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Ragnar (Aussie Travis Fimmel, above right) may be king now, but that doesn’t mean he begins season three on top of the world. There’s tension in marriage over his deformed son and the thawing ice is heating up the blood of his battle-hungry men. They get what they’re looking for in England, where King Ecbert (Linus Roache) has promised Ragnar farming land but it comes with a catch: war.
THE DRIVER 7. 3 0PM, BBC F I RST Vince (David Morrissey) is a taxi driver nice enough to empty the colostomy bags of his regulars but, fed up with his “ordinary” lot, he accepts a job driving for a crime boss (Colm Meaney). “Just driving. Nothing more, nothing less. Except sometimes … you might have to drive a bit faster.”
CMC MUSIC AWARDS 7 PM, C MC Big night for country music fans with performances mances from rising US duo Maddiedie & Tae, who are giving country y a welcome injection of girl power. Adam Brand is up for Artist of thehe Year, Video and Male Artist, with Morgan Evans and Lee Kernaghan an his main competition. Battling for Female emale are Kasey Chambers and Jasmine Rae, while Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Toby Keith and Taylor Swift (right) are nominated ed for International gongs.