Video: Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town where were-tigers, vampires and witches live side by side in their small, dusty town just trying to make a modest living while also fighting the oncoming forces of Hell. Now ask yourself: Would you wanna live in Midnight?
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Video: If you're going to rip off True Blood, you might as well go right to the source. The extended trailer for NBC's supernatural drama Midnight, Texas further makes us expect that this latest Charlaine Harris adaptation about a small town filled with secrets will resemble HBO's vampire drama, but with way less nudity and gore.
Video: Charlaine Harris' True Blood books spawned a huge hit for HBO, and NBC is hoping for a similar windfall with Midnight, Texas. The series is also based on Harris' books, and also features a small Southern town with some decidedly supernatural inhabitants. Because it's NBC though, it looks a little more... tame.
The idea of a True Blood musical has been bandied about since the vampire drama concluded its HBO run in 2014. Composer Nathan Barr, who worked on all seven seasons of the show, revealed that he'd pitched the concept to show creator Alan Ball, with hopes of "returning to the roots" of the story ... in song.