Watch Vikings Online is a historical drama series created by Michael Hirst and produced for the American cable television channel History.Filmed in Ireland, the series is inspired by the epic saga of Viking King Ragnar Lodbrok. One of the most popular Norse heroes, Ragnar was a great Viking commander and the scourge of France and England. Vikings premiered on March 3, 2013. Vikings is the tale of the epic and violent world of the mighty Norsemen who raided, traded and explored during the early medieval period. It follows the exploits of semi-legendary viking figure Ragnar Lodbrok and the gripping sagas of Ragnar’s Viking crew and family as he struggles to become ‘king’ of a large part of modern day Scandinavia and Europe. The show will tell the tale of the driven young Viking warrior, Ragnar Lodbrok, played by actor Travis Fimmel, who longs to discover civilizations across the seas. With the help of his visionary friend Floki, played by Swedish actor Gustaf Skarsgård, they build a brand new generation of faster and sleeker ships.Earl Haraldson, played by Golden Globe-winning actor Gabriel Byrne, is Ragnar’s lord and adversary. A man of little vision, the Earl is suspect of Ragnar’s ambitions and goes head to head with him in a struggle for supremacy.