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[05/18/15 - 11:05 AM]
Critics' Choice Television Awards Announces Louis XIII Genius Award Recipient Seth MacFarlane and "Most Bingeworthy Show" Award
"American Horror Story: Freak Show" (FX), "Empire" (FOX), "Game of Thrones" (HBO), "Orange Is the New Black" (Netflix), "Vikings" (History) and "The Walking Dead" (AMC) are up for the latter honor.

[05/06/15 - 10:07 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for the 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Said event will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/05/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 5
Updates include: Hulu gives series commitment to "Myst"; Jamie Anne Allman, Derek Wilson board AMC's "Preacher"; and Cary Elwes, Cristina Rosato cast in Crackle's "The Art of More."

[03/26/15 - 09:06 AM]
History(R) Greenlights Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series "Vikings"
Five new episodes remain in the current season airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. with the season finale slated for Thursday, April 23.

[03/04/15 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 4
Updates include: Giovanni Ribisi set as "Sneaky Pete" at CBS; Ray Winstone first to board ABC's "Of Kings and Prophets"; and Kris Lemche set as the sole regular on The CW's "Tales from the Darkside."

[02/24/15 - 01:05 PM]
History's Hit Drama Series "Vikings" Captures 4.6 Million Total Viewers in Live +3 Delivery
History further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 19.

[12/19/14 - 06:07 AM]
Hulu Exclusively Acquires Emmy(R)-Award Winning Miniseries "Fargo" in Expanded Subscription Streaming Video on Demand Deal with MGM
It was also announced today that Hulu licensed from MGM all episodes of History's(R) hit scripted series, "Vikings."

[12/16/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Vikings" - History's Hit Drama Series Sails Again for Season Three Thursday, February 19 at 10 p.m. ET
The new 10-episode season begins with Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) as King and follows the great responsibility that now rests on the shoulders of the former farmer.

[06/18/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 18
Updates include: Martin Sheen joins Netflix's "Grace & Frankie"; Jennie Jacques boards History's "Vikings"; and Manolo Cardona lands role in Netflix's "Narcos."

[06/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
History(R) Announces Additional Casting for Season Three of Hit Drama Series "Vikings"
Lothaire Bluteau, Kevin Durand and Morgane Polanski will join the previously announced Ben Robson.

[05/28/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 28
Updates include: Hulu, Sony Pictures Television in talks for "Community" revival; Rob Morrow joins History's "Texas Rising"; and Steve Kazee to recur on Showtime's "Shameless."

[05/02/14 - 11:25 AM]
History's "Vikings" Conquers Season Two Finale with 3.4 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Thursday, May 1.

[03/25/14 - 08:37 AM]
History(R) Orders Third Season of "Vikings" - Hit Scripted Series Earns 10 Episode Order
Production on season three will begin this summer to air in 2015.

[02/28/14 - 12:05 PM]
History's "Vikings" Strikes Back in Season Two Premiere with 3.6 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Thursday, February 27.

[12/20/13 - 12:16 PM]
"Vikings" Season Two Premieres Thursday, February 27
History's hit original series returns with the first of 10 all-new episodes.

[12/09/13 - 09:13 AM]
Video: First Look Promo of History's Hit Scripted Series "Vikings"
The show's second season rolls out this February on the cable channel.

[07/19/13 - 07:47 PM]
Video: "Vikings" Season 2 Sneak Peak
Get your first look at the show's second season, due in 2014.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/18/13 - 09:05 AM]
MGM Signs BermanBraun to Exclusive Multi-Year Production Deal to Develop New Content
MGM has also signed BermanBraun to a first look deal on all theatrical projects they are developing.

[06/11/13 - 10:42 AM]
Alexander Ludwig and Linus Roache Join Cast of History's Hit Scripted Drama Series "Vikings"
Season two will begin production this summer and is slated to return in 2014.

[04/30/13 - 07:15 AM]
History's "Vikings" Season Finale Delivers 3.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/05/13 - 10:44 AM]
History(R) Orders Second Season of Hit Scripted Series "Vikings"
Four new episodes remain in the current season airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c with the season finale slated for Sunday, April 28.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[04/02/13 - 02:13 PM]
History's March Out Like a Lion! Cable's #1 Network Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Men 24-54 with Overall Success of Broad Primetime Schedule
History spins the numbers for the month of March and the quarter to date.

[04/01/13 - 11:41 AM]
History's "The Bible" Finale Delivers 11.7 Million Total Viewers - 14% Increase vs. Last Week
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 31 and said month to date.

[03/27/13 - 12:06 PM]
Top 10 New Ad-Supported Cable Original Series - Q1'13-to-Date
Turner Research details the television performance for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/27/13 - 12:04 PM]
Top 20 Cable Original Series - Q1'13-to-Date
Turner Research details the television performance for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/26/13 - 06:51 AM]
History's First Scripted Series "Vikings" Ransacked 4.5 Million Total Viewers in Its Fourth Episode, Sunday, March 24 at 10 PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 24.

[03/19/13 - 07:07 AM]
History's First Scripted Series "Vikings" Raided 4.8 Million Total Viewers in Its Third Episode, Sunday, March 17 at 10 PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 17.

[03/12/13 - 06:45 AM]
History's First Scripted Series "Vikings" Pillages 4.6 Million Total Viewers in Its Second Episode, Sunday, March 10 at 10 PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 10.

[03/04/13 - 01:52 PM]
History's First Scripted Series "Vikings" Topples the Ratings with 8.3 Million Total Viewers on the Night and 6.2 Million Total Viewers at 10 PM
History spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[01/25/13 - 10:00 AM]
Video: History's "Vikings" - Legend Promo
Catch the latest 30-second spot for the drama, premiering Sunday, March 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/19/12 - 08:00 AM]
History's New Scripted Series "Vikings" Premieres March 3 at 10 p.m.
Travis Fimmel, Gabriel Byrne, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgard, Clive Standen, Katheryn Winnick and George Blagden co-star in the project.

[06/28/12 - 11:41 AM]
Travis Fimmel, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgard, Clive Standen and Katheryn Winnick to Join Gabriel Byrne in New Scripted Series "Vikings"
Plus: Johan Renck and Ken Girotti are set to direct multiple episodes of the History series.

[05/21/12 - 03:00 PM]
History(R) Announces Golden Globe Winner Gabriel Byrne to Star in "Vikings"
He'll star as Earl Haraldson in the network's first scripted series, set to premiere in 2013.

[05/10/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 10
Updates include: Ed Helms, John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer to return to "The Office"; Jamie Kennedy to co-host The CW's "Oh Sit!"; and George Blagden is bound for History's "Vikings."

[03/13/12 - 12:30 PM]
History(R) Orders First Scripted Drama Series About Legendary Norse Warriors - "Vikings"
Set to premiere in 2013, the series will be filmed in Ireland and throughout picturesque locations in Northern Europe.







VIKINGS (HISTORY)
Returns in TBA 2016 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/3/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2015/2016 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's fourth) on 3/26/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from History's press release, March 2015) HISTORY(R) has picked up a fourth season of its hit scripted series VIKINGS, it was announced today by Dirk Hoogstra, EVP and General Manager, HISTORY & H2. VIKINGS is created and written by Michael Hirst (The Tudors, Elizabeth) and five new episodes remain in the current season airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. with the season finale slated for Thursday, April 23 at 10 p.m. On a Live +3 basis for the first five episodes in season three, VIKINGS is averaging 4.3 million total viewers, 2.2 million Adults 25-54 and 2.0 million Adults 18-49. For five weeks in a row, VIKINGS ranks as the number one cable series on Thursday nights in all key demos in Live +3 delivery. Production on season four will begin this spring in Ireland.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Clive Standen as Rollo
· Gabriel Byrne as Earl Haraldson
· George Blagden as Athelstan
· Gustaf Skarsgard as Floki
· Jessalyn Gilsig as Siggy
· Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha
· Travis Fimmel as Ragnar Lothbrok
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alan Gasmer as EP
· Dirk Hoogstra as EIP (History)
· James Flynn as EP
· Johan Renck as DIR
· John Weber as EP
· Julian P. Hobbs as EIP (History)
· Ken Girotti as DIR
· Michael Hirst as CRTR/EP
· Morgan O'Sullivan as EP
· Sheila Hockin as EP
· Sherry Marsh as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MGM Television
· Take 5 Productions
· World 2000