Just as expected, viewers tuned in in record numbers to say good-bye to our favorite killer of serial killers. Showtime’s Dexter aired its final episode after eight seasons on Sunday, September 22, 2013, and although there are rumors of a spin-off, we’ve now seen the last of many of the familiar faces from the Dexter universe.
The viewership for the series final set a new record for the series, with 2.8 million viewers at 9pm and 3.3 million overall for the night. And the eighth and final season was also the biggest ratings earner of the show’s run, capped by the series finale which became the show’s “highest-rated telecast ever and the biggest audience ever for an original episode in Showtime history.”
Just as we as viewers had to say good-bye to Dexter so did the cast of the popular, critically acclaimed series, putting together this farewell video and thanking the fans:
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