Tuca & Bertie Wiki

Tuca & Bertie is an American animated sitcom.

Show History

Development & Production

On February 20, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order to consist of a first season of ten episodes.

The series was created by Lisa Hanawalt who is set to executive produce alongside Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, and Tiffany Haddish.

Production companies involved in the series include The Tornante Company and ShadowMachine.

On March 14, 2019, Netflix announced that the series would premiere on May 3, and a first look featurette trailer was released.1


Alongside the initial series announcement, it was reported that Tiffany Haddish would voice the lead character of Tuca. On May 7, 2018, it was announced that Ali Wong had been cast as the voice of Bertie.

In March 2019, it was announced Steven Yeun had been cast as a series regular, with Nicole Byer, Richard E. Grant, John Early, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Amber Ruffin, Jermaine Fowler and Tessa Thompson appearing in guest capacity.1

Broadcast History

The first ten episodes of Season 1 were released on Netflix on May 3, 2019.


"Tuca & Bertie follows "the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building, Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird."