Mike McMahan


Rick and Morty Acid Trip Wins Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Rick and Morty "Acid" Trip Wins Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Looks like that's two-for-two for Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty, scoring a win for Outstanding Animated Program at the virtual Creative Arts Emmys 2020 awards ceremony on Friday night. Following up on last year's award-winning "Pickle Rick," this year saw "The Vat of Acid Episode" walk away with the gold. Directed by Jacob Hair […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks Review: Second Contact Feels A Bit Familiar

Star Trek: Lower Decks Review: "Second Contact" Feels A Bit Familiar

To say Star Trek: Lower Decks is influenced from the Adult Swim megahit Rick and Morty would be an understatement. The CBS All Access animated series comes from the mind of Mike McMahan, who worked on the Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland animated television series. Lower Decks refers to the ensigns who are the lowest-ranked […]

Solar Opposites Season 2: The Life That Camping Saves May Be Their Own

Solar Opposites Season 2: The Life That Camping Saves May Be Their Own

When Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's Solar Opposites came crash-landing into Thursday's session of Comic-Con@Home, they did so riding high off of not just knowing that they were coming back for a second season (that we already knew). No, what's impressive is that the series has done so well for the streaming service that a third […]

Solar Opposites Gives The Wall Some Michael Bay Movie Trailer Love

Solar Opposites Gives The Wall Some Michael Bay Movie Trailer Love

Fans of Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's Solar Opposites should be feeling pretty good about the series' future. Having already kicked off with a two-season order, the animated series received a third-season green light from Hulu (along with Crossing Swords) in mid-June: not too shabby of a way to be rolling through the summer. What the […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks Goes Where Everyones Gone Before This August

Star Trek: Lower Decks Goes Where Everyone's Gone Before This August

With all of that time spent in the oh-so-serious side of Starfleet life, CBS All Access and Rick and Morty head writer and executive producer Mike McMahan thought it would be a good idea to show you how the "non-Kirks, Picards, and Janeways" spend their day-to-day lives. The side that doesn't get to face the […]

Solar Opposites Justin Roiland Takes Us Inside The Lost Recordings

Solar Opposites, Justin Roiland Takes Us Inside "The Lost Recordings"

Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's (Rick and Morty) animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites has proven itself to be every bit the hit that Hulu hoped it would be. So much so that the streaming service announced that the series would be back for a third season (a second season was already built into the show's […]

Solar Opposites Gets Season 3 Crossing Swords Returning for Season 2

Solar Opposites Gets Season 3; Crossing Swords Returning for Season 2

While the streaming service has been known in the past for its acquired adult animation library (Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, Rick and Morty, Futurama, King of the Hill, and more), it appears Hulu is pretty pleased with how its recent move (we didn't forget you, The Awesomes) into "original content territory" has gone. Justin Roiland […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks: Mike McMahan on Rick and Morty TNG Guesting

Star Trek: Lower Decks: Mike McMahan on Rick and Morty, TNG Guesting

CBS All Access and Emmy Award-winner Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty) are preparing to show you the side of Starfleet that doesn't get to face the wrath of Khan, help with the search for Spock, face the final frontier, or any other take on a Star Trek movie title I can use to make my point. […]

Lower Decks: Mike McMahan On Why You Cant Have Morty in Star Trek

Lower Decks: Mike McMahan On Why You Can't Have Morty in Star Trek

Star Trek: Lower Decks explores two fronts the franchise is seldom known for comedy and animation. Series creator Mike McMahan, whose credits include Adult Swim's Rick & Morty and co-creator of Solar Opposites, spoke to Collider about the balance between looking at Star Trek in a new light while also paying respect to the franchise. […]

Solar Opposites Cast Creative On What Makes Hulu Series So Different

Solar Opposites Cast, Creative On What Makes Hulu Series So Different

Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's (Rick and Morty) animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites have officially been running rampant around our planet (and in it) and all over Hulu for more than two weeks now. That means Korvo (Roiland), Terry (Thomas Middleditch), Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone), and Jesse (Mary Mack) have had a ton of time to […]

Solar Opposites Proudly Embraces Hulu Its Streaming Service Overlord

Solar Opposites Proudly Embraces Hulu, Its Streaming Service Overlord

Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's (Rick and Morty) animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites has officially crash-landed onto Hulu, with Korvo (Roiland), Terry (Thomas Middleditch), Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone), and Jesse (Mary Mack) doing their very best (whether they realize it or not) to spread their "sci-fi s**t" as far as the eye can see. There's no […]

Solar Opposites: Hulu Rick and Morty Duos Series Lands New Teaser

"Solar Opposites": Hulu, "Rick and Morty" Duo's Series Lands New Teaser

In the following official teaser for Rick and Morty duo Justin Roiland and Mike McMahn's upcoming adult animated sci-fi Hulu series Solar Opposites, Korvo (Roiland), Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone), Terry (Thomas Middleditch), and Jesse (Mary Mack) clearly have some "differing opinions" when it comes to life on Earth (as you'll see in more detail when the […]



Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 1 Table Reads Go for Launch

'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Season 1 Table Reads Go for Launch

All the way back in October 2018, Bleeding Cool brought you the the news that Rick and Morty writer, producer and all-around Man of Mystery Mike McMahan was developing an animated Star Trek comedy series for CBS All Access. Titled Star Trek: Lower Decks, the show would be about the "support crew serving on one of Starfleet's […]

Star Trek: CBS Nickelodeon Looking to Develop Animated Series

'Star Trek': CBS, Nickelodeon Looking to Develop Animated Series

Ever since Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Alex Kurtzman signed a five-year deal with CBS Television Studios to oversee all Star Trek television properties, the Star Trek  universe has seen some major expansion. With four Star Trek-related television shows currently announced or in development, Variety is reporting Nickelodeon is in negotiations with CBS TV Studios to develop a Star Trek animated kids television show. […]

Star Trek Animated Series Coming from Rick &#038 Morty Writer

'Star Trek' Animated Series Coming from Rick & Morty Writer

Yes, Star Trek does already have an animated series in it's past, but it would appear that CBS All Access is moving forward with a new one.Already picked up for two seasons, a half-hour animated comedy series called Star Trek: Lower Deck, which will reportedly will focus on the "support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least[...]