Starz renewed the Outlander series for a season 2 to consist of at least 13 episodes. When does new season premiere in 2015? We know the air date on TV!
Pilot episode: August 9, 2014
Developed by: Ronald D. Moore
Season 1 episode 1: 0.72 million U.S. viewers
Season 1 episode 3: 1.00 million U.S. viewers
The fans of «Outlander» television series, which has been launched in the current year on Starz, can stay calm concerning the project renewal, as, according to the official announcement of the rights holders, the season 2 will be ordered.
The TV channel management confirms that 13 new episodes will be ordered, the premiere date of the first of which is scheduled for
2015 April 9, 2016 (UPDATE 4). More exact information concerning the second season start will be published on our website, as soon as it is announced.
According to Chris Albrecht, the Starz Director General, such an early renewal of the show is possible only thanks to the viewers’ support as well as the positive critics’ reviews.
It should be noted, that the next portion of the episodes will be based on «Dragonfly in Amber», the second book in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series.
UPDATE 1 (September 25, 2014): Outlander show will continue on April 4, 2015 (S1E9).
UPDATE 2: Outlander season 2 release has been postponed to 2016. Follow the news!
UPDATE 3 (September 13, 2015): Ronald D. Moore stated on Twitter that he expects season 2 to premiere in March/April 2016.
UPDATE 4 (February 11, 2016): And Finally: The second season of Outlander, consisting of 13 episodes and based on Dragonfly in Amber, will premiere on April 9, 2016. Let’s wait!