Bring "Outlander" Home For The Holidays

SONY PICTURES TELEVISION ANNOUNCES SWEEPSTAKES AND NEW LICENSED MERCHANDISE

Oct 18, 2016

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of the television series "Outlander" can now bring home an array of officially licensed products in time for the holidays. Kicking off the festivities, Sony Pictures Television announced today the relaunch of OutlanderStore.com featuring a chance to win a grand prize trip to Scotland to tour the historical setting of the worldwide hit series "Outlander."

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The newly revamped OutlanderStore.com is the official source for "Outlander" merchandise including new items such as "Craigh na Dun," "Dinna Fash Sassenach," and "Blood of my Blood, Bone of my Bone" t-shirts, as well as new canvas wall hangings with official series art, among many more new designs. The official online store will also include the upcoming releases of the Outlander: Season Two Blu-ray and DVD, and Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) featuring music by Bear McCreary among many other products. Head to OutlanderStore.com today to load up on these products and more, and to find out how you can enter for a chance to win the ultimate grand prize vacation of a lifetime.

Also available today is the essential behind-the-scenes guide for fans of the series, The Making of Outlander The Series: The Official Guide to Seasons One & Two by Tara Bennett. This fully-illustrated companion book includes exclusive interviews with the series' stars Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, and many more. Delve into the inner workings of the writers' room with executive producer/showrunner Ronald D. Moore and gather in-depth knowledge from the creative team behind the camera. The elegant hardcover book offers never-before-seen content—including an array of images spotlighting the stars in costume and up-close personal portraits. Featuring an introduction by the bestselling author of the "Outlander" book series, Diana Gabaldon, this is a magnificent insider's look at the world of the Outlander TV series.

Releasing on October 28 and available now for digital pre-order on Amazon and iTunes is Outlander: Season 2 (Original Television Soundtrack) featuring music by Bear McCreary, the third soundtrack to be released for the series. The first two volumes featured music from Season 1 and charted on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Soundtrack charts. For fans who just can't wait to fill their ears with McCreary's beautiful score, all digital pre-orders include an advanced download of "Faith," composed for the heartbreaking midseason episode of the same name.

Claire and Jamie's epic time-traveling love story continues as the couple sets sail for France when Outlander: Season Two debuts on digital October 31, and Blu-ray and DVD November 1, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The five-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD sets include 23 deleted and extended scenes with introductions by Ronald D. Moore, a gag reel, and two featurettes. Exclusive to Amazon.com, Outlander: Season Two Collector's Edition Blu-ray™ also includes a 32-page behind-the-scenes book, an exclusive sneak peek excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's ninth installment of the "Outlander" series, Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone, and a bonus disc featuring never-before-seen content.

Whether preparing mulled wine for a holiday feast or giving a traditional Hogmanay gift, The Outlander Wine Collection from Lot18, available starting November 7, is perfect for every occasion. The limited edition collection features four hand-crafted blends and uniquely designed labels to honor the essence of Claire Randall, Frank Randall, Claire Fraser and Jamie Fraser. With only 2500 of each specially created bottle, these delicious wines are available exclusively at Lot18.com while supplies last. For die-hard wine lovers, the first 100 orders will receive a special gift with purchase, a set of 6 official "Outlander" wine charms.

If all of these items aren't enough to warm the hearts of the "Outlander" fans in your life, an array of branded and series-inspired clothing is available online at various retailers including Hot Topic, Torrid, Abby Shot, and Celtic Croft. Whether you're looking for a modern twist on a classic cloak, a traditional Scottish kilt, or a warm wool scarf in one of the five official tartan patterns designed for the series, they have it all and more.

For those ultimate fans who live, sleep and breathe "Outlander," spend your morning drinking coffee from your very own "Just Call Me Sassenach" coffee mug from Vandor. Adorn your best plaid outfit with delicate designer jewelry from Rock Love. Once on your way, let the sweeping soundtrack transport your mind to Scotland, where you can snack on the "Outlander" Limited Edition Walker's Shortbread, before diving back into your day. Brighten up your office with the 2017 "Outlander" calendar from Sellers and the complete set of Funko® Pop! vinyl dolls. After a long day, cuddle up with an "Outlander" teddy from the North American Bear Company and relax while catching up on the Blu-ray™ special features.

Currently in production in Scotland, the third season of "Outlander" is based on the third of eight books in the Outlander series, entitled Voyager. The storyline picks up right after Claire travels through the stones to return to her life in 1948. Now pregnant, she struggles with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank. Meanwhile, in the 18th century, Jamie suffers from the aftermath of his doomed last stand at the historic battle of Culloden, as well as the loss of Claire. As the years pass, Jamie and Claire attempt to make a life apart from one another, each haunted by the memory of their lost love. The budding possibility that Claire can return to Jamie in the past breathes new hope into Claire's heart... as well as new doubt. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie must find their way back to each other. As always, adversity, mystery, and adventure await them on the path to reunion.  And the question remains: when they find each other, will they be the same people who parted at the standing stones, all those years ago? 

The Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated series is adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling books by Ronald D. Moore ("Battlestar Galactica," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Star Trek: The Next Generation"). Diana Gabaldon's eight-book series has sold more than 26 million copies worldwide and all eight books in the series have graced the New York Times best-sellers list. The "Outlander" series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history, and adventure in one grandiose tale. Ronald D. Moore, Jim Kohlberg, Andy Harries, Maril Davis, Toni Graphia, Anne Kenney and Matthew B. Roberts serve as executive producers of "Outlander" season three, which is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television.

About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (http://www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. In addition to its US production business, SPT has 17 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 13 countries and also maintains offices in 31 countries. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio includes 150 channel feeds available in 178 countries, reaching more than 1.3 billion cumulative households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages the studio's premium streaming network, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of the cable channel Game Show Network (GSN).  SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as the Rural Media Group and DoctorOZ.com.

"Outlander" Online
For more information about the series, go to the official Outlander Facebook Page and follow @Outlander_Starz on Twitter and Instagram. Join the conversation with #Outlander.

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