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FOX Renews ‘9-1-1’ and ‘The Resident’ for Third Seasons

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The hit dramas “9-1-1” and “The Resident” are coming back for third seasons. FOX officially announced that “9-1-1: Season 3” and “The Resident: Season 3” have been ordered, with the confirmation coming from Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, for FOX Entertainment.

“9-1-1 redefined what a procedural series can be, consistently delivering edge-of-your-seat emergencies, mixed with emotional story arcs and incredible performances from one of the most powerful teams of actors on television,” said Thorn. “Kudos to Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear and their entire crew, as well as the amazing cast anchored by Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Jennifer Love Hewitt for raising the bar week after week.”

Thorn added, “Amy Holden Jones, Todd Harthan and the team behind The Resident continue to showcase their brilliant storytelling, revealing both the triumphs and tragedy within the medical world. Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp and Bruce Greenwood, along with the stellar cast, have developed rich and compelling characters through their heartfelt performances. We want to thank our producing partners, 20th Century Fox Television, who have steered these two extraordinary series. Both 9-1-1 and The Resident have many, many more stories to tell and we can’t wait to deliver them to fans next season.”

The renewal of “9-1-1” seemed certain, the show averages 15.4M total viewers and stands as FOX’s number-one drama. The show ranks among the season’s top ten entertainment programs among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, across all broadcast and cable networks.

“The Resident” is another strong performer for the network, averaging 11M total viewers, and ranking among the season’s top twenty broadcast dramas among young adults and teens.

FOX stated that this fall, “9-1-1” and “The Resident” delivered +24% year-over-year growth for FOX Monday.

From creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, “9-1-1” explores the high-pressure experiences of police officers, firefighters and emergency operators who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. “9-1-1” is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear are creators and executive producers on the series. Alexis Martin Woodall, Bradley Buecker, Angela Bassett and Peter Krause serve as executive producers.

“The Resident” is a medical drama that follows a group of doctors at Chastain Memorial Hospital, as they face personal and professional challenges on a daily basis. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, with executive producers Todd Harthan, Amy Holden Jones, Antoine Fuqua, David Boorstein, Rob Corn, Phillip Noyce and Oly Obst.

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