TV PICKS: 'The Borgias' ... 'The Client List' ... 'Smash' ... 'Glee'
Published 04/08/2012, Contra Costa Times/ MCT
“The Borgias,” a grandiose costume drama that returns tonight for its second season on Showtime, is definitely at a “time of reckoning.” In Season 1, Rodrigo Borgia, aka Pope Alexander (Jeremy Irons), and his less than saintly family lied, cheated, fornicated and murdered their way to power. Now, will they be able to stave off their enemies without turning on each other? Or will there be hell to pay? Whatever the case, it’s painfully obvious that more decadence — and bloodshed — is in the offing.Word count: 570