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Season 2 is the current season of The Orville on Fox. According to an official press release, Ed and Kelly's relationship "will take a new turn, while the crew of the USS Orville will meet never-before-seen aliens, face old adversaries the Krill, make first contact with a new civilization and revisit the planet Moclus."This is the year of surprise for The Orville.— Scott Grimes, on Season 2
The Orville was renewed for a second season in November of 2017 and premiered on December 30, 2018, shifting to a midseason (as opposed to a fall season) schedule.
By the middle of Season 1, expectations were high, but not certain, that the show would be renewed. "They were talking about a second season by the end of filming the first," author Jeff Bond later said. The Orville had posted respectable ratings for the Thursday 9 p.m. broadcasting slot, Fox's highest since 2015. Bond, who had had unique access to the show during its first season production, observed:
They didn't have any idea how the show was going to be received.... Initially it got very poor reviews based on the pilot, and it ended up doing very well in the ratings because of [Sunday night] football. They moved it to Thursday nights and there was a sense of disaster because ratings went down, but then they went back up... and outperformed what people thought it would do.Helping The Orville's case, the state of California approved the show for $14.5 million in tax breaks for a second season. On the other hand, The Orville ran high production costs. Each episode cost roughly $7 million to produce, more expensive than most of its competition, and the network had declined to order 13 more episodes for the Spring of 2018.
On November 2, 2017, Fox announced that it had renewed the show for a second season, four days after Majority Rule aired, the second most-watched episode of the show overall. Renewal came early in the year for The Orville, beating all Fox shows but The Simpsons. Some journalists were surprised that Fox chose to renew the series instead of ordering more episodes for the first season, but creator Seth MacFarlane had long said that he did not want a second half of the first season in order to keep the show's production values high. The budget was increased for Season 2, but the exact amount is unknown.
Trailers EditFox released a three-minute Season 2 trailer on July 21, 2018 at that year's San Diego Comic-Con.The trailer's serious tone was a remarkable departure from the 2017 May trailer, which portrayed the show as comedy-driven. Creator Seth MacFarlane was delighted: "I think the trailer that Fox has put together this year is awesome. They've knocked it out of the park. They've really captured the balance [of comedy and drama] perfectly. I think it's much more representational of what the show is than last year's."
On October 27, a second trailer aired during commercials for the 2018 baseball World Series, a mix of new material and old footage revealed in the first trailer. On October 29, Fox released a third trailer. On December 20 and 21, Fox released "preview" videos entitled Preview: Welcome To The Galaxy and Preview: There's Nothing Like It.
2018-19 schedule Edit
Season 2 began on December 30, 2018, a Sunday night, on a midseason schedule, and after the premiere episode, the show reverted to its old Thursday night time slot. Fox did not specify why it unexpectedly bumped the show to a midseason schedule although the studio did mention that the show would begin exactly after the conclusion of Thursday Night Football - a newly purchased property that had occupied The Orville's old Thursday night time slot during the fall.
Michael Cecchini, a journalist for Den of Geek who attended the Fox Upfronts, mollified fans not to be "fooled" by Fox moving The Orville to midseason, reporting that network leadership said the show is a "huge priority." Within the studio, the extension came as a "huge relief" to the crew, according to visual effects producer Brooke Noska, as the team had much more time to complete post-production.
Episode count Edit
The second season includes the missing episode Primal Urges. The first season had 13 episodes but the twelfth was moved to the second season, meaning that the second season will have at least 14 new episodes in addition to one already-produced episode.
Whether the season will host 14 or 15 total episodes continues to be an open question. Originally, Fox purchased 13 new episodes. According to executive producers David A. Goodman and Brannon Braga and director Jon Cassar in a July 2018 table interview, Fox purchased an additional episode to bring the total to 15. However, subsequent interviews with crew have consistently affirmed that only 13 episodes were shot for a total of 14 episodes for the season.
The prevailing theory is that, based on comments from Scott Grimes, the season will have 14 total episodes with a two-part episode toward the end that will constitute 15 episodes worth of footage.
According to MacFarlane, the low number of episodes is important to maintain the high quality of the show: "I'd rather do fewer episodes and have them be better content-wise than do 22 and have them be filler."
Production EditGoing into Season 2, the crew was understandably nervous for the success of the show. "It’s scary going into a brand-new season," MacFarlane said. "Because you’ve just written an entire batch of episodes, presumably that you are proud of and that you feel good about, and then you have to do it all over again. In the back of your head, there’s always the scary thought, ‘Oh, s—t. We used up all the stories, and there are no more.’"
Early development Edit
During writing production for Season 1 in 2016 through 2017, MacFarlane and the writing team completed 16 scripts, 13 of which were used in the first season and three set aside if the show was renewed. The show was indeed renewed, although one first season episode Primal Urges was moved to Season 2.
Jeff Bond, author of The World of the Orville, said that a story arc for Season 2 was already discussed by the close of the first. "I'm very interested because there's one character in particular that they had a plan for, what they were going to do with him for Season 2, and I'd love to see them do it; but I can't tell you what that plan is."
The cast and crew had their first joint meeting for the upcoming season on January 28.
Changes to the cast and crew Edit
On February 12, a new series regular was announced for the show. Though the character's identity was not disclosed, it would be played by Jessica Szohr, best known for her role on Gossip Girl. By piecing together a series of unintentionally leaked information, fans discovered that Szohr's character's name would be "Talla Keyali" or "Talla Kexali."
Chris Johnson was hired on February 21 to play Cassius. A month later, Adrianne Palicki (Kelly Grayson) noted that the arrival of the new characters will form a "rift" between Ed and Kelly, and they will "deal with it separately."
On February 26, it was revealed that Joe Menosky, a writer for Star Trek: Discovery, had left the show and joined The Orville as writer and co-executive producer. Menosky is perhaps best known for writing the episode "Darmok" for the show Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Changes to sets EditDesign and construction teams led by production designer Stephen J. Lineweaver and art director Robert Strohmaier built an armory for the ship, more ship hallways, and a classroom, all of which will be seen in this season. New decals were added to the exteriors of Union shuttles.
After filming of the sixth episode concluded on May 11, the cast and crew took a several weeks-long break. The purpose of the break was to give the effects team time to edit the shot footage while others could prepare for the next five episodes, followed by another break for the remaining episodes. Season 1 had no breaks, and the effects team found themselves pressed against time to finish editing. A second break took place at the end of July.
As they had done in Season 1, the cast and crew celebrated with a wrap party on October 13. This time, the party was held at The Highlight Room in Los Angeles, California, which featured a disc jockey, MacFarlane singing "Fly Me to the Moon," and a novelty portrait room that made a three-dimensional photograph of people with the Orville. MacFarlane gifted members of the production crew with personalized Orville bottles of Tennessee bourbon or embroidered throw pillows. Editors showed outtake montages of the cast, which Mark Jackson (Isaac) said is probably too offensive to release publicly.
After the final day of shooting, the footage entered post-production and the main cast returned to their daily lives. "It feels so surreal. It's been a wonderful journey," Penny Johnson Jerald (Claire Finn) told her fans. "I can't wait for you guys to see what we have in store."
The second season represents a significant increase over the first in the amount of edited footage. The first season represented over 4,000 visual effects shots, and the second is expected to double that number.
Transition to JAZ Pods Edit
Throughout 2018, Fox explored the idea to reduce the number of commercials during television programs by 40 percent. By early June, the proposal caught MacFarlane's attention, who wanted more air time per episode of The Orville. The two entered talks to test "JAZ Pod" commercials, an industry name for one-minute commercials that would split the episode into more breaks but greatly increase the amount of episode time.
By early August, MacFarlane and Fox agreed to use the JAZ Pod format for Season 2. Editor Scott Powell reported that the switch adds five minutes more air time per episode. MacFarlane was elated: "We're part of this new, experimental program that creates a different balance between ad time and programming time, ... [which] allows you to let things breathe in a way that streaming shows are able to do. … That’s been a big boon for our storytelling process."
Preparing to air Edit
On January 4, TVGuide reported that the show will not air in 2018. The bit of misreporting earned the attention of even the showrunner, MacFarlane, who published a correction via Twitter that show would air later in the year as originally planned. A finalized premiere date was announced in mid-May that The Orville would return on December 30.
Cast and crew continued to interview sporadically through the winter until filming began in late February. The first major public appearance was March 17, when the main cast, Coleman, Braga, Goodman, and Clark returned to PaleyFest for a panel discussion of the show. The panel reflected over Season 1 and teased the crowd with snippets of Season 2 information.
That same day, Fox quietly hosted a sneak-peak look at Season 2 production for members of the Television Academy. Little is known of that event but some details have since surfaced through promotional items.
After shooting concluded in late November, the actors and workers behind the show returned to interview. Perhaps the most notable appearance was by MacFarlane on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on December 18 where a new clip from the next season aired for the first time. "We go deep this season," Jerald promised. "We hit on some issues that people are afraid to touch."
From a production standpoint, inadvertently leaked information sparked a change in policy while filming. In an interview with the Planetary Union Network, editor Tom Costantino said a "very gentle hammer" came down on the crew who posted pictures to their social network. Unlike Season 1, in which the show operated in relative obscurity, "now there's at least a couple people checking our [social network] feeds. ... Now we have to be careful."
2018 San Diego Comic-Con Edit
The cast and crew returned to the San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, exuding a new confidence in the show that was not there in 2017. The hosted a panel question-and-answer session, signings, live-streamed interviews, giveaways of merchandise and props from the show, and a Season 2 trailer reveal. Show props given away include a PM-44, a latchkum, a Union comscanner, and several skulls signed by the main cast.
Cancelled 2018 New York Comic-Con Edit
While the cast had long been scheduled to return to New York's Comic-Con in early October (they had attended in 2017), the host unexpectedly announced on September 28 that the show would not make an appearance and the panel was cancelled. New York Comic-Con cited only to a "scheduling conflict," much to the dismay of fans. Editor and associate producer Tom Costantino clarified that the cast and crew needed to shoot, and could not afford to push filming back any later.
Season premiere Edit
Days before the release of Ja'loja, the crew expressed their jitters. "We spend an entire year working on this,” MacFarlane confessed. “You get anxious to get some feedback, because you’re really working in a vacuum up to that point... We always joke on the set that it’s an impossible show to complete on a network schedule and budget, yet somehow, we do it. We’ll be in post-production right up to the wire, trying to get all the stuff done."
In several interviews with TVGuide on March 19, the actors of the show left several clues about the upcoming season. Macon confirmed that the show will "prove or disprove" whether Bortus can sing (referring to the opening of Cupid's Dagger, where Bortus nearly sings "My Heart Will Go On" before being cut short by Admiral Halsey). That same day, in interviews with Rotten Tomatoes, Palicki mentioned that the season will increasingly examine specie-ism and a special friendship will be forged between Claire Finn and Kelly. Macon promised that Season 2 will further develop the story arcs of the family.Towards the end of [the season] the scripts get more ambitious. They'll be fun to watch; they'll be Hell to make. New species. Lots of eye candy. Lots of layered storytelling.— Tom Costantino
Episode 208 Edit
The main cast gathered for a table read of episode 208 on or around June 8. It is written by MacFarlane and directed by Cassar. Stephen Blackehart will appear as Krill Second Officer; Wener and Tanner reprise their roles as Ty and Marcus Finn respectively.[n 1]
Unsorted episodes Edit
MacFarlane has confirmed that Isaac's background will appear in greater detail in Season 2: "We will learn more about Isaac's people. There's a whole story that's already been written that examines the origins of Isaac's people;" and later, "Next season, we are going to deal with Isaac a little bit, and we have a very clear idea of what we want him to be."
In a December 20, 2017, interview with the Planetary Union Network podcast, Wardrobe designer Joseph Porro hinted that one particular episode of Season 2 would feature a great many aliens, far more than seen in any episode of Season 1, and described it as "eye candy."
Fayette alluded to a spaceship to appear in the season that is particularly stunning, calling it the "Season 2 ship."
Strohmaier mentioned that an upcoming episode will involve an underground bunker, the filming set of which was constructed in the Orville's Shuttle Bay.
On July 26, actress Marina Sirtis published a photo to her Instagram of herself with Frakes and MacFarlane. The next day, TrekMovie independently confirmed that Sirtis would be guest starring. In the same article, TrekMovie confirmed that Tim Russ will join as well.
In one of the most substantive teasers in months, Goodman said in a December interview:
- Claire has "a great emotional arc this season."
- New surprise, high profile guest stars, including "a great voiceover star later in the season."
- Audiences will see new humanoid and non-humanoid species, learn more about Isaac, see "a lot more of [Moclan] culture;" and "the stories that we've come up with involving those species are compelling and exciting."
As the season premiere air date neared, Mark Jackson told fans "[t]his is a big season for Isaac, and we do go to his home planet for the first time. What is incredible about Seth’s writing is that what you think Kaylon’s history will be is exactly what he doesn’t give you. Seth writes some big ideas, and it goes a huge way to coloring in Isaac’s character arc. I was very pleasantly shocked at what happens."
On December 23, Grimes confirmed there will be a two-part episode at the end of the season that would be "reminiscent of time-travel that will blow your mind ... where maybe everyone hasn't met everyone yet" and later said the episode would involve Ed and Gordon. Science consultant André Bormanis said the writing staff is interested in a time-travel episode, but the problem is that almost every possible time-travel story has been written. "It's hard to find a really good original time travel story," he said. "You have to find a new approach to it that hasn't been done on other science fiction shows, and that's pretty much an impossible task at this point."
On January 2, 2019, Palicki said that two episodes comprise a major story arc for her character that form "kind of a two-parter." She added: "It was one of the hardest acting experiences of my life but really fun, and hopefully people love it as much as they loved that episode last year. And no, I can’t tell you about it." She said the second-to-last episode is her favorite of Season 2 "because it was such a challenge," but also an episode within the first four where Kelly gets to do a lot of action, adding "and you know how I love action."
On January 10, Grimes revealed that "I do have an episode coming up where I get into a relationship with a girl, but it’s a simulated relationship. It’s not like Bortus’ porn addiction, but it’s a person that Gordon meets, who lived a long, long time ago, so she has to be simulated now." The same day, Jackson said that a two-part episode will explore the Kaylon. "I actually wrote an email to the writers after we wrap just saying thank you for giving Isaac so many brilliant things this season," he recalled. "He goes on so many arcs and has so much action and gets to save the day a lot."
Composer Joel McNeely stated on January 20 that he was writing an episode score that would include 90 instruments (as opposed to the show's standard 75-80) to give it an "epic" feel, and will take five weeks to compose (instead of the average of three). "It's got a ton of music in it; a big episode. ... It's got extra-special scenes and needs. ... Seth really wanted to bring a real feature-film sensibility to the score."
List of episodes Edit
|013||02||01||S02E01||1LAB14||Ja'loja||Dec. 30, 2018||1.52/5.683||Season 2 premiere.|
|As the Orville heads towards Moclus for Bortus’ special once-a-year ceremony, Ed discovers Kelly has moved on and has started dating. Meanwhile, Gordon asks for John’s help in getting game, and Claire turns to Isaac for parenting advice.|
|014||02||02||S02E02; S01E12 (former)||1LAB12||Primal Urges||Jan. 3, 2019||0.63/2.821||Return to Thursday night schedule. Twelfth series production episode. Originally Season 1, Episode 12.|
|Ed and the crew race to save a small group of survivors on a planet about to be destroyed by its sun, while Bortus and Klyden start marriage counseling after Bortus’s obsession with the ship’s Environmental Simulator gets out of hand.|
|015||02||03||S02E03||1LAB15||Home||Jan. 10, 2019||0.74/3.063||Departure of Alara Kitan (Halston Sage).|
|Ed, Gordon, and Alara visit Alara's home planet of Xelaya.|
|016||02||04||S02E04||1LAB16||Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes||Jan. 17, 2019||0.73/3.012|
|Ed finds himself behind enemy lines when he crash-lands on a mysterious planet. Meanwhile, Kelly questions why Gordon wants to take the Command Test.|
|017||02||05||S02E05||1LAB17||All the World is Birthday Cake||Jan. 24, 2019||-||Introduction of Talla Keyali (Jessica Szohr).|
|The Orville makes first contact and a new crewmember joins the ship.|
|018||02||06||S02E06||1LAB18||A Happy Refrain||Jan. 31, 2019||-|
|The Orville crew is surprised when Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn, and Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.|
|019||02||07||S02E07||1LAB19||Deflectors||Feb. 14, 2019||-|
|A renowned engineer joins the Orville, but he hides a shameful secret. Meanwhile, Kelly breaks up with Cassius.|
|020||02||08||S02E08||1LAB20||Identity, Pt. 1||Feb. 21, 2019||-|
|021||02||09||S02E09||1LAB21||Identity, Pt. 2||Feb. 28, 2019||-|
|022||02||10||S02E10||1LAB22||Blood of Patriots||March 7, 2019||-|
|023||02||11||S02E11||1LAB23||Lasting Impressions||March 14, 2019||-|
|024||02||12||S02E12||1LAB24||Sanctuary||March 21, 2019||-|
|025||02||13||S02E13||1LAB25||Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow||March 28, 2019||-|
|026||02||14||S02E14||1LAB26||The Road Not Taken||April 4, 2019||-|
See also Edit
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