The element of doubt is gone — Dexter Season 8 will be the last in the series, Showtime confirmed today – alongside the release of a first extended look at the final chapter.
Paying tribute to the ‘genre-redefining’ series, Matthew C. Blank, Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc, said:
“When it debuted in 2006, Dexter redefined the genre, by taking the anti-hero to new heights and pushing the boundaries of the television landscape.Dexter paved the way for the next generation of award-winning hit Showtime series, and its cultural impact will be felt for years to come.”
Added David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc:
“Dexter is a landmark franchise for our network, and we cannot wait to unveil the conclusion of this series, as we know it, to the millions of passionate fans who have supported the show season after season. We’d like to thank Michael, Jennifer, and Dexter’s indomitable cast, executive producers, writers and crew for eight incredible seasons.”
Check out an extended sneak peek from the upcoming eighth and final season of Dexter, premiering Sunday, June 30 at 9pm ET:
Do you think the time is right for Dexter to end? What resolutions would you like to see by the final episode?