‘Men in Kilts’ – Season 2 Announcement – Starz
Your favorite blokes are returning to take you on another extraordinary adventure, this time to New Zealand.
Santa Monica, Calif. – STARZ announced today, “Outlander” stars Sam Heughan (Bloodshot, The Spy Who Dumped Me) and Graham McTavish (“Preacher,” The Hobbit Trilogy) will hit the road again for a six-episode second season of the hit travel docuseries “Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham” – this time in New Zealand. Developed by Heughan and McTavish, the original series is produced by Boardwalk Pictures, in association with Sony Pictures Television.
Heughan and McTavish conceived the original idea and serve as executive producers alongside Alexander Norouzi, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Sarina Roma and Kevin Johnston who also serves as director.
“Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham” is a fun-filled buddy travelogue led by “Outlander” stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish. Heughan and McTavish will continue their immersive adventure travel experience, this time in New Zealand. They will revel in the Scottish influence of New Zealand, while diving into its own history. In Season one, the two reunited for an epic adventure in Scotland, exploring their heritage and meeting an incredible collection of people who truly showcase what it means to be Scottish. The half-hour, eight-episode first season of the series offers the duo’s one-of-a-kind perspective on everything from Scottish clans and the Battle of Culloden to whisky tasting and folk dancing, with Sam and Graham’s witty banter and hijinks leading the way. Whether hanging off the edge of a cliff, wrangling a flock of wild sheep or discovering the true legacy of their “Outlander” characters, both men dive headfirst into each and every experience.
Karen Bailey, Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Alice Dickens-Koblin, Senior Vice President of Unscripted Programming are the STARZ executives overseeing “Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham.”
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STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly-rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ(R) service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its STARZPLAY international premium streaming platform to provide subscribers access to the “best of global SVOD.” STARZPLAY, coupled with its STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture, has expanded its global footprint into more than 55 countries throughout Europe and Latin America along with Canada, Japan, India and Indonesia. STARZ and STARZPLAY are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.
About Boardwalk Pictures
Boardwalk Pictures is an Emmy-winning production company that creates non-fiction, character-driven entertainment for audiences across the globe. Recent work includes series like CHEER, CHEF’S TABLE, STREET FOOD, SEX, LOVE & GOOP and LAST CHANCE U as well as feature documentaries like THE BLACK GODFATHER, WE ARE FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME and VAL.
About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating a robust portfolio of wholly-owned and joint-venture production companies across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.