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.
Bjorn puts Hvitserk on trial for the murder of Lagertha; Hvitserk confesses and Bjorn sentences him to be burned alive. Ubbe attempts to convince Hvitserk to ask for mercy, but Hvitserk believes he was guided by the gods to avenge Aslaug. When Hvitserk is about to get burned on a pyre, Ubbe saves his life; then, Bjorn bannishes Hvitserk. Later, Gunnhild discovers Bjorn having sex with Ingrid; she suggests that Bjorn take Ingrid as a second wife. Ubbe, Torvi, and Asa travel to Iceland with Kjetill. In Kiev, Oleg sends raiding parties to Scandinavia in preparation for a larger invasion. Igor openly challenges Oleg, who threatens to have him killed if he attempts anything similar again. Igor runs away crying and is comforted by Ivar. One of the Rus’ raiding parties sacks Istrehågan and the survivors report to Harald. Olaf warns Harald that an invasion is coming.
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Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Katheryn Winnick.
- Writer(s): Michael Hirst.
- Release Date: 22 January 2020.
- Running time: 45 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: 18.
- Country: US
- Language: English.