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‘Shrinking’ Creators on Harrison Ford, Therapy and ‘The Muppets’

Welcome to the 199th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

Justin Roiland Resigns From Squanch Games Following Domestic Abuse Charges

Justin Roiland has resigned from the video game developer he co-founded, Squanch Games, as he faces felony domestic abuse charges. On Tuesday, the High on Life developer announced that Roiland had tendered his resignation as CEO on Jan. 16, four days after a NBC News revealed the creator was facing one count of domestic battery […]

Justin Roiland Dropped From Hulu’s ‘Solar Opposites,’ ‘Koala Man’

Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites co-creator Justin Roiland has been dropped from the latter series following revelations of a domestic violence charge against him. Hulu, which airs Solar Opposites, is also removing Roiland from its recently debuted series Koala Man, where he’s an executive producer and voice actor. 20th Television Animation, where Roiland had […]

Adult Swim Cuts Ties With Justin Roiland Following Domestic Abuse Charges

Adult Swim has cut ties with Justin Roiland in the wake of the news that the Rick and Morty co-creator was charged with felony domestic abuse in Orange County, California. “Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” Adult Swim/Cartoon Network/Boomerang senior vp communications Marie Moore said in a statement Tuesday. Adult Swim distributes Rick […]

Justin Roiland Domestic Violence Charges Met With Silence From TV Partners

Now that Justin Roiland has been charged with felony domestic violence in Orange County, several questions remain about the fate of his sprawling animation empire. As NBC News was the first to report Jan. 12, Roiland, the co-creator of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty and Hulu’s Solar Opposites, was charged in 2020 with one count […]

‘Rick and Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Justin Roiland, the co-creator of Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites, is facing domestic violence charges in Orange County, California, based on an alleged 2020 incident. According to the May 2020 felony complaint, which The Hollywood Reporter has obtained, Roiland has been charged with one count of domestic battery with corporal injury and one count […]

‘Solar Opposites’ Renewed for Fifth Season on Hulu

 Solar Opposites is staying in Hulu’s galaxy for even longer than anticipated. The Disney-backed streamer has handed out yet another early renewal for the animated comedy from creators Justin Roiland (Rick & Morty) and Mike McMahan (Star Trek: Lower Decks). The news, which was announced Thursday at New York Comic-Con, comes after season three of […]

Hulu’s ‘Solar Opposites’ Nabs Early Season 4 Renewal

Hulu continues to show early support for Solar Opposites. The Disney-backed streamer has handed out an early season four renewal for the animated comedy from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan. The news comes as the series from 20th Television Animation recently wrapped its second season. Solar Opposites was originally ordered straight […]