Is The Spanish Princess new tonight on Starz? What lies ahead

The Spanish PrincessIs The Spanish Princess new tonight on Starz? This is a show that just wrapped up an eight-episode run with intrigue, drama, the lead-up to a wedding, and then an ending that made you very eager for more.

Alas, you’re not going to get more tonight, or for some time still, in fact. There is no new episode of the period drama tonight, as last week’s installment served as the end of “Part 1.” Starz earlier this year announced that they are extending the show’s run by another eight weeks and the creative team, led by Matthew Graham and Emma Frost, prepared the scripts out far in advance. It has long been their plan to tell a 16-episode story and they now have that opportunity.

Filming on the second half of The Spanish Princess kicks off later this year, and the only thing that we have in terms of a release window as of right now is 2020. We’d love for it to air in the spring/early summer again, especially if that means that it could be a part of a one-two punch on the night alongside Outlander. We feel like season 5 of that show is likely to also come on the air next spring.

So what can you expect in the remaining episodes of The Spanish Princess? It feels as though the story will kick off with seeing either the wedding or the early days of Catherine and Henry’s marriage — from there, you have a sense as to where things will go. The real story of Catherine is one about whether or not she can produce a male heir to be the eventual King, and eventually, Henry does whatever he can to split from her and send her away. All of this leads to the formation of the Church of England.

The story of Catherine and Henry’s marriage is perhaps more well-known than anything else The Spanish Princess presents to you. Why will it stand out within this medium? Much of that has to do with the investment we already have in this world and these characters. We’re seeing this world through Catherine’s lens, and we know the individual steps that led to her being in this position.

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