It’s a general trend now that the show receives high viewership and response in the beginning but somewhat witness decline later. Exactly same happened with Fox’s space drama series, The Orville. However, the audience’s love and loyalty resulted in the renewal of the show for its third season. The Orville Season 3 will be the third installment of the series, as announced by Fox on May 11, 2019.
The Orville is a sci-fi dramedy of Fox. Seth MacFarlane created the show, who also acts as the lead star cast of the series. The show features the journey of MacFarlane’s character Ed Mercer, who is an officer in the Planetary Union’s line of exploratory space vessels. As his career takes a downturn following his divorce, he is given the ship Orville as his first command. The purpose was to discover that his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson (Adrianne Palicki), who was assigned as his first officer.
The show is inspired by several sources like Star Trek and The Twilight Zone, where Orville’s crew go on to various diplomatic and exploratory missions. The show debuted on September 10, 2017, and became Fox’s highest-rated Thursday 9 p.m. broadcast in two years. The Orville was also Fox’s most-viewed drama debut since the premiere of Empire in 2015.
What Will Happen In The Orville Season 3?
The ending of the second season of the show portrayed as the series end, though by God’s grace, it was not. There was a conclusive finish to the show’s brief time travel arc. However, the third season will bring an all-new plot line for The Orville and its diverse crew members.
Ed and Kelly’s Relationship
Moreover, the third season might finally put an end to the chaotic relationship status of Ed and Kelly. From the first season itself, the show confused the audience about the duo’s feelings. Sometimes it seems like they want to be together as the lingering heat flows through the two. And sometimes it portrays that they just hate being with each other and want to be separated for forever. Therefore, it will be interesting to see how things for the two change in the third season.
The Orville Season 3 Release Date
The second season of The Orville ended just mere months away. Therefore the show will take some time to have a comeback. Moreover, Fox has announced its 2019-2020 schedule yet. And there isn’t any space for The Orville. Therefore, it is not clear when The Orville season 3 premiere will happen. It looks like that the third season will premiere in 2020, if Fox slots it in next year’s schedule.