In a complete surprise to fans the season 3 finale of Penny Dreadful is also the series finale. Showtime has announced that the series run has come to an end.
Showtime president David Nevins statement reads, “John Logan deftly created a truly beautiful, brilliantly-written, epic drama series that has drawn a passionate fanbase to our network. After three fulfilling seasons, John has told the story he set out to tell and brought the series to a close in an incredibly poetic way. It has been an honor to work with him and this amazingly talented cast, and we’re thrilled that we can continue to work with John as he transitions to write and produce his next project for us, Just Kids, alongside Patti Smith. Together with our partners at Sky, we celebrate John’s vision and the thrilling finale of Penny Dreadful.”
In a special video message to fans, creator John Logan says, "Penny Dreadful was always intended to go for three years exactly, so I think we've told our story well and thank you for all your support and hanging in there with us."