John, Paul, George and Ringo might have made their American debut on CBS’ “The Ed Sullivan Show,” but that doesn’t mean they can’t play for the Peacock too. NBC is in the early stages of developing…
In a world of dirty, wild-haired barbarians, not one detail is forgotten on the History Channel series "Vikings." The cast and creator attended a panel at the Television Academy on Tuesday night to…
LONDON — Amazon’s streaming service Lovefilm has inked a deal with MGM Television for the exclusive U.K. rights to the second season of Michael Hirst's Norse epic “Vikings,” which airs on History in…
Shooting is under way on the second season of History's "Vikings," the latest historical blockbuster from veteran Irish co-producer Morgan O'Sullivan.
LONDON – Helmer-producer Roland Emmerich is to develop a miniseries based on the life of Lawrence of Arabia for FremantleMedia Intl. Emmerich, best known for "Independence Day" and the upcoming…
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
When you're making a show about Vikings, the horned helmet really is unavoidable.
Hitting it out of the ballpark on the first at-bat is the aim of any cable programmer looking to shift into scripted viability.
History's latest voyage into the scripted seas, "Vikings," is sort of an unrelenting cheese-fest, and as constructed, that's not a bad thing.
U.S.-based Swedish helmer and music video director Johan Renck is to oversee crime series "Forbrytare" (The Offenders) for pubcaster Swedish Television (SVT) -- his first on home turf.