Pillagers, plunderers, and rapists, great news! Your forefathers are getting another season on History. The network has ordered a second season of Vikings, its first scripted series, after ratings propelled the program to the title of best-rated new series of the year. Yes, even better ratings than Do No Harm! Season 2 will be 10 episodes long and will likely debut in early 2014.
Vikings is a work of historical fiction that follows the burly Norsemen as they hack and slash their way through the unexplored world. Travis Fimmel stars as Ragnar Lothbrok, a young upstart with a bad haircut who wants to shake up the life of his tribe by exploring new lands. Gabriel Byrne plays Earl Heraldson, the Viking chief who's content to plunder the same old territory. Have you been watching Season 1? What do you think so far?