Saturday, March 1, 2014

Poll results...then and now

Here are the results of the February poll, which asked the question, "What do you think about the upcoming OUTLANDER TV series on STARZ?"
  • 56.48% - Very excited! I can't wait!
  • 19.09% - I don't have STARZ now, but I plan to order it so I can watch this series.
  • 6.05% - I'd like to watch it, but STARZ isn't available where I live.
  • 4.46% - I can't afford to pay for a STARZ subscription.
  • 3.98% - I will wait for the DVDs, or watch on Netflix or a similar service.
  • 3.02% - Cautiously optimistic.
  • 1.59% - I'm worried that they will change the story or the characters.
  • 0.40% - I'm not interested in an OUTLANDER TV series.
  • 0.24% - I'm disappointed that Diana Gabaldon will not be writing the scripts.
  • 0.24% - I'll probably watch at least part of it.
  • 0.24% - What OUTLANDER TV series? I haven't heard anything about it.
  • 4.22% - Other
There were 1257 responses to this poll.  Thanks so much to everyone who participated!

Here are the results for "Other":
  • Don't have money for Starz but finding it because I have to watch it
  • combo of Excited & Can't wait! Can't afford STARZ & will have to wait for DVDs
  • Starz ist not available here, but I will try to watch via internet
  • Trying to reconfigure my budget. I don't want to miss it.
  • My dvr is ready to go. Just waiting for the premiere. Will watch everyday!
  • Can't afford stars will be dying while waiting for DVD/netflix
  • We don't have cable. Maybe it will be on Netflix?
  • I am very excited and it will be shown on Showcase in Canada
  • Not much of a TV watching person, but maybe when I can get it on my ROKU Player.
  • Cautiously optimistic AND might wait for DVD or Netflix AND even small issues hr
  • Picked up my first copy of Outlander, summer of 1991. I'm absolutely thrilled!
  • It depends what way we can access it in Australia
  • I'm in Canada and will be watching on Showcase
  • I'm mailbombing the Swedish television to buy the series to Sweden...
  • Hoping it's on Jetflicks or I'll have to wait for Netflix - oh the agony!
  • Starz not available in Germany, will wait for DVDs, not matter what the costs!
  • Hope they provide subtitles or captioned when they come out in DVD or Bluray
  • Hoping fans in the UK will be able to watch it at the same time as US fans!
  • I'm embarraassed about how excited I am about the series and the upcoming book.
  • I can't wait! It will be shown on "Showcase" channel in Canada.
  • I ordered STARZ just last week, specifically for Outlander
  • Will watch, waiting for it to be picked up in Australia.
  • I plan to buy the dvd's the minute they become available!
  • I'm hoping it will run on Amazon so I can purchase episodes right away!
  • Pray we get it in London Ontario Canada through Rogers anybody know if we get it
  • Starz is not available, but I will wait for it to come on Netflix.
  • Excruciating exercise in patience! I can't stop tingling.
  • Excited, worried, and can't afford Starz. :(
  • Waiting with bated breath for news of it being screened in the UK,.
  • Can't wait! Planning a Premier Party, too!
  • Very excited & will probably watch on Netflix or similar sec
  • Inccredibly disappointed STARZ doesn't offer a streaming only subscription
  • Thrilled! Convinced it will be the best thing to hit the air EVER!
  • So beyond excited!!!!
  • OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG...Jamie! Claire! OMG
  • Already have STARZ & can't wait!
  • I'm very excited AND am not able to afford Starz
  • I ordered Starz 3 months ago so when the trailers started playing, I'd have it.
  • Want to watch Outlander bad, but don't have STARZ.
  • If it's an option, I'll buy the individual shows from itunes
  • When does it start? I don't get stars but will find it
  • Totally excited that it is available on Showcase in Canada.
  • I live in Western Australia - how ill I be able to see it - DVD?
  • Ordered Starz as soon as I heard about it, 8 months in advance!
  • i have stars cant wait
  • I will find a way to see it, lol...and I can wait if I have to for dvd
  • Obsessed with it. Cannot wait! hehe did not think Very exited covered it :)
  • Very Excited! Couldn't wait, ordered STARZ for the trailer!
  • I wish Karen Henry with her lovely red hair had a cameo! :-) [Thank you, whoever you are! <g>]
  • Vewery frustrated cos not available in the UK!!
  • Cautious but not overly optimistic.
  • Loved Cait's comments, the books are always there, this is just something else).
  • SO EXCITED! Hosting a party for friends & co-workers who don't get STARZ!
I thought it would be interesting to compare this month's results with the poll I ran in June 2013 on the same topic. Click on the image for a bigger view.



The first time I ran this poll, we knew very little about the TV series other than the fact that it would be 16 episodes on STARZ, and many fans were understandably wary. What a difference eight months makes!  (For more about the OUTLANDER TV series, see my FAQ page here.)

Please take a moment to vote in the March poll, which is all about pre-ordering WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD.  If you are viewing this site on a mobile device, go here to see the poll.

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