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TV News: Penny, Game, Shores, Intruders

By Garth Franklin Sunday January 12th 2014 05:25AM

Penny Dreadful
A new photo is out from Showtime's psychosexual horror series "Penny Dreadful" in which literature's most frightening and iconic figures grapple with alienation in Victorian London.

The photo itself includes cast members Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Timothy Dalton and Harry Treadaway. Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear and Reeve Carney also star. [Source: Bloody Disgusting]

The Game
BBC America has announced a Fall premiere for recent pickup "The Game," a six-part drama series about 1970s espionage and the invisible war fought by Mi5.

Brian Cox stars in the project which comes from "Being Human" creator Toby Whithouse. [Source: Deadline]

Chesapeake Shores
Hallmark Channel is developing a TV series adaptation of Sherryl Woods' ten-book "Chesapeake Shores" novels. Said series would launch in 2015.

The series focuses on the O'Brien family, a multi-generational clan who reunite in their hometown on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay after years apart. Together they learn the importance of reconciliation. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Intruders
John Simm ("Life on Mars," "Doctor Who") will star in Glen Morgan's new Pacific Northwest-set contemporary paranormal drama series "The Intruders" for BBC America.

Simm will play a L.A. cop-turned-writer who has escaped a dark, violent past for a seemingly quiet life with his wife Amy. When she goes missing, Jack starts an investigation that reveals a conspiracy involving a secret society devoted to pursuing immortality. [Source: The Wrap]

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