Outlander is due to arrive on Australian TV screens again in 2020. Season 5, based on Diana Gabaldon’s best selling books of the same name follows Claire Randall, a nurse who has been mysteriously transported back 200 years into a Scottish Highland clan.
Outlander Season 5 TV Preview
In season 5, it’s becoming clear that the American revolution is gaining momentum, and that the Frasers will have to put up a fight to keep their place in the New World, with some dangerous challenges and adventures ahead.
The story is largely based on Gabaldon’s fifth book, The Fiery Cross, where Jamie is asked to form a militia to protect the Highlanders, but will he risk everything for the wishes of someone else?
Starring Caitriona Balfe (H+), Sam Heughan (The Spy Who Dumped Me) and Duncan Lacroix (Vikings) the much anticipated Outlander TV series is about to arrive in Australia and using the information in this guide you won’t have to miss a key moment.
Where to Watch or Stream Outlander Season 5
Outlander Season 5 starts airing exclusively on FOX SHOWCASE from February 17th, 2020. Here in Australia, FOX SHOWCASE can be accessed via either Foxtel or Foxtel from Telstra. To watch on Foxtel with a Standard or HD TV, you have several choices, including subscribing to the Foxtel Plus pack to access over 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, docos, reality and more. You also have the option to watch Outlander Season 5 online using Foxtel Now, which currently have a 10 day free trial. Both choices include the option to stream programs free using the Foxtel Go app.
Alternatively, you can access FOX SHOWCASE with Foxtel from Telstra. Foxtel from Telstra (including Foxtel Now from Telstra) offers the exact same programming as Foxtel, but is often available at reduced pricing or with no lock-in contract. With every Foxtel from Telstra package you can likewise stream Outlander Season 5 free using the Foxtel Go app, and one of the devices in the table below. If you can’t make it for the live airing of Outlander Season 5, you can still catch new episodes as they’re made available for replays. Plus, you can also watch more binge worthy shows from other drama channels, including BBC First, Binge, Universal Channel, and more. For a list of episodes and their air dates, see the TV schedule below.
Outlander Season 5 Live TV Schedule
Each episode of Season 5 will air on FOX Showcase screening express from the US. Season 5 will have twelve episodes in total. There will be no Outlander Season 5 free to air coverage in Australia, it is exclusively available on FOX Showcase (Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra). Here’s the provisional live TV schedule for season 5:
|Episode||Live Airing Schedule||Provider|
|S5 Episode 1||17 Feb 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 2||24 Feb 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 3||2 Mar 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 4||9 Mar 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 5||16 Mar 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 6||23 Mar 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 7||30 Mar 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 8||6 Apr 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 9||13 Apr 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 10||20 Apr 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 11||27 Apr 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
|S5 Episode 12||4 May 2020||Foxtel/Foxtel from Telstra|
Mobile Device List (Foxtel and Foxtel from Telstra)
The following are the list of compatible mobile and internet connected devices for which you can stream Outlander Season 5 whether at home or on the go, with new apps and devices being added as they become available.
|PC/Mac||Yes||Web browser only (Chrome for PC; Chrome & Safari for Mac)|
|iOS Mobile Devices||Yes||Via native app (iOS 9.3.5 or above)|
|Android Mobile Devices||Yes||Via native app (Android 5 and above)|
|Google Chromecast||Yes||Via casting (only on Multiroom service)|
|Apple TV||Yes||Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)|
|Smart TVs||Yes||Via casting only (only on Multiroom service)|
Must See TV for Outlander Season 5 fans
Outlander Season 5 consists of twelve episodes and looks set to be a hit with audiences around the world and create some truly gripping storylines. As it is not available until February 2020, we have suggested a few series below that may also take your fancy in the meantime
Britannia Season 2 (Foxtel)
We head back to 42 AD, two years on from the moment General Aulus invaded Britannia. Now his aim is to crush the Celtic tribes throughout the land with the help of Queen Amena. But does Aulus have an altogether different agenda, as his suspicious behaviour suggests? Season 2 is now available on Foxtel’s FOX SHOWCASE. Catch new episodes every Tuesday at 09:30 pm, or stream on Foxtel Now free for 10 days.
Pennyworth (Foxtel & Foxtel Now)
Have you ever wondered what Alfred, Batman’s trusty servant, got up to before Bruce Wayne came along? These 10 episodes set in a dystopian version of 60s London explore just that, shining a light on Mr Alfred Pennyworth, a young man with links to the British Special Air Service. He works the doors of London nightclubs, and for such a well-spoken, handsome gentleman, he isn’t shy of the odd bit of violence.Season 1 is now available on Foxtel’s FOX SHOWCASE as part of the Drama pack. Catch new episodes every Thursday at 09:30 pm, or stream on Foxtel Now free for 10 days.
Watchmen (Foxtel & Foxtel Now)
Based on the popular DC Comics series of the same name, Watchmen is a HBO exclusive series that takes place in an alternate contemporary reality in the United States, in which superheroes and masked vigilantes were outlawed due to their violent methods, but some of them gather around to start a revolution while others attempt to stop it. Season 1 is now available on Foxtel’s FOX SHOWCASE as part of the Drama pack. Catch new episodes every Monday at 12:00 pm, or stream on Foxtel Now free for 10 days.