The Serpent Queen

Continuing / 7:00pm STARZ 51 min.
Considered an immigrant, common and plain, Catherine de Medici is married into the 16th century French court as an orphaned teenager expected to bring a fortune in dowry and produce many heirs, only to discover that her husband is in love with an older woman, her dowry is unpaid and she is unable to concieve. Yet, only with her intelligence and determination, she manages to keep her marriage alive and masters the bloodsport that is the monarchy better than anyone else, ruling France for 50 years.

Season 2

8 Episodes

TBA 2x08
Aug 30 2024
TBA 2x07
Aug 23 2024
TBA 2x06
Aug 16 2024
TBA 2x05
Aug 09 2024
TBA 2x04
Aug 02 2024
TBA 2x03
Jul 26 2024
With peace lying on a knifes edge, Catherine attempts to calm tensions by allowing the Bourbons to pursue the trade deal with England, and she halts the investigation into the Duke of Guise's arson involvement.
Jul 19 2024
Catherine aims to unite France under King Charles IX, pushing her agenda of a secular state. The Bourbons present a trade deal with England. Tensions rise on the Privy Council.
Jul 12 2024

Season 1

8 Episodes

The planned kidnapping of King Francis goes awry but Catherine devises a new plan to allow her control of the country.
Oct 30 2022
Mary visits Rahima and recounts her side of the story of life at the Royal Court. Catherine and Mary have conflicting views when it comes to freedom of religion in France.
Oct 23 2022
Catherine has a dream that predicts that her husband will be wounded while jousting. Catherine and Henri decide that their son Francis should delay his wedding to Mary.
Oct 16 2022
King Henri departs to lead an army to defend France and places Catherine in charge as Regent, allowing her to test her powers further. Catherine asks Rahima to search Mary�s room for a letter.
Oct 09 2022
Catherine has become a mother. King Francis suffers a fall from his horse while hunting with Henri and Catherine.
Oct 02 2022
Prince Henri returns from war with a new mistress, Filippa, and a baby. Catherine resorts to extreme measures to produce an heir.
Sep 25 2022
Young Catherine begins to learn how to outwit the royal household in order to secure her future after the death of her uncle.
Sep 18 2022
Queen Catherine confides in a servant girl and begins to tell the story of her life, including the circumstances surrounding her arrival at the French Royal Court at the age of 14.
Sep 11 2022