The Borgias

 

Cast: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley, Lotte Verbeek, David Oakes, Sean Harris, Simon McBurney, Steven Berkoff, Aidan Alexander, Colm Feore

  • Airs: 10pm Sundays
  • Air Dates: April 2011 - June 2013

Premise:

A complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history’s most intriguing and infamous dynastic families. The series begins in Italy 1492 as the family’s patriarch Rodrigo (Jeremy Irons), 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.