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Starring Eva Green, Josh Hartnett And Timothy Dalton, Final Episodes Of Acclaimed Thriller Arrive On Blu-ray™ And DVD October 4
Featuring Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Looks



HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (September 12, 2016) – Experience the thrilling conclusion to the SHOWTIME® original series when PENNY DREADFUL – THE FINAL SEASON arrives on Blu-ray and DVD October 4 from Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. The final episodes of the psychological thriller from three-time Academy Award nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator)1 will also arrive with a collection of bonus material that dive into the making of the historical fantasy drama, including three special features only available on PENNY DREADFUL – THE FINAL SEASON Blu-ray and DVD collections.

PENNY DREADFUL, a co-production with SHOWTIME® and Sky, features an ensemble cast led by Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, Licence to Kill) and Eva Green (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Casino Royale). Simon Russell Beale (My Week with Marilyn), Reeve Carney (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Patti LuPone (American Horror Story), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl), Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels) and Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger) also starred.  

What if the only way to battle our demons is to surrender to them? Welcome to the darkest and most thrilling season of PENNY DREADFUL yet. Confronting new horrors in dangerous new lands, Ethan Chandler (Hartnett), Dr. Frankenstein
(Treadaway), Dorian Gray (Carney), Sir Malcolm (Dalton), the Creature (Kinnear)
and the ravishing but deadly Lily (Piper) must each face – and embrace – their own most truly monstrous selves. But for the beautiful and tortured Vanessa Ives (Green), accepting her demons could exact a terrible cost and plunge the world into unending darkness.

PENNY DREADFUL – THE FINAL SEASON includes all nine episodes of the season as a three-disc collection. Exclusive to the Blu-ray and DVD release are the special behind-the-scenes looks including “Hecate’s Witch Prosthetics,” “Vanessa’s Costumes” and “The Dead Zoo.” The Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English Dolby Atmos2 and English SDH subtitles. The Blu-ray also features a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack2, which delivers captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive all around the audience. The DVD is presented in widescreen format with English 5.1 Surround and English SDH subtitles.

The Blu-ray and DVD are Not Rated in the U.S. and rated 18A in Canada. The total running time is approximately 8 hours and 2 minutes. The disc breakdown is as follows:


Disc One

  • The Day Tennyson Died

  • Predators Far And Near

  • Good And Evil Braided Be

  • Special Features

    • Hecate’s Witch Prosthetics

    • The Making Of Dr. Jekyll’s Lab


Disc Two

  • A Blade Of Grass

  • This World’s Is Our Hell

  • No Beast So Fierce

  • Special Features

    • Character Profiles:

      • Ethan Chandler

      • Sir Malcolm & Kaetenay

      • Dr. Sweet

      • Dr. Seward & Renfield

      • The Creature

      • Dr. Victor Frankenstein & Dr. Jekyll

      • Dorian, Lily & Justine

      • Catriona Hartdegen


Disc Three

  • Ebb Tide

  • Perpetual Night

  • The Blessed Dark

  • Special Features

    • Vanessa’s Costumes

    • The Dead Zoo


CBS Home Entertainment manages the worldwide DVD and Blu-ray businesses for the CBS Corporation across all lines of content including current hits and classic series from the vast CBS library, as well as new releases from Showtime Networks.  CBS Home Entertainment products are released on the CBS DVD and CBS Blu-ray labels.  


Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles.  PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.


Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel, and offers Smithsonian Earth through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to


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Street Date: October 4, 2016

Catalog #: 032429250827

Runtime: Approximately 8 hours, 2 min

U.S. Rating: Not Rated

CAN Rating: 18A – Gory Scenes, Nudity




Street Date: October 4, 2016

Catalog #: 032429250810

Runtime: Approximately 8 hours, 2 min

U.S. Rating: Not Rated

CAN Rating: 18A – Gory Scenes, Nudity


1 2000, Original Screenplay, Gladiator; 2004, Original Screenplay, The Aviator; 2011, Adapted Screenplay, Hugo.

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2 To experience Dolby Atmos at home, Dolby Atmos enabled AV receivers and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar; however, Dolby Atmos soundtracks are fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.