The minds behind Showtime’s Penny Dreadful adamantly insisted they’d made the choice to end the series after Season 3, even as viewers going in had no idea they were witnessing the end. Well, it turns out they weren’t! Penny Dreadful will return in 2017 after all, at least in the form of a comic continuation that aptly reflects the series’ namesake.
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Last night saw Showtime’s so-called “psychosexual horror drama” Penny Dreadful concluding its third season with a shocking demise, but much moreso than one of the central characters. It seems Showtime has officially decided to end Penny Dreadful at Season 3, to which creator John Logan addresses fans and explains the reasoning behind Penny Dreadful‘s end.
Like Fear The Walking Dead found out the hard way last night, Sunday TV real estate faces some stiff competition against Game of Thrones Season 6, even in the 10:00 P.M. slot, though Showtime’s Penny Dreadful may manage to scare back some live viewers for Season 3. How? Well, watch the full Season 3 premiere for yourself right now to find out!
Showtime put to rest the sixth season of Shameless this past Sunday, as it will the first run of Billions this coming weekend, and two of its other biggest hits have lined up with new trailers. Take a new look at the third run of ever-psychosexual Penny Dreadful, along with a new trailer and poster for Season 4 of Ray Donovan.
The monsters are all coming back out to play this May, and Showtime’s Penny Dreadful looks as delightfully horrifying and bonkers as ever. See if you can decode anything about what’s happening, and say hello to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in the first official Season 3 trailer, with bonus poster!
As always, Showtime had plenty to say by their TCA press tour presentation, just just Homeland’s move to New York City, but also an official Season 7 renewal for Shameless, and premiere outlines for House of Lies Season 5, Penny Dreadful Season 3, even Ray Donovan Season 4. Find out for yourself, and catch the first new Penny Dreadful footage!
The pulp origins of a Penny Dreadful haven’t stopped Showtime’s psychosexual drama from going deeper and darker with each episode, and an additional nine in 2016 have the Eva Green series filling with even more dread. Check out the first photo from Season 3 in 2016, along with a full synopsis and new guest stars!
Showtime surprised relatively few in getting in on the cord-cutting game with its own independent streaming service, aptly-enough titled “Showtime,” though now the (former) pay-cable network has taken things one step further to create a Hulu bundle.
Showtime’s Penny Dreadful seems horribly short year after year, at only eight or nine episodes apiece, but we can at least count on one more trip through the Demimonde in 2016. Showtime has officially renewed Ethan, Vanessa and their monstrous friends for another round, bringing Penny Dreadful back for Season 3.