The sixth and final season of the historical drama television series Vikings premiered on 04 December 2019, on History in Canada.
The series broadly follows the exploits of the legendary Viking chieftain Ragnar Lothbrok and his crew, and later those of his sons. The first season of the series begins at the start of the Viking Age, marked by the Lindisfarne raid in 793.
The sixth season consists of a double order of twenty episodes, split into two parts of ten episodes; the second half will premiere in 2020.
Against Lagertha’s advice, Bjorn decides to go to Harald’s aid. Kjetill returns to Kattegat in search of new settlers to help build Iceland. Ubbe is interested in following him as Kjetill claims that one of the settlers is the fabled Othere, who has sighted a new land west of Iceland. Kjetill says Floki has vanished, raising the suspicion of Bjorn. Bjorn browbeats Kjetill into joining his war party. In Kievan Rus Oleg and Ivar travel to Novgorod to meet Oleg’s brother Askold and retrieve Oleg’s nephew Igor, the heir to the kingdom. Oleg has Askold poisoned, while Ivar forms a connection with Igor. Oleg’s other brother Dir soon arrives to arrest Oleg, but when Oleg shows apparent prophetic power by producing Dir’s secret wife Anna, Dir is forced to let them go.
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Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Steve Saint Leger.
- Writer(s): Michael Hirst.
- Release Date: 04 December 2019.
- Running time: 45 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: 18.
- Country: US
- Language: English.