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Seth MacFarlane on ‘Orville’s’ Trans Allegory and ‘Family Guy’ Reflections

[This story includes spoilers from the third season of Hulu’s The Orville: New Horizons.] The Orville revisited the alien culture of the Moclans in season three, and it was done in quite emotional fashion. Episode five of The Orville’s current season centers on Bortus (Peter Macon) and Klyden’s (Chad L. Coleman) child, Topa (Imani Pullum), […]

Where to Watch ‘The Orville: New Horizons’ Online

Captain Ed Mercer and his comedic crew on the USS Orville will embark on their final intergalactic adventures. After decamping from Fox, The Orville: New Horizons premieres its third and final season online today on Hulu. The sci-fi dramedy takes place in the 25th century and stars creator Seth MacFarlane as Mercer, an officer rising […]

Seth MacFarlane on Moving ‘Orville’ From Fox to “Classier” Hulu, Comedy’s Controversies and His ‘Ted’ Hopes

Seth MacFarlane is focusing on the future, for better or worse. For the prolific producer and performer, not to mention noted sci-fi fanatic, this means he’s ready for viewers to finally enjoy his futuristic series The Orville: New Horizons, of which he is creator and star, playing Captain Ed Mercer. The show first premiered back […]

Seth MacFarlane Rips Fox at ‘The Orville: New Horizons’ Premiere: “We Never Really Belonged There”

Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi series The Orville: New Horizons is soon to debut on Hulu after its first two seasons aired on Fox, and the creator and star clearly has strong feelings about the move. Prior to the show’s premiere screening at the California Science Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, MacFarlane took the stage and […]

‘The Orville: New Horizons’ Red Carpet Press Line Canceled After Texas Shooting

Hulu has canceled The Orville: New Horizons’ red carpet press line, originally scheduled for Wednesday night, in the wake of Tuesday’s elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “In light of the tragic events in Texas yesterday, there will no longer be a press line at tonight’s premiere for The Orville: New Horizons. Our deepest sympathies are […]

‘Chernobyl,’ ‘Orville’ and More Series’ VFX Pros Reveal Secrets to Creating Burning Reactor Cores, Fiery Galactic Battles

The Emmy-nominated visual effects supervisors on 'Deadwood: The Movie,' 'Catch-22' and 'The Man in the High Castle' also share how they made the Black Hills of South Dakota, flew a squadron of B25s and destroyed the Statue of Liberty.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Seth MacFarlane (‘The Orville’ & ‘Family Guy’)

Seth MacFarlane, one of Hollywood’s funniest, smartest and most provocative figures, reflects on the roots of his passion for animation, becoming TV’s youngest-ever executive producer 20 years ago with ‘Family Guy’ and following decades of comedy — from directing ‘Ted’ to hosting the Oscars — with a sci-fi dramedy that just wrapped its second season.

Fox’s ‘The Orville’ Flies Into Comics This July

Dark Horse Comics will bring Seth MacFarlane's sci-fi series to comic book stores with a new four-issue series this summer.

TV Long View: The Most Average Shows on Broadcast TV

Most discussions of ratings are about the highs and lows — which shows are taking off, holding at or near the top of the rankings or experiencing the biggest losses. This is not about that. It's about the middle of the pack, the shows with audiences closest to the average rating for each broadcast network and […]

Fox Midseason Premiere Dates: ‘Gotham’ Final Season, ‘Masked Singer’ Coming in January

Fox's midseason premiere dates include January 2019 debuts for 'Gotham's' final season, 'The Masked Singer' and new drama 'The Passage.'

‘The Orville’ Renewed for Season 2 at Fox

The Seth MacFarlane space dramedy marks the network's most-watched and highest-rated debut since 'Empire.'

How a ‘Family Guy’ Receptionist Rocketed His Way Aboard ‘The Orville’

Actor J Lee is making his on-screen series regular debut in Fox's Seth MacFarlane-produced space dramedy.