The latest TV Drama that will be focusing on the Middle Ages, Vikings, will be premiering in North America on March 3, 2013. The show will be aired on the History Channel in the United States and History Television in Canada.
According to the show’s official description VIKINGS follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, an actual historical figure, and the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the gripping sagas of Ragnar’s band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods – legend has it that he was a direct descendent of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
The teaser and the opening sequence of the show have already been made available online:
The show is a joint Irish/Canadian production. The Canadian producer’s Take 5 Productions, has an additional one-minute clip on its website – click here to watch.