The networks are starting to reveal their upcoming programming here and here.  And it’s great that some of our old, relatively new, and upcoming favorites are based on books.  A quick glance at what we can look forward to (when we’re not reading, of course):

Returning: True Blood on HBO, Season 2
based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris

Sundays at 9 p.m., starting June 14


Returning: Dexter on Showtime, Season 4
based on the novels by Jeff Lindsay

Fall 2009


New: Flash Forward on ABC
based on the novel by Robert J. Sawyer

For two minutes and 17 seconds seven billion people blacked out and saw what their futures would be 20 years from now.

Thursdays at 9 p.m. this fall


Returning: Bones on Fox
based on the series by Kathy Reichs

Wednesdays at 8 p.m this fall


New: Vampire Diaries on CW
based on the novels by L.J. Smith

The mid-90s version of Twilight.  Nuff said.

Fall 2009


New: Past Life on Fox

A psychologist and a former cop solve crimes both in the past and present.

Coming January 2010


New: Eastwick on ABC
based on John Updike’s THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK

Wednesdays starting  in January


New: Accidentally on Purpose on CBS
based on the memoir by Mary F. Pols

Jenna Elfman stars in this new comedy about a 39-year-old woman who has a fling with a younger man and ends up pregnant, then must deal with a very unconventional family.

Coming in 2010