10:19am PT by Jethro Nededog
Showtime sets 'Dexter' and 'Homeland' Return Date
Showtime has set Sept. 30 for the return of its dramas Dexter and Homeland.
The seventh season of Dexter, starring Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Michael C. Hall, will begin the evening at 9 p.m. The sophomore season of Homeland, the recent Golden Globe winner for best TV drama, follows at 10 p.m.
Both have scored well for the premium cable network. Dexter stands as Showtime’s top-rated series, averaging 5.5 million viewers in its sixth season across all platforms.
Homeland, starring Globe winner Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, averaged 4.4 million viewers during its freshman season. Its finale audience of 5 million viewers is Showtime’s most-watched season ender for a freshman series.