Black Sails is finally here and  it has been a long time coming for a full-fledged pirate series. The characters are vivid, the actors excellent and the story will keep you on your toes.  The show, which is based on a ship, spends a lot of time on land as well, following the main characters as they take care of business, making plans, setting traps and working out there complicated personal relationships. The series is based off the novel Treasure Island and was created by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine, with Michael Bay as an executive producer.

Tune in: Black Sails airs on STARZ Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT. Also, check out the official Black Sails Webiste at

Black Sails Episode 1