Axed: The Borgias
Period drama The Borgias starring Jeremy Irons has been axed by Showtime in the US,
Its most recent episode drew a season-best 804,000 viewers in the US, climbing to 2.4 million viewers across other platforms.
“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, Showtime Networks Inc. “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.”
The Borgias is currently airing in Australia on SoHo.