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‘Spartacus’ returns strong in ratings

Spartacus is back — and so are his fans.

Starz’ Spartacus: Vengeance delivered 2.7 million viewers its opening weekend across multiple airings. That’s on par with the opening weekend of last year’s prequel series Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2.8 million) and up 10 percent if you just look at Friday night. This year another factor was at play, however, since about 1.4 million viewers streamed the Vengeance premiere… Continue reading ‘Spartacus’ returns strong in ratings

Andy Whitfield in ‘Spartacus’: It took months to replace him execs say

Manu Bennett and Liam McIntyre.jpgWe were heartbroken when we got the news that Andy Whitfield was stepping down from his lead role in the ‘Spartacus’ series after his cancer returned. We were destroyed when we heard he passed away. Producers of the show had a really hard decision to… Continue reading Andy Whitfield in 'Spartacus': It took months to replace him execs say

Spartacus Returns With a Vengeance

Penises! Now that we have your attention, we hope you’re comfortable with the aforementioned genitalia, for you will be glimpsing a great many of them as you make your way through Spartacus: Vengeance. “Fugitivus,” the premiere episode of Starz’s beyond-graphic return to the gladiatorial saga that put the network on the original programming map, proved that even if you don’t love penises, you are all but certain to love Vengeance

A new, four-minute preview video of the new season of Spartacus, officially titled Spartacus: Vengeance and starring Liam McIntyre as the fearsome, mostly-naked gladiator, has hit the internet. In it, you’ll see the first, exciting scene of the new season, interspersed with interview footage of Mr. McIntyre. And all we’re going to say is: It looks like somebody’s been hitting the gym. (And the waxing table, if this old photo… Continue reading Feast Your Eyes on the New Spartacus (Seriously. Feast ‘Em)

“Spartacus: Vengeance” is the second season of “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” featuring Liam McIntyre stepping into the Spartacus sandals after the tragic death of star Andy Whitfield, 39, from cancer back in September.

Watch this sneak peek clip, which features McIntyre introducing the opening scene of the first episode. “Vengeance” will follow Spartacus and the rest of the gladiators after they kill their master Batiatus and escape from his gladiatorial… Continue reading Watch the 'Spartacus: Vengeance' opening scene from the first episode