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FOX '9-1-1' and 'The Resident' for 3rd seasons

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Mon, Mar 25th 2019 03:20 pm

All-new episodes air tonight on FOX

FOX has renewed hit dramas “9-1-1” and “The Resident” for their third seasons, it was announced today by 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,” Thorn said. “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.”

Averaging 15.4 million total viewers, “9-1-1” is FOX’s No. 1 drama and ranks among the season’s top 10 entertainment programs among adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, across all broadcast and cable networks. “The Resident” averages 11 million total viewers, and ranks among the season’s top 20 broadcast dramas among young adults and teens. This fall, “9-1-1” and “The Resident” delivered 24 percent year-over-year growth for FOX Monday.

In the all-new “Emergency Contact” episode of “The Resident” airing tonight (8 p.m. ET/PT), Conrad (Czuchry) and Alec (guest star Miles Gaston Villanueva) team up to help a young gymnast experiencing mysterious symptoms, and Nic (VanCamp) focuses on her sister, who’s back with their estranged father, Kyle (guest star Corbin Bernsen), in tow. Meanwhile, Bell (Greenwood) acts as a support for Kit (Jane Leeves) when her ex-husband goes into emergency surgery with the Raptor (Malcolm-Jamal Warner) and Mina (Shaunette Renée Wilson). Also, Chastain picks up the pieces after the fallout with the corrupt medical device company Quovadis, leaving Marshall (Glenn Morshower) ready to chart new territory in the medical field, and Devon (Manish Dayal) to finally discover the truth about what happened to Julian Booth (guest star Jenna Dewan).

In the all-new “Chimney Begins” episode of “9-1-1” airing tonight (9 p.m.), the series looks back at how Chimney (Kenneth Choi) joined Station 118 and became the firefighter and paramedic he is today. The series also stars Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds, Rockmund Dunbar and Ryan Guzman.

From creators Murphy, Falchuk and 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.

“The Resident” continues to rip back the curtain and reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country. The provocative medical drama follows a group of doctors at Chastain Memorial Hospital, as they face personal and professional challenges on a daily basis.

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