Thursday May 17 at 7.30pm on W
THE BORGIAS is the sordid saga of one of the most remarkable and legendary families in history. Set in 15th Century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, the first season chronicled the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeded to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.
In the second season, Rodrigo will demand his children join him in getting revenge against those that opposed his climb to the papacy. But his own family may become his biggest threat, as Cesare’s sibling rivalry with Juan grows and Lucrezia starts finding her independence. All the while, Rodrigo’s very persistent nemesis Della Rovere hasn’t given given up and he up and he s’s closing in on the Vatican closing in on the Vatican s’s new residents new residents. Cast: Jeremy Irons, Francois Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, David Oakes.