Thursday, January 24, 2013

Vikings series premiere TV billboards...

Vikings series premiere teaser billboard
Can the History channel do with the Vikings what Showtime did for The Tudors?
Vikings series premiere special extension billboard
Obviously there'll probably lots more raiding and pillaging than royal formality and political machinations, but following the success of Game of Thrones sword and sorcery series, the time is probably ripe for the violent world of the mighty Norsemen.
Vikings season 1 teaser billboard
This longship prow creative immediately evokes the Medieval period of Nordic explorers and warriors, and in addition has a nice foreboding quality to it.
Vikings History billboard
The standard creative was snapped along L.A.'s Sunset Strip on January 3, whilst the special extension version was spotted along Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. on January 18, 2013.
Vikings season 1 special extension billboard
If you like these Vikings ads, be sure to also check out these billboards for The Tudors TV series.
Vikings season 1 TV billboard
But don't forget, there's a storm coming.
Giant Vikings billboard Andaz Hotel
UPDATED: History channel certainly is going all out for its new series about Vikings.
Giant Vikings billboard
Giant Vikings History billboard
This super-sized billboard for the new show looks particularly striking on the side of the Andaz Hotel along Sunset Boulevard on February 3, 2013.
Giant Vikings billboard Sunset Strip
UPDATED: Now that we've been teased with these longship creatives at the start of the year, it looks like it's time for the real Vikings to appear.
Giant Vikings series premiere billboard
Vikings season 1 History billboard
These new billboards for History's forthcoming series certainly grab your attention with their strong, piercing Nordic eyes staring out at passersby.
Giant Vikings series premiere billboard Sunset Strip
Vikings season 1 billboard
Vikings season 1 billboard
These cool TV creatives were snapped in the same locations as the teaser billboards along Sunset Boulevard on February 14, 2013.
Vikings season 1 billboard Andaz Hotel
Vikings special extension billboard
UPDATED: And if all those weren't enough, here's a special extension for this newest creative which works extremely well with the exaggerated 'V'.
Vikings special extension TV billboard
This billboard was snapped along Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. on February 25, 2013 replacing the longship special extension.
Vikings special extension History billboard
UPDATED: History Channel still seems to be pumping lots of money into promoting its Vikings series, which may be why it has been such a ratings hit.
Giant Vikings season 1 billboard Sunset Strip
Giant Travis Fimmel Vikings billboard
Here's the latest impactful giant billboard featuring Travis Fimmel as 'Ragnar Lothbrok' on the side of the 9000 Building towering over L.A.'s Sunset Strip on March 30, 2013.
Giant Ragnor Lothbrok Vikings billboard Sunset Strip
UPDATED: If all those previous season one billboards weren't enough to win you over, here's History's Emmy Consideration ad for Vikings. 
Vikings Emmy Consideration 2013 billboard
This cast billboard creative was spied along Sunset Boulevard on June 10, 2013.
Vikings Emmy 2013 billboard


  1. Do you know who the photographer was for this campaign? I can't find that info anywhere!

  2. I'm sorry I don't, but whoever it was did a great job!