|Country of origin||United States|
The third season of the comedy-drama science fiction television series The Orville, also known as The Orville: New Horizons, is set to premiere on June 2, 2022. It will stream on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ internationally. Filming began in October 2019 but was halted due to COVID-19, and production ultimately completed in August 2021. This season will be the first on Hulu, after airing its previous two seasons on Fox, as well as the first to premiere since The Walt Disney Company's March 2019 acquisition of 20th Century Fox.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date||Prod.|
|27||1||"Electric Sheep"||TBA||TBA||June 2, 2022||TBA|
The season will consist of 11 episodes, fewer than the previous two seasons, but each episode will run on average 12 to 15 minutes longer.
Seth MacFarlane and Jon Cassar are the only directors for the third season. Filming began in October 2019, but was halted in March 2020 due to COVID-19. Approximately half of the season was completed beforehand. Production resumed in December 2020 but was suspended once again in January 2021 following a COVID surge. Filming once again resumed in early February 2021 and wrapped in August. Norm Macdonald completed voiceover work as Lt. Yaphit prior to his death in September 2021, making it one of his final roles.