Showtime Moves 'Dexter' to Summer, Sets Premieres for New Dramas

Philiana Ng
The Hollywood Reporter
Showtime Moves 'Dexter' to Summer, Sets Premieres for New Dramas

Showtime is splitting up two of its top dramas, Showtime entertainment chief David Nevins announced Saturday.

Dexter, which has always aired in the fall paired with Homeland for the last two seasons, will launch its eighth and final season Sunday, June 30 at 9 p.m., serving as a launchpad for the forthcoming Liev Schreiber drama Ray Donovan at 10 p.m.

Homeland, meanwhile, will remain a fall show, returning for season three Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9 p.m. as a lead-in to forthcoming Michael Sheen drama Masters of Sex at 10 p.m.

The new season of Inside Comedy returns Monday, Feb. 11 at 11 p.m., with The Borgias and Nurse Jackie premiering April 14.

The Big C: hereafter will begin its final episodes April 29 at 10 p.m., which Nevins said will feature "a change in tone."

The World According to Dick Cheney, directed by R.J. Cutler, will premiere Friday, March 15.

House of Lies, Shameless and Californication return Sunday evening.

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