March 3, 2013 in Features

TV Notes: ‘Vikings’ debuts on History

Chuck Barney Mcclatchy-Tribune
 

Don’t miss

“VIKINGS”: A nine-part scripted series chronicles the medieval adventures of legendary Viking warriors without all the tired raping-and-pillaging stereotypes. Travis Fimmel stars as Ragnar Lothbrok, a young farmer who yearns to explore across the ocean. 10 p.m. Sunday, History.

Other bets

Tonight: “The Bible” is the greatest story ever retold – a 10-hour, five-part miniseries that spans Genesis to Christ’s resurrection and beyond. 8 p.m., History.

Tonight: The Donald has rounded up 14 familiar faces with nothing better to do for “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.” 9 p.m., NBC.

Tonight: In the new drama, “Red Widow,” Radha Mitchell plays a Northern California soccer mom turned reluctant mobster after her husband is gunned down in their driveway. The series opens with a two-hour episode. 9 p.m., ABC.

TUESDAY: “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” continues its spoof-tacular run with an episode that finds Kevin Hart in trouble with a celebrity after writing a not-so-truthful tell-all book. 10 p.m., BET.

WEDNESDAY: “Kim Novak: Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival” has host Robert Osborne offering an interview with the famously reclusive actress who left Hollywood in the late 1960s, at the height of her fame. 8 p.m., TCM.

THURSDAY: Get ready to “Shout” as “Glee” reaches a series milestone with its 500th musical performance – a cover of the Isley Brothers’ R&B classic. 9:30 p.m., Fox.

FRIDAY: “Grimm” returns with Nick (David Giuntoli) struggling after learning about Juliette and Renard (Bitsie Tulloch, Sasha Roiz), who happen to be under a witch’s spell. 9 p.m., NBC.

SATURDAY: Justin Timberlake returns to “Saturday Night Live.” 11:29 p.m., NBC.


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