Here's how to watch the new season of Dexter when it comes out

Madison Durham
·3 min read
Dexter season 9 is coming in 2021.
Dexter season 9 is coming in 2021.

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Everyone’s favorite serial killer returns for Season 9 of the hit series Dexter. Eight years after the end of the original series, Dexter is returning to television, phone, and computer screens in the form of a limited series on Showtime. Michael C. Hall is reported to be returning as Dexter and the rest of the cast have yet to be announced.

The revival is currently in production, with a tentative release date of fall 2021.

Where can you watch the new season of Dexter?

You can stream the new season of Dexter on Showtime. Showtime is available in the United States via cable provider or app, which can be downloaded on Roku, Amazon products, Apple products, Google, LG Smart TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, and XBOX One. You can also subscribe to Showtime as an additional streaming function of services like Amazon Prime, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, YouTubeTV, and more.

Showtime is home to popular series like Shameless, Desus and Mero, Billions, The Borgias, House of Lies, The L Word, Penny Dreadful, and Twin Peaks. The network has several exciting series in the works including the ninth season of Dexter, an upcoming late-night variety show Ziwe, and more.

If you want to get caught up on all eight seasons of the original run of Dexter, you can catch those on Showtime.

Sign up for Showtime starting at $10.99/month

What is Dexter about?

Dexter follows Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a forensic technician who moonlights as a vigilante serial killer. The original series is set in Miami, where Dexter tracks down guilty individuals who evade the law. The series also features Debra Morgan (Jennifer Carpenter) and Maria LaGuerta (Lauren Velez) as friends and allies of Dexter. The original series ended after eight seasons in 2013, with Dexter having fled his old life for Oregon.

The revival series will consist of 10 episodes set in a new location to the Dexter universe: Iron Lake, New York, a fictional town. At the end of the last season, Dexter was revealed to have faked his own death. The revival will take place eight years after the events of the eighth season, and will follow Dexter as he contends with his demons in a new place. Not much else has been reported about the series, and filming dates were pushed out due to COVID-19, so the release date is still pending.

You can watch the series premiere of season 1 of Dexter on Showtime without an official account if you want to get a taste of the series before committing to a subscription cost.

How can you sign up for Showtime?

You can sign up for Showtime through the Showtime website. Upon signing up you get access to a 30-day free trial, after which point the subscription to Showtime costs $10.99/month. A Showtime account will allow you to stream series and shows, download full episodes and movies, and access live streaming content through the platform. Showtime is also available through many cable providers as an additional streaming channel and can be added onto services like Amazon Prime and Hulu for a similar cost to a standalone Showtime subscription. You can download the Showtime app on compatible Apple, Android, Samsung, Amazon, and Roku devices as well as PS4, Oculus, and XBOX One.

Showtime will give you access to Dexter season 9 when it comes out, as well as shows like The Affair, Californication, Patrick Melrose, The L Word: Generation Q, and Episodes; movies like Mamma Mia!, 1917, and Pretty in Pink; docuseries from Vice, MMA boxing, and more.

Get Showtime starting at $10.99/month

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