Watch now: Showtime offers ‘The Borgias,’ ‘The Big C’ premieres early

Want to watch early?

If you love “The Borgias” and really don’t want to wait until the show returns to Showtime with new episodes on April 8, we have some good news for you — you don’t have to wait any longer at all!

As an effort by the premium cable network to draw up more viewers for this series along with “The Big C” and “Nurse Jackie” the season premieres for all three shows are being offered up early in the photos below. This is not the first time that Showtime has utilized this tactic to attempt some pre-show buzz — they previously used the same strategy to make “Homeland” and “House of Lies” hits before they even premiered. (In the case of the former show, it is now a bona fide hit thanks to the critics.)

Is it a smart idea? That’s still to be seen, but we will point out that this announcement has us talking about the shows nearly two weeks before we would normally. Overall, that has to count as a victory, right?

If you don’t want to watch the premieres via YouTube, you can also see them via Showtime Anytime, iTunes, along with some other mobile apps for iPhone or Android.

Which one of these shows are you the most excited to see?

Photo: Showtime

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