Rick and Morty Season 3 ordered by Adult Swim
Adult Swim has announced that they are ordering more intergalactic adventures with the “Rick and Morty” Season 3 pickup. New episodes of the original hit animated comedy series air Sundays at 11:30pm ET/PT. The series’ Season 2 premiere on Sunday, July 26, ranked #1 in its time period among all key adults and men and charted triple-digit delivery gains over its prior season premiere. and garnered 29.7 million streams in July.
“It’s an honor to see ‘Rick and Morty’ join the exclusive club of shows with over nineteen episodes,” said co-creator and executive producer Dan Harmon. “It’s time to demand that the network allow us to draw the characters going to Hawaii.”
“I am blown away by the seemingly instant success of ‘Rick and Morty.’ I look forward to continuing their adventures!” said co-creator and executive producer Justin Roiland.
In Season 2, Rick Sanchez (Justin Roiland) is still living with his daughter Beth’s (Sarah Chalke) family and causing more trouble than ever. This season the rest of the family, his son-in-law Jerry (Chris Parnell), grand-daughter Summer (Spencer Grammer) and grand-son Morty (Justin Roiland) are dragged into Rick’s intergalactic adventures, as he faces new threats and mysteries of his secret past are revealed. Can the family survive Rick’s insanity and all the chaos the universe throws at them?
Created and executive produced by Dan Harmon (“Community”) and Justin Roiland (“Adventure Time”), the half-hour animated series airing on Sundays at 11:30pm ET/PT follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his inherently timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe.