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Outlander is heading for a break before the seventh season officially ends. If you’ve been meaning to catch up on or dive into the historical drama, it’s a great time to binge older episodes before you watch the mid-season finale premiering on Starz on Friday (Aug. 11).

The season comes with good news and bad news for Outlander fans. The good news: The hit series starring Caitríona Balfe and Sam Heughan has already been renewed for an eighth season, Starz announced in January. The bad news: The show’s eighth season will be its last.

“For nearly a decade Outlander has won the hearts of audiences worldwide and we’re pleased to bring Claire and Jamie’s epic love story to a proper conclusion,” Kathryn Busby, president of original programming for Starz said at the time, per Variety. “But before we close this chapter there is plenty of their passionate story to tell over the course of 26 new episodes and even more to explore of this dynamic world and its origin story. We’re thrilled to continue to partner with Matthew, Maril and Ronald and can’t wait to see where their alluring storytelling takes us next.”

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Luckily, fans don’t have to say goodbye just yet. In addition to announcing the end of Outlander, Starz greenlit a 10-episode prequel series, Outlander: Blood of My Blood, which will center around Jamie’s (Heughan) parents.  

The cast of Outlander includes Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, Caitlyn O’Ryan, Simon R. Baker, Mark Lewis Jones and Glen Gould.

Season six premiered on Starz in March 2022 after being delayed for two years because of the pandemic. Season seven, which premiered on June 16, includes 16 episodes and will feature returning characters along with new additions to the cast.

How to Watch Outlander on Starz

When does the Outlander Seasons 7 mid-season finale air? The mid-season finale will drop at midnight ET on the Starz app (9 p.m. PT for the West Coast).

Want to watch the Outlander mid-season finale? Stream episodes online with this limited deal from Starz. Right now, new and returning subscribers can join for just $5 a month for three months. Yes, that means you can binge watch Outlander and tons of other shows and movies for less than what you would normally pay for lunch.

Starz Subscription

$5/month for 3 months

For those who don’t have cable, satellite or TV via internet provider, Starz is available on Prime Video, Sling, DirecTV Stream , AT&T, Verizon Fios, Cox, Spectrum, Hulu, Xfinity, Dish and more. See a full list of partnered providers here. Starz is offered as an add-on with Philo ($25/month after one week free), Fubo (from $74.99 after one week free) and Sling ($20 for the first month).

What time does Outlander usually come on TV? The first half of Outlander season seven drops on Fridays at 12:00 a.m. ET via the Starz app, while episode air at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the cable network. New episodes premiere on Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Starz, and at midnight on the app.

With the Starz app, viewers can binge previous seasons of Outlander along with the latest half of the new season. And you can stream from your TV, smartphone or another compatible device via the Starz app (use ExpressVPN to watch Starz internationally). After the promo deal ends, Starz will cost $8.99 a month, and you can cancel anytime.

How to Get a Free Trial to Starz

Looking for a free trial? Your best bet is to go through outside providers like Hulu, Prime Video DirecTV Stream and YouTube TV.

‘Outlander’ Season 7 on Prime Video (watch with free trial from STARZ)

You can also find discount deals on sites such as Groupon, and check with cable or streaming providers to see if they offer free previews of Starz.  

Outlander, which premiered in 2014, incorporates romance, science fiction and history into one series. The show follows the story of a fictional nurse named Claire Randall (Balfe) who — after ending her stint as a World War II British Army nurse — gets transported from the year 1945 back to 1743 Scotland. After being forced to marry Heughan’s Scottish warrior Jamie Frasier, Claire’s heart gets torn between two men with vastly different lives.

Starz features a selection of original shows and limited series such as Run the World, Gaslit, Shinning Vale, P-Valley, BMF, Blindspotting, The Serpent Queen, Power Book II: Ghost, Power Book III: Raising Kanan and Power Book IV: Force.

Watch a sneak peek of Outlander‘s mid-season finale below.

This story originally appeared on Billboard

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