Midseason TV Preview: 22 New Shows in 2013
The Vikings: Sunday, March 3, 10 PM, History Channel
History Channel debuts its first scripted series after the success of miniseries Hatfields & MCCoys. Created by Michael Hirst who has had a great deal of success in the historical genre with Elizabeth and The Tudors, the series stars Travis Fimmell (The Beast, Tarzan) as Ragnar Lothbrok. A genuine historical figure, Ragnar uses wit and brawn to climb the Viking ranks.