• Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 28, 2005
  • Season #: 1 , 2
Metascore
68

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18

There are no positive critic reviews yet.

User Score
9.2

Universal acclaim- based on 146 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 73 out of 78
  2. Negative: 3 out of 78
  1. SusanL.
    Mar 1, 2008
    10
    bigger than life characters in a bigger than anything empire. Costumes, splendour, grittiness -- they got it right.
  2. MichaelC.
    May 30, 2007
    4
    ROME is soap opera intended to titillate like a feather drawn across the skin--or shock like a dagger plunged into the abdomen. But it is not good history or good TV. Full Review »
  3. PhilH
    Feb 25, 2007
    3
    Couldn't wait for the 2nd season, but have been badly dissapointed. It has lost something - turned into a sex and violence fest (not that I have anything against sex and violence). First season was classic - it may be that Michael Apted left. Full Review »