The third episode of the fifth season of Dexter increased 10% vs. last week and 5% vs. the season premiere to a season high 1.864 million viewers. Last week's episode averaged 1.70 million and the season premiere averaged 1.77 million.
Dexter brought another 484,000 viewers in for the 11p encore for a total of 2.348 million viewers Sunday night.
Additionally with DVR, On Demand and multiple airings, the season premiere has now been watched by 4.6 million viewers. That's up 16% versus last year's premiere (3.96 million).