Canada's Movie Net picks up 'True Blood'

Alan Ball's HBO series will debut in September

TORONTO -- Canadian pay TV channel the Movie Network has picked up new HBO vampire drama "True Blood" from Alan Ball for a September bow.

TMN's fall schedule, released Monday, also will include three new HBO comedies: "Little Britain in America," a spinoff of the earlier British series, Australian import "Summer Heights High" and animated series "The Life & Times of Tim."

TMN, a division of Astral Media, also will air the fifth season of HBO's "Entourage" in the fall.