Showtime’s ‘Dexter’ Goes Out With Series-High Ratings

Dexter Series Finale Review

It draws 2.8 million in its regular timeslot

Dexter” killed it in the ratings Sunday night, as the eight-year drama drew the largest audience ever for a Showtime series.

The series finale of “Dexter” averaged about 2.8 million viewers, according to Nielsen estimates that include same-night DVR playback. This is a 17% rise from last week (2.4 million) and edges out the show’s seventh-season finale of 2.75 million.

Counting its repeat airing late Sunday night, the “Dexter” finale drew 3.3 million viewers — up from the 3.2 million for its eighth-season opener in June.

According to Showtime, “Dexter” is averaging 6.4 million weekly viewers across all platforms, up from last year’s 6.1 million.

Also Sunday, the season finale of rookie drama “Ray Donovan” averaged 1.4 million viewers at 10 p.m. and a cume of 2.1 million viewers for its two airings — the largest same-night tune in for the conclusion of a first-year series on the network.

Season-to-date, “Ray Donovan” is averaging 5.7 million weekly viewers across platforms, putting it behind only “Homeland” and “Dexter” among all current Showtime series.

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  1. thirdeyeblind82 says:

    I think you’ll love this funny comic about Dexter’s ending! :)

  2. Bryan Littrell says:

    We want a NINTH Season or an Alternative Ending instead of this garbage!
    Debra Morgan into water???
    His body will float on a Miami beach in minutes!
    It’s incredible. Nobody seeks Harrison???
    Interpol doesn’t seeks Hanna after what she does??? (She keeps her blond hair afer all?)
    The Dark Passanger is more dark now?
    Mazuka’s daughter is the real Masuka’s daughter, only that?
    You forgot that Dexter has become an hero, the psychopath counterpart of evil psychopaths?
    What’s happen with the Showtime’s screenwriters?
    Guys you must repair this with consciousness!.

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