Showtime’s period drama “The Borgias” is coming to an end — its current third season will be its last, the network announced Wednesday.
Jeremy Irons is among the prominent hosts of “Shakespeare Uncovered,” an inventive series tracing the origins of eight of the writer’s plays through a combination of history, new analysis, selected scenes — and, for Irons, a gallop on horseback across a fabled battlefield.
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Jeremy Irons wants American viewers to realize that “television doesn’t end with ‘Downton Abbey.’” The British actor took several entertaining jabs at the popularity of the hit series Tuesday while promoting his PBS show, “Uncovering Shakespeare.” But he later offered a clarification that either negated his insults or amplified them, depending […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Showtime is throwing in for another round of unholy intrigue with “The Borgias.” The cable channel has picked up the show’s third season, with production on the next 10 episodes slated to begin this summer in Budapest, Showtime’s President of Entertainment David Nevins announced on Friday. The new season will premiere […]
If you’re looking forward to the return of Showtime’s “The Big C,” “The Borgias,” and “Nurse Jackie,” you don’t have to wait until April 8 for their premiere on the cable network. Showtime announced earlier today that all three will be available across a number of online and mobile platforms, starting today. Edited versions of […]
Nominees for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:
By ALICIA RANCILIO New York — On CBS’s “The Mentalist“, Simon Baker’s character has things all figured out. He’s able to read people, surroundings and situations so well that he can solve crimes. In real life Baker, along with most people was unable to anticipate or make sense of the financial crisis that hit the […]
By John Sellers LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Green Lantern” star Ryan Reynolds will guest star on the animated “Family Guy” playing a character who “becomes obsessed with Peter Griffin,” according to a Fox announcement made Friday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. Six more words used by Fox to describe upcoming guest voices: […]
The family may be riddled with deceit and cunning. But the numbers don’t lie. After delivering the best ratings for a Showtime drama series in seven years (3.71 million viewers across multiple platforms, including On Demand, replays and DVR), “The Borgias” was renewed for a second season, according to a network announcement earlier today. “The […]
By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — Jeremy Irons couldn’t resist. The role he was invited to play – Rodrigo Borgia – is a towering historical figure who, five centuries ago, becomes pope through whatever-it-takes scheming, then ruthlessly defends his claim to the papacy against mounting efforts to unseat him. As perhaps the Western World’s biggest […]