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Showtime Offers Season Three ‘Penny Dreadful’ Preview

New Season Officially Begins on Sunday, May 1

Showtime, at present, is offering the season three episode of psycho-thriller online before its official return on Showtime on Sunday, May 1. The third season premiere is available via YouTube, Facebook,, iTunes, Amazon and Hulu, among other platforms.

Debuting on May 11, 2014, the Victorian England-set “Penny Dreadful” draws upon many characters from 19th-century Irish and British fiction, including Dorian Gray from Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” Mina Harker and Abraham Van Helsing from Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” Victor Frankenstein and his monster from Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” and Dr. Henry Jekyll from Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” It stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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