Two days before the first half of season one concludes, Starz announced that its hit series “Outlander” will return with the remaining eight season one episodes on Saturday, April 4th, 2015.
The critically-acclaimed series is adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) and has already been picked up for a second season.
The “Outlander” series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, and adventure in one epic tale. It follows Claire Randall as she navigates the hidden dangers of 18th century Scotland, an unknown world where her freedom and very life are at risk. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claires heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
The mid-season finale airs this Saturday, September 27th at 9pm ET/PT finds Frank (Tobias Menzies) desperately searching for his missing wife, while Claire tries to come to terms with her new marriage to Jamie. Claire is faced with an emotional quandary as a life-altering opportunity presents itself.
Diana Gabaldons eight-book series has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide, and six of the books have graced the New York Times best-seller list. “Outlander” is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television. Starz retains all domestic multiplatform pay TV rights to the original series.