‘Outlander’ Receives Three Saturn Award Nominations

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The Oscars may be airing this weekend, but this evening is all about the Saturn Award nominations. The nominations for the 42nd Saturn Awards, which honor genre films and television series, were announced earlier today and Outlander has made a strong showing for the second year in a row. This year the series received three nominations for Best Fantasy TV Series, Best TV Actress (Caitriona Balfe), and Best TV Actor (Sam Heughan). Last year the series was nominated for four awards including, Best Limited Run Television Series, Best Actress in a TV Series (Caitriona Balfe), Best Actor in a TV Series (Tobias Menzies), and Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series (Sam Heughan). In the end the series took home the award for Caitriona Balfe as Best Actress. Below are the full list of nominees in each of Outlander‘s categories. Check out the full list of nominees here.

Best Fantasy TV Series
Game of Thrones
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrel
The Muppets
The Magicians
The Shannara Chronicles

Best TV Actress
Gillian Anderson – The X-Files
Caitriona Balfe – Outlander
Melissa Benoist – Supergirl
Kim Dickens – Fear The Walking Dead
Rachel Nichols – Continuum
Krysten Ritter – Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Rebecca Romijn – The Librarians

Best TV Actor
Bruce Campbell – Ash vs Evil Dead
Charlie Cox – Daredevil
Matt Dillon – Wayward Pines
David Duchovny – The X-Files
Grant Gustin – The Flash
Sam Heughan – Outlander
Andrew Lincoln – The Walking Dead
Mads Mikkelsen – Hannibal

The Saturn Awards will be announced in June. Read more about the awards here.

Source: Variety