Its high production values, alongside an absorbing and internationally relevant storyline, offer great appeal across multiple platforms. The previous series of the show did well on Sky1 and Cinemax and was also sold into markets like Australia, Canada and France. Charles Brandonthe King's most trustworthy friend and loyal servant, is reunited with Henry for one final meeting before he dies.
Every new episode of the series concentrates on the researches of Dr. That comes with all sorts of preconceptions of gender roles and what it is to be a gay man at the same time. Nicholas D'agosto. She assembled a majority-female writing staff, although she says this was unintentional.
With its low ratings, Pitch would be an easy cancellation for Fox. The West Wing showed us government not as it was, but as it could be—a White House run by quippy, tireless, big-hearted public servants who believed in governing with decency.
At home, Henry is disturbed by the struggle between the Catholic and Protestant factions and Catherine alienates him through her support of the Reformation.
He is unable to consummate his marriage and vents his frustration on his Lord Privy Seal , which is encouraged by the Duke of Suffolk in league with Edward Seymour , as both want Cromwell removed from office. With laconic East Texas style, the 80s-set series deals with a new villain each season as Hap and Leonard accidentally stumble into their path with humor and heart, never ignoring the racial politics of the region.
It is difficult to watch at times, the kind of series likely to live with you long after its final moments come to a close; for a story centered on rape, that is hardly unusual.