Season 2, Episode 1 The Borgia Bull
First Aired: April 8, 2012
A cache of long-lost Italian artifacts is discovered, inspiring Pope Alexander VI to throw a pagan-theme feast for the people of Rome in the Season 2 premiere. Meanwhile, Alexander's mistress discovers he's taken another lover; and Cardinal Della Rovere settles into the simple life of a parish priest but becomes unsettled when Cesare attempts to assassinate him.
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- Premiered: April 3, 2011
- Rating: TV-MA
- Premise: Historical drama about the infamous Renaissance-era Italian family, one of whom became head of the Catholic Church as Pope Alexander VI. His son Cesare was the subject of Machiavelli's classic "The Prince." (more)