Showtime is going to be making the season premiere of Penny Dreadful available online prior to its May 1 air date. Starting today, viewers, including those not subscribed to Showtime, can watch the premiere for free on YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com. The online version is a TV-14 rated edited version of the premiere.
It is available on Hulu, Roku and Sony PlayStation Vue for sampling. It is also available On Demand via cable providers, which include Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Dish, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. Subscribers can view it on Showtime on Demand.
Penny Dreadful stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. Series creator John Logan (Desert Wolf Productions) writes and executive produces the series, which is a co-production of Showtime and Sky. Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris of Neal Street Productions and Karen Richards also executive produce.