The Orville is an American adventure, comedy, and drama TV series starring Seth MacFarlane as Capt. Ed Mercer, Adrianne Palicki playing Cmdr. Kelly Grayson, Scott Grimes as Lt. Gordon Malloy, and J. Lee as Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr, among other actors. The show follows the intergalactic misadventures of an exploratory ship set some 400 years into the future.