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Outlander has been renewed for its eighth and final season, announces Starz

Hit historical romance television series to end with its eighth season

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Sing me a song of a lad that is gone-- it's time to say goodbye to Outlander. Starz has announced that the fan-favorite historical romance television series has been renewed for its eighth and final season. This season will consist of ten episodes to follow the lengthier 16-episode seventh season that will release this summer. So, for those who are wondering how many more episodes of Outlander they can look fowrard to, the answer is 26.

Though it is end days for Outlander, it isn't end days for Outlander's universe, as Starz has also greenlit an Outlander prequel series Outlander: Blood of My Blood, which will focus on Outlander protagonist Jaime's parents, Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser.

In a video announcing the season released by Starz, Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser) tells fans, "We can't wait to bring the last season to you guys," with Caitríona Balfe (Claire Fraser) adding, "We hope we do you proud, and we're really really grateful, so thank you."

Can't wait for season 7 of Outlander to come out? Well, we may be able to help with that. Check out Popverse's Outlander Panel Highights video from New York Comic Con 2022 below. And, if you want to access the full video, become a Popverse member and watch the whole thing here.

If you're a fan of Outlander cosplay or historical costuming, check out this roundtable interview with Outlander cosplayers.

Or maybe you want to check out some other similar media. Here's a guide to comics, TV, and movies you might like if you like watching Outlander.

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