The Borgias (2011 - 2013)


The Borgias

85%

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Series Info

Historical drama about the infamous Renaissance-era Italian family, one of whom became head of the Catholic Church as Pope Alexander VI. His son Cesare was the subject of Machiavelli's classic "The Prince."

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Seasons

89%
Critics Consensus: Jeremy Irons inspires fealty from the Vatican and television audiences alike in The Borgias' explosive final season, fictionalizing Renaissance history with the vivacity of a freshly-painted Fresco.

2013, Showtime, 10 episodes

91%
Critics Consensus: The Vatican's resident schemers have a renaissance of their own in an improved sophomore season, with a more intriguing focus on political machinations both within the Catholic Church and the Borgias family.

2012, Showtime, 10 episodes

75%
Critics Consensus: It's deliberately paced and its characters might be too unpleasant for some, but The Borgias is a lush period drama with high production values and intrigue to spare.

2011, Showtime, 9 episodes

Cast & Crew

Jeremy Irons
Rodrigo Borgia
François Arnaud
Cesare Borgia
David Oakes
Juan Borgia
Holliday Grainger
Lucrezia Borgia
Colm Feore
Giuliano Della Rovere
Derek Jacobi
Cardinal Orsini
Lotte Verbeek
Giulia Farnese
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Series Details

TV Network: Showtime
Premiere Date: Apr 3, 2011
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Neil Jordan, Sheila Hockin, Michael Hirst, James Flynn, John Weber
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