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The Orville: New Horizons: S3E9 Review: Strange New Bedfellows
The Orville has come a long way since its premiere in 2017 on Fox Creator Seth MacFarlane commemorated the sci-fi series' fifth anniversary on Twitter with its current home in the New Horizons era on Hulu and additional streaming outlet on Disney+, writing, "[The Orville] premiered 5 years ago today, and we're still going strong![...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S03 E02 Review: Horror-ible Losses
When it comes to the future of The Orville regarding a fourth season, creator Seth MacFarlane still isn't sure no matter how many times he's bombarded with that question (Hint: Bug Disney) In fact, there's still so much to process with everything that happened in season three in the New Horizons era MacFarlane addressed whether[...]
The Orville: Penny Johnson Jerald Reflects Her Time on Star Trek: DS9
It's hard to argue that The Orville is the best non-Star Trek, Star Trek series because so many on the FOX-turned-Hulu series also worked on the Paramount franchise, including co-EPs and writers Brannon Braga & André Bormanis Seth MacFarlane, who created and stars in the series, was able to help breathe new life in the[...]
The Orville: New Horizons S3 Finale Review: Some Great Expectations
When it came to the final two episodes of season three in Hulu's The Orville: New Horizons, the sci-fi series set up a major watershed moment that found their greatest threat in the Kaylon, now allies following the events of "Domino." The season finale was a complete 180 from the heavy action and drama to[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S03 E02 Review: Horror-ible Losses
It's no secret how hard Seth MacFarlane takes The Orville seriously As his fourth major creation behind Family Guy, American Dad! and Ted, the common thread between the three aforementioned series is their status as comedies As there are some comedic elements in the former Fox-turned-Hulu sci-fi series, MacFarlane banked not just on his own[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S03 E02 Review: Horror-ible Losses
If there's anyone who recognizes The Orville: New Horizons' popularity on Hulu, it's creator and star, Seth MacFarlane Given the layoff between seasons from the season three announcement on its original home FOX in May 2019 to its relocation on the Disney-owned platform Hulu, only to finally hit our screens this summer, the reaction to[...]
The Orville S3: Seth MacFarlane Teases Norm MacDonald’s Yaphit Return
Actor and comedian Norm Macdonald might be gone, but his legacy lives on as The Orville: New Horizons posted a montage featuring his character Yaphit, the green amorphous alien engineer and beloved member of the crew The series' Twitter account wrote, "In loving memory of Norm Macdonald Thanks for your continuous laughs and allowing us[...]
The Orville: New Horizons S3 Finale Review: Some Great Expectations
The third season finale of Hulu's The Orville: New Horizons can best be described as a light-hearted coast to a finish line given the sci-fi series uncertain status in the appropriately-titled "Future Unknown." It not only features a wedding but also a reminder of the harsh realities that come with the series' version of the[...]
The Orville: New Horizons Star Anne Winters Talks Charly’s Sacrifice
When it came to making the best of the time on one of the best sci-fi shows on television, Anne Winters' Ensign Charly Burke made sure to leave a crater-sized hole in all of our hearts, given the events of The Orville: New Horizons' penultimate season three episode "Domino." (SPOILER WARNING!) sacrificing herself to save[...]
The Orville, The Flash, Alien, AHS, WWE & More! BCTV Daily Dispatch
We make the case that The CW's Grant Gustin & Candice Patton-starring The Flash deserved respect while Hulu & Seth MacFarlane's The Orville deserves another season of "New Horizons." FX's American Horror Story Season 11 is confirmed for this fall, but what about Sarah Paulson's future with the franchise? FX Networks confirmed Noah Hawley's submitted[...]
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But when it comes to Hulu & Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons, my perspective has been a slow build that's taken on a higher level of importance in my mind's "pop culture pantheon. Image: The CW/Hulu "The Flash" Deserves Better (and So Do Arrowverse Fans): Look, there's going to be a ton of time to pick[...]
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The heat this past weekend did not stop journalists from packing into a crowded San Diego Comic-Con press room for the chance to speak with the cast and creators of Hulu's space epic The Orville: New Horizons Seth MacFarlane's epic space adventure series returns exclusively as a Hulu original series, with The Orville: New Horizons[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S3E9 Review: Strange New Bedfellows
The penultimate episode of Hulu's The Orville: New Horizons season three provides a potential watershed moment within the sci-fi drama It begins from the fallout of the events of "Midnight Blue" that sees the Moclans trying to forge a new alliance after they were expelled from the Planetary Union for their part in a conspiracy[...]
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Journalists from around the globe gathered in a crowded San Diego Comic-Con 2022 press room for the chance to speak with the stars of Hulu's space epic The Orville: New Horizons And for this go-around, Bleeding Cool had the opportunity to speak with Jessica Szohr (Talla) and J Lee (Lt John LaMarr)  Seth MacFarlane's epic space[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S3E6 Review: A Road Traveled Too Far
Hulu and Emmy Award-winning executive producer & creator Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons made its way to the third day of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2022 with a full crew We're talking cast members Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Jessica Szohr, J Lee, Anne Winters, Mark Jackson, and Chad L Coleman And[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S3E8 Review: Try and Tomorrow Is Forever
The Orville: New Horizons reached a watershed moment when it comes to diplomatic situations for the Planetary Union, given the uneasy tensions with the Moclans The episode "Midnight Blue" follows the ship as it follows up on the all-Moclan female colony sanctuary world Since the all-male-dominated planet of Moclus considers the presence of females a[...]
The Orville: Dolly Parton & Rena Owen on Their “Nashville” Meet
It was certainly more than a "cup of ambition" for Seth MacFarlane to bring on country music legend Dolly Parton onboard his sci-fi series The Orville: New Horizons in the episode "Midnight Blue" Parton's song "9 to 5", which was originally written for the 1980 classic comedy of the same name from 20th Century Studios[...]
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With Bleeding Cool's resident point person for Hulu and Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons giving S03E07 "From Unknown Graves" major praise (check out the full review here), we're back to pass along another teaser With three episodes remaining in the third season & the streaming series set to have a big presence at next week's San Diego[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S3E7 Review: Setting Submissive Standards
The latest The Orville: New Horizons episode "From Unknown Graves" fires away with all of the best intentions and in varying ways, hits every single one of them The thematic focus this time around is on what others will do when pushed too far within their respective submissive roles, with several arcs approaching the point[...]
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Only a day or so after Bleeding Cool's resident point person for Hulu and Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons gave S03E06 "Twice in a Lifetime" some major praise for being a modern sci-fi classic in terms of time-travel-themed storytelling (check out the full review here), we're back to pass along another finely-crafted teaser, this one for[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S3E6 Review: A Road Traveled Too Far
While it's a coincidence that the season finale of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and The Orville: New Horizons sixth episode of season three in "Twice in a Lifetime" deal with time travel, there's surprisingly no overlap between the two The episode premise of the Seth MacFarlane-created series is that they have an experimental time travel[...]
The Orville: Seth MacFarlane on Abortion, LGBT Stories Timing & More
When The Orville: New Horizons filmed season three for Hulu, the timing of certain episodes wasn't lost on creator and star Seth MacFarlane even if it wasn't premeditated given current events In the episode "Gently Falling Rain," a couple of themes that emerged were insurrection (as hearings are being held by the January 6th Committee[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S3E5 Review: A Mocclan Identity Crisis
If there was one theme that's been prominent within the universe of The Orville, it's LGBTQ representation- particularly among the heavily conservative Moclans To recap, the species is heavily patriarchal and traditionalist in nature They procreate by laying eggs Originally thought to be just a race of males, it was revealed that all children of[...]
The Orville S3: Seth MacFarlane Teases Norm MacDonald’s Yaphit Return
One of the most popular recurring characters on Hulu's The Orville: New Horizons is the amorphous green alien Yaphit voiced by comedian Norm Macdonald The actor, who was involved since the series' premiere on Fox in 2017, was able to record his lines before his passing in September 2021 His only appearance so far in[...]
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After an impressive outing that scored big with Bleeding Cool (check out our review here), Hulu and Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons is back this week with a new episode And just like we've seen with past episodes, MacFarlane & crew are in stealth mode when it comes to giving away spoilers for "A Tale[...]
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If there's one thing the "Star Trek" franchise and Hulu's The Orville: New Horizons have proven time & again is their ability to use futuristic sci-fi to reflect modern, relevant societal issues While it's clearly a pure coincidence that "Gently Falling Rain" is streaming at the same time as the January 6th Committee Hearings exploring[...]
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After a serious mind trip this week (check out our review here), viewers are already getting a preview of what's ahead next week with Hulu and Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons And while the streaming series continues maintain a pretty solid air of mystery around each episode and in the interest of not wanting[...]
The Orville: New Horizons: S03E03 Review: A Cerebral Anthology
Hulu's The Orville: New Horizons is always looking for new ways to challenge perceptions, continuing to embrace in many ways its spiritual homage to Star Trek In the latest episode "Mortality Paradox", the crew explores a once-thought desolate planet that might have more to offer than originally thought There are tons of twists and turns[...]
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So it's two episodes down and a new one dropping this week for Hulu & Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons But even with S03E03 "Mortality Paradox" on the horizon, fans of the popular series have already started wondering when or if there will be a fourth season or any other adventures set within the universe[...]
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Claire Finn rocks on so many levels), Hulu & Seth MacFarlane's The Orville: New Horizons is back next week with S03E03 "Mortality Paradox." And we have to say, while it would be nice to have more intel on what we can expect? This move to keep things secret while still rolling out some teases is[...]