Although it’s been showered with Emmy nominations and critical praise, “The Good Wife” has gotten a little lost on Sunday night in the midst of cable’s big guns—HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire,” Showtime’s final season of “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan” and the new “Masters of Sex,” AMC’s “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad” and “The Walking Dead”—but it remains the perfect example of what network TV does best, tearing its narratives from the day’s headlines.
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By Jennifer Vineyard The “Dexter” series finale enraged many fans for many reasons; chief among them was the fact that Dexter lived — and became a logger? — despite having… More
Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other but didn’t ignore what else the medium had to offer.
Dexter deserved better. So did “Dexter” fans, who, witnessing this Showtime drama end in a heap, were subjected to the lamest series finale since “Seinfeld.”
It’s hard to fully process one’s feelings about the end of a television series that’s lasted as long as “Dexter” has. This season started off strong, then took a turn for the worse. Still, I was optimistic that this final hour would be a redemption of sorts, a fitting end to the story of Dexter Morgan and his sister. As the closing scene faded from my television screen, my reaction wasn’t shock or sadness. It was anger.
In a break with TV tradition, the Emmy Awards will have plenty of competition on Sunday from some shows that, ironically, are nominated for numerous awards. Read our rundown …
This Sunday, “Dexter” will make his last kill. After eight seasons, the original serial killer drama will air its series finale. The penultimate episode ended with this season’s big bad… More
Dexter Morgan’s life seemed well-ordered at first glance, including the serial killer thing. That turned out to be unsustainable.
BY ALLISON TAKEDA It’s her panel, and she can cry if she wants to. Jennifer Carpenter got a little emotional at the PaleyFest “Dexter” Fall Farewell event on Thursday, Sept…. More
Good thing Dexter didn’t book that flight. With nearly everyone else grappling with life-altering changes, Dexter spends much of his time paralyzed, as Harry observes.