'Dexter' spinoff? 'Draw your own conclusions'

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This undated publicity image released by Showtime shows Jennifer Carpenter as Debra Morgan, left, and Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan in a scene from "Dexter." (AP Photo/Showtime, Randy Tepper)

"Dexter" addicts jonesing for a spinoff of the popular Showtime series, now in its eighth and final season, may find a glimmer -- but just a glimmer -- of hope in the announcement Tuesday that series showrunner Scott Buck had signed a development deal with the premium cable network.

"Draw your own conclusions," Showtime president David Nevins said during a press conference at the Television Critics Associations summer meetings in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Afterward, he offered no more guidance than that.


“We have a deal with him and we're going to develop a bunch of things with him,” Nevins said. And, no, those things wouldn't "necessarily" include a spinoff.




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