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15 items from 2017


Vikings renewed for sixth season by History

13 September 2017 6:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

History has announced that it has given a 20-episode sixth season order to its hit historical drama series Vikings, which is slated to begin production in the fall.

“It has been my pleasure and my privilege to work with History and our partner MGM over five seasons and 69 episodes of Vikings,” said creator Michael Hirst. “Now we are ready to begin production of a 20 episode season six that will deliver a huge and unexpected revelation to our audience. There are many reasons why I love this show, not least for the commitment and creativity of everyone involved in making it, but perhaps even more important is the spirit that drives this production – one of the happiest, most collaborative and most authentic productions I have ever been involved with. And so we sail on.”

Vikings has creatively sailed to monumental lengths,” added Eli Lehrer, executive vice president of programming for History. »

- Gary Collinson

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Vikings: Season Four Ratings

12 September 2017 5:03 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Do the ratings for the Vikings TV show matter to the folks over at History? The series saw another big drop in the ratings last year --- down 28% in the demo and 44% in viewers -- but the cable channel renewed it for a supersized fourth season anyway. Will the numbers keep falling? Cancelled or renewed for a fifth season? Stay tuned.Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The rest of the large cast includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, Alexander Ludwig, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Paakkonen, Kevin Durand, Jennie Jacques, Peter Franzen, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Dianne Doan, and John Kavanagh.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Vikings: Season Six Renewal for History TV Series

12 September 2017 4:56 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Valhalla will have to wait. History has renewed its Vikings TV show for a sixth season, ahead of season five, which premieres on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 9:00pm Et/Pt. Production on the sixth season will begin in Ireland, this fall. So far, there is no news on whether season six will be the finale installment of Vikings. When we know more, you will too. Airing on the History channel, the first four seasons of Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Viking warrior and farmer Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel). The cast also includes Linus Roache, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Gustaf Skarsgård, Clive Standen, Alyssa Sutherland, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Pääkkönen, Kevin Durand, Peter Franzén, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Moe Dunford, John Kavanagh, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.  Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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‘Vikings’ Renewed for Season 6 at History Ahead of Season 5 Premiere

12 September 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Vikings” has been renewed for Season 6 at History before the show’s fifth season has even premiered, the network announced Tuesday.

History has ordered a 20 episode sixth season of the drama series, with production slated to begin this fall in Ireland. The first half of Season 5 will premiere on Nov. 29, with the second half airing in 2018. In addition, series regular Katheryn Winnick will make her directorial debut in Season 6, helming one episode.

The Season 5 cast includes series regulars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who joined this season as Bishop Heahmund, along with Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig, Alex Høgh Andersen, Jordan Smith and Marco Ilso.

Michael Hirst created the series and also serves as its sole writer and executive producer. Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000, Sheila Hockin, John Weber of Take 5 Productions, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer, and James Flynn  also serve as executive producers. Arturo Interian serves as the executive in charge of production for History. “Vikings »

- Joe Otterson

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Vikings: Season Five Premiere Date Revealed by History

23 July 2017 6:27 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vikings will be back just in time for the holidays. Recently, History announced season five will premiere in November.The period drama takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Vikings: Season 5 TV Show Trailer & Premiere Date: The Lothbrok Civil War [History, Sdcc 2017]

22 July 2017 7:58 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Comic-Con Vikings: Season 5 Trailer and Premiere Date History‘s Vikings: Season 5 TV show trailer from the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Alexander Ludwig, and Gustaf SkarsgårdVikings: Season 5’s plot synopsis: “Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting [...]

Continue reading: Vikings: Season 5 TV Show Trailer & Premiere Date: The Lothbrok Civil War [History, Sdcc 2017] »

- Rollo Tomasi

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‘Vikings’ Gets Trailer & Season Premiere Date – Comic-Con

21 July 2017 6:45 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Vikings will sail back to TV with a two-hour Season 5 premiere on Wednesday, November 29, History said at San Diego Comic-Con today. The network also unveiled a new trailer for the season; watch it above. Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) is a new addition to the cast as Bishop Heahmund, joining series regulars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Alex Høgh Andersen. “A civil war can only bring tragedy,” says one of the Vikings during the trailer, and… »

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‘Vikings’ Trailer: A Bloody Season 5 Promises War, Violence and Chopped Heads

21 July 2017 6:45 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

When a trailer starts with a funeral, no one is safe.

Vikings” released our first glimpse at Season 5 of the turn-of-the-8th century epic at Comic-Con on Friday and it looks like there are few characters who’ll get through the newest batch of episodes unscathed.

Read More Comic-Con 2017: Why The Annual Blending of Pop Culture Still Matters

For those unfamiliar with the previous 49 episodes of the series (all written by Michael Hirst), the trailer does an effective job of boiling down the show’s dense mythology into its rival factions. With the Season 4 finale leaving Lagertha pulling the strings as the Queen of Kattegat, this sneak peek also gives audiences a glimpse at where Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen), Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård) and Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) have ended up.

And then, there’s the battle scenes. These are not minor skirmishes, as one poor footsoldier’s decapitation can attest. »

- Steve Greene

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‘Vikings’ Trailer: A Bloody Season 5 Promises War, Violence and Chopped Heads

21 July 2017 6:45 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

When a trailer starts with a funeral, no one is safe.

Vikings” released our first glimpse at Season 5 of the turn-of-the-8th century epic at Comic-Con on Friday and it looks like there are few characters who’ll get through the newest batch of episodes unscathed.

Read More Comic-Con 2017: Why The Annual Blending of Pop Culture Still Matters

For those unfamiliar with the previous 49 episodes of the series (all written by Michael Hirst), the trailer does an effective job of boiling down the show’s dense mythology into its rival factions. With the Season 4 finale leaving Lagertha pulling the strings as the Queen of Kattegat, this sneak peek also gives audiences a glimpse at where Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen), Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård) and Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) have ended up.

And then, there’s the battle scenes. These are not minor skirmishes, as one poor footsoldier’s decapitation can attest. »

- Steve Greene

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Vikings Season 5 Gets Premiere Date, Trailer Teasing 'The End of Our World'

21 July 2017 6:45 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

History’s Vikings not only announced a Season 5 premiere date at the San Diego Comic-Con, it also released a typically intense trailer that warns of A) a war between brothers, B) a civil war and, for good measure, C) no less than “the end of of world” (as Lagertha puts it).

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Returning Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 9/8c with a two-hour premiere, Vikings‘ new run features Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) as Bishop Heahmund, joining series regulars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Alex Høgh Andersen.

Related Olivia Munn Joins History’s Six

Per the cabler, »

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Vikings season 5: watch a brand new clip

15 March 2017 3:23 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kirsten Howard Louisa Mellor Aug 29, 2017

Vikings' fifth season is set to arrive in November. Have a sneak peak at things to come...

We've still got a few months to wait until we return to Michael Hirst's epic History Channel series Vikings, but a new clip has arrived to tide us over until season 5 lands.

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TV Guide have bagged an exclusive sneak peek of Ivar (Alex Hogh Andersen) trying to convince his dubious brothers that he's really sorry about that whole murder thing, but Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig), Ubbe (Jordan Patrick Smith) and Hvitserk (Marco Islo) don't seem too swayed by his pleas...

Sdcc recently brought us a new trailer for season 5 of Vikings. Here it is...

Huge.

When the show returns, series regulars Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig and Alex Høgh Andersen will be joined by Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Bishop Heahmund, »

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Vikings: Watch a Season Five Sneak Peek for the History Series

2 February 2017 6:17 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

"You have only seen the beginning of the end." A new sneak peek has been released for season five of the History TV series Vikings.The historical drama follows Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The cast also includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, and Alexander Ludwig.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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'Vikings' Creator Breaks Down Finale Deaths and Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Debut

1 February 2017 7:01 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Wednesday's season four finale of Vikings, "The Reckoning."]

It certainly seemed like a passing of the baton during Wednesday’s fourth season finale of History’s Vikings. Following Ragnar’s (Travis Fimmel) death several episodes ago, his sons continued their mission of revenge in Wessex by coming for King Ecbert (Linus Roache) and his people. In the end, they didn’t have to look hard, as Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig), Ivar (Alex Hogh) and the rest of the crew found Ecbert camped out in his deserted castle, ready for his fate.

Ecbert’s plan to trade the Vikings' (illegal) land and »

- Amber Dowling

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Vikings: Season Four Ratings

19 January 2017 5:25 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Do the ratings for the Vikings TV show matter to the folks over at History? The series saw another big drop in the ratings last year --- down 28% in the demo and 44% in viewers -- but the cable channel renewed it for a supersized fourth season anyway. Will the numbers keep falling? Cancelled or renewed for a fifth season? Stay tuned.Vikings takes place in the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore (and raid) the distant shores across the ocean. The rest of the large cast includes Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alyssa Sutherland, Linus Roache, Alexander Ludwig, Ben Robson, Moe Dunford, Lothaire Bluteau, Jasper Paakkonen, Kevin Durand, Jennie Jacques, Peter Franzen, Morgane Polanski, Amy Bailey, Dianne Doan, and John Kavanagh.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Vikings recap: Lagertha on alert as Ivar vows revenge

5 January 2017 10:45 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Welcome to the wake of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel). No one truly knows his fate apart from those in England, however the vikings all assume the worst has happened. Ivar (Alex Høgh Anderson) knows because he was the last viking to talk to him, and he was given a game-plan of revenge, but he has only one act of retribution on his mind upon his return to Kattegat — and that’s to avenge his mother’s death. Meanwhile on the open waters of the Mediterranean, King Harald Finehair (Peter Franzen) and his brother Halfdan (Jasper Pääkkönen) begin to conspire against Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig)...read more »

- April Neale and Ernie Estrella

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