History renews “Vikings” for 5th season

Not unexpected given the viewer success, then History Channel has renewed “Vikings” for 5th season. This then also gives Michael Hirst and the rest of the production team a chance to redeem themselves after the historical mess they’ve blundering ever deeper into!

“Vikings” remains entertaining, but as quality historical fiction which was the premise it was launched on, it’s an increasing disappointment. A bit surprising really that no one higher up in the History Channel organisation takes a stand and demands more actual historical accuracy!

Read more: Deadline.com

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