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Outlander Season 5 Premieres!

Vogue-Roger-Brianna-wedding-peekSo—premieres are upon us! We all had a wonderful time at the New York Season 5 premiere on February 11th, and will doubtless have a great time tonight in Los Angeles!! [Both premieres were special events planned by STARZ.]

My husband and I had a great time last night in L.A., celebrating our 43rd/48th anniversary (43 years legal, I mean, but we’ve been together for 48 years.)

Meanwhile, here are a couple of clips from the Good Morning America show this week, the first interview with Caitriona and Sam, and the second with Rik and Sophie. Hope you enjoy them—and I’ll let you know tomorrow (February 14) what-all happens at tonight’s premiere! (Look forward to seeing as many of you as possible!)

Above: Interview with Sam and Caitriona on GMA. (Youtube video)

Above: Interview with Ric and Sophie on GMA. (Youtube video)

Outlander Season 5 Debuts On STARZ on February 16!

In Season 5, Jamie Fraser must fight to protect those he loves, as well as the home he has established alongside his wife, Claire Fraser, their family, and the settlers of Fraser’s Ridge.

In the U.S.A., Outlander Season 5 will debut on the STARZ cable network and streaming channel on Sunday, February 16. The first episode is titled, “The Fiery Cross,”, and this season is mostly an adaptation of my book with the same name.

In Canada, Season 5 will also debut on Sunday, February 16, but on the W Network.

Outlander Season 5′s first episode will be available in Australia on Foxtel’s Fox Showcase channel on Monday, February 17th.

In the United Kingdom, the first episode of Season 5 will be available on Monday, February 17th on Amazon Prime (U.K.)

See my Where/How To Watch webpage for more details.

Other providers around the globe will be added when known. Please contact your local cable or streaming provider for more information.

The image above is from episode 1, season 5 of the Outlander TV series. Courtesy of STARZ.

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  1. I am deeply disappointed by the grotesque butchering of the early part of “The Fiery Cross” done by the writers and producers of season 5 episode 1. Because it was set on Fraser’s Ridge instead at the Gathering, many of the Gathering scenes did not translate properly, i.e., Jamie yelling “The Frasers of the Ridge are here!” just before escorting Brianna to her wedding. A few of the other things that “ticked” me off include the “hair-ticks” scene, the drinking game scene (just stupid — why insert something not in the book when there is such a wealth in the book to draw upon?), and probably the most-stupid of all was the “oath-taking” and Josiah Beardsley suddenly shucking his shyness and performing the oath (even though he could not have ever seen such and would not know the oath to recite!).

    The only scene that I appreciated (because it more-closely followed the book than the rest) was when Jocasta was telling Roger about changing her will. As far as I’m concerned, that was the best part of the episode.

    Before viewing the episode I had anticipated a scene with Archie Hayes recounting his Culodden experience as Claire removed the bullet from his back. Also, I wanted to see the shenanigans that resulting in Jamie’s grandchildren being christened. Although I know that Adso will appear in a subsequent episode, his becoming a member of the Fraser family began with being picked up on the road back from the Gathering.

    Please don’t let the producers and writers continue to make a mess of the rest of the season!

  2. I’ve been reading your books from the very beginning and have gotten so many others hooked on the Outlander series. Now that I’m nearing 70 years old, I’m getting anxious that book 10, the final book will get published while I’m still alive.
    No pressure from me, but please research and write as quickly as possible. A mind is a terrible thing to waste and I dearly hope that mine will still be cognitive enough to remember all the characters and plot twists.
    Thank you for adding something so special to so many people’s lives!

    • Hi, Bonnie,

      Diana is “nearing 70 years old,” as well. She turned 68 years old in January, 2020, and has no intention of slowing down!

      Think positively, my dear…

      Diana’s Webmistress

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