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'Vikings' Season 2: History Renews for Additional Season

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 5, 2013 @ 12:54 PM
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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' season 2 inside!

'The Bible's' Satan + President Obama -- Dead Ringers? Glenn Beck Thinks So

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by Nick Romano March 18, 2013 @ 9:17 AM
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Controversy alert! The History Channel's new 10-part miniseries 'The Bible' has already become a hit. It's apparently so good that even conservative political personality Glenn Beck can't seem to find anything to pick apart, calling it "one of the most important shows in decades." Oh wait! He did mention a striking similarity between Satan and President Barack Obama.

'Swamp People' Contest: Win a $50 Visa Gift Card + Prize Pack!

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by Nick Romano March 14, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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In celebration of History's 'Swamp People,' the network recently launched a brand-new social media experience for fans of the series, making it easier for them to create and share their favorite moments. To help introduce you to this new service, we're giving away a 'Swamp People' prize pack, including a $50 Visa gift card.

History's 'Vikings' Interview: Clive Standen Talks Rollo, Complex Morality and Future Characters

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 8, 2013 @ 3:30 PM
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In case you missed the epic premiere this past Sunday, History's first scripted series 'Vikings' attained some sizable ratings for itself in beginning the tale of Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok. The largely introductory pilot mostly served to establish the world, while this Sunday's "Wrath of the Northmen" will really pillage viewers' attention as the complex, interwoven tale heads overseas for some true 'Vikings' action. We had a chance to speak to series star Clive Standen (Rollo) on the morally grey (more often red) series, covering both its roots in history and future on History, so get the inside scoop on 'Vikings' inside!

History's 'Vikings' Preview: Will Ragnar Lothbrok Change Destiny?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 1, 2013 @ 7:30 PM
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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 'Bonnie & Clyde' Miniseries: Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger Tapped as Leads

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 11, 2013 @ 12:36 PM
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It may not have Miley Cyrus in the lead, but History and Lifetime's collaborative 'Bonnie & Clyde' miniseries will prove to be a star-studded affair nonetheless. Previously casting Hollywood stars William Hurt and Holly Hunter, the upcoming miniseries has finally cast its iconic leads with 'Into the Wild' star Emile Hirsch and 'The Borgias' star Holliday Grainger. Will the updated 'Bonnie & Clyde' prove a modern classic akin to 'Hatfields and McCoys,' or end up shot by the roadside?

History's 'Vikings' Unsheathes a Bloody New Poster

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2013 @ 4:30 PM
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We're less than a month from History's hotly anticipated premiere of 'Vikings,' a nine-part fictional series that looks at the Viking culture and heroes never-before presented on TV. The ever new trailer and commercial for the outing makes 'Vikings' seem all the more a bloody-good show, but just how accurate will the history be? You might be surprised what you can learn from 'Vikings' bloody new poster, so get the historical scoop inside!

History's 'Vikings' Trailer: New Footage Takes Us Into the West

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 28, 2013 @ 10:50 AM
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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 watch Ragnar Lothbrok sail into the west? Check out the new trailer for Vikings inside, and judge for yourself!

History's 'Vikings': Check out the Opening Sequence!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 21, 2013 @ 6:47 PM
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Apart from a number of casting announcements over the last few months and an initial teaser, we haven’t heard much from History’s upcoming original series ‘Vikings,’ set to premiere on March 3. The series takes a fictional, yet historical look at the Viking age, recruiting a number of recognizable stars to swing swords and shields. And even though the series won't officially debut until March, how would you like to see the bad-ass opening sequence? Get a sneak peek of 'Vikings' inside!

Kevin Costner Wins Best Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV at the 2013 Golden Globes

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2013 @ 8:14 PM
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The 2013 Golden Globes presented some incredibly stiff competition for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV, but 'Hatfields & McCoys' has blown away the competition. Series star Kevin Costner has officially been awarded the 2013 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV for his role as William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield! Find out who he bested for the award inside!