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What to Watch If You Love 'True Blood'

Updated July 30, 2019 999 votes 120 voters 1.9k views36 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of True Blood will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen True Blood.

True Blood kept viewers on the edge of their seats with its dangerous attraction between humans and vampires, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to True Blood

Deciding what to watch after True Blood really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more fantasy romances, The Vampire Diaries is a supernatural drama that you’ll almost certainly love if you like True Blood

Some other movies and TV shows like True Blood in this list are movies like The Twilight Saga, which centers on a love triangle between a human girl, a vampire, and a werewolf. Carnival Row is another good TV series that features mythical creatures, like fairies and witches. Other good TV and movies recommended for True Blood fans include Legacies, The Originals, and Penny Dreadful

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  • Lucifer
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    If you enjoyed True Blood, you'll get a kick out of this comic book adaptation of a character created Neil Gaiman from the graphic novel, The Sandman.

    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series developed by Tom Kapinos. The series revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who abandons Hell for Los Angeles where he runs his own nightclub and becomes a consultant to the LAPD....  more
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  • Fans of True Blood will love taking a deep dive into this historical fantasy series.

    A Discovery of Witches (2018, Sky One) is a British fantasy drama series based on the All Souls historical fantasy trilogy by Deborah Harkness. When Diana Bishop (Theresa Palmer), a historian and reluctant witch, unexpectedly discovers a bewitched manuscript, she begins to unravel its secrets about magical begins. Professor and vampire Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode) offers his help, and the two team up while dodging threats from the creature world....  more
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  • Carnival Row
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    This fantasy series from Amazon is the perfect neo-noir for fans of True Blood to sink their teeth into after finishing the series. 

    Carnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham. As a serial killer preys on mystical creatures in a dark futuristic city the detective on the case, Rycroft Philostrate (Orlando Bloom) becomes the prime suspect in the murders....  more
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  • Legacies
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    This spin-off of The Originals is laced with vampires, werewolves and a number of other supernatural instances that will make any fan of True Blood feel right at home.

    Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a spinoff of The Originals. Hope Mikaelson (Danielle Rose Russell), a tribrid daughter of a Vampire/Werewolf hybrids, makes her way in the world....  more
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