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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Today's News: Our Take - Showtime Announces Premiere Dates for Dexter

Is the end of Dexter nigh? The serial killer drama will return on Sunday, June 30 at 9/8c, earlier than its intended fall premiere, Showtime Entertainment President David Nevins announced at the winter TV previews on Saturday. Dexter will act as a lead-in for more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 1/12/2013 6:12:15 PM -08:00 )

Showtime Announces Premiere Dates for Dexter, Homeland, Masters of Sex
Good news, Dexter fans! For the first time ever, the serial killer drama will premiere this summer, Showtime announced Saturday. CBS at TCAs: All the latest news. Season 8 of Dexter will premiere on Sunday, June 30 at 9/8c, followed the by series premiere of more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 1/12/2013 5:13:41 PM -08:00 )

Showtime shifts 'Dexter' to summer
The cable network announced its schedule shifts at the winter Television Critics Association meeting Saturday. DEXTER (Season 7). Dexter shifts to summer to help launch new series. (Photo: Randy Tepper, Showtime) more
USA TODAY ( 1/12/2013 4:30:48 PM -08:00 )

'Dexter' is returning this summer
PASADENA, Calif. -- TV's favorite serial killer is coming back sooner than expected. David Nevins, Showtime's president of entertainment, announced Saturday to reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour that "Dexter" would be more (blog) ( 1/12/2013 3:35:02 PM -08:00 )

Dexter Season 8 Moves to Summer, Homeland's Season 3 Return, Damian
Dexter Season 8 Moves to Summer, HomelandBreakout the sunscreen because Dexter is moving to the summer! Showtime is making big changes for the eighth and possibly final season of the Michael C. Hall-starrer, like moving its premiere to June in order to help launch a new series for the network. more
E! Online ( 1/12/2013 3:01:20 PM -08:00 )

Showtime sets return dates for 'Dexter,' 'Homeland'
PASADENA. Showtime arrived at the Television Critics Association press tour on Saturday with network chief David Nevins touting a larger subscriber base -- 22 million -- and the buzz for big hits such as "Homeland" and "Dexter." Nevins said the two dramas, more
San Jose Mercury News ( 1/12/2013 2:58:11 PM -08:00 )

'Dexter' to return in June
The wait for the next season of "Dexter" won't be as long as usual. Showtime entertainment president David Nevins Saturday announced that the eighth season of "Dexter" would launch June 30, rather than in the fall, to give a strong lead-in to one of the more
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog) ( 1/12/2013 2:03:45 PM -08:00 )

Dexter season eight to premiere in the US in June
Dexter is set to return to US screens earlier than planned, with the new season to premiere in June. Season eight of the serial-killing drama has been rumoured to be the final season of the show, after exec Sara Colleton said that it would "definitely" end after more
Digital Spy UK ( 1/12/2013 9:17:14 PM -08:00 )

Showtime Separates Dexter and Homeland to Promote New Series
Showtime Separates Dexter and Homeland to Promote New SeriesShowtime Separates Dexter and Homeland to Promote New Series Showtime threw a curve ball when announcing their 2013 original programming lineup earlier today. The one-two fall punch of Dexter and Homeland is no more as both shows are now being more
TheHDRoom ( 1/12/2013 7:27:11 PM -08:00 )

Showtime at the TCA winter press tour: Ratings? We don't need no stinkin' ratings.
Showtime at the TCA winter press tour: Ratings? We donDavid Nevins couldn't cite the accurate figure off the top of his head, but if he had to guess, he'd say 25 to 30 million people will watch the most recent Homeland finale by the end of a 52-week period. And if that's not an indication of how whacked the current more
A.V. Club ( 1/12/2013 6:22:13 PM -08:00 )

'Dexter' Season 8 Moves to Summer, 'Homeland' Season 3 Premiere Date and
Showtime's 2013 “will be about momentum and growth,” announced the network's president of entertainment, David Nevins, at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. Thanks to watercooler shows like Homeland and Dexter, the premium cable more ( 1/12/2013 5:55:47 PM -08:00 )

[TV] Season 8 of Dexter Arriving Three Months Early
According to, Dexter will be returning to Showtime three months early for its eighth season. The show's official return date is now June 30th. The president of Showtime stated at the TCA Conference that the eighth season will likely be the more ( 1/12/2013 5:22:55 PM -08:00 )

TCA: 'Dexter' to Return Early in June to Launch 'Ray Donovan'
Pasadena, Calif. -- Showtime's highest-rated series Dexter will return early for its eighth season on June 30, Showtime president of entertainment president David Nevins announced at the Television Critics Association press tour on Saturday. Dexter, which more
Multichannel News ( 1/12/2013 4:38:09 PM -08:00 )

[TV Bites] “Dexter” Season 8 Gets An Early Premiere Date, Remaining 'Walking
The 8th Season of “Dexter” will premiere on Sunday, June 30th. That's a full three months earlier than last year's premiere (Season 7 premiered at the end of September). Speaking at the TCA Conference, Showtime President David Nevins said, “[Season 8] is more
Bloody Disgusting ( 1/12/2013 4:28:16 PM -08:00 )

'Homeland' season 3 spoilers: Showtime talks Damian Lewis situation
Damian Lewis So are we possibly going to see a “Homeland” season 3 without Damian Lewis? Ultimately, the head of Showtime seems to be surprisingly supportive of just about anything and everything that the writers and executive producer Alex Gansa more ( 1/12/2013 4:24:50 PM -08:00 )

Showtime Chief Defends 'Homeland's' Second Season
"You want to be the topic of conversation," David Nevins said of all of the chatter surrounding "Homeland's" second season, adding: "It started really strong and it ended really strong." Homeland David Nevins - H 2012. Showtime; Getty Images. Homeland more
Hollywood Reporter ( 1/12/2013 4:10:56 PM -08:00 )

TCA: Nevins announces Showtime premiere dates
Looking to give his new series the best lead-ins possible, Showtime topper David Nevins said "Ray Donovan" will follow "Dexter" on June 30 and "Masters of Sex" will premiere immediately after "Homeland" on Sept. 29. Both "Dexter" and "Homeland" are the more
Variety ( 1/12/2013 3:24:29 PM -08:00 )

Showtime Boss Talks Homeland's Divisive Second Season, Dexter's Endgame
There was a lot of hand-wringing over Homeland's divisive second season, and series showrunner Alex Gansa has already addressed plenty of it. During Saturday's TCA session, it was Showtime president David Nevins's turn. When asked for his thoughts on more
Vulture ( 1/12/2013 3:23:34 PM -08:00 )

Showtime at TCA: "Episodes" Won't Be Back Until Early 2014
Showtime at TCA: "Episodes" WonLOS ANGELES ( -- "It will be on the air fairly early in 2014," Showtime Entertainment President David Nevins said about "Episodes" during his executive session at the TCA Winter Press Tour. "Episodes" was one of the few series not more
The Futon Critic ( 1/12/2013 3:12:14 PM -08:00 )

Showtime's David Nevins On End Game For 'Dexter', 'Californication
ShowtimeWith Dexter headed into Season 8 and Californication into Season 6, attention understandably is focused on Showtime's plans for ending the two series. Both series have found a second wind, hitting some of their best ratings in their most recent seasons. more ( 1/12/2013 3:09:24 PM -08:00 )