Dexter returns to biggest season premier ratings ever

DexterShowtime drama Dexter, starring Michael C. Hall, pulled in its highest ever season premier for its sixth season opener.

The season six premier of Dexter pulled in the shows highest start-of-season launch. The Showtime drama was up considerably on last year and has bucked the trend of drama’s attracting fewer viewers as the seasons go by. According to the press release from Showtime the season six premier of Dexter was seen by 2.2 million viewers at 9pm. The broadcaster states that the premier is the best season premier on Showtime for nearly 14 years.