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Air Date: August 28th, 2005

Network: HBO

Series Summary
Two Roman soldiers and their families endure the fall of the republic.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Historical drama

Episodes

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  • HBO's splendid Rome recounts Julius Caesar's battle for power with a gritty ferocity that's closer to The Godfather and The Sopranos than to costume epics of old. Following Don Corleone's example, this 12-episode series makes you an offer you can't refuse: It's the best new drama of the fall. Show More

  • While the first hour is daunting, the series offers a terrific villainess who also has a knack for humor. [28 Aug 2005, p.F-03] Show More

  • Rome is most entertaining when it laces its wild, ancient antics with winks of the pedestrian. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama