TV preview: End begins for deadly 'Dexter'

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As the eighth and final season of "Dexter" begins, six months have passed since Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) killed Lt. LaGuerta (Lauren Velez) to protect Dexter (Michael C. Hall). Dexter seems OK; Deb is a mess — and there's a new killer out there scooping out pieces of people's brains. It's icky, it's cool and it remains compelling.

Watch • 10 p.m. Sunday, Showtime The Week Ahead

Under the Dome

A fire in town provokes panic.

Watch • 9 p.m. Monday, Channel 2


Scripted horror/drama about a reality show.

Watch • 9 p.m. Monday, Channel 5


Philadelphia Union at Real Salt Lake

Watch • 8 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 30

Macey's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw to perform.

Watch • 7 p.m. Thursday, Channel 5

A Capitol Fourth

Barry Manilow, Scotty McCreery and Megan Hilty will perform.

Watch • 9 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 11; 11 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 7 This Weekend


Real Salt Lake at Toronto FC.

Watch • noon Saturday, Channel 30 (on a one-hour tape-delay)

Arena Football

San Jose SaberCats at Utah Blaze.

Watch • 7 p.m. Saturday, Channel 14

2013 BET Awards

Scheduled performers include Mariah Carey and her "American Idol" nemesis, Nicki Minaj.

Watch • 7 p.m. Sunday, BET

Devious Maids

Rosie is in the middle when Spence accuses Peri of adultery.

Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Lifetime

Naked and Afraid

In this rather ridiculous new series, a pair of people are dropped into a remote area and have to survive for three weeks without even the clothes on their backs.

Watch • 11 p.m. Saturday, Discovery