'True Blood' Returns With Bloody Season 6 Promo (Video)

HBO will air the teaser for its vampire drama ahead of Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” premiere.
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HBO viewers may have swords on their minds ahead of Sunday’s Game of Thrones premiere, but the network wants to inspire blood lust of another sort as well.

The first teaser for its vampire drama, True Blood, has hit online, and the footage is a bloody mess, featuring creepy sound effects and ominous talk of a human-vampire war. The teaser will air just before Thrones’ season 3 premiere 9 p.m. Sunday.

PHOTOS: 'True Blood' Season 5 Premiere Red Carpet

True Blood returns Sunday, June 16 at 9 p.m., with Stephen Moyer (Bill) directing the premiere episode. The series also stars Anna Paquin and Alexander Skarsgard, with newcomers joining for the 10-episode season including Friday Night Lights actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner).Watch the teaser below.