Showtime Sets ‘Penny Dreadful’ Encore on Halloween

Showtime Sets 'Penny Dreadful' Encore on

In honor of the scariest night of the year, Showtime will re-air the first two episodes of “Penny Dreadful’s” first season.

Starting at 9 p.m. on Oct. 31, fans can reacquaint themselves with some of horror lit’s finest, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and figures from “Dracula.”  Viewers can also sample the two episodes for free on YouTube and various television providers’ video-on-demand channels and websites.

The two “Penny Dreadful” hours will also be available on Showtime Anytime across platforms in the U.S.

“Penny Dreadful” stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, with Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani, and Harry Treadaway rounding out the cast.  The series is written and executive produced by John Logan of Desert Wolf Prods., and executive produced by Neal Street Prods.’ Pippa Harris and Sam Mendes.

“Penny Dreadful” is currently in production on its second season and will return to Showtime with new episodes in 2015.

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  1. Jason says:

    I am SO looking forward to more of this show! I know where to go for cartoons!

  2. Leon says:

    This is an awful show do not watch. It’s all talking and no action. If I wanted to watch people talk I would put on the view. Can any damn movie channel make a good show?

    • Willow says:

      Admittedly it is a slow-burning type of show and will not appeal to the audiences of shows like Teen Wolf or American Horror Story, but it’s far from a boring show. They take time to develop characters and story lines, much like The Walking Dead has done. Things begin to pickup after episode 4 and based on the jaw-dropping finale, the first season was likely on the slower side in order to set things in motion for the near future. I’m not trying to change your mind, because if you don’t like it, then clearly you don’t appreciate Gothic horror, but that doesn’t make it “awful.”

  3. Ivan says:

    The Eva Green possession episode was truly disturbing.

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