I’ve wanted to try watching Penny Dreadful since it first premiered in 2014, but not being a Showtime subscriber I’d been unable to… that is until last week when I saw that it was now on Netflix. I’m not quite sure how I missed that, but it joined Netflix with the first two seasons earlier this month. And so the past two days have been spent drinking tea and watching the first season of Penny Dreadful.
I’m not usually one for horror, but this show has appealed to me since I first saw an ad for it. There are a lot of contributing factors as to why, but at first my biggest draw was Eva Green, one of my favorite actresses, and while she’s phenomenal in the lead she’s not the only amazing actor to make up the ensemble that is Penny Dreadful.
So the new fall tv season is starting out and there is a pretty good list of new shows and returning shows starting up. The problem is figuring out what you are going to commit the time to watching. There have been a couple shows that David and I have recently dropped because they just were not holding our attention. It can be hard to decide what new shows to watch. If they do not hook me at the first episode do you try a couple more or do you just give up because there are so many other things to watch. Last year Elementary was a show that I tried one episode and just really did not care, even though I like the actor. Some of that came down to the fact that the BBC Sherlock Holmes is just so good another Sherlock show had a lot to live up to.
So now we come to another round of new shows to entertain and dazzle trying to grab our attention. So here are some shows coming out that I want to give a chance and one that I am already sold on. Continue reading