The 2019 Emmy Award nominations were revealed, but the historical-fantasy series Outlander received no recognition. Fans expressed their disappointment on social media, questioning the lack of nominations for stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe. Some viewers believe that the Emmys and Golden Globes have continuously snubbed Outlander and Sam Heughan. Many fans also expressed frustration over the success of Game of Thrones, despite its controversial final season. Outlander will return for its fifth season, despite some fans being surprised by a controversial book change.