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The Best Based on Books TV Shows on Showtime

Finding a good Based on Books TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books TV shows of all time streaming on Showtime.

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1. Dexter

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8.6/10
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Year: 2006-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 8
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. Patrick Melrose

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8.1/10
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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime). 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).