Creator Reveals Penny Dreadful's Origins And The Horrors Yet To Come

Penny Dreadful got off to a strong start in its first season, boasting a remarkably detailed world, deeply complex characters and an exciting core narrative. But to be fair, as creator John Logan pointed out at the show's Ballroom 20 Comic-Con panel, he's been working on this thing for 10 years. » 7/25/14 9:25am 7/25/14 9:25am

10 Reasons You Need To Be Watching Penny Dreadful

We're halfway through the first season of Penny Dreadful. And even though early on, it had a few indicators of possible disaster — an overtly League of Extraordinary Gentleman premise, stray subplots — it's become a show that delivers fun surprises with a sleek veneer. Here are 10 reasons to catch up on this campy… » 6/04/14 10:00am 6/04/14 10:00am

Skyfall's writer and director reunite for a Victorian horror show

Doctor Who's Rose Tyler is coming back to genre television! Billie Piper has just signed on to star in Penny Dreadful, a show set in Victorian London featuring Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and other terrifying figures of gothic literature. Can she do for gothic lit what she once did for the Daleks? » 9/16/13 12:40pm 9/16/13 12:40pm