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'Penny Dreadful' Premiere Delivers 1.44 Million Viewers on Showtime

From three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan, the SHOWTIME drama series PENNY DREADFUL debuted to 1.443 million viewers last night, //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/5xCvNIvogPY/

Penny Dreadful: Who Are the Supporting Characters?

Now that we’ve all been formally introduced to the creepy world of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, we’re in for a wild ride. The creepy series focuses on Victorian England and the things that go bump in the night, reinventing some of the classic gothic characters of the era and retelling their stories like we’ve never seen. Leading the pack for the series are Josh Hartnett (Ethan Chandler), a Van Helsing-esque character who is both unafraid and complicated, and Eva Green (Vanessa Ives), a... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/kTHQYEIUVmc/2014-05-12-penny-dreadful-who-supporting-characters

'Penny Dreadful' Creator and Cast on Fresh Look at Frightening Familiar Characters

Penny Dreadful  is Showtime's new psychological thriller and horror series set in Victorian London, which will explore familiar frightening fictional characters through the main characters Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) and Vanessa Ives (Eva Green). Read More... //www.buddytv.com/articles/penny-dreadful/penny-dreadful-john-hartnett-53548.aspx

Penny Dreadful Puts a New Spin on Supernatural Legends of Victorian England

  Is he back? The creepy new Showtime series Penny Dreadful , set in 1891 London, opens with the unbelievably messy dismemberment of a little girl and her pregnant mother. The crime has the Victorians in a panic as they wonder if Jack the Ripper — not heard from in three years — has returned for yet another murder spree. Little do they know, they have so much more to worry about. Such as devils and ghosts and vampires. And ancient Egyptian curses. Oh, and scientifically resurrected dead people, courtesy of one Victor Frankenstein.   Read More...     //www.tvguide.com/News/Penny-Dreadful-Preview-1081557.aspx?rss=breakingnews

‘Penny Dreadful’ Preview: A Divine Gift, and a Dreadful Curse (Exclusive Video)

“To be different: Is that not a divine gift?” asks one of the lead characters in the latest trailer for Showtime's “Penny Dreadful.” “Is that not a dreadful curse?” replies another.   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/penny-dreadful-preview-divine-gift-dreadful-curse-exclusive-video/

Penny Dreadful Season Premiere 2014 “Night Work”

Penny Dreadful  Season 1 Episode 1 “Night Work” airs on Sunday, May 11 2014 at 10:00pm on Showtime. Episode Synopsis:  Penny Dreadful Season 1 Episode 1 “Night Work” – London 1891. As the police investigate a series of gruesome murders, renowned explorer Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton) and the strangely beautiful Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) know there’s something darker at play. In search of someone close to them who has been lost, they recruit American sharp-shooter Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) and Dr. Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway) to help them on their journey. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2014/05/11/penny-dreadful-season-1-premiere-2014-night-work/

‘Penny Dreadful’ Full-Length Trailer Puts the Gothic Back Into Horror

So. Much. Spider-Walking. If the full-length trailer is indicative of what Showtime’s horror series  Penny Dreadful  will be offering up on a weekly basis, no one who watches it will ever dare to sleep with the lights off again. In addition to the emotionally scarring spider-walking scenes, there is blood everywhere (and someone lapping it off the floor), religious iconography turned on its head (literally) and sex, but you know, scary and slightly depraved sex with even more blood. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2014/02/15/penny-dreadful-full-length-trailer-puts-the-gothic-back-into-horror/