This guy called the "True Blood" series (by the creator of Six Feet Under) the possible evolutionary "Buffy". Since I'm such a hard-core skeptic, I'll leave my reaction to that out and let you guys have you're own opinion. Read on:
Incidentally, I saw Anna Paquin on the street in the city one day on 5th ave (near Bendel's) and it was clear and sunny but she was all wet. Wet hair...everything. Not sure what that was about.