The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.
Zhou Ying is sold to the powerful Shen family by her foster father, yet successfully escapes by sneaking into merchant Wu Ping’s palanquin. The Wu family agreed to take her in after witnessing her remarkable business acumen, and she ends up marrying Wu Ping. The drama will chronicle the life of the Qing Dynasty's richest female merchant, and her struggles to keep the Wu family business afloat during the last years of the Qing Dynasty. Shen Xingyi is a happy-go-lucky young sir who has never known hardship in his life. After meeting Zhou Ying, he eventually decides to change his ways and becomes a mature noble who is willing to protect his country and family from disaster. He has a seemingly unrequited love for Zhou Ying.
The story of Sima Yi, a great politician and strategist who lived during the Three Kingdoms era. By his side, Sima Yi has his politically-astute distaff members of his household, and pitted against them are the formidable Cao Cao and his heirs. After defending the Kingdom of Wei from Kongming formidable talents, who will end up with the ultimate power?
The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver. Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, the most notorious criminal haven of its day – a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.
Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Following the ascension to power of Taira no Kiyomori, the Minamoto clan is exiled. Minamoto no Yoritomo meets Masako, the sister of Hōjō Yoshitoki and later marries her. Following this marriage, the gears of Yoshitoki's destiny begin to turn.
The story of Mi Yue (Queen Dowager Xuan), the first stateswoman in the history of China. Mi Yue was a young princess who lived in the Kingdom of Chu during the Warring States period. She was sent to Qin as a concubine and part of her sister Mi Shu's dowry, separating her from first love Huang Xie. King Ying Si passes away while his sons are still battling for the throne, and ultimately, Ying Dang comes out as the successor. Mi Yue is banished to Yan with her son Ying Ji. However, Ying Dang suddenly dies, leaving Qin in a state of chaos. Mi Yue enlists the help of the "barbarian" Yiqu army, successfully returning to Qin, suppressing political revolts and instates her son Ying Ji on the throne. Mi Yue goes on to become the first Empress Dowager (Empress Mother) in China’s history.
Based on a famous tale of Korean folklore story about a princess of Nak Rang of Nangnang Kingdom and Prince Hodong of the Goguryeo Kingdom.
Set during the Tang Dynasty, a young and quiet swordsman name Baili Tusu is infected by the aura of an ancient demonic sword known as the Sword of Burning Solitude. Living with the dark energy, he grew up without family. Until one day, he meets a friendly girl Feng Qingxue along with a group of heroes, and together they wander the land to seek out destiny and bring balance to the world.
While his father was one of founding marshals of the Tang Empire, Cheng Chu Mo was a shiftless young man. His life took a radical turn when he fell in love at first sight with Fu Rou, the diligent daughter from a merchant family. In order to woo Fu Rou's heart, Chu Mo began to study earnestly. As he grow in knowledge and maturity, he decided to follow in father's footstep to serve the country and planned a campaign against pirates harassing the coast of China. Meanwhile, through a misadventure, Fu Rou became a Weaving female official of the court, making it difficult for the two young lovers to meet in private. In her new post, Fu Rou uncovered some dark secrets and a plot which got her family in serious trouble. Fu Rou and Chu Mo must rely on their wits and skills and overcome their enemies together...
A powerful sorceress in a blind woman's body encounters a man from a prestigious family, who wants her help to change his destiny.
The story of Wei Xiaobao, a little man born at the bottom of society. He entered the imperial palace by chance without knowing any martial arts, and used his extraordinary wisdom to deal with gangs and court issues. He pretended to be a eunuch to help Kangxi capture and kill Obai. Then he met Chen Jinnan, and became his closed disciple. He assisted Kangxi in attacking his enemies. Wei Xiaobao grew up from a gangster who only wanted to make friends with the emperor in exchange for a rich and noble life, and grew up into a "deer prince" who discerns loyalty and evil. He meets many different women and lived a flowery family life full of fireworks
There are some relationships that are doomed from the start. During the Warring States period, Qu Yuan is born into a prominent family and grows up to be a prodigy scholar. But Qu Yuan bucks convention when he falls in love with Mo Chou Nu, a slave. Society forbids such class-breaking relationships, so the lovers decide to elope so that they can be together. Despite their efforts to lead a quiet life, Qu Yuan and Chou Nu become entangled in the political struggles of the power elites within the palace. Can their relationship survive the many obstacles?
When the crown prince is killed, his twin sister assumes the throne while trying to keep her identity and affection for her first love a royal secret.
Set in the late 1920s, it follows the three daughters of Shanghai department store giant Xinghua as they go head to head against each other to determine the true heir who will ensure the family’s continued prosperity.
Feng Qingchen is a sorceress of Mingyi Tower, the secret organisation tasked with protecting the royal family. Yuan Ling is a prince from Western Wei, a ruling kingdom during the Northern and Southern Dynasties. Yuan Zhan, the seventh prince, is Yuan Ling’s biggest competitor in both power and love. After getting to know each other, Feng Qingchen is impressed by Yuan Ling’s abilities and suppresses her feelings for the sake of seeing him ascend his rightful position. Despite Qingchen’s contributions to the kingdom, the court is vehemently against Yuan Ling marrying a woman who dabbles in black magic. Yuan Zhan launches a coup on the day of the wedding ceremony, and Qingchen uses her powers to reset the universe in an effort to prevent further bloodshed. Will Qingchen succeed to heal the rift between Yuan Ling and Yuan Zhan? Will Yuan Ling and Yuan Zhan be able to join hands and overthrow the corrupt officials, and eventually return peace to the land? Will the love between Qingchen and Yuan Ling prevail?