Emmys: 2 wins
Also airing tonight the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Executive producer and three-time NBA champion Lebron James has renewed his show for a fourth season.
— The Americans (@TheAmericansFX) July 16, 2016
The Americans is all set for a 13-episode Season 5 to air in 2017 and a 10-episode sixth and final season to air in 2018.
Emmys: 2 wins 10 nominations
Victorian horror series Penny Dreadful premieres its 3rd season two weeks from tonight and will feature a fresh rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic mad-scientist manifesto The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
“Penny dreadfuls” were a 19th-century London publishing phenomenon that featured a mass influx of cheap, illustration-heavy horror-based drama pieces.
— Penny Dreadful (@SHO_Penny) April 7, 2016
Honorable mention : Rory Kinnear : John Clare : Penny Dreadful
Penny Dreadful is an elegant and clever amalgam of 17th century horror classics most notably : Mary Shelley’s Dr. Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Grey, among others.