“The Orville” Renewed For Season 3

Scott Grimes, Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, J. Lee, and Halston Sage in The Orville

The series starring and exec-produced by Seth MacFarlane will be back for a third season. 

Fox has greenlit another season of the sci-fi adventure series The Orville. News of the renewal comes weeks following its Season Two finale. The renewal, however, was expected as the show has been doing well, averaging 3.16 million total live viewers and a 0.75 in the 18-49 demographic.

Set 400 years in the future, The Orville follows The USS Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship manned with a crew of both humans and aliens. 

Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman and Jessica Szohr. It was created and written by MacFarlane, who also executive produces alongside Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, Jason Clark and Jon Cassar also star.