TV & FILM
03/12/2012 01:38 pm ET

'Homeland' Season 2, 'Dexter' Season 7 Premiere Dates Announced

Carrie Mathison will be back (and hopefully, still busting terrorists) when "Homeland" Season 2 premieres on Sun., Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. EST. "Dexter" Season 7 premieres at 9 p.m. EST the same night on Showtime.

According to Showtime, "Homeland" is the network's highest-rated freshman drama series ever. The Golden Globe-winning drama averaged 4.4 million weekly viewers across platforms. On the series, Claire Danes as bi-polar CIA officer Carrie Mathison opposite Damian Lewis as Nicolas Brody, Morena Baccarin and Mandy Patinkin. Production on Season 2 will begin this spring in Israel and North Carolina.

Michael C. Hall will also return to Showtime as Dexter Morgan, the serial killer with a moral code in Season 7 of "Dexter." Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, Lauren Vélez, David Zayas and James Remar also star in the gory drama. More than 2 million viewers tuned into the "Dexter" Season 6 finale.

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