‘Penny Dreadful’ premiered on Showtime on May 11, and with the horror genre at its peak on TV, did the new show draw up enough big scares to stand out? Read on to see what the critics had to say!
With dramas like American Horror Story, The Walking Dead and the mass amounts of shows dedicated to vampires, werewolves and witches, it can be hard for a new horror show to solidify itself as original. Showtime is trying its luck though, joining the scarefest with Penny Dreadful, a play on the sensational British fiction published in the nineteenth century. With a new premise, did Penny Dreadful bring the horror to your TV screen? Read on to find out and tell us what you thought of Showtime’s take on horror!