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Showtime Sets Spring Schedule, Including Premiere of Sam Mendes-Produced Horror Drama 'Penny Dreadful'

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire January 17, 2014 at 9:51AM

Showtime has announced its spring schedule, including the premieres of celeb-filled climate change docuseries "Years of Living Dangerously" and new psychosexual horror series "Penny Dreadful."
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Eva Green in 'Penny Dreadful'
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Showtime has announced its spring schedule, including the premieres of celeb-filled climate change docuseries "Years of Living Dangerously" and new psychosexual horror series "Penny Dreadful."

Sunday, April 13th at 9pm: "Nurse Jackie"
Edie Falco returns in her Emmy-winning role as Jackie Peyton, a strong-willed and brilliant -- but very flawed -- emergency room nurse. Emmy Award nominee Clyde Phillips serves as showrunner and executive producer.

Sunday, April 13th at 9:30pm: "Californication"
David Duchovny stars in his Golden Globe-winning role as the hedonistic writer who fights to balance the demands of his libido, his unpredictable career, and his ex-girlfriend/muse Karen.

Sunday, April 13th at 10pm: "Years of Living Dangerously"
This docuseries follows a star-studded roster of major film, television and renowned journalists traveling the globe, tackling an enormous range of subjects on the hot button topic of climate change. The correspondents are Jessica Alba, Mark Bittman, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, America Ferrera, Harrison Ford, Thomas Friedman, Michael C. Hall, Chris Hayes, Olivia Munn, Dr. M. Sanjayan, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ian Somerhalder and Lesley Stahl.

Sunday, May 11 at 10pm: "Penny Dreadful"
Some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel "Dracula," all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, and is created, written and executive produced by John Logan ("Hugo") and executive produced by Sam Mendes.

Check out new teasers for "Penny Dreadful" here.

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