Cast of True Blood Will Appear in First-Ever Live Social Media Event Airing on HBO Canada

Cast of True Blood Will Appear in First-Ever Live Social Media Event Airing on 
HBO Canada 
--  New episode of Less Than Kind airs on Sunday, June 16 at 8:00 
    p.m. ET/MT 
TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - HBO Canada, a multiplex channel of 
Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie 
Central (Western Canada), presents HBO's first-ever live broadcast from the 
set of Fangtasia. Canadian fans are encouraged to follow The Movie Network and 
Movie Central on Facebook and Twitter leading up to the blood-pumping, 
fan-fueled interactive pre-show #TrueBlood: Live from Set that airs live on 
Sunday, June 16 at 8:45 p.m. ET/ 6:45 p.m. MT on HBO Canada and repeat airing 
at 8:45 MT, directly followed by the Canadian broadcast premiere of Season 6 
of True Blood at 9 p.m. ET/MT. 
Hosted by comedienne and Parks and Recreation actress Retta, #TrueBlood: Live 
from Set will provide a rare opportunity for fans to engage in a live social 
media experience with the show's cast who will answer questions from fans and 
share details of the new season.Cast members who are scheduled to appear 
include Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgård, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina 
Wesley, Sam Trammell, Nelsan Ellis, Deborah Ann Woll, Carrie Preston, Todd 
Lowe, Chris Bauer, Kristin Bauer van Straten and Joe Manganiello. Fans can 
begin submitting questions now at truebloodlive.com. 
True Blood Season 6 premieres Sunday, June 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET/MT, immediately 
following #TrueBlood: Live from Set. Based on the popular Sookie Stackhouse 
books by Charlaine Harris, the Emmy(® )and Golden Globe(®)-winning hit 
series was created by Alan Ball, creator of HBO's Emmy(®)-winning series Six 
Feet Under. The show follows waitress and part-faerie Sookie Stackhouse (Anna 
Paquin), who can hear people's thoughts, vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) 
and vampire Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgård). 
As a result of the live social media event, this week's new episode of Less 
Than Kind will premiere on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/MT on HBO 
Canada, a half hour earlier than its regularly scheduled timeslot. In episode 
4, Josh and Shandra hatch a hasty wedding to save their house. Sheldon 
organizes a last minute bachelor party for his brother while dealing with an 
extremely stressed Miriam. Lubbe shares surprising news with Danny, and Jim 
saves the day. 
Episodes of Less Than Kind will be available for repeat viewing on demand, and 
on TMN GO, after the broadcast. In addition, this week's new episode of Less 
Than Kind repeats on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/MT before the next 
episode premieres in its regular timeslot on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 8:30 
p.m. ET/MT. 
InEastern Canada, True Blood and Less Than Kind will be available in High 
Definition, on demand, on TMN GO and on HBO Canada OnLine. 
In Western Canada, True Blood and Less Than Kind will be available in High 
Definition on HBO Canada HD; on demand, via mobile and online with 
participating service providers. 
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HBO Canada is a multiplex channel offered by Astral's The Movie Network 
(Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada). HBO 
Canada brings Canadians the current slate of signature dramatic programs for 
which HBO is known, together with new and never-before-seen programming 
including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes 
content and titles from HBO's extensive library - all in an uncut and 
commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO 
Canada HD and programming is accessible on demand and online where available 
by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. 
The Movie Network is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. (TSX: 
ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several 
of the country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home 
advertising and interactive media properties. Astral plays a central role in 
community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant 
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers. To 
learn more about Astral, visit astral.com. 
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B), a Canadian-based 
media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty 
television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television 
broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. Experience 
Corus on the web at www.corusent.com. 
For access to The Movie Network's media room or Movie Central's press site, 
please visit http://press.astral.com or http://mediacentre.corusent.com.  
Media Contacts:  The Movie Network (Eastern Canada)  
Ellery Ulster (416) 956-8638 
eulster@astral.com 
HBO Canada (Western Canada) Owen McCorquodale (416) 479-6068 
owen.mccorquodale@corusent.com   
SOURCE: The Movie Network. 
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