Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan send a video ‘thank you’ message to Outlander fans for voting in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. Also, watch a 15 minute Entertainment Tonight Facebook Q&A with Sam and Cait!
The 2016 Awards season has kicked off and Sassenachs will be pleased to learn that Outlander already has some wins under its belt! This past Wednesday (January 6, 2016), the 42nd People’s Choice Awards took place in Los Angeles (broadcast live on CBS) and Outlander walked away with two awards: Caitriona Balfe won for Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress and the show won for Favorite Cable TV Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show!
To thank fans for voting, Cait and Sam Heughan filmed a thank you message for fans (which you can watch below):
— Outlander (@Outlander_Starz) January 8, 2016
Both awards are well-deserved and (hopefully) the first of many! The 2016 Golden Globes are around the corner and Outlander has three nominations: Best Television Series in the Drama category; Caitriona Balfe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Drama) and Tobias Menzies for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.
You can tune into NBC on this Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 8:00pm ET|5:00pm PT for the award show’s live broadcast.
In the mean time, check out video from a Facebook Live Q&A that Entertainment Tonight hosted with Sam and Cait. They talk about how they love Outlander fan’s passion and generosity. Sam and Cait also talk about filming (riding horseback, the costumes), speak in French, and thank fans again for their People’s Choice Award wins:
We’re LIVE with Outlander’s Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan! Ask them your questions now!
Posted by Entertainment Tonight on Thursday, January 7, 2016
[Featured Image: SCREENSHOT from Entertainment Tonight LIVE with Outlander]