The History Channel has picked up a fourth season of their hit series “Vikings”, with the news being confirmed today.
Five new episodes remain in the current season airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. and the season finale will air on Thursday, April 23 at 10 p.m.
The popular show has around 4.3 million total viewers, ranking as the number one cable series on Thursday nights.
The filming of season four will reportedly begin this spring in Ireland.
The creators said in a statement, “We are so proud of our immensely talented cast and crew led by Michael Hirst, whose intriguing storylines and pivotal arcs have the perfect balance of scope, smarts and bloodshed to keep our loyal fans watching and wanting more.”
“Vikings” follows the lives and adventures of warriors in the Dark Ages in Viking society.
Hirst serves as executive producer along with Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000, Sheila Hockin, John Weber of Take 5 Productions, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer and James Flynn.
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