Amazon Picks Up UK Broadcast Rights For ‘Outlander’

'Outlander' is based on Diana Gabaldon's best-selling novel series of the same name.

Amazon Video, which is a part of Amazon Prime has picked up the UK broadcast/streaming rights for the new Ron Moore produced series ‘Outlander’, which premiered on Starz in the USA last year.

‘Outlander’ is based on Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling novel series of the same name.

It follows World War II nurse Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), as she struggles to adapt to being sent back in time.

The married Claire finds herself strangely attracted to Highlander Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) when she ends up in Scotland in 1743.

The series also stars Gary Lewis, Graham McTavish, Lotte Verbeek and Bill Paterson.

The series obtained a season two renewal in August of last year and also managed to pick up a People’s Choice Award for Favourite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show.

It airs on Starz in the US, and returns on April 4.

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In the past few years he has written for ‘Star Trek’ Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com

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