Roman Empire Season 1 :
Roman Empire Season 1 Episode 6 : Lavish imperial games at the Colosseum are highlighted by the emperor’s bloody victories, but his paranoid abuses of power lead to a final betrayal.
Roman Empire Season 1 Episode 5 : A disastrous grain shortage reaveals Cleander’s treachery and leaves Commodus isolated, inspiring him to trains as a gladiator in a bid to unite Rome.
Roman Empire Season 1 Episode 4 : Commodus defeats his sister’s coup but withdraws from governing, allowing other to amass power while he engages in an affair and banishes his wife.
Roman Empire Season 1 Episode 3 : Commodus rises to power as Rome’s new emperor, but not everyone supports his ascent. Among those conspiring against him: his older sister Lucilla.
Roman Empire Season 1 Episode 2 : The Germanic tribes strike as Marcus Aurelius succumbs to disease, leaving a skeptical Emperor Commodus to prosecute a war that doesn’t interest him.