Adult Swim will bring the 10 episode season 2 of the series from Tornante Co. in 2021 with an option for additional seasons. Tuca & Bertie was canceled after one season at Netflix despite rave reviews for the show and a voice cast featuring breakout comedians. Tuca & Bertie is the second Netflix original series to find a new home after cancellation. Original programming created specifically for Netflix typically comes with limitations on where else the show might live in the event of a cancellation.
Netflix’s decision to drop the series was a surprise last summer The first season of Tuca & Bertie will remain on Netflix. Adult Swim has domestic rights to season 2.
Adult Swim and its deep library of adult animated series are expected to get a boost from the launch next week of HBO Max. Adult Swim has built a name for itself as an avid supporter of original voices and has grown a loyal following as a result. Adult Swim is the No. 1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49 and is seen 94 million U.S homes.
Now, 10 months later, Hanawalt will get to continue the ride: Adult Swim has picked up Tuca & Bertie for a season 2, with Haddish, Wong, and costar Steven Yeun all set to back. The animated series will debut in 2021, with an option for additional seasons to follow thereafter.
A Production designer and producer of the hit Netflix animated series Bojack Horseman, Hanawalt focused her own series on an exploration of 30 something female friendship in all its complexities.
I have been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I’m thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent yet heartwarming adult animation.