Fox’s four returning drama series, 9-1-1, spinoff 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Resident and Prodigal Son, will be back in the air with new seasons in January (no exact premiere dates yet). The network on Tuesday released a promo teasing the upcoming return of the series, which are now in production. The network also unveiled tweaked Monday and Tuesday lineups.
Fox Entertainment continues with its early renewals, picking up flagship drama series 9-1-1 for a fourth season and its breakout spinoff 9-1-1: Lone Star for a second. The network already has renewed its freshman animated series Bless the Harts and Duncanville for next season and also has The Simpsons and Family Guy set to return next fall.
Fox’s NFC Championship broadcast is off by a large amount in Sunday’s early ratings, but the game still gave a big launchpad for 9-1-1: Lone Star.
Rob Lowe is joining Ryan Murphy’s 9-1-1 television franchise in a spin-off set in Austin, Texas called 9-1-1: Lone Star. The show will follow Lowe’s sophisticated New York cop who, along with his son, re-locates to Austin, and must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in his own life.