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Dexter: New Blood

May 17 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm PDT



Music Supervisor


Executive Producer



Screening Link available upon Registration

YouTube Live Stream Q&A

Tuesday, May 17, 6:30PM (PT)

Set 10 years after Dexter went missing in the eye of Hurricane Laura, Dexter: New Blood finds him living under an assumed name in the fictional small town of Iron Lake, New York. Dexter may be embracing his new life, but in the wake of unexpected events in this close-knit community, his Dark Passenger inevitably beckons. TV-MA | 60mins

Pat Irwin writes music for film and television and recently composed the score for Dexter: New Blood which premiered on the Showtime Network in November 2021, and became the most-watched show in Showtime history. He was a founding member of two bands, 8 Eyed Spy and The Raybeats. In 1989 he joined The B-52s and toured and recorded with the band through 2008. He currently records and performs with SUSS. In addition to Dexter: New Blood, Pat’s numerous television credits include the Netflix series The Good Cop, starring Tony Danza and Josh Groban: Showtime’s Nurse Jackie; and HBO’s Bored To Death. He has composed the music for many independent films including But I’m A Cheerleader; My New Gun, and Bam Bam And Celeste. His documentary work includes Fall To Grace, written and directed by Emmy Award winner Alexandra Pelosi (HBO and Sundance 2013); and Hopper Stories, a series of shorts based on paintings by Edward Hopper including The Muse, written and directed by Sophie Barthes (Arte France.) Pat has scored many cartoons including Rocko’s Modern Life (Nickelodeon); Pepper Ann (Disney); and Class Of 3000 with OutKast’s Andre 3000 (Cartoon Network.) His contributions to the SpongeBob SquarePants soundtracks were awarded ASCAP Film & Television Awards in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. The Cartoon Music Book referred to Irwin’s music for Rocko’s Modern Life as “astonishing musical cues that hold up with the best of Raymond Scott.”

Pat has published articles and reviews in The New York Times Review Of Books, The Village Voice, DownBeat Magazine, and Musician Magazine. In 2012, Pat received an honorary doctorate from Grinnell College. He currently teaches a seminar in film music composition at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Music Theater Program as well as Music for Film and Television at CUNY, Brooklyn College, Feirstein School of Cinema.

Michael Hill is a New York City-based music supervisor who has been working in television and film for more than twenty years. Among his projects have been two Oscar-nominated films, Ladybird and The White Tiger, and such popular television series as The Affair, Nurse Jackie, Dexter: New Blood, and the legendary HBO comedy, Bored To Death. His latest projects include The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, The Girl From Plainville, and the critically acclaimed epic, Pachinko. He’s a Guild of Music Supervisors Award winner and a 2019 Grammy Award nominee. He is currently working on season two of HBO’s The Gilded Age. Michael started out as a music writer, with bylines in the Village Voice and Rolling Stone, and spent 15 years as an A&R director for Warner Bros Records, where, among others, he worked with alt-rock icons The Replacements. He clearly lived to tell the tale.

Clyde Phillips was an Executive Producer and the original Showrunner on Showtime’s hit series Dexter for the first four ground-breaking seasons. During his tenure on Dexter, Clyde won the prestigious Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting and two AFI awards for outstanding series – and has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, as well as two Golden Globes, two PGA Awards, and three Writers’ Guild Awards, a BAFTA, and two Edgar Awards – among many others.

To bring his story full circle, Phillips has returned as Executive Producer and Showrunner of Showtime’s eagerly-anticipated revival of Dexter: New Blood.


FREE for current SCL members (click HERE to check membership status).

Attendees will be emailed a Screening Link upon Registration and a Q&A YouTube Live Stream link on Tuesday, May 17, 10 minutes before Q&A start.

Attendees can ask questions on YouTube chat, and the SCL Host will pass them on to the Moderator. The SCL Member Code of Conduct applies to online Q&As.