Everyone’s Favorite Birdie BFFs are Back with New Friends…
Justina Machado, Matthew Rhys, Nico Santos and Janelle James
This summer is sure to sizzle with the highly anticipated return of Tuca & Bertie on Sunday, July 10 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim and the next day on HBO Max. Season three also makes its debut in Europe, Latin America, and Canada throughout July. The critically acclaimed animated series stars Tiffany Haddish (Tuca) and Ali Wong (Bertie) as colorful bird girl besties who navigate the ups and downs of adulting in life, love, and everything in between.
It’s another confidently weird season of Tuca & Bertie, full of new emotional and vegetative growths! Tuca is dating someone new. Will this relationship bear fruit? Bertie has a new boss. Will they be sweet or salty? Speckle (Steven Yeun) is also going through some stuff!
“I can’t wait for everyone to catch up on all the latest calamity and soul-searching from these birds,” said series creator and executive producer Lisa Hanawalt. “Season three is packed with romance, chronic pain, ambition, large ducks, lustful trees, and hungry snakes!”
In addition to Justina Machado, Matthew Rhys, Nico Santos and Janelle James, this season’s voice guest stars will include Maria Bamford, Paget Brewster, Nicole Byer, Margaret Cho, Kether Donohue, Cole Escola, Victoria Moroles, Randall Park, and Paul F. Tompkins, among others.
Season two will be available for fans to catch up on HBO Max starting Friday, June 24. The beloved series continues to win over audiences with huge gains in teen viewers (ages 12-17) and young females (ages 18-24) coming to the network – up +47% and +38%, respectively. Episode premieres averages beat key late-night competitive set across most key demos. During its finale week, Tuca & Bertie won its timeslot versus all ad-supported cable with P/M18-34. The series also ranked best performing new Adult Swim series on YouTube in 2021.
Tuca & Bertie is created and executive produced by Lisa Hanawalt, with Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, Haddish, and Wong also serving as executive producers, The series is produced by Michael Eisner’s The Tornante Company and animated by Shadowmachine.
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