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4. Tuca & Bertie

Premiere Date: May 3, 2019

Season: 1 (10 episodes)

Tuca & Bertie will mark Netflix’s first adult animated from a female showrunner that focuses on female characters. The comedy series is created by artist and BoJack Horseman producer Lisa Hanawalt. The much-anticipated series will be unlike anything else currently airing on TV.

The animated show follows two human-sized birds who live in the same apartment building. The friendship will be on full display between Tuca, a care-free Toucan, and Bertie, an anxious songbird. The series centering on these 30-something bird friends will be full of sweet moments but there will also be some darker themes throughout the season.

The voice cast is a huge selling point for viewers interested in checking out the series. Tiffany Haddish voice Tuca while Ali Wong portrays Bertie. The Walking Dead alum Steven Yeun voices Bertie’s boyfriend. The rest of the voice cast includes Nicole Byer, Richard E. Grant, John Early, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Amber Ruffin, Jermaine Fowler, and Tessa Thompson. There will also be many more surprise guest voices throughout the first season.

Considering BoJack Horseman is entering its sixth season, Tuca & Bertie looks to have a bright future if it gathers similar viewership numbers. The adult themes will attract a wider range of audience members especially with a cast full of popular names.