Will «Vikings» return for season 2? TV show renewed or cancelled? Premiere date is known!
Pilot episode: March 3, 2013
Creator: Michael Hirst
Episode 1: 6,21 million U.S. viewers
Episode 5: 4,74 million U.S. viewers
Having become the leader among the most popular History television channel projects, «Vikings» received a prime time. Ordered 9 episodes of Season 1 with the final one at the end of April attracted more than 4.5 million TV viewers, which made the rightsholders ponder over the renewal of the show.
Soon, on April 5, Dirk Hoogstra, Vice President of History television channel, confirmed «Vikings» television series to be renewed for Season 2. The premiere date for the new 10 episodes is scheduled for February 27, 2014. Shooting process is to be started this summer.
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UPDATE 1 (March 17, 2016): History renewed Vikings for a FIFTH SEASON of 20 episodes.