Carnivàle

Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle between free will and destiny; the storyline mixes Christian theology with gnosticism and Masonic lore, particularly that of the Knights Templar.

TitleCarnivàle
First Air DateSeptember 14th, 2003
Last Air DateMarch 27th, 2005
GenresSci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Drama
NetworkHBO
Production Companies3 Arts Entertainment, HBO
ProducersHoward Klein, Ronald D. Moore
Number of Seasons2 Seasons
Number of Episodes24 Episodes
Plot Keywordscarnival, surrealism, great depression, thriller, period drama, carny, circus freak, dark fantasy, freak show, 1930s
Nick Stahl
Nick Stahl
Ben Hawkins
Clancy Brown
Clancy Brown
Brother Justin
Michael J. Anderson
Michael J. Anderson
Samson
Adrienne Barbeau
Adrienne Barbeau
Ruthie
Debra Christofferson
Debra Christofferson
Lila
Tim DeKay
Tim DeKay
Clayton Jones
Clea DuVall
Clea DuVall
Sofie
Cynthia Ettinger
Cynthia Ettinger
Rita Sue Dreifuss
Carla Gallo
Carla Gallo
Libby Dreifuss
Toby Huss
Toby Huss
Stumpy Dreifuss
Amy Madigan
Amy Madigan
Iris Crowe
Brian Turk
Brian Turk
Gabriel
Ralph Waite
Ralph Waite
Norman Belthus
John Fleck
John Fleck
Gecko
Blake Shields
Blake Shields
Osgood
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll Lynch
Varlyn Stroud
Carnivale