TVLine Items: Dexter Finale Confirmed? Plus: Rosie Gets Smash'd, Dixie's New Dude and More

Megan Masters
TVLine Items: Dexter Finale Confirmed? Plus: Rosie Gets Smash'd, Dixie's New Dude and More

If CBS head honcho Les Moonves is to be believed (which, let’s be honest, he is), Dexter will really, truly wrap its eight-season run this summer.

The corporation’s president and CEO seemingly spilled the beans during a conference call Monday, per Broadcasting & Cable, when he referred to the Showtime saga’s upcoming outing as its “last.”

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It’s long been rumored that the Dexter series finale is imminent, though Showtime boss David Nevins has been hesitant to confirm reports, saying only, “There’s a clear endgame in place, [but] I can’t talk about it just yet.”

Endgame aside, Dexter launches its next season on Sunday, June 30.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Rosie O’Donnell took to Twitter Tuesday to announce her upcoming guest spot on Smash. “Love that show so much,” she shared. “I am playing me – luckily I have done a lot of research… It’s the TONY AWARDS episode.”

• Funnyman Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital) is headed to Hart of Dixie to romance Zoe. Per The Hollywood Reporter, he’ll play the father of Rose’s boyfriend Max.

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• Raising Hope exec producer Mike Mariano has been tapped to take over as showrunner for Season 4 of the Fox comedy, Deadline reports. Creator Greg Garcia is leaving the series at the end of this season as part of his overall deal with CBS TV Studios.

• The third season of Disney’s A.N.T. Farm is slated to bow Friday, May 31 at 8/7c with an hourlong installment. Over on Disney Junior, Sofia the First has been renewed for Season 2.

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