Season Finale of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL Delivers 856,000 Total Viewers
The season finale of Penny Dreadful drew 856,000 total viewers last night during its initial airing, up from last week's 800,000 viewers and just under the 872,000 series high viewership that the premiere earned back in May. Across all repeat airings, the season finale of Penny Dreadful drew 1.27 million total viewers.
Penny Dreadful is a drama series created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street.
The series also stars Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). Of the eight episodes, the first two were directed by Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible). For more information and video clips, please visit the show's dedicated website www.penny-dreadful.com. The second season will premiere on the network in 2015.