with Vikings: Valhalla After nearly two weeks, it’s time to take a look at how the new historical drama series has been resonating with viewers.
The new series, released by Netflix on March 25, follows the intertwined stories of Leif Ericsson (Sam Corlett), his sister, Freydis (Frida Gustavsson) and other Vikings Harold Sigurdsson (Leo Suter).
The story is set in the Viking Age and delves into the social and religious aspects the Vikings faced after the brutality St Brice’s Day massacre from the English.
The series will look familiar to fans of History Channel’s Vikings as it is filmed in the same locations and uses the same sets, despite being set approximately 100 years after the events of the original series.
When Netflix first picked up the new series, it immediately gave the green light for 24 episodes. Now that the top eight for Season 1 of Vikings: Valhalla have fallen, the ratings are finally in.
Season 1 hits the top 10 on the Netflix charts
According to a press release from MGM and commissioned by Netflix, Vikings: Valhalla certainly seems to have been a hit with viewers.
For the week commencing Monday February 28, Vikings: Valhalla was devoted a staggering 113.38 million viewer hours on the streaming platform.
But, hey, Vikings: Valhalla fell three days before that. So how many hours were then accumulated?
According to the press release, 80.5 million hours were devoted to the new series ahead of the reporting week, totaling 194 million hours in the first nine days it aired.
How does this fare according to the Netflix charts?
Well, it places it at number one in 59 countries around the world this week. It also places it in the list of top 10 English language series for a total of 90 countries.
That’s pretty impressive stuff. It will be interesting to see how things will continue in the coming weeks.
The schedule for seasons 2 and 3 will be announced
With the success of season one already established and fans knowing that another 16 episodes are guaranteed, when can we expect the next installment of Vikings: Valhalla?
a previous one Articles about monsters and critics has already predicted that viewers will have to wait until this time next year to see Season 2 and a new one Article by Deadline also confirmed this.
Season 2 of Vikings: Valhalla has already wrapped up with filming on the first two seasons concurrently. That means Season 2 will drop in 2023.
It was also confirmed that production of Season 3 “will begin later this spring.” That also makes it look like Season 3 will come out sometime in 2024.
Vikings: Valhalla Season 1 is currently streaming on Netflix.
https://www.monstersandcritics.com/tv/vikings-valhalla-the-ratings-are-in-and-netflix-releases-scheduling-plan-for-seasons-2/ The ratings are in and Netflix is releasing the season 2 schedule