Hot on the heels of last years Hatfields and McCoys, the HISTORY channel is set to release another scripted TV show. The new show will focus on Vikings and will follow the life of Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok. Here is the synopsis from HISTORY:
Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the 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 descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
Below is sneak peek. Vikings premieres on 03 March 2013 on the HISTORY channel.