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Adult Swim Renews 'Rick and Morty'

Adult Swim said Wednesday (August 12) it has renewed animated comedy Rick and Morty. for a third season.

The half-hour series follows a mad scientist and his timid grandson as they travel across the universe.

Rick and Morty's second season premiered July 26 with a 121% viewership increase over last season’s premiere among adults 18-49, according to Nielsen Media Research.

“It's an honor to see Rick and Morty join the exclusive club of shows with over nineteen episodes,” cocreator and executive producer Dan Harmon said.