Outlander Renewed for Seasons 5 and 6

Starz announced Outlander's fourth season will premiere in November 2018
By Tierney Bricker May 09, 2018 10:43 PMTags
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Are you sitting down, Outlander fans? 

Break out your finest scotch because we've got some celebrating to do.

Rejoice, Outlander fans! Starz announced some very good news for fans of the time-travel romance drama on Wednesday: The show has been renewed for two more seasons (five and six!), and you can expect season four to premiere in November 2018. The network also released new images from the upcoming season for your viewing pleasure. 

"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 in statement.

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Outlander is currently shooting its fourth season on location in Scotland, with the 13-episodes based on the fourth book in Diana Gabaldon's series, Drums of Autumn

In December 2017, Outlander released the first teaser for the fourth season, which featured Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), and promised, "A new land. A new journey." The fan-favorite couple will be trying to make a home in America when the show returns in November. 

 

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As for the two-season pick-up, fans can expect seasons five and six to both be 12 episodes, each based on their respective source material (the fifth book, The Fiery Cross, and the sixth book, A Breath of Snow and Ashes).

Outlander returns for its fourth season in November 2018 on Starz.