'Vikings' Season 2 to set sail in February; Michael Peña joins FOX's 'Gracepoint'

News and notes spanning the TV galaxy:- "Vikings" are set to pillage the new year. History has announced that Season 2 of their hit series will set sail on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET. The 10-episode season "brings crises of faith, of power, of relationships" now that Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) has allied himself with King Horrik (Donal Logue). As the logline reads: "Plots are hatched, scores are settled, blood is spilled ... all under the watchful eyes of the gods."- "Gracepoint" has found its grieving father. The FOX remake of the British hit "Broadchurch" has added Michael Peña ("End of Watch") in the series regular role of Mark Lasseter, the father of the murdered 11-year-old boy at the center of the mystery. Peña joins a previously announced cast that includes David Tennant (who toplined "Broadchurch" as well), Anna Gunn, Jackie Weaver and Kevin Zegers. [TVLine]- FOX is hoping on the biblical miniseries train,...



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