Among the central shifts in the TV landscape is the ability to make programs profitable because a small but loyal audience will pay for them via one platform or another.
Showtime’s summer TCA session kicked into gear with a “Dexter”-themed lunch at the Beverly Hilton Tuesday, but not without a heavy dose of “The Borgias” flying overhead. Protesters stood outside the…
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Showtime has opted not to go forward on period drama “The Borgias,” announcing Wednesday that the show’s June 16 season-ender will be its final episode. The show, which chronicled the infamous…
NBC’s latenight duo of Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon continued their spring hot streak last week, drawing their largest young-adult audiences in more than four months. Nielsen estimates that “The Tonight…
Although Showtime vaulted into rarefied air with its Emmy win for “Homeland,” the channel continues to offer a spate of shows that clearly have admirers and boast billboard-worthy stars but amount to…
Showtime's papal intrigue skein "The Borgias" bowed boffo in Italy this weekend, sparking protests from Catholics as cardinals from around the world flew in to elect the next pope.
Nothing is generating more heat in television's creative community these days than the new sources of production financing that are emerging for primetime scripted series.
Kristin Scott Thomas, Andre Dussollier and Sergi Lopez will star in helmer Laurent Herbiet's "Vatican, le Christ habite chez les Borgia" (Vatican, Christ Lives With the Borgias), exploring the hidden…
Showtime is staying in Renaissance mode with a third-season order for "The Borgias." Production is set to begin this summer in Budapest.