Vikings Season 4 to return on November 30
History‘s hit drama series Vikings, filled with calamity, revenge and death, continues on Wednesday, November 30 at 9PM ET/PT. Led by Travis Fimmel (Warcraft), the historical based drama moves to Wednesday nights for part two of season four.
After being defeated in a monumental battle in Paris against his brother Rollo (Clive Standen), Ragnar disappeared following his humiliating loss. “Vikings” then took an enormous leap forward during the midseason finale, time-jumping to a new era in its characters’ lives.
In the midseason premiere, Ragnar’s reappearance in Kattegat triggers a chain of events no one – except the Seer – could have ever imagined. He unexpectedly arrives home to see what has become of his sons and to handle unfinished business in Wessex with King Ecbert (Linus Roache). Meanwhile, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) plans a power play in Kattegat and Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) prepares to fulfill his long-held dream to explore the Mediterranean in a sleek new boat built for him by Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård).
“This season is monumental and unlike anything we’ve ever done,” said Michael Hirst, creator and writer. “We’ve propelled ‘Vikings’ to the topmost level of historical drama as we follow storylines inspired by real life events such as Bjorn Ironside sailing through the Mediterranean and Ivar the Boneless becoming the most feared warrior of all time. It’s not a story of one man, but a saga of Ragnar and his sons.”
Vikings remains a top ten cable scripted drama (Live+SD) and within Live +7 delivery garnered 4.3 million total viewers, 2.1 million A25-54 and 1.8 million A18-49 during its season four ten week run in the spring.
Season five of Vikings is currently in production in Ireland as Golden Globe Award winner Jonathan Rhys Myers (The Tudors) joins the cast.
Vikings is the critically-acclaimed series from creator and sole writer Michael Hirst (Academy Award-winning film Elizabeth and the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated series The Tudors) and is a family saga that tells the remarkable tales of the lives and epic adventures of the raiders and explorers of the Dark Ages.