Damon Lindelof Talks About His Favorite Shows of 2015


Damon Lindelof, The Leftovers showrunner, lists his top 10 shows of the year.

It’s the time of year when every major entertainment publication assembles lists of the best and worst in television. It’s most common for the outlets themselves to put the lists together, but every once in a while a creator is asked to weigh in. In this particular instance, that creator would be the man behind The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof.

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Damon Lindelof was asked by Business Insider to talk about his favorite shows of 2015. It turns out that Lindelof makes room for a lot of TV watching, which makes his list actually one worth reading. His list mirrors many others, but it’s the personal comments that make it. Among regulars like Game of ThronesMaster of None, and Transparent, Damon Lindelof let it be known that he is a serious fan of Adult Swim’s fantastic Rick and Morty.

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We already know from past interviews that Damon Lindelof can talk about subjects he is passionate about. He tends to be a bit on the verbose side, but his interviews are all worth reading. Lindelof is a fan, and that comes through not only here but also in his other interviews.

Regardless of how you feel about Damon Lindelof, The Leftovers is one of the best snubbed shows out there right now and he happens to be one of the most interesting showrunners out there. The Leftovers will be back for a third and final season. Whatever Lindelof chooses to do after that is sure to make headlines.

Next: Damon Lindelof and the past and future of The Leftovers.

Hopefully the good kind.