An episode of the upcoming fourth season of Rick and Morty will premiere at the Adult Swim Festival in this fall.
Fans of the animated sci-fi comedy will get their first taste of the highly anticipated new season at the two-day event in November before it debuts in its entirety later that month, a detail revealed at the WarnerMedia Upfront event in mid-May. The announcement was met with excitement from the show's legion of followers, as creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland had remained mum as to when the show would come back since concluding its third season in October 2017.
The screening will take place on Saturday, November 16, the second day of the Adult Swim Festival. The late-night programming block debuted at the festival last year, bringing together more than 20,000 fans from 50 states and 22 countries.
This year, in addition to the Rick and Morty episode, the weekend will feature a "one-of-a-kind, 360° fan experience," attractions like the "Robot Chicken Intergalactic Power Summit" and a discussion with animation giant Genndy Tartakovsky. The festival will also sprinkle in talent appearances, panels, meet and greets and performances from artists like The Eric Andre Show Live!, Lil Nas X and Metalocalypse's animated band Dethklok.
Created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, Rick and Morty stars Justin Roiland, Sarah Chalke, Chris Parnell and Spencer Grammer. Season 4 will debut on Adult Swim in November 2019.