Fox is keeping its Monday night schedule intact: The network has renewed both "9-1-1" and "The Resident."
Each series is currently in its second season, and will be back for a third next fall. According to Variety, both shows have maintained solid ratings consistency from season one to season two, with "The Resident" even surpassing its first season in average number of total viewers (5 million this year, versus 4.5 million last year).
In a statement, Fox praised both series for telling fresh stories in the procedural genre.
“'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 Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment at Fox in a statement. “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.”
“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,” Thorn added. “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.”
"9-1-1" is set to air its season two finale later this spring. "The Resident" season two finale is slated for Monday, April 1.