LIONSGATE+ announced today the 16 June return of the fan-favourite time-travelling drama series ‘Outlander,’ confirming the upcoming seventh season will be split into two parts of eight episodes each, with the back half airing in 2024.

It was previously announced that the seventh season would be an extended 16 episodes. Additionally, LIONSGATE+ released several first-look images of the new season to quench the Droughtlander thirst. The series has already been renewed for an eighth and final season and a prequel series, “Outlander: Blood of My Blood” centring on Jamie Fraser’s parents has been greenlighted for a first season.

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New additions to the series family, include Charles Vandervaart as “William Ransom,” Izzy Meikle-Small as “Rachel Hunter” and Joey Phillips as “Denzell Hunter,” joining returning fan favorites Caitríona Balfe as “Claire Fraser,” Sam Heughan as “Jamie Fraser,” Sophie Skelton as “Brianna MacKenzie,” Richard Rankin as “Roger MacKenzie,” John Bell as “Young Ian,” David Berry as “Lord John Grey,” Caitlin O’Ryan as “Lizzie Beardsley” and Paul Gorman as “Josiah” and “Keziah Beardsley.”

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The highly anticipated seventh season of “Outlander” is set to premiere on Friday, 16 June exclusively on LIONSGATE+ in the UK with new episodes available to stream weekly on Fridays on the premium international streamer.