Exclusive Vikings interview: Alexander Ludwig on the beautiful flaws of Bjorn Ironside

Good cliffhangers make you wonder what else hangs in the balance. The Season 6 midseason finale of HISTORY’s Vikings ended in such a way as Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen) led the Rus army into Norway against his half-brother Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig). Both are sons of Ragnar Lothbrok and each has magnified traits of their


Exclusive Vikings preview: The first appearance of Erik the Red

Wednesday’s episode of HISTORY’s Vikings, called Death and the Serpent, promises to be a big one in more ways than one, as we approach the meaty part of the first half of the final season. The holiday break left fans hanging onto two intense storylines. The first being Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) and her farming village’s


Bjorn struts in as king in this exclusive Vikings Season 6 sneak peek

The first half of the sixth and final season of Vikings has arrived at the shores of your TV week, with a two-hour premiere on the HISTORY Channel. If you’ve been following the show to this point, then you’ll be anticipating the rule of Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig) along with the rest of the rabid

Vikings Season 5: Sifting through the corpses of the mid-season finale

Season 5 of Vikings on History reached its midpoint with less bloodshed than we expected. Here TV critics Ernie Estrella and April Neale resume their discussion about this beloved dramatic series created by Michael Hirst and starring Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha, who appears to have numbered days left thanks to the insane, youngest son of


Vikings recap: Two Journeys sets off unknown futures for entire cast

This week’s Vikings, titled Two Journeys, is a poignant and bloody episode that brings some old favorites back into the script — and sets off a mortal face-off between a former and reigning queen who both gave the great Ragnar Lothbrok sons. Lothbrok’s first wife and, from what we see, true love of his life Lagertha

Vikings Season 4, Episode 11 recap: Ivar the Boneless is the one to watch

SPOILER ALERT! It’s back! Finally, History’s Vikings returns to the smallscreen and we see how things have played out with Ragnar on his little wound-licking sabbatical. This History channel drama has it all, revenge served cold and hot, familial infighting, open sea calamities and warfare, with a healthy dose of unexpected deaths with a semi-historical backdrop

Vikings ‘Mercy’ Season 4, Episode 3 recap and discussion

The notion of mercy was not common in the world of the Northmen of History’s drama Vikings, where Kings went back on their word to each other and slaughtered their people in battles for land and dominance. Even in the Christian lands, mercy was a concept more revered on paper than in real life. In