Hit US melodrama Outlander has been renewed for 2 seasons.
Starz has renewed the sprawling drama based on Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling books for 2 x 12 episodes, down on the current season of 13 episodes.
“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 a statement.
Season three averaged 5.8m total US viewers cross multiple platforms and ranks as the second-most-watched premium scripted series among women — behind only Game of Thrones.
Season four is currently in production in Scotland and will consist of 13 episodes following Drums of Autumn, Gabaldon’s fourth of eight books in Gabaldon’s series.
Outlander airs in Australia on Showcase.
Source: Hollywood Reporter