Fox picks up Seth McFarlane Sci-fi Dramedy

Fox has picked up direct to series, a new sci-fi show created by Seth McFarlane. The series, to star McFarlane, is slated to air during the 2017-18 season, and has been picked up for 13 episodes.

Currently untitled, the series is set “300 years in the future. The show follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth’s interstellar Fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before.”

More details can be found at Deadline Hollywood.