Sun. Jan 19th, 2020

‘Outlander’ Renewed for Seasons 5 and 6 at Starz

Starz has extended Outlander for two additional seasons.  The premium cable network announced Wednesday that it has renewed the Ron Moore drama based on Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling book series for seasons five and six. Starz also revealed that the 13-episdoe fourth season of the time-traveling period soap will return in November. (A specific return date has yet to be announced.)outlander-312-synopsis

All told, the renewal is for 24 total episodes, with each season consisting of 12 episodes. That’s Outlander‘s lowest per-season total after the freshman run consisted of 16 and seasons two and three were 13 apiece. From Sony Pictures Television and starring Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, seasons five and six will be based on material from the fifth and sixth books in Gabaldon’s series, The Fiery Cross and A Breath of Snow and Ashes.

 

“Fans can rest assured their beloved Claire and Jamie will be back facing new challenges, adversaries and adventures in seasons five and six as we delve into American history and continue the story of the Frasers as they settle in the New World,” Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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