Ratings: Vikings hits 849,000 viewers for History

From a media release:

Canadian original drama Vikings had a thunderous start with 849,000 (V2+) and 417,000 (A25-54)*. Vikings is the highest single Canadian specialty episode this broadcast year.** Vikings retained 81% of viewing levels for V2+, and 92% for A25-54 from The Bible audience.*

* BBM Canada PPM data 3/3/13
** BBM Canada PPM data 8/27/12-3/3/13