‘Spartacus’ prequel tops its non-chronological predecessor

The initial airing of “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” drew 1.1 million viewers Friday for Starz, 66% more than the series premiere of the series it spun off from, “Spartacus: Blood and Sand.”

An additional 753,000 viewers watched an encore presentation Friday of the prequel series, boosting the cumulative total to 1.85 million.

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