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'True Blood' sets June return date for season 6

April 1, 2013 at 7:31 AM ET

“Truebies” can start the countdown to Season 6 of “True Blood.” On Friday, HBO revealed that the show will premiere on June 16 at 9 p.m. on the cable network.

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There will be 10 episodes this season.

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Shooting has already begun on the show, based on the books by Charlaine Harris, and created for television by Alan Ball.

“It’s crazy. I can’t believe we’ve gotten this far,” Janina Gavankar, who plays shapeshifter Luna, told Access Hollywood at the premiere of another HBO show -- “Game of Thrones” -- last week in Los Angeles.

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“We sat down at that first table read and it was like, ‘Season 6, what the heck!’” she continued. “But I mean, it’s a well-oiled machine and it’s crazier than ever.”

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