Showtime Renews 'Dexter' For 6th Season

No surprise here: Showtime this morning formally picked up its flagship series Dexter for a sixth season. There had been doubt whether the drama starring Michael C. Hall would be able to match the performance of its highly-rated Season 4 featuring John Lithgow, but Season 5, which wraps next week, has done very well, recently posting the show’s second-highest rated episode ever behind the Season 4 finale. Here is the announcement:

LOS ANGELES, CA — (December 6, 2010) — As season five of SHOWTIME’s  top-rated drama series DEXTER, starring Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe award-winning actor Michael C. Hall, heads toward another powerful, suspense-filled finale on Sunday, December 12th at 9 PM ET/PT, the network has renewed the series for a sixth season.  The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks.  Season 6’s episodes will go into production next spring in Los Angeles. (more…)

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