Starz renews “Outlander” for a second season.
The upcoming season will be based on Diana Gabaldon’s second novel “Dragonfly in Amber,” the network revealed Friday.
“The overwhelming support Outlander has received from the fans, viewers and critics made the decision for us to go ahead with the second book a very easy one,” said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht in a statement. “With an incredible artist such as Ronald D. Moore at the helm and a cast as spectacular as this, we look forward to continue this spell-binding journey with Claire, Jamie, Frank, Brianna, Roger and everybody over the centuries.”
The pickup announcement of 13-episodes after the past week series debut.
Creator Ron Moore added, “I’m thrilled at the prospect of doing another season of this show for Starz. This project has been a labor of love from the very beginning and it’s incredibly gratifying to see it succeed with viewers and critics alike.”
“Outlander” airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. on Starz.