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The Poisoned Chalice

In the Season 1 premiere, Rodrigo successfully bribes and intimidates his way into an election as Pope Alexander VI, making him the new leader of the Catholic Church; powerful Cardinals Della Rovere and Orsini oppose his rise; the Borgias recruit a talented assassin named Micheletto to their cause.

Written by: Neil Jordan

Directed By: Neil Jordan

Showtime Advisories
Adult Content, Violence, Brief Nudity

Duration
50 min.

Rating
TVMA

Audio Format
Surround Sound, English/Spanish, Dolby Digital 5.1

Video Format
Closed Captioning, HDTV

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