Vikings has been one of History Channel’s biggest hits and among the best shows on TV during its three and a half season run.
The show, which follows legendary Viking Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) leading a group of Norsemen including the fan-favorite character, badass Shieldmaiden Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick), boat builder Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård), Ragnar’s son Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig) and Ragnar’s brother Rollo (Clive Standen) in raids and many adventures, has given a break after the 10th episode of the 4th season was broadcast. There were rumors about the show returning in July to complete its 20-episode run for the 4th season but soon after History Channel announced the show will return in the fall.
There have been promos teasing the 2nd half of the 4th season along with the announcement for the renewal of the show for another season and some casting news for that 5th season to start in 2017. However, History did not make it clear when exactly we’ll be seeing Season 4B.
Finally, news arrived, however, we cannot guarantee you will like them. It turns out Season 4 will return on November 30th. Moreoever, the show moved to Wednesday nights (instead of its usual Thursday night run) History teased about the midseason premiere, in its statement:
“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).”
Michael Hirst, the writer and the creator of Vikings, also made the following statement about the second half of Season 4 and added “this season is monumental and unlike anything we’ve ever done:”
“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.”