede in "Hell on Wheels" and a demon in an arc on the CW’s "Supernatural"? Makes sense to us.

True Blood Wants to Make Sure Your New Year Sucks

With a tagline of "If your holidays didn't suck, then your New Year will,", HBO is running an encore presentation of "True Blood" Season 4 starting Thursday, December 29th, through Saturday, December 31st. As you might have guessed, they put together a promo video for the event. Check it out!

The Horrors of the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Nominees were announced today, December 14th, for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, and despite a few oversights that we're pretty surprised by (for instance, where the hell is Claire Danes from "Homeland"?), we were pretty pleased to see a few horror entries, especially in the television categories. Read on for the 411 regarding the genre-related nominees.

Confirmed - Chris Meloni to Join HBO's True Blood

A couple of weeks ago we reported that the always good Chris Meloni was in talks to join the hit HBO vampire series "True Blood", and lo and behold the official word has finally come. Hopefully his addition will be something more than just another character with another plotline to have to keep up with.

Horror at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards

It isn't often that we mention the Grammys here at Dread Central, but a few genre favorites have landed nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented February 12, 2012, on CBS, and we just wanted to share the news.