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‘Vikings’ Season 2: Ragnar and Rollo Go to War in First Photos
The other day saw one of our first looks at History's 'Vikings' season 2, teasing the coming chaos with a surprising clash of Lorde's "Glory and Gore," but the real clash has yet to begin. The first official photos of the the season have arrived, putting Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) and his brother Rollo (Clive Standen) at odds across an epic battlefield?
‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel
An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?
‘Vikings’ Season 2 Spoilers: What Will the Time Jump Change?
A few weeks ago, we learned the surprising (yet consistent) news that 'Vikings' season 2 would undergo an impressive time jump, aging the young Bjorn (Nathan O’Toole) into an older warrior portrayed by 'The Hunger Games' star Alexander Ludwig. More than a simple age-up however, what other major character dynamics will have shifted when 'Vikings' premieres its second season in 2014?
‘Vikings’ Season 2: What “Formidable” New Foe Will Ragnar Face?
Though the discussion may have been swallowed up by last night's buzz-worthy 'Game of Thrones' and 'Mad Men' episodes, this past Sunday saw 'Vikings' airing its first season finale "All Change," setting up a turbulent season 2 that will see Viking chieftan Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) traveling to dangerous new territory, figuratively and literally. Series helmer Michael Hirst made th
‘Vikings’ Season 2: History Renews for Additional Season
Well, we could have seen that coming. After airing five episodes of its nine-episode order, 'Vikings' has officially raided a second season pickup from the History channel. Having earned favorable reviews from critics and ratings strongly aided by History's 'The Bible' miniseries, it looks like Ragnar Lothbrok and his brood will return to raid another day. Get the latest details on 'Vikings' seaso
History’s ‘Vikings’ Preview: Will Ragnar Lothbrok Change Destiny?
This coming Sunday, March 3 will mark an important date for History, as their first original scripted series 'Vikings' breaks waves across the TV landscape. We've seen the first few episodes, and spoken with some of the cast, but should you tune in to see Ragnar Lothbrok and the all-new historical tale of 'Vikings!' Check out a sneak peek of Sunday's series premiere inside!
History’s ‘Vikings’ Trailer: New Footage Takes Us Into the West
Unaccustomed to seeing historical fiction on the History Channel as we are, History's 'Vikings' seems more and more an intriguing new series worthy of carving out a new place in the TV pantheon. The original series will hit TV screens on March 3, 2013, and apart from the teaser and photos we've seen, the network has issued the most real footage yet in the latest trailer for 'Vikings.' Will you wat
History Developing ‘Hatfields & McCoy’s Reality Series?
These days, one of the surest ways to capitalize on an original blockbuster success is to develop a reality series inspired by its premise. We saw an example earlier this week with The CW putting into development a reality series with a striking similarity to 'The Hunger Games,' though this may be the most surprising example to date. Based on the runaway award-winning success of History's 'Hatfiel
Celebrity Birthdays for May 31 – Clint Eastwood, Brooke Shields and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Clint Eastwood Age: 82 Occupation: Actor, Director and Producer Known For: Starring in the ‘Dirty Harry’ film series, winning Oscars for directing and producing ‘Unforgiven’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby,’ being the acclaimed director of other movies including ‘Mystic River,’ ‘Letters from Iwo Jima’ and ‘Changeling,’ and probably never fin
This Day in History for May 11 – Bob Marley Dies and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1846 – President James K. Polk asked for and received a Declaration of War against Mexico, starting the Mexican-American War (More info) 1924 – Mercedes-Benz is formed when Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merge their two companies (More info)

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