Updated 12/7/2018: New episode title for 407, plus dates added for the rest of the episodes.
Updated 11/16/2018: There is a new episode on December 30th, episode 409.
Updated 11/1/2018: Dates attached to December episodes and the possibility of no new episode on December 30th.
Updated 10/18/2018: Dates attached for the first four episodes and the featured photo from the first episode.
Updated 10/5/2018: Two new episode titles have come to light, but there are not episode numbers attached to the titles. They are “Man of Worth” and “Down the Rabbit Hole.” These new titles are attached to photos released by Entertainment Weekly in the metadata. To be less spoilery, please see the post to see the photos from those episodes.
As we approach the November 4th premiere of Outlander season four, more and more details are coming out, and that includes the synopsis, more official photos, press screeners have gone out, and now we have details on the episodes. Below is the list so far of the episode titles (so far), writers, and directors for season four.
Episode 401, “America the Beautiful” (November 4, 2018) – Writers Matthew B. Roberts, Toni Graphia, Director Julian Holmes
Episode 402, “Do No Harm” (November 11, 2018) – Writer Karen Campbell, Director Julian Holmes
Episode 404, “Common Ground” (November 25, 2018) – Writer Joy Blake, Director Ben Bolt
Episode 405, “Savages” (December 2, 2018) – Writer Bronwyn Garrity, Director Denise Di Novi
Episode 406, “Blood of My Blood” (December 9, 2018) – Writer Shania Fewell, Director Denise Di Novi
Episode 407, “Down the Rabbit Hole” (December 16, 2018) – Writer Shannon Goss, Director Jennifer Getzinger
Episode 408 (December 23, 2018) – Writer Luke Schelhaas, Director Jennifer Getzinger
Episode 409 (December 30, 2018) – Writers Matthew B. Roberts, Toni Graphia, Director David Moore
Episode 410 (January 6, 2019) – Writer Luke Schelhaas, Director David Moore
Episode 411 (January 13, 2019) – Writers Bronwyn Garrity, Shania Fewell, Director Mairzee Almas
Episode 412 (January 20, 2019) – Writer Karen Campbell, Director Mairzee Almas
Episode 413 (January 27, 2019) – Writer Toni Graphia, Director Stephen Woolfenden
As you can see with that list, the only original writers from season one are Matthew B. Roberts and Toni Graphia. Other than the new writers, the rest of the writers worked on season three.
There are two directors returning from season three. Jennifer Getzinger directed episode 302, “Surrender,” and episode 308, “First Wife.” David Moore directed episode 309, “The Doldrums,” and episode 310, “Heaven & Earth.”
The new directors (with no previous posts on them) are:
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Denise Di Novi – She is a producer turned director, but she is still producing films. She has produced such notable films like Heathers, Edward Scissorhands, Crazy Stupid Love, and the upcoming Little Women adaptation. She has directed an episode of Bones and Sneaky Pete and directed the film, Unforgettable.
Stephen Woolfenden – He has directed episodes of Doctor Who, Poldark, and other series, and was a second unit director on both of the Fantastic Beasts films, Warm Bodies, and the last four Harry Potter films. Stephen is on Twitter.
Sources: Starz, Diana Gabaldon, IMDb, Stephen Woolfenden, Mairzee Almas, Maril Davis