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[12/04/18 - 08:19 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Defining Moments That Made an Empire in "Eight Days That Made Rome"
The eight-part landmark series offers a fresh perspective on the building of arguably the most powerful empire of all time - examining how it came to dominate the ancient world and helping us to understand its astonishing success.







EIGHT DAYS THAT MADE ROME (SMITH)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/6/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 2/18/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Smithsonian Channel's press release, December 2018) Presented by award-winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes - Oxford University scholar and one of the BBC's 100 Global Women - EIGHT DAYS THAT MADE ROME explores the eight key days that defined the great Roman Empire. To tell the story of Rome, Hughes travels across the region once held by the empire, delving into its rich history and uncovering brand new archeological evidence to bring ancient Rome back to life. The eight-part landmark series offers a fresh perspective on the building of arguably the most powerful empire of all time - examining how it came to dominate the ancient world and helping us to understand its astonishing success. EIGHT DAYS THAT MADE ROME premieres on Monday, January 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT with a special premiere episode sneak peek the night before on Sunday, January 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Bullmore as EP
· David Royle as EP (Smithsonian)
· Jim Greayer as DIR
· Joy Galane as EP (Smithsonian)
· Matt Robins as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· October Films