Xena: Warrior Princess is a syndicated sword and sorcery TV
series from Renassiance Pictures, distributed by MCA/Universal.
The central premise revolves around the journeys of a powerful
female warrior, Xena, trying to make amends for her evil past by fighting
for the oppressed, and her travelling companion, Gabrielle, who
seeks adventure as inspiration for her writings.
With it's unique combination of action, camp humour, and detailed
portrait of the close friendship between the two main characters, it has
found a wide and varied audience which has taken it to the top of
the US syndicated TV ratings and in over 60 other countries
around the world.
The series is filmed in the North Island of New Zealand and started
out as a spin-off from Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.