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[07/13/10 - 01:44 PM]
Peter Weller Joins Season 5 of Dexter(Tm)
He'll play "a troubled Miami Metro police officer who gets caught up in an internal affairs investigation."

[via press release from Showtime]

PETER WELLER JOINS SEASON 5 OF DEXTER(TM)

CELEBRATED ACTOR TO GUEST STAR IN 8 EPISODES OF SHOWTIME'S EMMY(R) NOMINATED DRAMA SERIES DEXTER(TM)

The Highly-Anticipated Fifth Season To Premiere Sunday, September 26th at 9:00 PM ET/PT

LOS ANGELES, CA - (July 13, 2010) - Celebrated stage, film and television actor Peter Weller has joined the cast of SHOWTIME's recently Emmy(R)-nominated drama series DEXTER. Weller, who will guest star in eight episodes in the upcoming fifth season, will play a troubled Miami Metro police officer who gets caught up in an internal affairs investigation. Production on season five is currently underway and will premiere Sunday, September 26th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME.

Peter Weller's stellar acting career spans over four decades starting with his Broadway debut in the Tony Award(R)-winning play Sticks and Bones. He went on to star in numerous stage productions including Streamers, The Woods, Full Circle, Summer Brave, Daddy Wolf, Rebel Women and The Woolgather. Weller has starred in over 50 motion pictures including Shoot The Moon, Just Tell Me What You Want, Beyond The Clouds, First Born, Naked Lunch, Might Aphrodite, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai and the Robocop franchise. His numerous television credits include SHOWTIME's Odyssey 5, Star Trek: Enterprise, 24 and Monk. Additionally, Weller received an Academy Award(R) nomination for directing the live action short, Partners in 1994. He is repped by APA Talent and Literary Agency and manager Craig Baumgarten.

One of the most acclaimed series on television, DEXTER most recently received seven Primetime Emmy Award(R) nominations including Outstanding Television Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Michael C. Hall and Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for John Lithgow. Additionally, the series has received numerous Golden Globe(R) nominations as well as a prestigious Peabody Award in 2008 and was twice named one of AFI's top ten television series. DEXTER stars Michael C. Hall (Golden Globe(R) and SAG(R) Award winner) as a complicated and conflicted blood-spatter expert for the Miami police department who moonlights as a serial killer. The show also stars Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, Lauren V´┐Żlez, David Zayas, and James Remar.





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[09/26/16 - 12:09 PM]
Viceland Sets Premiere for Its First-Ever Daily, Late Night Show "Desus & Mero"
The show will air Mondays-Thursdays at 11:00/10:00c beginning Monday, October 17.

[09/26/16 - 11:33 AM]
Prepare to Be Scared with Syfy's Annual "31 Days of Halloween" Celebration
Among the highlights: "Channel Zero: Candle Cove," which will now premieres Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/26/16 - 11:14 AM]
Raise a Glass to An All-New Season of Bravo Media's "Vanderpump Rules" Premiering Monday, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season of "Vanderpump Rules" once again partners Lisa with Jax Taylor, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz, Kristen Doute, and Lala Kent.

[09/26/16 - 11:06 AM]
TNT Orders "Hinges" Pilot from Executive Producer/Writer Janine Sherman Barrois and Executive Producer John Wells
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[09/26/16 - 11:01 AM]
History's New Unscripted Series "Lone Star Restoration" Premieres Monday, October 3 at 10 pm ET/PT
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[09/26/16 - 10:49 AM]
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[09/26/16 - 10:04 AM]
Science Channel Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Science Super Heroes
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[09/26/16 - 09:51 AM]
FX Productions Lands Exclusive Overall TV Production Deal With Emmy(R) Award Winning Writer and Producer D.V. DeVincentis
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[09/26/16 - 09:49 AM]
Travel Channel's Jack Maxwell Discovers America's Unique Watering Holes in "Booze Traveler: Best Bars"
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[09/26/16 - 09:42 AM]
Bravo Media Finishes 3Q with the Biggest On-Air and Online Growth Among the Top 10 Ad Supported Cable Entertainment Networks
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[09/26/16 - 09:06 AM]
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[09/26/16 - 08:49 AM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Winning Docuseries "Born This Way" Renewed for a Third Season
In addition to the Emmy win, earlier this year the show was chosen as one of six honorees for the 2016 Television Academy Honors, an award that recognizes television programming that inspires, informs and motivates.

[09/26/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Charts on Night of Declines
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[09/26/16 - 08:04 AM]
Soul Train Weekend 2016 to Take Over Mandalay Bay November 3-6
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[09/26/16 - 08:02 AM]
MTV Brings Back "TRL" for One Day Only as "Total Registration Live" to Encourage Voter Registration Tuesday, September 27 at 6:00PM ET/PT
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