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The Orville: Is the Fox TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture Watch Is there still enough space in outer space for both Ed and Kelly? Has The Orville TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Fox? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Orville, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About? Airing on the Fox television network, The Orville stars Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Norm Macdonald, Larry Joe Campbell, Victor Garber, Brian George, and Rachael MacFarlane. In 2417, Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) is promoted to captain The U.S.S. Orville, with the assistance of First Officer Kelly
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‘The Orville’ Season 1: What’s Improved, What Hasn’t, and What May Be The Show’s Fatal Flaw

‘The Orville’ Season 1: What’s Improved, What Hasn’t, and What May Be The Show’s Fatal Flaw
It’s been somewhat impossible to detangle any critical consideration of Fox’s “The Orville” from “Star Trek,” the franchise to which it’s hard to deny a connection. But even when evaluating “The Orville” on its own merits at the start of Season 1, the first three episodes screened by critics were hard-going, as Seth MacFarlane’s “space adventure” featured a wildly fluctuating tone, major pacing issues, and entire scenes that served only to deliver exposition.

It was enough to inspire a harsh review when the show premiered. But while the problems with those early episodes were numerous, some of them could be attributed to the sort of stumbles that occur at the beginning of any new series.

Read More:‘The Orville’ vs. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Ratings: The Battle of TV’s New Space Dramas Hits Warp Speed

After seeing the full first season, there’s no denying that there
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‘The Orville’ Season 1: What’s Improved, What Hasn’t, and What May Be The Show’s Fatal Flaw

‘The Orville’ Season 1: What’s Improved, What Hasn’t, and What May Be The Show’s Fatal Flaw
It’s been somewhat impossible to detangle any critical consideration of Fox’s “The Orville” from “Star Trek,” the franchise to which it’s hard to deny a connection. But even when evaluating “The Orville” on its own merits at the start of Season 1, the first three episodes screened by critics were hard-going, as Seth MacFarlane’s “space adventure” featured a wildly fluctuating tone, major pacing issues, and entire scenes that served only to deliver exposition.

It was enough to inspire a harsh review when the show premiered. But while the problems with those early episodes were numerous, some of them could be attributed to the sort of stumbles that occur at the beginning of any new series.

Read More:‘The Orville’ vs. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Ratings: The Battle of TV’s New Space Dramas Hits Warp Speed

After seeing the full first season, there’s no denying that there
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The Orville: Season One of Fox Series to Be Shortened

Don't worry, The Orville isn't cancelled. In fact although it has already been renewed for season two, Fox is reducing the space dramedy's season one episode order from 13 to 12. It seems this has more to do with scheduling than anything else. TV Guide reports the lingering episode will be moved to the second season on Fox. A Fox sci-fi series, The Orville stars Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Norm Macdonald, Larry Joe Campbell, Victor Garber, Brian George, and Rachael MacFarlane. Set in 2417, the story follows Ed Mercer (MacFarlane), the new captain of The U.S.S. Orville, his ex-wife, First Officer Kelly Grayson (Palicki) and the rest of the crew. Read More…
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The Orville: Season Two Renewal for Fox Sci-Fi Dramedy

Good news, Seth MacFarlane fans. Fox has renewed The Orville TV show for a second season. Season one of the comedic space drama just premiered on September 10th of this year. A Fox action-adventure series, The Orville stars Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Norm Macdonald, Larry Joe Campbell, Victor Garber, Brian George, and Rachael MacFarlane. In 2417, Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) is promoted to captain The U.S.S. Orville, with the assistance of his ex-wife, First Officer Kelly Grayson (Palicki). While executing their duties, this mixed human and alien crew still must deal with their everyday challenges and each other. Read More…
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The Expanse: Season Three; Nadine Nicole (Casual) to Recur on Syfy Series

The Expanse has some new company. Deadline reports Nadine Nicole has joined season three of the Syfy TV show.Based on the book series by James S. A. Corey, the sci-fi drama is set 200 years in the future and follows a detective and his crew as they unravel a vast conspiracy. The cast includes Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Frankie Adams, Chad L. Coleman, and Shawn Doyle.Read More…
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The Orville: Season One Viewer Votes

How goes the voyage on The U.S.S. Orville, in season one of The Orville TV show on Fox? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show The Orville is cancelled or renewed for a second season. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustrated that their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all season one episodes of The Orville for us, below. A Fox space adventure, The Orville stars Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Norm Macdonald, Larry Joe Campbell, Victor Garber, Brian George, and Rachael MacFarlane. In 2417, Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) is promoted to captain The U.S.S. Orville, with the assistance of First Officer
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Telluride Horror Show 2017’s Second Wave of Programming Includes Psychopaths, Tragedy Girls, and More

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Following their exciting first wave of announcements, the Telluride Horror Show has revealed its second slate of films, and they are definitely a worthy follow-up to the first wave, with the anticipated titles including Mickey Keating's Psychopaths, Tyler MacIntyre's Tragedy Girls, and many more:

Press Release: The highly anticipated second wave of films and guests, as well as special events and schedule, has been announced for the 2017 Telluride Horror Show, which will kick off on Friday the 13th of October and run through October 15th in picturesque Telluride, Colorado.

The second wave includes the World Premieres of Derelicts and Never Hike Alone (a fan tribute to Friday The 13th), as well as the U.S. Premiere of Borley Rectory and Colorado Premieres of Tragedy Girls, Desolation, Cold Hell, and Psychopaths. Fourteen additional short films have been included.

More guests have been confirmed, including directors Greg McLean (Jungle), Patrick Brice
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The Orville Season 1 Episode 3 Review – ‘About a Girl’

Martin Carr reviews the third episode of The Orville

Online entertainment sites seem more concerned with the impact of Thursday night football on The Orville than anything else. Fox also re-launched Gotham against the Star Trek pastiche which is another reason why ratings may have bottomed out for MacFarlane’s creation. Whatever their arguments for moving it have no illusions this has anything to do with quality. Networks are strange and in the past some truly inspired television has been buried beneath cultural preoccupations. It would seem The Orville is no different.

MacFarlane has always been brave in his choice of topics and uses the position and clout he has attained to address contentious issues. Mixing it up in true Family Guy fashion what we get in The Orville episode three is a savage attack on the narrow-minded attitudes of some to gender conformity. There are some jokes mixed in
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Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville to feature Star Trek actor cameos

Seth MacFarlane recently took to Reddit for an Ama to promote his latest Fox sci-fi comedy, The Orville, where he revealed that the show may feature a cameo or two from the actors of the franchise that helped inspire it, Star Trek.

When one user asked the Family Guy and American Dad creator/star if he had any plans to have Star Trek actors cameo on the show, MacFarlane responded with a vague “We got one or two in the lineup….”

Comment from discussion I am Seth MacFarlane. Ama..

While he doesn’t offer up any hints about which actors will appear on the show, it sounds like at least a few Star Trek stars are embracing The Orville, which is simultaneously a parody and love letter to the classic space franchise.

William Shatner always seems gung-ho about appearing in Star Trek rip-offs/send-ups and even returned to voice James T.
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The Orville: Season One Ratings

Not counting the Prison Break revival, Fox introduced 10 new TV shows during the regular 2016-17 television season and cancelled seven of them. Now they've picked up Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane's new space adventure comedy drama. Can his animated series success translate to live-action sci-fi? Will The Orville TV show be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.The Orville stars MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Norm Macdonald, Larry Joe Campbell, Victor Garber, Brian George, and Rachael MacFarlane. In 2417, Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) is promoted to captain The U.S.S. Orville, with the assistance of First Officer Kelly Grayson (Palicki). Unfortunately, she’s his ex-wife, and her presence acts as a bridle on his enthusiasm. Whether facing off with the Krill, a dangerous alien race, or attempting rescues
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The Orville

Network: Fox. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: September 10, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, Norm Macdonald, Larry Joe Campbell, Victor Garber, Brian George, and Rachael MacFarlane. TV show description: From creator and star, Seth MacFarlane, The Orville TV show is a live-action space adventure, set 400 years in the future. The story centers on the crew of a mid-level exploratory spaceship, The U.S.S. Orville.In 2417, Ed Mercer (MacFarlane) is promoted to captain the Orville, with the assistance of First Officer Kelly Grayson (Palicki). Unfortunately, she's his ex-wife,
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TV Review: Seth MacFarlane’s ‘The Orville’ on Fox

TV Review: Seth MacFarlane’s ‘The Orville’ on Fox
When the dust settles, “The Orville” may emerge as the most inexplicable show of the new season. It certainly never makes a convincing case for its existence. The first impression — that it exists so that creator and star Seth MacFarlane can do elaborate “Star Trek” cosplay — is only reinforced over the course of the tepid trio of episodes that kick off the show.

MacFarlane has said he created “The Orville,” which also serves as the name of the ship its characters use to travel the galaxy, in order to put aspirational sci-fi back on television. He’s not wrong about the fact that too many shows lack both the humanistic optimism that defines “Star Trek” and the structural rigor the franchise’s TV writers displayed at their best.

But the way to pay homage to all things “Trek” (and “Twilight Zone”) is not with derivative storylines that awkwardly mix the frat-bro humor found on MacFarlane’s animated
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Get Ready For The Return Of Fox’s ‘Gotham’

(Aotn) Great newsGotham” fans! Fox has announced that season four of the hit series will return on Thursday, September 21 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt), followed by the time period premiere of Seth MacFarlane’s new space adventure series, “The Orville” (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt).

The Orville” debuts with a special two-night premiere on Sunday, Sept. 10 (8:00-9:00 Pm Live to all Time Zones) and Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-9:00 Pm Et Live to All Time Zones), immediately following NFL On Fox doubleheaders and The O.T.

Season Four of “Gotham” will witness the emergence of the criminal landscape for which Gotham City is best known, with Jim Gordan (Ben McKenzie) and Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) at the forefront of the fight against the most depraved and unhinged villains. While Gotham City fights for normalcy, a new hero will rise, as Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) begins
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Comic-Con 2017 Interview: Executive Producers Brannon Braga, Jason Clark, and David A. Goodman Talk The Orville

Set to premiere on Sunday, September 10th on Fox is The Orville, an hour-long sci-fi dramedy created by Seth MacFarlane (who also co-stars) and featuring a talented ensemble including Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Penny Johnson Jerald, Chad L. Coleman, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, and more. During the 2017 Comic-Con, Daily Dead briefly chatted with the trio of executive producers behind The OrvilleBrannon Braga, Jason Clark, and David A. Goodman—and they discussed the balance of humor and heart in the new series, collaborating with MacFarlane, and more.

Some of Seth’s other shows often do send-ups on different aspects of pop culture. Will The Orville be something different? It’s not just making fun of Star Trek for an hour, I’m guessing.

Brannon Braga: Yeah, it's not making fun of shows like that at all. Or science fiction in general. It's its own thing. If anything, it's a
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Comic-Con 2017 Interview: Seth MacFarlane on What Fans Can Expect from The Orville

If you’ve ever watched a single episode of any one of Seth MacFarlane’s animated shows, from Family Guy to American Dad to the now-defunct Cleveland Show, it should come as no surprise that his appreciation for pop culture—and particularly, sci-fi entertainment—runs deep, which makes his newest network TV endeavor The Orville something of a dream come true for the multi-hyphenate MacFarlane, who is ready to venture into new territories this fall.

Set to premiere on Sunday, September 10th on Fox (the pilot was directed by Jon Favreau), The Orville is an hour-long sci-fi dramedy created by MacFarlane (who also co-stars), and features a talented ensemble including Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Penny Johnson Jerald, Chad L. Coleman, J. Lee, Mark Jackson and more. During the 2017 Comic-Con, Daily Dead briefly chatted with MacFarlane at a roundtable interview about the tone of the show, his desire to pay homage
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The Expanse: Lost Star to Recur in Season Three of Syfy TV Series

Elizabeth Mitchell is headed to outer space. Recently, Syfy announced the Lost star will recur in season three of The Expanse.Based on the book series by James S. A. Corey, the sci-fi drama is set centuries in the future and follows police detective Miller (Thomas Jane) and his crew as they unravel a conspiracy that threatens peace and the survival of humanity. The cast also includes Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Frankie Adams, Chad L. Coleman, and Shawn Doyle.Read More…
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The Expanse: Season Three; David Strathairn Cast in Key Role

The Expanse has some new company. Deadline reports David Strathairn has joined season three of the Syfy TV show.Based on the book series by James S. A. Corey, the sci-fi drama is set centuries in the future and follows police detective Miller (Thomas Jane) and his crew as they unravel a conspiracy that threatens peace and the survival of humanity. The cast also includes Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Frankie Adams, Chad L. Coleman, and Shawn Doyle.Read More…
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The Expanse: Is the Syfy TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

Vulture WatchWill Earth and Mars avoid an all out war? Has The Expanse TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Syfy? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Expanse season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About?Airing on the cable channel, The Expanse takes place centuries into the future. Because Earth’s population has ballooned to over 30 billion, humans have colonized the solar system. Police detective Miller (Thomas Jane) and his crew must unravel a conspiracy that threatens peace and the survival of humanity. Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Frankie Adams, Florence Faivre, Chad L. Coleman, and Shawn Doyle star. Read More…
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Comic-Con 2017 TV Schedule: Is Your Favorite Show Heading to San Diego?

Comic-Con 2017 TV Schedule: Is Your Favorite Show Heading to San Diego?
With a surge in television content this year, it should be no surprise that the small screen offerings at San Diego Comic Con are continuing to grow in numbers as well. To keep you updated on the happenings this year, Variety has compiled a master list for the July 20-July 23 pop culture convention. Bookmark this page to stay up to date on the schedule, as we will continue to update when networks and studios release their schedules for the event.

Thursday, July 20:

Ghosted (4:45-5:45 p.m., Room 6Bcf, Fox) Be among the first to see Craig Robinson and Adam Scott partner up for Fox’s new action-comedy, which chronicles two “polar opposites” who are recruited to investigate an unexplained phenomena in Los Angeles. Join Robinson, Scott, Ally Walker, and executive producers Tom Gormican and Kevin Etten as they discuss this paranormal buddy comedy coming to Fox this fall.

The Exorcist
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