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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.

Read more at broadcastingcable.com.