‘Animals’ Season 3 Details and August Episodes Guide

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A scene from ‘Animals’ season 2 (Photo Credit: HBO)

HBO’s animated series Animals. will kick off season three on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 11:30pm ET/PT. The adult comedy series created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano will have a 10 episode third season, with Matarese and Luciano writing, directing and executive producing every epsiode.

HBO’s released details on the first five episodes of season three as well as confirming the guest cast for the new season. Awkwafina, Bob Balaban, Tom Bergeron, Kate Berlant, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Neil Casey, Marcia Clark, Steve Dildarian, Dinosaur Jr., Edie Falco, Jon Gabrus, and David Harbour will be lending their voices to characters in the new season.

Jared Harris, Mary Holland, Jameela Jamil, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jane Kaczmarek, Carol Kane, Johnny Knoxville, Lauren Lapkus, John Leguizamo, Donna Lewis, Lucy Liu, Natasha Lyonne, Anthony Mackie, Tatiana Maslany, Tim Meadows, Moby, Demi Moore, Tracy Morgan, John Mulaney, Princess Nokia, Aparna Nancherla, Tom Noonan, Soledad O’Brien, Cheri Oteri, Randall Park, Mel Rodriguez, Spencer Rothbell, Paul Rust, Amanda Seales, Michael Sheen, Jacob Tremblay, Aisha Tyler, and Joe Wengert are also part of the season three guest cast.

The Plot: Animals. focuses on the downtrodden creatures native to Earth’s least-habitable environment: New York City. In its wide-ranging, wholly unique third season, the genre-bending series visits a humanless, post-apocalyptic Big Apple, blending live-action and animated segments, featuring the show’s usual eclectic casting.

Animals. Season 3 August 2018 Episodes:

  • Episode #21 (season 3, episode 1): “Episode Twenty-One: Rats.”
    Debut date: FRIDAY, AUG. 3 (11:30 p.m.-midnight ET/PT)
    Three years after the green bomb wiped out humans in New York, rats Phil and Mike traverse the city following a wild, drunken night, searching for a missing car and encountering multiple species and terrors along the way.
    Written and directed by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.
  • Episode #22 (season 3, episode 2): “Episode Twenty-Two: Dogs.”
    Debut date: FRIDAY, AUG. 10 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)
    Struggling to adapt in a post-owner world, dog Phil fights to maintain his independence and his longtime addiction to human dependence.
    Written and directed by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.
  • Episode #23 (season 3, episode 3): “Episode Twenty-Three: Pigeons.”
    Debut date: FRIDAY, AUG. 17 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)
    This episode recounts the heroic saga of Wallet, a diminutive, but fiercely heroic bird who leaves his home after tragedy strikes and makes his way to Pigeon Heights. There, he becomes the right-hand man to recently crowned Pigeon King Phil, and is tasked with saving the day when terrorists take over a bar mitzvah.
    Written and directed by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.
  • Episode #24 (season 3, episode 4): “Episode Twenty-Four: Horses.”
    Debut date: FRIDAY, AUG. 24 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)
    In the new classist society that’s been established among the equine community, a rich horse’s daughter finds herself in a love triangle with a suitor approved by her father and a carriage horse from the wrong side of the tracks.
    Written and directed by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.
  • Episode #25 (season 3, episode 5): “Episode Twenty-Five: Stuff.”
    Debut date: FRIDAY, AUG. 31 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)
    After a freak accident brings an assorted pile of random objects to life, the sentient items experience all of life’s ups and downs on the path towards self-realization – and the meaning behind it all.
    Written and directed by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano.