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Outlander Video Update: Darker Landscape, Deeper Relationships

Are you tingling with anticipation for Outlander's return? Fear not, fine Fanatics, those involved are promising great things in return for your patience. When Outlander Season 1 returns on Sunday, April 4, you can expect Black Jack Randall's relationship with Claire and Jamie to come to a head as the second half of the season just builds upon what we've already seen in the first half. Meanwhile, the love shared between Claire and Jamie will continue to grow as relationships grow deeper. The stakes will change and we'll see confrontations between Dougal and Columas well as Geillis and Claire. Check out this production update from the cast and crew sprinkled with scenes from the upcoming return. Outlander 2015 Preview You can watch Outlander online and make sure you check out our Best of 2014 series to vote for Outlander in Best Villains and Best Romance ! //www.tvfanatic.com/2014/12/outlander-video-update-darker-landscape-deeper-relationships/

Starz to Present 'Outlander' Yule Log on Christmas Day

This Christmas Day, Outlander fans can cuddle up in front of a roaring Scottish hearth...   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/ETsW48o53gE/

Starz Kicks Off 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings With a Teaser of New Clips

Fans of the runaway-hit Scottish-fantasy drama "Outlander," who still have to wait an agonizing four more months until the second half of the first season returns to Starz, were given a bonny Christmas present.   Read More... //blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/12/02/starz-kicks-off-25-days-of-outlanderofferings-with-a-teaser-of-new-clips/?mod=WSJBlog

Video: Starz Releases Teaser for the Return of "Outlander"

The second half of season one kicks off Saturday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.     Today STARZ kicked off #OutlanderOfferings for fans by sharing a tease from the second half of Season One which will return Saturday, April 4th 9PM ET/PT. For the month of December, Starz will implement 25 Days of #OutlanderOfferings leading up to an "Outlander" marathon of the first 8 episodes of Season One airing on Christmas day.  Read More... //www.thefutoncritic.com/video/2014/12/01/video-starz-releases-teaser-for-the-return-of-outlander-515511/20141201starz01/

Can I Convince Comedy Snobs to Stick With SNL? And Do Guys Like Outlander? Your Pressing TV Questions, Answered

  Welcome back to Stay Tuned, Vulture's TV advice column. Each Wednesday, Margaret Lyons answers your questions about your various TV triumphs and woes. Need help? Have a theory? Want a recommendation? Submit a question! You can email staytuned@nymag.com , leave a comment, or tweet @margeincharge with the hashtag #staytuned .   How do I convince other self-proclaimed comedy snobs not to desert SNL ? I feel like every season, all anyone wants to talk about is how bad it is now, but ... Kate McKinnon! Kyle Mooney! Don't give up! Every season has bad sketches! Emily Don't be a snob, for starters. Your assessment is perfectly accurate: Every season is a mixed bag, just like life. And if your friends can't get onboard even for Kate McKinnon, the pressing emergency here is how badly you need new friends. But okay, if you're going to find yourself in these situations, the thing to remember is: SNL is the most important comedy institution in America. If you care about comedy not just your own comedy performances, but the state of contemporary comedy, the idea of comedy, the form in general, etc. then you care about Saturday Night Live . Are you a comedian? And are you young? Because here's my experience from being a young comedian: We spent a lot of time shitting on stuff, including but not limited to SNL . Most of the comedians I know grew out of it as we developed our own voices and sensibilities, and were putting up work we were proud of, and actively participating in supportive, collaborative, challenging communities. Puffing up your chest about how much you think SNL sucks is the "whatever, Dad " of comedy maturation. You've mentioned your great love for Enlightened . I trust your recommendations, so I gave it a try and found the first episode didn't hold my interest. I want to like and appreciate it. Can you sell me on it? Suzanne The pilot for Enlightened sort of stresses me out because everyone's in such a state of upheaval. The show definitely settles in a bit as the season continues, and as Amy (Laura Dern) becomes more comfortable as her new self. Episode four, "The Weekend," is one of my favorites, because it nails down just how much pain everyone is really in. Amy's not a ditz. Levi's not some junkie. There's just all this terrible life they're trying to figure out, and so far, their coping methods have limited success. I like Enlightened because I like shows with a sort of object permanence: Even when the characters are offscreen, their lives continue to exist. Season two's "The Ghost Is Seen" is a masterpiece, and even if you give up on the rest of the show, do yourself a favor and at least watch that episode. Give Enlightened the first four eps, and if you still don't like it, move on; I'll feel a little sad for you, because it's so good and gentle and unique, but different strokes. I'm a guy. Do you think I will like Outlander ? Patrick You brought your vague gender reductivism to the wrong place, Patrick! Your penance is to watch Free to Be You and Me 100 times and think seriously about why it's important for there to be guy shows and girl shows. Ugh! Cut that out right now. A few weeks ago, someone told me that The Simpsons is "really a boy show." In addition to generally disagreeing, the statement also just hurt my feelings. I love The Simpsons. My female friends love The Simpsons . My mom loves The Simpsons . Doesn't that count? Don't I count? I'm not intruding on some kind of sacred boy territory: I have every right to stake a claim to that show as my own because I watch it and I love it. At parties and social functions, I regularly field questions from men sheepishly asking about Gossip Girl , and they're always super embarrassed and want to make sure I'm not going to question or mock their masculinity. Don't dress your cat in an apron, Patrick. Watch whatever you like. I don't know what shows guys like or girls like because those categories are awfully broad, though not broad enough to include people who don't identify as either. We live in a culture that is, for a bunch of true trash reasons, really into gender rigidity and proscriptive gender roles. This is bad for everyone. It's bad for people who fit those roles exactly, and it's bad for people who don't. You'll like Outlander if you like historical dramas, romantic stories, or things about Scotland. What you'll really like, though, is this opportunity to cast off the shackles of the binary gender system and just like whatever you like without the pressure of gender police keeping you from being your true self. Enjoy! After season four of The Vampire Diaries, I gave up on it. I just didn't find it interesting anymore, and I had just seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer (the superior vampire show). But after that, my best friend has been saying to me every week that I need to catch up on it because it's so much drama, and every week, I've been saying that I will when I've got the time. But the truth is, I just don't want to. But I don't have the heart to just tell her NO. So, my question is: How do I say no? EV Gently but firmly, and consistently, the same way you decline anything else. But if this person is your bestie, and you used to talk about the show all the time, my guess is she's projecting a little, and she doesn't really care one way or the other if you watch TVD she just wants to make sure that your friendship is intact and that it will be for a long time. Your friend just wants to make sure you still have stuff in common, even though you've watched the superior vampire show and have now moved on. Pick a new show for the two of you to get into! Maybe Being Human ? The 100 ? Arrow ? Veronica Mars ? Maybe just tell her you love her, and while you're just not up for watching TVD anymore, you're always happy to hear her vent about it. Our cable provider swapped Comedy Central and MTV with Pivot and FXX. Is this a good swap? Ben Nope! Nothing wrong with Pivot or FXX, but I'd be very sad not to have Comedy Central. //www.vulture.com/2014/11/stay-tuned-saturday-night-live-comedy-snobs.html

Starz Sets Outlander Return Date! Season 1 on Hiatus Until April 2015

Outlander Goes on a Fall/Winter Hiatus: Season to Return in April 2015 I hope all you Outlander fans have other-worldly patience! The breakout Starz drama is officially going on hiatus until Spring 2015! Outlander fans...I hope you're patient, because there is gonna be a LONG wait for more episodes. STARZ announced that season 1 will be going on a Fall hiatus and won't resume until April 4th, 2015! And just after Claire and Jamie got hitched and hooked up? Why you gotta do that to us Starz?! The good news is, the Starz series has already been picked up for a second season. Are you okay with the wait or are you sad we can't look forward to new episodes until Spring? Sound off in the comments and stick with us at Celebified for more of your latest TV news.

'Outlander' Director on Midseason Finale: "We All Went Beyond Our Comfort Zones"

Anna Foerster talks to THR about Saturday's episode and what's next   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/pgdd31KQMdE/story01.htm

Outlanders Ronald D. Moore, Diana Gabaldon, and Others Break Down the Midseason Finale

  Please note: This article contains heavy spoilers of the midseason finale of Outlander .   Last year, Outlander showrunner Ronald D. Moore and author Diana Gabaldon shared a cab to a fan event at New York Comic Con and, during the ride, Moore filled in Gabaldon on why his plan for the Starz show's midseason finale needed to go off-book. "[I said,] 'We cut to Frank in the 20th century and see what he's been doing, and we cross-cut the two stories:We just go cold to Frank in Inverness, hunting for Claire desperately, and then we see she's with Jamie right after the wedding,'" recalled Moore. "Diana actually loved it, when I was telling her about it."   Read More... //www.vulture.com/2014/09/outlander-midseason-finale-explainer-ronald-moore-diana-gabaldon.html

Outlander Season 1 Episode 8 “Both Sides Now”

Outlander  Season 1 Episode 8 “Both Sides Now” airs Friday, September 27 at 9 PM ET/PT. Episode Synopsis : Episode 8 “Both Sides Now” – Frank desperately searches for his missing wife, while Claire tries to come to terms with her new marriage. Claire is faced with an emotional quandry as a life-altering opportunity presents itself. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2014/09/27/outlander-season-1-episode-8-sides-now/

On the Set: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Starz's Outlander

  Set in the middle of the rolling hills of Scotland, just outside the city of Glasgow, is an unassuming, signless gate. Enter and you'll find yourself following a short driveway that leads to one of the most expansive and impressive TV sets and stages. Welcome to the world of Outlander .   Read More...   //www.tvguide.com/News/Behind-Scenes-Outlander-1087637.aspx?rss=breakingnews