The television business is a tough one with few TV shows surviving to see a second season. Will The Leftovers on HBO be one of the lucky ones? Will it be renewed for a second season or will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
Based on the bestselling novel by Tom Perrotta, The Leftovers follows what happens when 2% of the world’s population abruptly vanishes without explanation. The remaining population struggles to come to terms with what it means to be left behind.
The large cast includes Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Emily Meade, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Annie Q, Chris Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Carrie Coon, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, and Amanda Warren.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
8/13 update: HBO has renewed The Leftovers for a second season.
Final season averages: 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.6 million total viewers.
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What do you think? Do you like The Leftovers TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for season two?