HBO has released descriptions for the final episodes of True Blood Season 5 — “Sunset” and the August 26 season finale, “Save Yourself”.
Episode #59: “Sunset”
Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Aug. 19 (11:00 p.m.), 22 (10:00 p.m.), 23 (11:00 p.m.) and 25 (9:30 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Aug. 20 (9:00 p.m.), 23 (8:00 p.m.), 24 (11:00 p.m.), 26 (4:05 p.m.) and 27 (8:00 p.m.)
Slipping further into religious fervor, Bill (Stephen Moyer) gives Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) an order she’s loath to carry out. Armed with a damning video of Russell (Denis O’Hare) and Steve (Michael McMillian), the military delivers an ultimatum to the Authority. Claude (Giles Matthey) and Maurella (Kristina Anapau) take Sookie (Anna Paquin) to meet the faerie elder, who may know something about an ancient family secret. Alcide (Joe Manganiello) reconnects with his father; Sam (Sam Trammell) and Luna (Janina Gavankar) hitch a rideinto the Authority.
Written by Angela Robinson; directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
Episode #60: “Save Yourself” (season finale)
Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: Aug. 26 (11:00 p.m.), 29 (10:00 p.m.) and 30 (11:00 p.m.), and Sept. 1 (1:45 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Aug. 27 (9:00 p.m.), 30 (8:00 p.m.) and 31 (11:00 p.m.), and Sept. 2 (3:15 p.m.)
Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) embarks on a final, desperate mission to overthrow the Authority – and save Bill from losing his humanity. Andy (Chris Bauer) faces the consequences of a light pact he made; Alcide readies for a second showdown with J.D. (Louis Herthum); Sam and Luna test their limits in trying to escape the Authority.
Written by Alan Ball; directed by Michael Lehmann.