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HBO Announces Premiere Dates for True Blood’s Final Season and Damon Lindelof’s The Leftovers

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HBO has announced several premiere dates for the next few months. Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof’s end times drama, “The Leftovers,” will debut its 10-episode first season immediately following the Season 4 finale for Game of Thrones on Sunday, June 15 at 10 PM ET/PT. “True Blood” will kick off its seventh and final season (also 10 episodes) on June 22 at 9 PM.

“The Leftovers” is described as a “an original look at The Rapture… because it’s not entirely clear The Rapture happened.” It is based on Tom Perrotta’s novel of the same name.

This Sunday, just before “Game of Thrones'” 9 PM premier, HBO will air teasers for both “The Leftovers” and “True Blood.” You can see the teaser trailers below:

HBO Adapting The Leftovers For Television

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HBO has officially confirmed that they are teaming up with Warner Bros. Television to bring the novel, “The Leftovers” to television. The pilot episode was approved and picked up by the network to become a series. It comes from executive producers Damon Lindelof, Tom Perrotta, Peter Berg, Sarah Aubrey, Ron Yerxa and Albert Berger. Peter Berg directed the pilot and HBO has made a commitment to produce a further nine episodes to make up the first season. Continue reading