There’s no need to worry about Outlander being cancelled this time around. Starz renewed the series for seasons five and six, well in advance. Will season six be the end? Will Outlander be cancelled or renewed for season seven and beyond? Stay tuned. Status Update Below.
A historical time travel drama series, the Outlander TV show stars Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, with Duncan Lacroix, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, David Berry, Ed Speleers, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Cesar Domboy, Lauren Lyle, Colin McFarlane, Kyle Rees, Tim Downie, Caitlin O’Ryan, Billy Boyd, Jon Tarcy, Michael Xavier, Paul Gorman, Alistair Findlay, Bronwyn James, Chris Larkin, Ned Dennehy, Anna Burnett, and Chris Donald. The story follows time-traveling 20th Century doctor Claire Fraser (Balfe) and her 18th Century Scots Highlander husband, Jamie Fraser (Heughan). In season five, the Frasers are fighting for their family and the home they have forged on Fraser’s Ridge. Jamie must find a way to defend all that he has created in America and to protect those who look to him for leadership and protection. With her family together, at last, Claire must use her modern medical knowledge and foresight to prevent them from being ripped apart once again.
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For comparisons: Season four of Outlander on Starz averaged a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 1.04 million viewers.
Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays.
What do you think? Do you like the Outlander TV series on Starz? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a sixth season?
3/15/21 update: Outlander has been renewed through season seven.