‘Dexter’ Returns To Its Highest Rated Premiere Ever, Up Double Digits

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Note that the total number (2.34 million) is for two airings that are also broken out separately below.

via press release:


With Over 2.3 Million Viewers, DEXTER Delivers SHOWTIME’s Best Season Premiere In 15 Years

Last Night’s Fifth Season Premiere Up Double Digits Vs. Season Four

  • DEXTER’s fifth season debut marked the series’ highest rated premiere ever and the best season premiere for a SHOWTIME original series in 15 years.
  • With 2.34 million viewers, DEXTER attracted the largest season premiere night audience in series history.
  • The fifth season premiere ranks as the top telecast for the network in 2010.

9:01p 1.77 MM viewers (+16% vs. last year’s premiere 1.52MM)

11:00p 575K viewers

Total 2.34 MM viewers (+22% vs. last year’s premiere night 1.92MM)

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