‘Outlander’ Star Sam Heughan Expresses Disappointment Over Latest Awards Show Snub

Perry Carpenter - Author

Oct. 17 2015, Updated 5:44 a.m. ET

In a disappointing turn of events, the hit time travelling series Outlander was left out of an upcoming award ceremony in Scotland. Although the show’s first season was very successful in the ratings department and has managed to generate a massive following, it was mysteriously excluded from the list of nominations for the 20th BAFTA awards.

In the light of this news, Outlander star Sam Heughan took to Twitter to congratulate the shows that made it into the award ceremony and also expressed his displeasure over Outlander’s exclusion.

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“Congratulations all BAFTAScotland nominees! Personally, disappointed Outlander overlooked. Having brought much to ScotTV/tourist industry.”

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The BAFTA awards is held in Glasgow and is meant to celebrate the top shows in a variety of categories, including television, TV, and games that have produced throughout the country. With Outlander meeting all the requirements to be included in the awards, it isn’t clear why it wasn’t chosen.


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