The Leftovers is an American television drama series created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta. It is based on Tom Perrotta’s homonymous novel. The series stars Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Ann Dowd and Carrie Coon. It premiered on HBO on June 29, 2014.
The Leftovers takes place three years after the inexplicable disappearance of 140 million people. 2% of the world’s population just dissappeared. The story focuses on those who were left behind and they way they are dealing with their loses in the fictional town of Mapleton, New York.
Season one of The Leftovers received positive reviews from critics.
Season two premiered on October 4, 2015.