The downtrodden New York City creatures of HBO’s Animals are coming back this August. The cabler will debut the third season of Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano’s well-received animated show on August 3rd at 11:30 p.m. The quirky series centers on a humanless, post-apocalyptic Big Apple, blending live-action and animated segments along with the show’s eclectic cast.
Matarese and Luciano exec produce, write and direct all of the episodes and voice many of the characters (including Rats, Pigeons, Cats, Dogs, Flies and Squirrels!) .
Third season guest list reads like a who’s who of hipster casting: Awkwafina, Bob Balaban, Tom Bergeron, Kate Berlant, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Neil Casey, Marcia Clark, Dinosaur, Jr., Steve Dildarian, Edie Falco, Jon Gabrus, David Harbour, Jared Harris, Mary Holland, Jameela Jamil, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jane Kaczmarek, Lucy Liu, Carol Kane, Johnny Knoxville, Lauren Lapkus, John Leguizamo, Donna Lewis, Natasha Lyonne, Anthony Mackie, Tatiana Maslany, Demi Moore, Moby, Tracy Morgan, John Mulaney, Princess Nokia, Aperna Nancherla, Tom Noonan, Soledad O’Brien, Cheri Oteri, Randall Park, Mel Rodriguez, Spencer Rothbell, Paul Rust, Amanda Seales, Michael Sheen, Aisha Tyler, Jacob Tremblay and Joe Wengert are all featured this season.
The animation for show is produced by Dan Harmon’s Starburns Industries, home of Rick and Morty and the movie Anomalisa. The series is executive produced by Mark Duplass & Jay Duplass and Jen Roskind, and produced by James Fino and Erik Vignau.
You can watch a preview here.