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The Orville Season 3 Release Date, Cast, Episodes and Update Details

The Orville Season 3

The science-fiction comedy-drama series The Orville will be returning with its third season and fans of the show are extremely excited to see how the story extends in the upcoming installment. Created by Seth MacFarlane, the show has been pretty popular ever since it made its debut back in 2017, and Fox seems to have big plans for the show as season 3 is teased to be a very exciting season, so it will be interesting to see what the creators have in store for us. Also, according to the latest reports, season 3 is moving exclusively to Hulu, and it will be released later this year. We have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the upcoming season, so here is everything you need to know about The Orville Season 3.

The Orville Season 2 has received an average rating of 0.75 in the demographic range of 18-49, and it attracted a total of 3.16 million viewers. Compared to those of season 1, season 2 is behind by 40% and 27%, but, Fox renewed the show for the third season, however, it will move exclusively to Hulu.

Is there a trailer for The Orville Season 3?

As of now, we have no trailer for The Orville Season 3, as of now but we do have the Comic-Con Reel for the show, which you might be interested in watching.

What is The Orville Season 3 Release Date?

The Orville Season 3 is expected to be released on Hulu in October 2020. The official release date is yet to be revealed, we will update you for the same.

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Who is in the Cast of The Orville Season 3?

The cast for the upcoming season includes Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer, Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson, Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn, Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy, Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus.

The team of writers for the third season includes the following:

  • Seth MacFarlane (37 episodes, 2017-2020)
  • André Bormanis (3 episodes, 2017-2019)
  • Brannon Braga (3 episodes, 2017-2019)
  • David A. Goodman (3 episodes, 2017-2019)
  • Cherry Chevapravatdumrong (2 episodes, 2017-2019)
  • Liz Heldens (1 episode, 2017)
  • Janet Lin (1 episode, 2019)
  • Joe Menosky (1 episode, 2019)
  • Wellesley Wild (1 episode, 2019)

Filming of Orville Season 3

The third season of The Orville started filming on October 21, 2019, and it usually takes eight months to finish the filming and production both. For the first season of The Orville, it took them 7 months to finish the filming and production, for the second season, it took them eight months to finish filming and productions. The filming for second season began on February 26, 2018, and concluded on October 16, 2018.

The third season of Orville is expected to finish Filming and Production by June 2020, but due to coronavirus pandemic, it looks like the filming and production of the series is going to be delayed to Fall 2020. Almost all the production studious have halted the work, that includes AMC Studios as well, as they have halted filming for The Walking Dead Season 10, as the 16th episode is getting delayed.

Tom Constantino revealed that the two-part episodes will be increased and that the storylines will not be dropped, there will be a continuation of things the fans care about, and characters they care about.

The Orville Season 3 Episodes

The upcoming season will be a bit shorter compared to others. The Orville Season 3 will have a total of 11 episodes, which will air on Hulu streaming platform on a weekly basis. What more is that each episode of the third season will have 12 to 15 minutes more air time than the previous season.

The first season The Orville had a total of 12 episodes, and the second had a total of 14 episodes, and the third one will have a total of 11 episodes. However, the extra 12 to 15 minutes more air time per episode will make up for the less episodes.