Vikings will receive its FTA broadcast premiere on 5Spike on Monday August 27th at 10pm, it has been announced.
Created by Michael Hirst, Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, a historical figure, and the greatest hero of his age – and the gripping sagas of Ragnar’s band of Viking brothers and his family – as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. The series portrays the world of these Viking raiders, traders, explorers – not from an outsider’s view, but, through the eyes of Viking society.
The drama series, which initally airs in the UK on Amazon Prime Video, is produced by Take 5 Productions, World 2000 & MGM Television and stars Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment), Travis Fimmel (The Beast), Jessalyn Gilsig (Glee), Gustaf Skarsgard (The Way Back), Clive Standen (Camelot) and Katheryn Winnick (Stand Up Guys). Guest stars for season one include Gerard McCarthy (The Fall) and Billy Gibson (The Clinic).
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.