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[09/08/14 - 10:36 AM]
Broadway Legend Patti LuPone to Guest Star on Season Two of "Penny Dreadful"
Plus: Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale have been named series regulars while Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp will also guest star.

[07/16/14 - 02:50 PM]
Showtime(R) Hosts Penny Dreadful Signings with Cast Members at San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney, Harry Treadaway and creator and executive producer John Logan are all on tap.

[07/07/14 - 11:58 AM]
Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Penny Dreadful" to Headline Opening Day of San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Featured panelists will include series stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadaway and series creator, writer and executive producer John Logan.

[06/19/14 - 07:52 PM]
Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" and FX's "Fargo" top all series with three wins.

[06/04/14 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Greenlights Second Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Hit Drama "Penny Dreadful"
Starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, the series will go into production, and will once again shoot on location in Dublin, Ireland for a 2015 launch.

[05/12/14 - 01:58 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" Sampled by Over 2.3 Million Showtime Subscribers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, May 11.

[05/05/14 - 12:49 PM]
Showtime(R) Free Preview Weekend Available to 74 Million Homes Starting Friday, May 9
Highlights include the highly-anticipated premiere of the new drama series "Penny Dreadful" on Sunday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/14 - 09:05 AM]
Showtime(R) Samples the Premiere of Its Highly-Anticipated Series "Penny Dreadful" on Multiple Platforms Now
The series premiere can be accessed now across multiple platforms including YouTube, on the Showtime website and more!

[04/04/14 - 12:29 PM]
Video: Brand New "Penny Dreadful" Behind-the-Scenes Trailer to Debut On Showtime(R) This Sunday!
This new trailer features interviews with series creator John Logan, executive producer Sam Mendes and series stars Josh Harnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

[02/24/14 - 10:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Penny Dreadful" at SXSW
Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway and Juan Antonio Bayona will be in attendance for an extended audience Q&A following the screening.

[02/14/14 - 03:35 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Full-Length Trailer for Highly-Anticipated Drama Series "Penny Dreadful"
The eight-episode series - premiering Sunday, May 11 - stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

[02/10/14 - 10:41 AM]
2014 Showtime Spring Programming Overview
Highlights include the return of "Nurse Jackie" and "Californicaton" on Sunday, April 13.

[01/16/14 - 11:09 AM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Tees Up New Season of "Homeland"
Plus: the executive on new series "The Affair," "Happyish"; busted pilot "The Vatican"; and more!

[01/16/14 - 09:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Spring 2014 Schedule
Highlights include the return of "Nurse Jackie" and "Californication" on Sunday, April 13 plus the premiere of "Penny Dreadful" on Sunday, May 11.

[12/20/13 - 02:19 PM]
Showtime(R) Launches "Penny Dreadful" Production Blog, Digital Companion Gives Viewers an Inside Look at the Making of the Series
Fans will be taken behind the scenes to the production of the series from its early stages, as it is currently shooting in Ireland, through the end of season one.

[12/17/13 - 03:18 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Early Tease for the Highly-Anticipated Drama "Penny Dreadful"
The series stars Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Harry Treadaway, Billie Piper and Danny Sapani.

[09/16/13 - 09:32 AM]
Billie Piper to Star in "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
She will play Brona Croft, "an Irish immigrant to Victorian London trying to escape a dark and sordid past."

[09/09/13 - 02:41 PM]
Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear and Harry Treadaway Sign Up for "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
They join recently announced Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

[08/26/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 26
Updates include: CBS looks to revive "Love, American Style"; Amazon gives pilot order to "The After"; and actors John Francis Daley, Jay Baruchel to pen comedy projects.

[08/23/13 - 09:40 AM]
Timothy Dalton Cast in "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
Dalton is set to play "Sir Malcolm," a hardened African explorer on a deeply personal quest.

[07/30/13 - 03:22 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Talks Future of "Homeland," "Dexter"
Plus: the network's chief on "The Borgias," "Penny Dreadful," "Years of Living Dangerously" and more!

[07/30/13 - 01:42 PM]
Josh Hartnett & Eva Green Set to Star in "Penny Dreadful"
The project is "a frightening psychological thriller" created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar(R) nominee John Logan.

[06/18/13 - 12:13 PM]
Critically-Acclaimed Director Juan Antonio Bayona to Direct First Two Episodes of Showtime(R) Series "Penny Dreadful"
Writer John Logan and producer Sam Mendes are behind the upcoming eight-episode horror series.

[01/12/13 - 01:50 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" Receives Series Commitment from Showtime(R)
The series "weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation."







PENNY DREADFUL (SHOWTIME)
Returns in TBA 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/11/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of 10 episodes) on 6/4/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, June 2014) SHOWTIME has picked up a second season of its critically acclaimed drama series PENNY DREADFUL, it was announced today by David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc. The network has given an expanded order of ten episodes to the series. Created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar(R) nominee John Logan, PENNY DREADFUL has been embraced by the network's subscribers, drawing 4.8 million weekly viewers across platforms since its launch. The series, which debuted to rave reviews, has claimed the spot as the network's No. 1 watched new show ever on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R) and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) with over 3.6 million viewers on those platforms through the third week of the season. Starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, PENNY DREADFUL will go into production, and will once again shoot on location in Dublin, Ireland for a 2015 launch.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billie Piper as Brona Croft
· Danny Sapani as Sembene
· Eva Green as Vanessa Ives
· Harry Treadaway as Victor Frankenstein
· Helen McCrory as Madame Kali
· Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler
· Reeve Carney as Dorian Gray
· Rory Kinnear as TBA
· Simon Russell Beale as Ferdinand Lyle
· Timothy Dalton as Sir Malcolm
CREW INFORMATION:
· John Logan as CRTR/EP
· Juan Antonio Bayona as DIR (Pilot)
· Pippa Harris as EP
· Sam Mendes as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Neal Street Productions