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Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter Cast as Lead in ABC Drama Pilot Sea of Fire

Jennifer Carpenter Sea of Fire

Dexter‘s Jennifer Carpenter has scored a killer new gig.

The actress, easily one of pilot season’s hottest commodities, has landed a starring role in ABC’s Twin Peaks-esque drama pilot Sea of Fire, TVLine has learned exclusively. READ MORE

The Beginning of the End: Dexter's Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter Preview Season 8

Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan and Charlotte Rampling as Dr. Vogel in Dexter (Season 8, episode 2) - Photo: Randy Tepper/Showtime - Photo ID: Dexter_802_0395

Way back in Dexter‘s second season, our anti-hero noted with surprise that his mask of normality was slipping. “People who never mattered before are suddenly starting to matter,” he said, uncharacteristically rattled. “It scares the hell out of me.”

You think you were spooked, Dex? That’s nothing compared to what …READ MORE

Performer of the Week: Jennifer Carpenter

Jennifer Carpenter as Debra Morgan and Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan (Season 7, episode 8) - Photo: Randy Tepper/Showtime - Photo ID: dexter_708_0304

A new feature in which we spotlight the past week’s shining star

THE PERFORMER | Jennifer Carpenter

THE SHOW | Dexter (Showtime)


Dexter: Jennifer Carpenter on Deb/Hannah Drama and Her 'Incredible' Co-Star Yvonne Strahovski


Miami Metro heroine Debra Morgan and newly-minted murderess Hannah McKay have yet to cross paths on Showtime’s Dexter (Sundays, 9/8c), but an intro between the two is imminent and — according to Jennifer Carpenter – it’s not gonna be pretty. READ MORE

Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter on That Bath Scene, New Deb/Dex Intimacy! Plus: Early Finale Scoop

Jennifer Carpenter as Debra Morgan and Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan (Season 7, episode 4) - Photo: Randy Tepper/Showtime - Photo ID: dexter_704_1317

Warning: If you’ve yet to watch Sunday’s Dexter, avert your eyes now. Everyone else, read on….

The question posed at the start of Dexter Season 7 — How exactly does a murderer convince his sister to come around to his serial-killing ways? — may have officially been answered this week …READ MORE

Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter Describes Premiere's Deb/Dex Showdown as a 'Scary Seduction Scene'

Fall TV Preview

The sense of satisfaction Dexter experiences when his “dark passenger” gets its way is nothing compared to how Jennifer Carpenter felt when she finally got to play Deb confronting her murderous brother in the act.

Lucky for us, that moment — which was teed up in last season’s finale — takes place during the Showtime drama’s Season 7 premiere (airing Sept. 30). And according to Carpenter …READ MORE

Cops From Hunter, T.J. Hooker, Silk Stalkings, Third Watch in Day 6 of 'Crushes' Tourney


We’re going a little old-school for Day 6 of our Ultimate Female Law-Enforcement Crushes Bracket Tournament. …READ MORE & VOTE

Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Good Wife, Once Upon a Time, Supernatural, Gossip Girl and More!


Will Jennifer Carpenter bring Dex appeal to The Good Wife? Are Sam and Dean due to get involved in another fine Ness? And who is joining the crusade to out-snark Gossip Girl? Read on for those answers, plus other teases from TV’s hottest shows. READ MORE

Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter Cops Good Wife Role


Jennifer Carpenter has booked a hot date with The Good Wife.

The Dexter vet will guest star on CBS’ acclaimed Sunday night drama … READ MORE

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Glee, Dexter, Fringe, Sons of Anarchy, Grey's, Chuck and More!


Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Just want to say hi? Send any/all of the above to

Question: Do you have any light to shed on the Glee situation in coming weeks? —Becks
Ausiello: Here’s the sitch: The word around McKinley is that next week’s episode, “Asian F,” is destined to be inducted into the Glee Hall of Fame, right alongside such celebrated installments as Season 1′s “Wheels” and Season 2′s “Grilled Cheesus.” The Ian Brennan-penned hour centers on the long-simmering rivalry between Rachel and Mercedes (they’re competing for the lead in West Side Story), marks the arrival of Mike’s parents, and features music from Fame, Dreamgirls and (wait for it) Coldplay. Stay close to my Twitter feed Wednesday for more details on the episode.

Question: The Grey’s Anatomy premiere was heartbreaking. Do you have any scoop, please? —Jessica
Ausiello: Cristina may have terminated her pregnancy, but that storyline is far from over. …READ MORE