‘The Borgias’ to End After Three SeasonsShowtime Drama’s Run Concludes with June 16 Finale 6/05/2013 12:01 PM Eastern
Showtime’s The Borgias will end its run after its current third season, the network announced on Wednesday.
The medieval drama will conclude with its third season/series finale (which filmed entirely on location in Budapest) on June 16 at 10 p.m. Created by Neil Jordan, the series stars Jeremy Irons as Pope Alexander VI, the cunning patriarch of the infamous Borgias dynasty.
Season-to-date, Borgias has averaged 2.4 million weekly viewers across all platforms season, on par with its sophomore season, according to Showtime. The series has also earned 10 Emmy nominations in its first two seasons and a Golden Globe nomination forIrons.
"It has been an honor to work with the great Neil Jordan and the incomparable Jeremy Irons on The Borgias," said David Nevins, president of entertainment for Showtime. "Neil has written nearly every episode of this series himself. His extraordinary storytelling combined with Jeremy's fascinating portrayal of the infamous Pope Alexander VI, has made for truly outstanding television that will live on. I look forward to future collaborations."