TV Series Like Vikings - Shows to Watch after Vikings

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Vikings

Have you finished watching Vikings? And looking for similar shows, here is the list of TV series like Vikings. Tv shows to watch after Vikings.

Vikings is a historical drama television series telecasted on the History channel. The show premiered on 3 March 2013 and concluded on 4 December 2019, follows Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) in the lead role. The show has 59 episodes in 6 seasons.

The show is about the life of Ragnar Lothbrok, a farmer, a warrior, and a commander of the Viking tribes who eventually becomes a Scandinavian King with the support of his family and fellow warriors.

  • First episode date: 3 March 2013
  • Genre: Historical Fiction

Best Vikings Alternatives


1) The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction television series, first and 2nd season telecasted on BBC, later on Netflix. The show premiered on 10 October 2015, and the latest season (5th) is released on 7 July 2020. The show follows Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Alexander Dreymon), King Alfred (David Dawson), Ragnar the Younger (Tobias Santelmann), and Brida (Emily Cox) in the lead role. The show has 46 episodes in 5 seasons. The Last Kingdom is based on the Saxon Stories novels of Bernard Cornwell.

  • First episode date: 10 October 2015
  • Genre: Historical Fiction

2) Spartacus

Spartacus

Spartacus is an American fictional television series telecasted on Starz. The show premiered on 22 January 2010 and concluded on 12 April 2013. The storyline is based on character Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who leads a slave revolt against the powerful forces of ancient Rome. The series has a total of 39 episodes broadcasted over three seasons and a prequel.

  • First episode date: 22 January 2010
  • Genre: Fantasy drama

3) Black Sails

Black Sails

Black Sails is an American historical drama and adventure fiction television series telecasted on Starz. The show premiered on 18 January 2014 and concluded on 2 April 2017. The series has a total of 38 episodes broadcasted over four seasons.

Black Sails is a pirate adventure centers on Captain Flint, who has a reputation throughout the West Indies as being the most brilliant, most feared of all the Golden Age pirates.

  • First episode date: 18 January 2014
  • Genre: Historical drama, Adventure fiction
  • No. of seasons‎: ‎4
  • No. of episodes‎: ‎38

4) Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama tv series based on George RR Martin's bestselling books. The show premiered on HBO on 17 April 2011 and concluded on 19 May 2019. The series has a total of 8 seasons with 73 episodes. The storyline follows the battle to claim the "Iron Throne" of the Seven Kingdoms.

  • First episode date: 17 April 2011
  • Genre: Fantasy drama

5) Rome

Rome

Rome is a historical drama television series broadcast on HBO. The show's storyline goes back to the 1st century BC, during Ancient Rome's transition from Republic to Empire. The series has a total of 22 episodes broadcasted over two seasons premiered on 28 August 2005.

Rome TV series focuses on Julius Caesar's civil war of 49 BC. It covers Julius Caesar's rise to dictatorship over Rome and his fall, spanning the time from the end of his Gallic Wars until his assassination on 15 March 44 BC. The show also focuses on Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, two Roman soldiers, and events surrounding them after their victory in the arena.

  • First episode date: 28 August 2005
  • Genre: Historical drama
  • No. of seasons‎: ‎2
  • No. of episodes‎: ‎22

6) The Tudors

The Tudors

The Tudors is a historical fiction television series telecasted on Showtime. The show premiered on 1 April 2007 and concluded on 23 November 2010. The show has 38 episodes in 4 seasons.

This Showtime drama focuses on the early years of King Henry VIII's (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) nearly 40-year reign (1509-1547) of England.

  • First episode date: 1 April 2007
  • Genre: Historical Fiction

7) Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Marco Polo is an American drama web television series broadcasted on Netflix. 1st season of the show premiered on 12 December 2014 and 2ns season on 7 January 2015. The series has a total of 20 episodes broadcasted over four seasons.

The series inspired by Marco Polo's early years, his adventurer and journeys in the 13th century after he is taken prisoner by Kublai Khan (Mongolian emperor).

  • First episode date: 7 January 2015
  • Genre: Historical drama, Adventure
  • No. of seasons‎: ‎2
  • No. of episodes‎: ‎20

8) Knightfall

Knightfall

Knightfall is a historical fiction drama television series telecasted on the History channel. The first season of the show is premiered on 6 December 2017 and the second season on 25 March 2019. The storyline is based on fictional Templar leader Landry du Lauzon (Tom Cullen).

  • First episode date: 25 March 2019
  • Genre: Historical Fiction Drama

9) The White Queen

The White Queen

The White Queen is a British historical drama television miniseries premiered on BBC One on 16 June 2013. The miniseries has ten episodes. The series storyline is based on the war that started in 1464 in England called the Wars of the Roses. The war is started between the House of York and the House of Lancaster over who is the country's rightful king. It is based on Philippa Gregory's historical novel series The Cousins' War: The White Queen, The Red Queen, and The Kingmaker's Daughter. The three characters appear in the three novels that make up the television miniseries.

  • First episode date: 16 June 2013
  • Genre: Historical drama
  • No. of seasons‎: ‎1
  • No. of episodes‎: ‎10

10) The Witcher

The Witcher

The Witcher is a Polish-American fantasy drama Netflix series. The show premiered on 20 December 2019, follows Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) and Princess Cirilla of Cintra (Freya Allan) in the lead role. The show has eight episodes in 1st season, according to the Netflix second season targetted to be released in 2021.

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

  • First episode date: 20 December 2019
  • Genre:  Fantasy Drama

11) Da Vinci's Demons

Da Vinci's Demons

Da Vinci's Demons is a historical fantasy drama series telecasted on Starz. The show premiered on 12 April 2013. The series has a total of 28 episodes broadcasted over 3 seasons. The show's storyline is based on Leonardo da Vinci's early life as a young artist and inventor.

  • First episode date: 12 April 2013
  • Genre: Historical fantasy drama
  • No. of seasons‎: ‎3
  • No. of episodes‎: ‎28