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TV Series

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Drama

Starring :

Jeremy Irons, Francois Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley, Lotte Verbeek, David Oakes, Sean Harris, Colm Feore, Thure Lindhardt, Gina McKee, Peter Sullivan, Aidan Alexander, Derek Jacobi, Ruta Gedmintas

'The Borgias' Cancelled by Showtime After Three Seasons

June 06, 2013 09:06:27

The dramatic tale of Pope Alexander VI in Emmy-winning drama "" is coming to an end after Showtime decides not to renew it for a fourth season. The -starring series is set to conclude in a finale airing Sunday, June 16 at 10 P.M. ET.

"It has been an honor to work with the great Neil Jordan and the incomparable Jeremy Irons on The Borgias," Showtime's entertainment president David Nevins says in a statement. "Neil has written nearly every episode of this series himself."

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'The Borgias' Unleashes 'A New Pope' Promo for Season 3

March 14, 2013 03:03:30

While the Catholic Church has just elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis in the papal election conclave, Showtime releases a promo for "" season 3 aptly titled "A New Pope". It focuses on key character Rodrigo Borgia/ Pope Alexander VI, who is not really new as he has assumed the role since the first season of the show.

' Pope Alexander VI is described as a man who's not afraid to tackle all issues, such as diplomacy, morality and family values. Ironically, at the same time the scenes show him comitting sins, including burning a man alive, leading a war and having threesome.

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Showtime Renews 'The Borgias', TNT Orders New Season of 'Southland'

May 05, 2012 11:05:20

Two shows from different networks have received similar good news on Friday, May 4. Showtime has picked up "" for a third season, while TNT has given a fifth season order to "".

"Borgias" will return with ten new episodes in 2013. Showtime Networks entertainment president David Nevins announced that the production for the new season of the -starring series would begin this summer in Budapest, Hungary.

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First Look at 'Borgias' Season 2: Alexander Plans Revenge, Faces Murder Plot

December 21, 2011 12:12:52

The first sneak peek to "" season 2 has made its way out via E! Online. Filled with conspiracy, lust and rivalry, the footage sees Alexander gathering his family to help him take a revenge on the great noble houses that dared to stand against him.

Meanwhile, King Charles and his French army who are marching to Rome are eager for vengeance after realizing Alexander tricked him. Also putting his life in danger, the Pope's old enemy Della Rovere conspires to assassinate him.

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'Borgias' Renewed, 'Nurse Jackie' and 'U.S. of Tara' Still Waiting

April 26, 2011 04:04:13

"" has been awarded a second season order after showing steady ratings in its first five episodes. The period drama starring debuted earlier this month to 1.06 million viewers, making it Showtime's largest premiere audience for a drama series in seven years.

"The Borgias has become Sunday night appointment viewing for a broad swath of our subscribers," said David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. "Neil Jordan's cleverly crafted tale of a 15th century papal family has proven quickly addictive. It's a tribute to his incredible skills as an auteur and to the extraordinary cast led by Jeremy Irons that this show fits so seamlessly into our line-up of quality shows."

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'The Borgias' Episode 4 Sneak Peeks: Kissing Lesson for Lucrezia

April 11, 2011 03:04:40

"" are gearing up for Lucrezia's wedding in its upcoming episode. The soon-to-bride has a kiss practice with Giulia Farnese to prepare the big day, but she is not happy with the fact that her mother will not attend the nuptials.

Lucrezia's financially and politically motivated wedding to Milanese nobleman Giovanni Sforza is a disaster thanks to Juan's inappropriately bawdy play in his sister's honor, Cesare's brazen flirting with a married baroness, and the arrival of the Borgia children's illegitimate mother. Meanwhile, Della Rovere seeks the aid of the illustrious Medici family and their counselor, Machiavelli.

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First Look: Showtime's Historical Drama 'The Borgias'

June 03, 2010 02:06:38

The first look into Showtime's "" is shared through a behind-the-scene footage. A new series coming from the director of "Interview with the Vampires", Neil Jordan, "Borgias" is a historical drama which is Showtime's resort to replace "".

The show will be a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history's most intriguing and infamous dynastic families. The series begins as the family's patriarch Rodrigo, becomes Pope, propelling him, his two Machiavellian sons Cesare and Juan, and his scandalously beautiful daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.

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