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'True Blood' final season begins June 22


  • Alexander Skarsgard will be back when "True Blood" returns June 22.
Alexander Skarsgard will be back when "True Blood" returns… (HBO )
April 03, 2014|By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol | RedEye

"True Blood" begins its seventh season June 22, HBO announced Thursday.

It's also your last chance to drink in new episodes of the vampire tale. The 10-episode season will be its last. Whether it will be worth watching has yet to be determined. But one thing has been cleared up already: Hot Norse vampire Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard) will be back after sit appeared he burned up in the sun last season.

HBO also announced that "The Leftovers," a new drama from Damon Lindelof and novelist Tom Perrotta, will begin its 10-episode season at 8 p.m. June 15 after the Seoans 4 finale of "Game of Thrones," which starts this Sunday.

Based on Perrotta’s bestselling novel of the same name, "The Leftovers" examines a world after The Rapture may have happened. Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Charlie Carver, Max Carver, Carrie Coon, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Emily Meade, Annie Q, Margaret Qualley, Amanda Warren and Chris Zylka star.

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