Empire

  • 2005
  • TV Show
  • None

A six-hour dramatization of the rise of the Roman emperor Augustus following the assassination of his uncle Julius Caesar. At the would-be emperor's side: the fictional gladiator Tyrannus. Filmed in Rome and other Italian locations. Executive producers include Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (`Chicago').

Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot

First Aired: June 28, 2005

Dramatization of the rise of the Roman emperor Augustus (Santiago Cabrera) following the assassination of his uncle Julius Caesar. At the would-be emperor's side: the fictional gladiator Tyrannus (Jonathan Cake). As Part 1 begins, the triumphant Julius Caesar (Colm Feore) annoints Octavius (Cabrera) as his heir.

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  • Premiered: June 28, 2005
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A six-hour dramatization of the rise of the Roman emperor Augustus following the assassination of his uncle Julius Caesar. At the would-be emperor's side: the fictional gladiator Tyrannus. Filmed in Rome and other Italian locations. Executive producers inc… (more)

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