Spartacus: Blood and Sand, which ran January through April of last year, became a surprising hit on Starz. Now the station is following up by stepping back, premiering a 6-episode prequel titled Spartacus: Gods of the Arena. The series begins tonight, Friday January 21st, at 10 PM ET/PT. Check out the trailer:
To learn more about this, check out a recent article in the New York Times where McIntyre discusses the change.
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena airs Fridays at 10PM ET/PT on Starz