The Sixth Season Air Date for True Blood has been announced for June this year. True Blood will return to screens on June 16. This new season will now be a 10 episode run due to Anna Paquin's pregnancy. Mark Hudis has been replaced by True Blood co-executive producer Brian Buckner as the showrunner. It will also be the first season that show creator Alan Ball will not be involved in. It has been recently reported that 90210's Amelia Rose Blaire has been cast as Willa Burrell, the daughter of Louisiana Governor Truman Burrell and Jurnee Smollett will play Nicole Wright.