Those About to Die

Upcoming / 7:00pm Peacock 60 min.
Set within the spectacular, complex, and corrupt world of gladiatorial sports in Ancient Rome, an ensemble of characters from all corners of the Roman Empire collide at the explosive intersection of sports, politics, and dynasties.

Season 1

10 Episodes

Pitted against one another, Kwame and Viggo fight to the death to save their families; Tenax decides to spare Cala in exchange for her help; Domitian stops Titus from finding out the truth before it's too late.
Jul 18 2024
Elia faces Scorpus in a head-to-head race for revenge; Tenax puts on a public execution for the Patricians; Cala finds evidence of Domitian's treachery and betrays Tenax to save Jula; Berenice and Antonia race to get proof to Titus in time.
Jul 18 2024
Following a devastating racetrack accident, Elia Corsi accuses Scorpus of causing the tragedy; Antonia allows Elia to join the Blue Faction to seek revenge.
Jul 18 2024
Tenax reveals his past to Cala as she tends to his wounds; Scorpus grows increasingly jealous as the elder Corsi brothers, Andria and Fonsoa, win races for the Gold Faction; Kwame faces Flamma in a rematch; Tenax and Cala face off with Ursus.
Jul 18 2024
A dark day looms over Rome with the eruption of Mount Vesuvius; Titus punishes Marsus and the Patricians involved in a planned coup; Domitian convinces Titus to reinstate the Gold Faction; Tenax is dangerously wounded in battle.
Jul 18 2024
To save his image and cement his authority, Titus sends Berenice away and marries his cousin, a Roman; Tenax's dark past is finally revealed, and his chase for Ursus leaves someone dead; Kwame prepares for his fight with Flamma.
Jul 18 2024
Titus shuts down the Gold Faction to appease the Patricians while Scorpus, suspicious of Tenax's plan, joins the White Faction; Domitian orchestrates a grisly spectacle to show his strength; Tenax meets Ursus, a dangerous man from his past.
Jul 18 2024
Kwame and Viggo bond over their ill-fated futures; the Gold Faction puts on a lavish display at the inaugural chariot races; Queen Berenice tries to convince Titus of his brother's treacherous plans to claim the throne; Vespasian chooses his heir.
Jul 18 2024
Tenax and Domitian form a racing faction and recruit Scorpus; Antonia and Marsus undermine their efforts while Cala offers to help Tenax to protect her daughters; Emperor Vespasian ponders on his successor.
Jul 18 2024
Ancient Rome's elite plot against the rioting citizens; a cunning Plebeian schemes to change his fate; Spanish brothers arrive to sell horses for the Roman Games; three African siblings are forcibly taken to Rome, followed by their vengeful mother.
Jul 18 2024