Astor and Cody move into Deb's apartment with Dexter and Harrison, but he struggles with being a single father. Meanwhile, he sets his sights on a new kill, and Quinn grows even more suspicious.
One Big Unhappy Family
Astor and Cody join Dexter and Harrison in Deb's tiny one-bedroom apartment until he and the kids find a condo because he doesn't want them to go back to the house in which Rita was murdered. Astor is not pleased and shows it at every opportunity.
Michael C. Hall and Shawn Hatosy, Dexter
Southland star Shawn Hatosy says he was thrilled to play a villain on Season 5 of Dexter after "playing three or four cops in a row."
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"I was dying to do it," Hatosy tells TVGuide.com "I enjoy doing all that [cop work], but to kind of stretch the muscles a little bit and step outside that world was exciting.
"It's so surreal," he continues. "When you think about what it is that [the Dexter crew does] daily, with the blood and strapping people to tables, it's just a unique type of employment."
Hatosy, who first appears in Sunday's episode (9/8c on Showtime), plays Boyd Fowler, a sanitation worker responsible for dead animal control...
Following Rita's brutal murder, Dexter struggles with his complicated grief. Meanwhile, as the team turns Dexter's case over to the FBI, Quinn can't help but wonder if Dexter was involved in the tragedy...
Michael C. Hall
While Michael C. Hall has survived his own life-or-death battle with cancer, his serial-killing character on Dexter will be attempting to pick up the pieces of his life after the savage murder of his wife, Rita (Julie Benz). TVGuide.com spoke with the 39-year-old actor to discuss his health and what Dexter will have to contend with in the new season.
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TVGuide.com: First of all, congratulations.
Michael C. Hall: On the "being alive" front? Thank you.
TVGuide.com: Yes, that must've been insane.
Hall: It was. As much as...
Weeds, The Big C
Showtime has renewed Weeds and The Big C.
The network's announcement Monday came one month after The Big C became the network's most-watched series premiere in more than eight years with 1.58 million viewers. That same night, the Season 6 premiere of...
John Lithgow won an Emmy for playing a deranged killer who offed Dexter's wife in the season finale on Dexter. "I was just about the baddest ass you could be ... and you get awards for that," Lithgow says. Plus: See what he has to say about the remake of Footloose, in which he played the original Rev. Shaw Moore.
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Laura Ziskin has a tough job — and not just as one of Hollywood's most successful producers.
Ziskin, a breast cancer survivor who produced the Spider-Man trilogy, Pretty Woman and the Academy Awards — twice — also co-created Stand Up to Cancer, a special that has to engage audiences while dealing with one of the most sensitive subjects imaginable.
"I joke that I have to make cancer entertaining," Ziskin tells TVGuide.com. "It's a tough challenge, but I'm up for it. And I can promise you our show will be entertaining."
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Jane Lynch (Glee), Mark Harmon (NCIS) and John Noble (Fringe)
NCIS, Fringe and Glee are the most hotly anticipated returning fall shows, according to TVGuide.com's TV Team research panel.
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The shows were the top picks in a survey conducted Aug. 9-15 that included 3,547 of the approximately 10,000 members of the research panel.
NCIS, which ended last season with Gibbs' father being targeted by a drug cartel...