Fox Drama ‘9-1-1’ Renewed for Season 3

911 Season 2 promo. (Credit: Fox)

9-1-1 is coming back for a third season, Fox announced Monday.

The series was renewed along with The Resident, starring Matt Czuchry and Emily VanCamp, ensuring the network’s Monday night lineup will continue.

“911 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,” Fox Entertainment President Michael Thorn said in a statement to the media.

“Kudos to [show creators] 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,” the statement continued.

The show’s official Twitter account also shared the news with fans.

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The series centers on a group of first responders in Los Angeles who face pressures at work and at home as they deal with terrifying and sometimes heartbreaking situations including earthquakes, armed suspects and the deadly crash of a jumbo jet.

In addition to the lead actors, 9-1-1 co-stars Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds, Kenneth Choi and Rockmond Dunbar.

Currently in its second season, the drama is averaging a 1.47 rating and 6.22 million viewers, according to Variety.

The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision.