Sleepy Hollow Is Haunted in the Soapiest Halloween Ever

This week, Halloween comes to Sleepy Hollow via a terrifying revelation. No, not the Headless Horseman. No, not the demon possessions. No, not the sick kid who staggered into town and disrupted the hospital. No, not the pipers in the woods. Not even this week's ghost! You guys...Katrina did something. » 10/21/14 11:30am 10/21/14 11:30am

​Sleepy Hollow Raises Our Expectations (And a Punny Monster)

Last week, Sleepy Hollow got everyone out of the cliffhanger clutches of evil. But while it was as entertaining as ever, there were lingering issues everywhere. This week addresses them so directly you can tell the Horseman reads the recaps And they also go full Frankenstein, because you need a B-plot of something,… » 9/30/14 2:45pm 9/30/14 2:45pm

Penny Dreadful Races to the Season Finale with a Sleepover

This week, Penny Dreadful pulled out all the stops for a breathless penultimate episode that brings everyone together in the townhouse to hash out the beginning of the end: alliances are formed, secrets come to light, and the devil comes back for Vanessa Ives. (The devil, it turns out, is still not as terrible as… » 6/23/14 1:54pm 6/23/14 1:54pm

Dear Diary: Penny Dreadful Pens TV's Most Victorian Letter

Last night, Penny Dreadful made a play for being the most Victorian thing ever on TV with an epistolary flashback episode. It didn't progress the plot much, but it did Penny Dreadful-ize everything that happened, so we're still unsure of specifics but definitely creeped out by whatever it is. » 6/09/14 12:30pm 6/09/14 12:30pm

10 Reasons You Need To Be Watching Penny Dreadful

We're halfway through the first season of Penny Dreadful. And even though early on, it had a few indicators of possible disaster — an overtly League of Extraordinary Gentleman premise, stray subplots — it's become a show that delivers fun surprises with a sleek veneer. Here are 10 reasons to catch up on this campy… » 6/04/14 10:00am 6/04/14 10:00am

A Handy Chart Showing Every Tawdry Encounter Ever On Penny Dreadful

Last week, Penny Dreadful cranked through some very Victorian flashbacks and positioned itself for the second act. This week, things get even more Victorian as everyone goes out to a play and has the worst night ever — except for the people who stayed home, for whom the night was slightly worse. » 6/02/14 2:00pm 6/02/14 2:00pm

On Penny Dreadful, It's Not a Party Without a Seance

The first episode of Penny Dreadful gave us Victorian pulp, some great acting, immersive atmosphere, and things that go bump in the night. Turns out this Gothic was just getting started, as "Séance" rockets the show into an impressive second act. » 5/19/14 1:31pm 5/19/14 1:31pm