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

Vikings-History-Channel-__130405181019-275x212History‘s Vikings returned for its second season at 10 PM last night, capturing 3.6 million viewers — including 1.7 million  adults 18-49, of whom 1.1 million were guys,  and 1.8 million adults 25-54, of whom 1.2 million were men. Vikings’  first season launch had clocked a whopping 6.2 million viewers — 2.5 million adults 18-49 and 2.7 million adults 25-54 —  but, as History points out, the lead-in for its series launch last year was rating behemoth The Bible. Armed with that Mark Burnett-produced miniseries as its lead-in, Vikings averaged 4.3 million total viewers, with 2 million 25-54 and 1.8 million 18-49 in its first season — a marauding success for History, with the historical drama emerging as the No. 1 new cable series of the year and scoring three Emmy noms.
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This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2014/02/historys-vikings-carves-out-3-6-million-viewers-in-second-season-debut-691346/