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[07/20/19 - 02:46 PM]
Hulu Enters the Galaxy as Seth MacFarlane's Emmy-Nominated, Hit Sci-Fi Series "The Orville" Takes Off as New Hulu Original
The Seth MacFarlane-created series will hit the streaming service as a Hulu Original in late 2020.

[05/30/19 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 30
Updates include: NBC pulls the plug on "Abby's," "The Enemy Within" and "The Village"; ABC gives pilot order to Nate Bargatze comedy; and Netflix casts leads in "Sweet Magnolias."

[05/15/19 - 05:22 AM]
Disney Television Studios Dominates Broadcast Landscape; Lands 14 New Network Series and Returns 24
"This was our first development season as a collective and our results already demonstrate the scope and power of our studios," commented Craig Hunegs.

[05/13/19 - 06:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2019-2020 Season
Look for new dramas "Prodigal Son" and "Not Just Me" plus animated comedy "Bless the Harts" this fall.

[05/11/19 - 12:45 PM]
"The Orville" to Return for Third Season
FOX has renewed the Seth MacFarlane-led science fiction drama.

[03/27/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Announces Summer Premiere Dates
Plus: the network confirms its finale dates, from "Gotham" and "The Orville" on April 25 to "MasterChef Junior" on June 4.

[10/29/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
Look for "Gotham" and "The Orville" to anchor Thursday nights beginning in January.

[07/22/18 - 03:23 PM]
Video: FOX Fanfare 2018 Concludes at San Diego Comic-Con!
Watch highlights from the network's assorted panels from this weekend.

[07/21/18 - 04:50 PM]
Video: New Trailer for Season Two of "The Orville" That Premiered at San Diego Comic-Con
As previously announced, the new season bows Sunday, December 30 on FOX.

[07/16/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 16
Updates include: James Purefoy joins Netflix's "Sex Education"; Lauren Ridloff cast in AMC's "The Walking Dead"; and Christine Evangelista is latest tapped for USA's "Erase."

[05/14/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 14 - Upfront Notes & More
Updates include: FOX gives premiere dates for "9-1-1," "The Orville"; SundanceTV cancels "Hap & Leonard" after three seasons; and USA's "Suits" spin-off gets a title.

[05/14/18 - 06:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2018-2019 Season
Look for three new comedies and two new dramas to join the lineup.

[02/21/18 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 21
Updates include: Russell Hornsby to star in FOX's "Infamy"; Damon Wayans, Jr. tapped as lead in CBS comedy pilot; and Quinta Brunson cast in The CW's "The End of the World as We Know It."

[02/12/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 12
Updates include: Hannah Simone is "The Greatest American Hero" for ABC; Jessica Szohr joins the cast of FOX's "The Orville"; and Richard T. Jones signs onto ABC's "The Rookie."

[02/02/18 - 12:08 PM]
FOX Kicks Off 2018 as #1 Network
FOX further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/21/17 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Announces Premiere Dates for "LA to Vegas" and "The Resident"
Plus: the network reveals return dates for the rest of its winter lineup.

[11/02/17 - 10:43 AM]
FOX Renews "The Orville" for a Second Season
"Once again Seth [MacFarlane] has struck a powerful chord with viewers," said Michael Thorn. "He has delivered a series full of optimism, drama and his trademark humor."

[10/17/17 - 11:53 AM]
"The Gifted" Marks Television's Highest-Rated Fall Debut in Monday 9PM Time Period in Live + 7 Day Ratings in Three Years
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/07/17 - 09:24 AM]
"The Gifted" Series Premiere Marks Television's Highest-Rated Fall Launch in Monday Time Period in Three Years
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, October 2.

[09/30/17 - 08:43 AM]
"The Orville" Time Period Premiere Draws 7.4 Million Viewers in Seven-Day Multi-Platform Audience, Marking +80% Lift from Same Day
FOX further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 21.

[09/26/17 - 01:15 PM]
FOX's "The Orville" Lands as #1 Entertainment Program of Week of September 11 in Live + 7 Ratings
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 11-17.

[09/19/17 - 12:02 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Multi-Platform Viewers with 12.2 Million Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/15/17 - 02:06 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Live+3 Ratings and Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 10.

[09/06/17 - 04:15 PM]
Win a Trip for Four to Space Camp, Courtesy of Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 10 on FOX!
Fans can enter by posting photos to Facebook and Instagram.

[09/01/17 - 04:15 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Inside Look at Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 10 on FOX!
The newcomer kicks off following FOX's NFL coverage next Sunday.

[07/28/17 - 02:10 PM]
"Gotham" to Return Thursday, September 21, Followed by Time Period Premiere of Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," on FOX
Said duo were previously scheduled to take over the night on September 28.

[07/23/17 - 07:52 PM]
Video: Watch Highlights from Saturday's Panels: "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," "Lucifer," "Gotham" & "The Orville"
FOX releases another wave of recaps from their respective panels.

[07/23/17 - 02:44 PM]
Video: Watch the Casts of "The Gifted" and "The Orville" at San Diego Comic-Con!
Check out their respective visits to "The Gifted" X-Gene Screening Station and "The Orville" Space Training Center & Gyroscope Ride.

[07/22/17 - 01:53 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "The Orville" That Just Screened at San Diego Comic-Con
The new series premieres Sunday, September 10 on FOX.

[07/21/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 21
Updates include: Neil Jackson, Jonathan Tucker bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Don Todd to run "For the People" at ABC; and Charlize Theron to drop by FOX's "The Orville."

[07/19/17 - 12:15 PM]
FOX Blasts Into San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Nine Series
FOX launches one of the most cutting-edge fan opportunities ever: the chance to be cryopreserved and revived in the year 2417 to promote "The Orville."

[06/22/17 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2017-2018 Season
Newcomer "The Orville" will kick things off with two special post-NFL airings on Sunday, September 10 and 17.

[05/19/17 - 01:25 PM]
"The Gifted" Trailer Reaches 36 Million Views Million Views; "The Orville" Trailer Surpasses 22 Million Views
The former marks the most-watched new series trailer to date.

[05/15/17 - 02:39 PM]
Video: FOX's Official Trailers for 2017-18 Season
Get your first look at "Ghosted, "LA to Vegas," "The Orville" and "The Resident."

[05/15/17 - 06:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2017-2018 Season
Joining the network this fall are new dramas "The Gifted" and "The Orville" as well as new comedy "Ghosted."

[04/03/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 3
Updates include: Audience Network to wrap "Kingdom" after three seasons; Raymond Cruz tapped for FX's "Mayans MC"; and Sonequa Martin-Green lands new moniker in "Star Trek: Discovery."

[12/08/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 8
Updates include: Donald Trump to keep executive producer credit on "The Celebrity Apprentice"; NBC gives pilot order to "Good Girls"; and Bojana Novakovic to lead potential comedy at CBS.

[10/31/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 31
Updates include: NBC passes on "Cruel Intentions" revival; Haley Joel Osment tapped for Amazon's "Strange New Things"; and El Rey Network releases cast of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."

[08/24/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 24
Updates include: Jon Favreau to helm "Orville" premiere for FOX; Sarah Beth Durst's "Drink, Slay, Love" set as original movie at Lifetime; and Eline Powell, Rena Owen board Freeform's "The Deep."

[08/19/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 19
Updates include: FOX's "Orville" adds Peter Macon, J. Lee; Nick Frost bounds for "Into the Badlands" at AMC; and Yael Grobglas to visit The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

[07/29/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 29
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes cast in FOX's Seth MacFarlane project; Alan Ball books new series at HBO; and Daniel Franzese joins the cast of ABC's "Conviction."

[06/02/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 2
Updates include: Bill Hader's "Barry" bound for series at HBO; FOX gives pilot presentation to animated comedy "That's My Bus"; and Brant Daugherty to return to "Pretty Little Liars."

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.







ORVILLE, THE (HULU)
Returns in Late 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/10/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? This series is also available on:

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's third) on 5/11/19; moved to hulu on 7/20/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hulu's press release, July 2019) Emmy Award-winning actor, animator, filmmaker, musical artist and comedian Seth MacFarlane announced today at San Diego Comic-Con that the Emmy-nominated fan-favorite, sci-fi series The Orville will move to Hulu exclusively for its upcoming third season. The Seth MacFarlane-created series will hit the streaming service as a Hulu Original in late 2020. "The Orville has been a labor of love for me, and there are two companies which have supported that vision in a big way: 20th Century Fox Television, where I've had a deal since the start of my career, and FOX Broadcasting Company, now FOX Entertainment, which has been my broadcast home for over 20 years. My friends at the network understood what I was trying to do with this series, and they've done a spectacular job of marketing, launching and programming it for these past two seasons. But as the show has evolved and become more ambitious production-wise, I determined that I would not be able to deliver episodes until 2020, which would be challenging for the network. So we began to discuss how best to support the third season in a way that worked for the show. It's exactly this kind of willingness to accommodate a show's creative needs that's made me want to stick around for so long. I am hugely indebted to Charlie Collier and FOX Entertainment for their generosity and look forward to developing future projects there. And to my new friends at Hulu, I look forward to our new partnership exploring the galaxy together," said Seth MacFarlane. "Fox Entertainment has been a fantastic home for The Orville and their willingness to support the show's move to Hulu is incredibly appreciated; they really are great partners to us on so many shows and this is one more example. We're thrilled as a studio to find this creative solution which is so meaningful to Seth and keeps the show on track to continue entertaining its millions of fans," said Carolyn Cassidy, President of Creative Affairs, 20th Century Fox Television. "We know our viewers are huge fans of The Orville, along with many of Seth MacFarlane's groundbreaking hit shows, and we can't wait to bring Season 3 to them exclusively on the platform," said Craig Erwich, SVP Content Development, Hulu. "Hulu is a home for the world's most sought-after creative talent, and we're incredibly excited to welcome Seth and the entire cast and creative team of The Orville to our Hulu Originals slate." The third season of The Orville will join Hulu's lineup of premium Original genre programming including the Emmy-nominated Castle Rock from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King, which won the 2019 Writers' Guild Award, Marvel's Runaways, Future Man from Seth Rogen, the Into the Dark franchise from Blumhouse Television and the upcoming hyper-noir drama series Reprisal starring Abigail Spencer. Seth MacFarlane's projects including American Dad, Family Guy and The Orville are among Hulu users' most beloved content. The Orville is a live-action, one-hour space adventure series set 400 years in the future that follows The U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship. Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the problems of everyday life.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adrianne Palicki as Kelly Grayson
· Halston Sage as Alara Kitan
· J. Lee as John Lamarr
· Mark Jackson as Isaac
· Penny Johnson Jerald as Claire Finn
· Peter Macon as Bortus
· Scott Grimes as Gordon Malloy
· Seth MacFarlane as Ed Mercer
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Chad L. Coleman as Klyden
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brannon Braga as EP
· David A. Goodman as EP
· Jason Clark as EP
· Jon Favreau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Heldens as EP
· Seth MacFarlane as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fuzzy Door Productions