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Showtime has announced that the upcoming eighth season of Dexter will be the last for the popular series. The announcement came alongside the reveal that Dexter season 8 would begin on Sunday, June 30th. Showtime broke the news first on the Dexter Facebook fan page alongside a two-minute sneak peek where Dexter and Deb have a particularly intense conversation. If you haven't yet finished season 7, you'll wanna skip this one, since it has some pretty obvious spoilers in it. We've embedded the clip for you after the break.
What do you think of the news of Dexter coming to an end?
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Kristen Bell's co-star found it a "little awkward" shooting sexy scenes with the pregnant actress.
Adam Brody, who guest stars in House of Lies alongside the blonde beauty, has revealed he initially found it strange filming steamy scenes for the dramatic comedy while she is expecting her first child but that she helped him to feel more comfortable.
The 33-year-old actor, who is dating former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester, told EOnline.com, "She was very pregnant. I like to say it was sort of a three-person scene. If it wasn't Kristen, it would have been incredibly awkward. Well, it was still a little awkward, but she's just such a warm and open friendly person."
The former Veronica Mars actress is expecting her first child with fiance Dax Shepard and while she can't wait to become a mom, Kristen recently admitted she is also a little nervous.
Anna Friel is returning to television. The 36-year-old actress is set to take on a co-starring role opposite Friday Night Lights actor Kyle Chandler in Showtime's drama The Vatican, according to Deadline.
The show has been described as "a provocative contemporary genre thriller about spirituality, power and politics set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic church."
Anne will play Kayla Duffy, the younger sister of Kyle's character Cardinal Thomas Duffy. Matthew Goode will play Papal Secretary Bernd Koch while Sebastian Koch is set to star as Cardinal Marco Malerba. Production is set to begin in Rome next month.
Anna recently revealed she relies on "vampire facials" to retain her youthful looks: "I'm still smoking but I've cut that down to three or four a day. My brother's a doctor and he's created a smoothie that's good for the skin. And I have this thing called a vampire facelift - they take a phial of blood out of your arm, separate the plasma and inject it in your face. It helps the skin repair itself."
Ben Affleck hates the TV series Homeland.
The Argo actor and director - who is tipped for Oscar glory next year - has revealed he can't bare to watch the hugely popular series starring Emmy-award winner Claire Danes because he was originally supposed to direct it but was forced to turn down the opportunity.
The 40-year-old actor revealed he was asked to direct the pilot of the hit Showtime series but he turned the project down to spend quality time with his young family as his wife Jennifer Garner was shooting a movie and they have an agreement that they won't work at the same time.
"I was sure nothing would happen with the show. Now I hate the [f**king] show. I've never seen it," he said. The father-of-three said he doesn't plan on making the same mistake twice and will jump at the opportunity to direct the right TV show in the future. "I'm going to attach myself to 14 pilots this year," he joked.
Homeland recently enjoyed a series high of 2.07 million viewers last Sunday night.
Showtime released the trailer for Dexter's upcoming season seven, which undeniably left fans meticulously analyzing its frames.
With all eyes on the brother-sister/lieutenant-criminal relationship between Michael C. Hall's Dexter and Jennifer Carpenter's Deb, little room was left for the rest of the characters, leaving Quinn (Desmond Harrington) and Batista (David Zayas) completely out of the trailer and the new possible baddie, Louis Greene (Josh Cooke), with a mere couple shots.
(Possible spoliers for those who haven't seen season six after the jump)
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Mad Men and American Horror Story lead the nominations at this year's Emmy Awards with 17 each.
The advertising drama is hoping to gain its fifth Best Drama win, which would make it the only series ever to have won the accolade that many times. At present it is level on four victories with Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law and The West Wing. Other nominees in the same category are Breaking Bad, The Good Wife, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, British Drama Downton Abbey and newcomer Homeland. Downton Abbey - which was awarded Best Miniseries in 2011, but has switched categories for 2012 - picked up 16 nominations.
Anna Kendrick is '"obsessed" with Game of Thrones.
The What to Expect When You're Expecting actress loves to relax in front of the TV watching her favorite show - a fantasy adventure series - which she likes because she finds it "really romantic.
"I'm really obsessed with Game of Thrones. I find it really romantic. I love that it's epic historical fiction with a supernatural element," she said.
As well as watching TV, Anna also enjoys cooking and claims her creme brulee dessert is one of her best secrets because it is such an impressive dish: "My best kept-secret. It's so simple to make, yet people are always so impressed. Vanilla is underrated."
The Up in the Air beauty admitted her fear of crowds means she is unable to do some things she wants, such as seeing singer Azealia Banks perform live. "Azealia was recommended to me by a friend. If I was better at crowds, I'd love to see her live but I'll probably just be watching online."
The United States of Tara will dissolve at the end of season 3 -- Showtime has pulled the plug. The cable network will renew Nurse Jackie, headlined by Edie Falco.
Jackie is averaging 2.8 million viewers, while Tara is down to less than 1 million. Toni Collette, the title star in Tara, has received three Emmy nods and one win while on the series. United States of Tara is currently playing out its last hurrah on Monday nights.
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Only five episodes of The Borgias have aired so far, but Showtime has renewed the series for a second season.
The show is currently averaging 1.1 million viewers every week, big numbers for Showtime. The Borgias revolves around the scandalous family of the same name, led by Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI (Jeremy Irons).
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Showtime’s answer to the gap left by The Tudors debuted on Sunday night. The Borgias, touted by the cable channel as “the original crime family,” enjoyed a 100-minute premiere episode that packed in about as much corruption, sex and murder as any one show can handle.
Jeremy Irons is Spanish-born Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, but after some clever scheming we were soon calling him Pope Alexander VI. His son Cesare Borgia (Francios Arnaud) is an unwilling cleric but able co-plotter, though his relationship with sister Lucrezia (Holliday Grainger) is incredibly suspect. Younger brother Juan (David Oakes) very much enjoys his soldier role, one that’s coveted by older brother Cesare… who seems far more skilled toward this end than toward his religious duties.
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