“Vikings” Fifth Season Trailer & Date Set

HISTORY has announced a November 29th premiere date for the two-hour, fifth season premiere of its historical drama series “Vikings”.

The date was announced during the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this evening where an exclusive trailer for the new season was also unveiled and can be seen below.

Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, as Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Ragnar’s sons plot their next moves to avenge their father’s death.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers joins the cast in season five as Bishop Heahmund along with series regulars Katheryn Winnick (Lagertha), Gustaf Skarsgard (Floki), Alexander Ludwig (Bjorn) and Alex Hogh Andersen (Ivar the Boneless).

Across all platforms, the most recent fourth season averaged 7.8 million viewers per episode and remains a top five drama across ad supported cable.