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[09/19/17 - 12:02 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Multi-Platform Viewers with 12.2 Million Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/15/17 - 02:06 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Live+3 Ratings and Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 10.

[09/06/17 - 04:15 PM]
Win a Trip for Four to Space Camp, Courtesy of Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 10 on FOX!
Fans can enter by posting photos to Facebook and Instagram.

[09/01/17 - 04:15 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Inside Look at Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 10 on FOX!
The newcomer kicks off following FOX's NFL coverage next Sunday.

[07/28/17 - 02:10 PM]
"Gotham" to Return Thursday, September 21, Followed by Time Period Premiere of Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," on FOX
Said duo were previously scheduled to take over the night on September 28.

[07/23/17 - 07:52 PM]
Video: Watch Highlights from Saturday's Panels: "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," "Lucifer," "Gotham" & "The Orville"
FOX releases another wave of recaps from their respective panels.

[07/23/17 - 02:44 PM]
Video: Watch the Casts of "The Gifted" and "The Orville" at San Diego Comic-Con!
Check out their respective visits to "The Gifted" X-Gene Screening Station and "The Orville" Space Training Center & Gyroscope Ride.

[07/22/17 - 01:53 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "The Orville" That Just Screened at San Diego Comic-Con
The new series premieres Sunday, September 10 on FOX.

[07/21/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 21
Updates include: Neil Jackson, Jonathan Tucker bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Don Todd to run "For the People" at ABC; and Charlize Theron to drop by FOX's "The Orville."

[07/19/17 - 12:15 PM]
FOX Blasts Into San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Nine Series
FOX launches one of the most cutting-edge fan opportunities ever: the chance to be cryopreserved and revived in the year 2417 to promote "The Orville."

[06/22/17 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2017-2018 Season
Newcomer "The Orville" will kick things off with two special post-NFL airings on Sunday, September 10 and 17.

[05/19/17 - 01:25 PM]
"The Gifted" Trailer Reaches 36 Million Views Million Views; "The Orville" Trailer Surpasses 22 Million Views
The former marks the most-watched new series trailer to date.

[05/15/17 - 02:39 PM]
Video: FOX's Official Trailers for 2017-18 Season
Get your first look at "Ghosted, "LA to Vegas," "The Orville" and "The Resident."

[05/15/17 - 06:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2017-2018 Season
Joining the network this fall are new dramas "The Gifted" and "The Orville" as well as new comedy "Ghosted."

[04/03/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 3
Updates include: Audience Network to wrap "Kingdom" after three seasons; Raymond Cruz tapped for FX's "Mayans MC"; and Sonequa Martin-Green lands new moniker in "Star Trek: Discovery."

[12/08/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 8
Updates include: Donald Trump to keep executive producer credit on "The Celebrity Apprentice"; NBC gives pilot order to "Good Girls"; and Bojana Novakovic to lead potential comedy at CBS.

[10/31/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 31
Updates include: NBC passes on "Cruel Intentions" revival; Haley Joel Osment tapped for Amazon's "Strange New Things"; and El Rey Network releases cast of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."

[08/24/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 24
Updates include: Jon Favreau to helm "Orville" premiere for FOX; Sarah Beth Durst's "Drink, Slay, Love" set as original movie at Lifetime; and Eline Powell, Rena Owen board Freeform's "The Deep."

[08/19/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 19
Updates include: FOX's "Orville" adds Peter Macon, J. Lee; Nick Frost bounds for "Into the Badlands" at AMC; and Yael Grobglas to visit The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

[07/29/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 29
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes cast in FOX's Seth MacFarlane project; Alan Ball books new series at HBO; and Daniel Franzese joins the cast of ABC's "Conviction."

[06/02/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 2
Updates include: Bill Hader's "Barry" bound for series at HBO; FOX gives pilot presentation to animated comedy "That's My Bus"; and Brant Daugherty to return to "Pretty Little Liars."

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.







ORVILLE, THE (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/10/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, May 2017) From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, "Ted") and directed by Jon Favreau ("The Jungle Book," "Iron Man"), THE ORVILLE is a one-hour science fiction series set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of the U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory vessel. Its crew, both human and alien, faces the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of regular people in a workplace... even though some of those people are from other planets, and the workplace is a faster-than-light spaceship. In the 25th century, Earth is part of the Planetary Union, a far-reaching, advanced and mostly peaceful civilization with a fleet of 3,000 ships. Down on his luck after a bitter divorce, Planetary Union officer ED MERCER (MacFarlane) finally gets his chance to command one of these ships: the U.S.S. Orville. Determined to prove his worth and write a new chapter in his life, Ed finds that task all the more difficult when the First Officer assigned to his ship is his ex-wife, KELLY GRAYSON (Adrianne Palicki, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Friday Night Lights"). As the new commander, Ed assembles a qualified, but eccentric crew, including his best friend, GORDON MALLOY (Scott Grimes, "ER," "Justified"), who has problems with authority, but is the best helmsman in the fleet; DR. CLAIRE FINN (Penny Johnson Jerald, "24," "The Larry Sanders Show"), one of the Union's most accomplished physicians; BORTUS (Peter Macon, "Shameless," "Bosch"), an alien from a single-sex species; ISAAC (Mark Jackson, "That Royal Today"), an artificial life-form from a machine society that thinks biological life-forms are inferior; navigator JOHN LAMARR (J. Lee, FAMILY GUY, "The Cleveland Show"), whose casual humor cuts through even the most dire situations; ALARA KITAN (Halston Sage, "Neighbors," "Goosebumps"), a young, inexperienced security officer whose home planet's high gravity gives her superior physical strength; and YAPHIT, a gelatinous creature voiced by comedian Norm Macdonald ("The Middle," "Saturday Night Live"). Somehow, Ed and Kelly must put the past behind them and, with the help of the crew, navigate fascinating and sometimes dangerous adventures in outer space, as well as the tumultuous and captivating day-to-day personal relationships with their colleagues.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adrianne Palicki as Kelly Grayson
· Chad Coleman as Klyden
· Halston Sage as Alara Kitan
· J. Lee as John Lamarr
· Mark Jackson as Isaac
· Norm Macdonald as Yaphit (Voice)
· Penny Johnson Jerald as Claire Finn
· Peter Macon as Bortus
· Scott Grimes as Gordon Malloy
· Seth MacFarlane as Ed Mercer
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brannon Braga as EP
· David A. Goodman as EP
· Jason Clark as EP
· Jon Favreau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Heldens as EP
· Seth MacFarlane as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fuzzy Door Productions