“Outlander” from executive producer Ronald D. Moore and adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling book series, is going to premiere on Starz tomorrow. To promote the new series, Starz made the pilot available for free (US only) for a full week before the premiere on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at 9PM ET/PT. EW reports, that the pilot was viewed nearly 1 million times.
Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire’s heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
Hold onto the reins–it's gonna be a wild ride! pic.twitter.com/hCfwO0D1GC
— Diana Gabaldon (@Writer_DG) August 8, 2014