Vikings Season 2 to Set Sail in February

Vikings Season 2 Premiere DateHide yer womin and treasure, because Ragnar Lothbrok and the Vikings can be seen on the horizon.

History has announced that Season 2 of the adventure drama will set sail on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10/9c, running for 10 episodes.

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The top-rated new cable drama of 2013 (averaging 4.3 million viewers), Vikings‘ new run “brings crises of faith, of power, of relationships,” now that Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) has allied himself with King Horrik (Donal Logue) against the Earl in Gotaland and possibly his own brother Rollo (Clive Standen), as well. He also has a baby from another mother on the way.

“Loyalties shift from friend to foe, and unlikely alliances are formed in the name of supremacy,” reads the Season 2 logline. “Ragnar’s indiscretions threaten his marriage to Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick), tearing him and his beloved son apart. Plots are hatched, scores are settled, blood is spilled… all under the watchful eyes of the gods.”

As Winnick told TVLine during a visit to our Times Square offices, the new batch of episodes are “bigger and better.” Here’s an early trailer:

Also returning for Season 2 are George Blagden (Athelstan), Jessalyn Gilsig (Siggy), Gustaf Skarsgard (Floki) and Alyssa Sutherland (Ragnar’s baby momma Princess Aslaug), while new cast members include Alexander Ludwig (The Hunger Games) as Ragnar and Lagertha’s growing son Bjorn and Linus Roache (Law & Order) as the King of Wessex.

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Comments (22)

  • The monk that was brought back from England…..I forget his name. Will he be back? He was my favorite character.

    Comment by Ashlyn – December 21, 2013 06:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Athelstan? Oh yes :)

      Comment by Gemma – December 21, 2013 07:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Best show ever equal to walking dead and game of thrones

      Comment by nathan – January 21, 2014 11:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Such a good show!! Can’t wait!

    Comment by Kaylin – December 21, 2013 08:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I was wondering when this was coming back, YAY :-)

    Comment by wrstlgirl – December 21, 2013 10:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait! One of my favorite series on TV. Kudos to the History channel for providing this quality series.

    Comment by Cassie – December 21, 2013 11:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Love the show, but did anyone else think the ending of last season was really anticlimactic?

    Comment by Cameron – December 21, 2013 11:02 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yeah the plot didn’t quite pull together as well as it could have, but there was still enough there throughout the season to definitely bringme back next year.

      Comment by gia – December 22, 2013 01:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • One of my favorite shows last season, tho’ some of the battle scenes were hard to watch. Lagertha was my favorite character .

    Comment by Truefan – December 21, 2013 08:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ragnar and those blue eyes – so dreamy. The casting for this show could not be any better. When I heard Jessalyn Gilsig was cast I thought it a little odd, but she completely makes me forget she was ever married to Will Schuster on Glee.

    Comment by mel0329 – December 22, 2013 06:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Um….not entirely sure I like what what appears to happen to Floki in this trailer….hoping it’s a mean trick of editing.

    Comment by Tracey – December 26, 2013 10:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Do you guys think England will come back for a revege ?because they killed his believed brother

    Comment by kelvin – December 29, 2013 05:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • The english were not able to cross the sea at this time.. It would take them many years before they could sail like the Vikings….. The Vikings however returned frequently to England… Thats why there are many towns and smaller places in England today having nordic names… York perhaps the most famous one…

      Comment by Fredrik White – February 22, 2014 06:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • yes he will come back for vengeance….

    Comment by Robin – January 5, 2014 05:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • As we slayed brothers Saxons an just about anything that got in our way I felt like I was home at last!!

    Comment by 1borg elite – January 12, 2014 06:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ragnar and Vikings is the best about a Vikings film,whitch I watched.

    Comment by yogi111105 – January 18, 2014 04:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I realy like the series just wish i can have this history channel. Are we going to see the ending of ragner this season?

    Comment by Shane – January 31, 2014 01:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • According to the legend he was killed in a snake pit ? In the end of last season, couldnt we see the English prepare such a pit ? His days are comming to an end soon I guess…

      Comment by Fredrik White – February 22, 2014 06:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait for this its felt like an age since it was screened on History channel, well done to them! My favourite character was Floki and yea the trailer had me up in arms, him and Rollo always had a fight coming but still that’s not fair two against one!

    Comment by Antonio – February 9, 2014 07:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rape and pillage. Lotsa drinking and killing too. Love it!

    Comment by Tim – February 9, 2014 06:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love the show, wow what more can I ask for Vikings was certainly all that last season. Can’t wait for the 27th to get here.

    Comment by Cheryl – February 11, 2014 11:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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