If you love Outlander, you should know that today’s edition of show notes is all about anticipation! That includes anticipating something new from a promotional standpoint, and then also anticipating something new when it comes to the series on Netflix.
Let’s start with the news that Starz is, apparently, cooking up something fun for viewers of the show in the form of a Q&A session. Check out the tweet below for evidence! Obviously, the producers know that Droughtlander is long and they need to, somewhere, come up with a few different ways in order to properly quench your thirst. This is one of the best ways in order to properly make that happen. They can give you something fun while you wait for new episodes — and most importantly, something that is not even remotely a spoiler. That is obviously what they are trying to do here perhaps more so than anything else.
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Starz didn’t really put much of a timetable on when we’re going to be getting some answers from the show’s set — other than “soon.” Our feeling? You’ll see something over the next month or so. Given that the first proper teaser for the new season probably isn’t coming until at least the fall, we’ve got a feeling that the network’s going to have to sprinkle in a few fun little tidbits between now and when they actually have some more footage to show off from the new season.
A nice little Netflix reminder
Next week may not necessarily be a huge week when it comes to season 5 footage, but it absolutely is a great week when it comes to past seasons! Not only is the season 4 DVD collection (which includes the new Outlander Untold scenes) coming out, but it’s also when the first two seasons of the series are coming to Netflix for the first time. You can see a reminder of that via the streaming service’s video below.
We’ve discussed this before, but the major thing we’re hoping for with Outlander on Netflix is that these two seasons get viewers hooked, and maybe then, they will consider checking out Starz and getting on board the series as it is airing live. While it’s great to have viewers checking out the show on Netflix, it doesn’t really benefit Starz or even Sony all that much if these people just consider Outlander to be a Netflix show and they don’t really get on board seeing it elsewhere. Netflix can be great as a point of entry to the series, but we hope that this new viewership brings more attention to it in other mediums (including within the awards community). Time will tell, but it’s exciting (and somewhat rare) that a premium-cable series is coming to a streaming service in the first place.
For some more information now when it comes to Outlander…
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What are you the most excited to see when it comes to Outlander moving forward? Be sure to share in the comments, and check back soon for more news. (Photo: Starz.)