History’s ‘Vikings’ Season Finale Attracts 3.6M Viewers

History’s ‘Vikings’ Carves Out 3.6 Million Viewers In Second Season Debut

History’s Vikings ended its first season with 3.6 million viewers Sunday. The first scripted series for the channel pulled in 1.8 million viewers in the adults 25-54 demo and 1.7 million adults 18-49 in its finale, making Vikings the top show on cable in total viewers and 25-54 in the 10 PM slot Sunday. Renewed for a second season earlier this month, Vikings has emerged as the No. 1 new cable series of the year. Vikings drew 6.2 million viewers, 2.5 million adults 18-49 and 2.7 million adults 25-54 to its March 3 debut. With a lead-in from the Mark Burnett-produced miniseries The Bible for much of its first season, Vikings averaged 4.3 million total viewers, with 2 million 25-54 and 1.8 million 18-49. The second season of Vikings is scheduled to air in early 2014.

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