Blast from the past: TV's historical dramas
updated 2:50 PM EDT, Tue July 8, 2014
The much-anticipated series "Outlander" begins on Starz on Saturday, August 9. Based on Diana Gabaldon's best-selling books, the story follows WWII combat nurse Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe), who travels back in time to 1743 and encounters Scottish warrior Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan). Click through our gallery to see other favorite TV period pieces.
Blast from the past: Historical dramas
'Masters of Sex'
'Halt and Catch Fire'
'Game of Thrones'
'Call the Midwife'
'Da Vinci's Demons'
Farewell: 'The Borgias'
Farewell: 'The Hour'