This Memorial Day, History will air Texas Rising, an eight-hour miniseries about the Texas Revolution.

The 90-second trailer above tells the story of Texas via a series of letters asking for help to come from all corners of the Wild West. Texas Rising’s cast includes Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover and Kris Kristofferson.

Season three of Vikings debuts Feb. 19, where men in power will fight one another for land, revenge and more power.

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