Articles about Penny Dreadful
Eva Green, Eve Hewson and Himesh Patel speak to DQ about filming The Luminaries, a tale of love, murder, magic and revenge set in 1860s New Zealand at the height of the gold rush.
Where once flagging TV series would have been quickly axed, now they are getting more time to establish themselves. Are TV bosses getting sentimental or are other forces at play?
Games of Thrones and The People vs OJ Simpson picked up a lot of Emmy nominations this week – but can they convert them into awards?
Show cancelled? Don’t worry, someone else might pick it up. Renewed? Well, don’t get too excited until the cameras start to roll. This week we look at the increasing difficulty of spotting winners and losers.
As BBC1 prepares to air Dickensian, which brings together multiple characters from across Charles Dickens’ works, DQ highlights some of the other shows to have taken the shared-universe approach.
Andy Fry wonders whether Humans’ impressive showing on Channel 4 will outweigh its muted reception stateside when it comes to the question of a second season. Meanwhile, there are hits for BBC1 and MTV but misses for Scandi shows in the US.
A week of commissions representing at least US$50m worth of new productions – including big new shows for US giants Starz, Showtime and HBO – prove that the scripted train is still a long way off running out of steam, says Andy Fry.