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Ad Pitch: Russian History and Romanov Dynasty

ad pitch: Each episode is focused on a different set of contemporary characters with loose, if not entirely made up, connections to the House of Romanov, according to NOW Magazine. If you're not up to date on your Russian history, here's all you need to know to understand the series The Romanov dynasty ruled Russia for three centuries until 1917. Rating NNNThree years after Don Draper's final ad pitch, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner is back with The Romanoffs, an anthology series following the lives of self-proclaimed descendants of the Russian royal family. The following year, Czar Nicholas II, his wife and their five children were shot and bayonetted to death by the Bolsheviks. In the premiere episode the first three were sent to critics we meet Anushka Marthe Keller a temperamental, wealthy Parisian and her American nephew, Greg Aaron Eckhart . After Anushka fires her latest caretaker, Greg hires a young Muslim nurse-in-training, Hajar In s Melab to look after his elderly aunt. With a runtime of around 90 minutes, each episode feels like a movie. ( As reported in the news.