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[08/13/13 - 12:40 PM]
"The Borgias" Creator Neil Jordan Releases E-Book "The Borgia Apocalypse: The Screenplay"
Available via e-retailers now, the e-book provides fans with a final farewell to one of history's most infamous families.

[07/30/13 - 03:22 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Talks Future of "Homeland," "Dexter"
Plus: the network's chief on "The Borgias," "Penny Dreadful," "Years of Living Dangerously" and more!

[07/18/13 - 09:48 AM]
Showtime(R) Makes History Honored with 32 Emmy(R) Nominations
The network is represented in all four lead actor and actress series categories with five actors nominated.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/05/13 - 12:51 PM]
The Epic Saga of "The Borgias" to Reach Its Grand Finale This Season on Showtime(R)
The series will conclude with its final episode on Sunday, June 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 7
Updates include: Merritt Patterson joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; Chuck Lorre's "Mom" to get series order at CBS; and "The Borgias" producers mull a wrap-up movie.

[03/14/13 - 03:18 PM]
Ian Hart, Augustus Prew and Johnny Simmons Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
They'll join previously announced cast members Chris Cooper and Abbie Cornish.

[01/12/13 - 01:47 PM]
Showtime(R) 2013 Original Series Premiere Slate
Highlights include the early return of "Dexter" on Sunday, June 30 plus "Homeland" on Sunday, September 29.

[12/20/12 - 07:49 AM]
Showtime Offers Free Preview Weekend January 11-13, Available to Over 80 Million Homes
Said offering is timed with the season premieres of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication" that Sunday.

[12/19/12 - 11:38 AM]
Showtime Anytime(R) Now Available with DirecTV
The service is also available now nationwide to AT&T U-verse, Cablevision's Optimum TV and Verizon FiOS customers.

[11/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
CBS and Netflix Announce Extension for International Licensing Agreements in Canada, Latin America, the United Kingdom and Ireland
"We are delighted to be bringing more great CBS and Showtime series to our members throughout the world," said Ted Sarandos.

[08/28/12 - 08:02 AM]
Encore Premieres "Titanic: Blood and Steel" on Monday, October 8 at 8PM ET/PT
The 12-part series will air nightly through Saturday, October 13 with back-to-back episodes.

[07/19/12 - 09:22 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored With 22 Emmy(R) Nominations
The nine nominations for "Homeland" mark the most of any freshman series.

[06/15/12 - 11:16 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off "Best in Sho" Free Preview Weekend Today Targeting Voters for 2012 Primetime Emmys(R)
In collaboration with Time Warner Cable and DirecTV, the network and its multiplex channels will be offered as a free preview and accessible to over 20 million homes.

[05/31/12 - 05:02 AM]
CTV and CTV Two 2012/13 Night-by-Night Schedules and Program Descriptions
Highlights include the final season of "Flashpoint" on Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/23/12 - 10:23 AM]
Showtime(R) Launches "Best in Sho" Free Preview Weekend Campaign Targeting Voters for 2012 Primetime Emmys(R)
Said preview will be accessible to over 20 million homes, in New York and Los Angeles through Time Warner Cable, and nationwide via DirecTV.

[05/04/12 - 11:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Serves Up More Sin and Seduction With Third Season Pickup of "The Borgias"
Production is slated to begin this summer in Budapest, Hungary for a 2013 premiere.

[04/30/12 - 06:14 AM]
E! Entertainment Announces Bold and Broad-Based Scripted Series Development Slate Reflecting Audience Fascination With Themes Drawn from Pop Culture
E!'s first scripted series will make its debut in 2013.

[04/10/12 - 11:14 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz & Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/02/12 - 10:25 AM]
Showtime(R) Unveils the Second Season of "The Borgias" With Nationwide Design Exhibition and Contest
High-end retail window installations will be featured in 10 cities to promote the show's April 8 return.

[03/26/12 - 01:23 PM]
Premiere Episodes of the Hit Showtime(R) Series "The Borgias," "Nurse Jackie" and "The Big C" Available Online Now
Said openers can be accessed on the Showtime website, YouTube and via select television providers in advance of their Sunday, April 8 premieres.

[03/13/12 - 12:30 PM]
History(R) Orders First Scripted Drama Series About Legendary Norse Warriors - "Vikings"
Set to premiere in 2013, the series will be filmed in Ireland and throughout picturesque locations in Northern Europe.

[02/13/12 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Zachary Levi to star in FOX's "Let It Go"; J.K. Simmons cast in ABC's "White Van Man"; and Alana De La Garza bound for NBC's "Do No Harm."

[01/12/12 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Catches Spring Fever With "Nurse Jackie," "The Big C" & "The Borgias" - Network's Three Hit Series To Return On Sunday, April 8th
"Nurse Jackie" will lead off the night at 9:00/8:00c followed by "The Big C" and "The Borgias."

[01/10/12 - 07:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces the Network's Authentication Service "Showtime Anytime(R)" Is Now Available on the iPad(R)
The app gives subscribers the flexibility to watch more than 400 hours of the network's programming whenever and wherever they'd like to watch it.

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[12/15/11 - 09:57 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored With Eight Golden Globe(R) Nominations
Drama "Homeland" and comedy "Episodes" are up for Best TV Series in their respective genres.

[12/15/11 - 05:43 AM]
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO receives 18 nods, including four for "Mildred Pierce" and three each for "Boardwalk Empire," "Too Big to Fail" and "Cinema Verite."

[10/03/11 - 01:06 PM]
"Homeland" Posts Best Ratings for a New Showtime(R) Drama Series in Eight Years
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 2.

[09/26/11 - 11:49 AM]
Showtime Launches "Showtime Social" App for iPad
The app launches just in time for viewers to discuss and interact with tonight's season finales of "Weeds" and "The Big C."

[09/12/11 - 01:21 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces a Dynamic New Leadership Team to Head Its Newly Named Production Company -- Universal Television
Tracey Pakosta and Russell Rothberg will spearhead the studio's comedy and drama departments, respectively.

[09/10/11 - 07:31 PM]
2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Winners
"Boardwalk Empire" tops the night with seven wins followed by "Deadliest Catch" and "Gettysburg" with four each.

[08/19/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 19
Updates include: Carla Gugino to star in TNT's "Hide"; Matthew Miller, Glenn Gordon Caron book new dramas; and Tyler Labine is back in business with FOX.

[08/04/11 - 11:14 AM]
Nevins: "House of Lies" to Launch Sunday, January 8 Alongside New Seasons of "Shameless," "Californication"
Plus: the Showtime chief on "Secret History of America," "The Borgias," "Dexter," "United States of Tara," "The Real L Word," "Weeds" and "100 Bullets."

[04/25/11 - 03:51 PM]
Second Crime's A Charm for "The Borgias" - Acclaimed Showtime(R) Drama Series Gets Second Season Pick-Up
10 new episodes will go into production this summer to air in 2012.

[04/14/11 - 12:51 PM]
ABC Entertainment Group Announces the Start of Production and Cast of the Four-Part Miniseries, "Titanic"
Filming begins Monday, May 9 in Budapest, Hungary.

[04/04/11 - 12:14 PM]
"The Borgias" Posts Best Ratings For A New Showtime Drama Series In Seven Years
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, April 3.

[03/01/11 - 01:46 PM]
2011 Spring/Summer Programming Overview From Showtime
The pay channel sets return dates for "Weeds," "The Big C," "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" and more!

[01/26/11 - 02:17 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Showtime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/14/11 - 03:43 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Kennedys, Gigolos, Oh My!
David Nevins talks "The Real L Word," "The Kennedys" and its latest addition, "Gigolos."

[01/14/11 - 01:24 PM]
"Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara" Return on March 28th, "The Borgias" Premieres April 3rd on Showtime
The Jeremy Irons-led "Borgias" will open with a special two-hour presentation.

[09/22/10 - 08:21 AM]
Beauty & "The Borgias": Emmanuelle Chriqui to Guest Star in New Epic Drama Series, Premiering in Spring 2011 on Showtime(R)
She'll play Sancia, "the beautiful and seductive Neapolitan princess who marries the Pope's youngest son Joffre, even though she has her eye on another Borgia brother."

[08/30/10 - 07:43 AM]
Showtime(R) House 2010 Marries High Design with Cutting-Edge Technology
The Showtime House will debut September 7 and will be open through the end of October for private events and public tours.

[07/23/10 - 06:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 23
Updates include: Ben Whishaw to topline HBO's "All Signs of Death"; Sarah Carter joins TNT's "Falling Skies"; and Melora Hardin to recur on NBC's "Outlaw."

[06/11/10 - 05:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 11
Updates include: Ricky Gervais to visit "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; D.L. Hughley to host NBC's "Who's Bluffing Who?"; and Stephen Collins is upped to regular on ABC's "No Ordinary Family."

[06/09/10 - 10:28 AM]
CBS Consumer Products Partners with Showtime(R) to Extend Its Portfolio of Entertainment Properties
The company will build upon the merchandising programs for all of Showtime's top properties.

[05/12/10 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: FOX's "Wilde Kingdom," ABC's "No Ordinary Family" latest to series orders; Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Cinema Verite"; and FX greenlights its "Wilfred" pilot.

[04/09/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 9
Updates include: MTV books "Jersey Shore's" return date; Jason Gedrick, Jill Hennessey have "Luck" with HBO; and Lizzy Caplan joins "True Love" at CBS.

[04/08/10 - 12:07 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: "Enlightened," "Shameless" land series orders at HBO, Showtime; "Jeopardy," "Wheel of Fortune" are good through 2013-14; and Francois Arnaud joins Showtime's "The Borgias."

[03/15/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 15
Updates include: Carly Pope reports for "Rough Justice" at NBC; Paul Schneider to exit "Parks & Recreation"; and Xander Berkeley joins The CW's "Nikita."

[01/09/10 - 01:52 PM]
The World's Most Notorious Dynasty - the Borgias - Comes to Showtime
Jeremy Irons will star as Rodrigo Borgia, "the cunning, manipulative patriarch of The Borgia family who ascends to the highest circles of power within Renaissance-era Italy."

[09/18/09 - 06:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 18
Updates include: Neil Jordan to follow the Borgia clan for Showtime; John McNamara to run USA's "In Plain Sight"; and Thora Birch and Nancy Travis to take Lifetime's "Pregnancy Pact."







BORGIAS, THE (SHOWTIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/3/11 - 6/16/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
3 (29 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 6/16/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, June 2013) The epic saga of THE BORGIAS, a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history's most infamous dynastic families, is created by Academy Award(R)-winner and Emmy(R) nominee Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire). The series will conclude with its final episode on Sunday, June 16th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. This expansive drama series stars Oscar(R) winner Jeremy Irons in his Golden Globe(R)-nominated role as Pope Alexander VI, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the infamous Borgia dynasty, who builds an empire by bribing, buying and muscling his way into the papacy. THE BORGIAS cast also includes Francois Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley, Lotte Verbeek, Sean Harris, Thure Lindhart, Gina McKee, Peter Sullivan, Julian Bleach and Colm Feore.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Colm Feore as Giuliano Della Rovere
· David Oakes as Juan Borgia
· Derek Jacobi as Cardinal Orsini
· Francois Arnaud as Cesare Borgia
· Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia Borgia
· Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia
· Joanne Whalley as Vanossa
· Lotte Verbeek as Giulia Farnese
CREW INFORMATION:
· James Flynn as EP
· Jeremy Podeswa as DIR
· John Weber as EP
· Michael Hirst as EP
· Neil Jordan as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sheila Hockin as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Canadian-European Treaty