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An Artistic Conversation With Actor Edward Akrout of Mr. Selfridge and Showtime's The Borgias

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.04.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Edward Akrout has a big presence in the UK but now he's trickled to the other side of the pond. Off screen, Edward made his debut in the art world this year, showcasing his paintings at Café Royal, and Hoxton in London.

What Your TV Tweets Say About You?

Omri Marcus | Posted 10.20.2013 | TV
Omri Marcus

When the social media frenzy collides with television obsession, sometimes it seems that television viewers are busier writing about their favorite shows than actually watching them.

A Lesson In Remembering That TV Is Entertainment -- And A Business

Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.16.2013 | TV
Maggie Furlong

TV superfans, you've been emailing, tweeting and commenting at me and my fellow TV journalists for the past several weeks about a few changes in the TV landscape that you're unhappy about. Now, don't take this the wrong way, but you're doing it wrong.

'The Borgias' Lives On

Posted 08.12.2013 | TV

"The Borgias" will live on ... as an e-book titled "The Borgia Apocalypse." "The Borgias" creator Neil Jordan penned the e-book based on his origin...

Watch The Final 'Borgias' Blooper Reel

Posted 08.07.2013 | TV

"The Borgias" may have been cancelled, but fans can still find reasons to smile thanks to the Season 3 blooper reel that just appeared online. Bel...

Fan Campaign To Save Axed Show Goes To Extreme Lengths

Posted 07.31.2013 | TV

The fan campaign to save "The Borgias" has gone to the extreme. Fans have been trying to convince Showtime to reverse its decision in June to canc...

The New Middle Ages

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

Today, as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, it seems we are approach a new Middle Ages in America, as inequality increasingly spreads through the land.


Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

"The Borgias" has been cancelled. The Showtime series, created by Academy Award-winner Neil Jordan, will conclude with its third season finale, set...


Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

Is "The Borgias" getting cancelled? Maybe, but Showtime is keeping it vague. According to Deadline, the final episodes of Season 3 may be the seri...

The Borgias Composer Trevor Morris Talks Scoring Season Three and the Enduring Legacy of The Tudors

Morgan Glennon | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
Morgan Glennon

If you've watched a television period drama in the last few years, there's a good chance it was scored by composer Trevor Morris. Morris has become a veritable time-traveler, musically taking us back to the distant past with a modern twist.

Nurse Jackie: Yes; The Borgias: No

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.15.2013 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

It is time for the return of Nurse Jackie and The Borgias. Both of these series have their core fans. I can understand it with Nurse Jackie but what are they seeing in The Borgias that I am not?

The Borgias' Francois Arnaud on Season Three and the New Relationship Between Cesare and Lucrezia

Morgan Glennon | Posted 05.27.2013 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Showtime's papal drama The Borgias, set to return for season three on April 14, really couldn't have picked a better time to return.

Olympus Has Fallen Composer Trevor Morris Discusses Working on the New Action Thriller

Morgan Glennon | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Morgan Glennon

What was it like going from ancient history to a modern cautionary tale? I caught up with Morris, to find out what it was like working on Olympus Has Fallen and why audiences are in for a non-stop thrill ride.

The 12 Best TV Shows of 2012

Morgan Glennon | Posted 02.16.2013 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Year-end lists are a holiday tradition along the lines of mistletoe and eggnog. Some people love it and some people hate it, but like clockwork, every year critics and viewers alike start listing the shows that were naughty and the ones that were nice.

Maureen Ryan

'Dexter' Game Changer, Unexpected 'Homeland' Death, & More Showtime Scoop | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.31.2012 | TV

"Homeland" is Showtime's shiny new success story, but at a press event Monday, entertainment president David Nevins spent a fair amount of time talkin...

What To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

Summer is in full swing on the small screen, with a number of high-profile premieres and finales to look forward to this week. Amy Sherman-Palladi...

'The Borgias' Renewed For Season 3

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

"The Borgias" will return for a Season 3 full of sin on Showtime. The cable network has ordered a third season of 10 episodes slated to premiere in 20...

It's Not Porn. It's HBO.

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.03.2012 | TV
Lorraine Devon Wilke

The bar for gratuitous, arbitrary, and generally female nudity is getting more and more extreme while appearing less and less essential. So let's go down the list at both networks, in no particular order, and flesh out a few of the more egregious examples.

The Borgias Returns for More Scandalous Fun

Morgan Glennon | Posted 06.05.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Premiering last season amongst a crop of period fare, The Borgias managed to do well by flying mostly under the radar. Like most families, things in the Borgia household are far from perfect in the show's second season.

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

This week kicks off with the return of "Bones" (Mon., April 2 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox) and the medical drama's comeback is full of juicy twists and turns:...

WATCH: 'Nurse Jackie' & More Showtime Premieres Hit The Web

Posted 03.26.2012 | TV

Showtime just couldn't wait to share its spring premieres! April's premieres of "Nurse Jackie," "The Big C" and "The Borgias" have hit YouTube earl...

15 TV Stars Who've Won Oscars

Posted 02.25.2012 | TV

The Oscars will crown a new crop of Hollywood royalty when the winners are announced during the Sun., Feb. 26 ceremony (8 p.m. EST on ABC); but many p...

Torturing The World's First Megachurch Pastor

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 03.24.2012 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

The world's first "megachurch" did not originate in 1950s America. Instead, it sprouted in 15th century Florence. It was called San Marco and was led by a fiery preacher and friar named Girolamo Savonarola.

'Nurse Jackie' Is Back!

Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

April showers will be bringing episodes of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie," "The Big C" and "The Borgias." All three shows will premiere on Sun., April 8. ...

The Borgias' David Oakes Interview: Part Two

Morgan Glennon | Posted 02.29.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

In part two of our interview we discuss with Oakes the other Borgia show, what it's like working with Jeremy Irons, cast pranks and Juan Borgia, the musical.