Fox has officially renewed “9-1-1: Lone Star,” starring Rob Lowe, for a fifth season. The spinoff from the popular series “9-1-1” has become Fox’s second highest-rated and most-watched drama after the mothership series. Produced by 20th Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision, “9-1-1: Lone Star” takes a closer look at the lives of the police, fire, and ambulance departments of company 126 in Austin, Texas.
Fans of the original “9-1-1” may be disappointed to hear that the flagship series will not be returning to Fox, they can take comfort in the fact that “9-1-1: Lone Star” will be the only 9-1-1 series on the network next season. According to Deadline Hollywood, the move of the flagship series to ABC has left some wondering if the two shows will cross over in the future.
While fans of the show may be disappointed, it appears that there has been some internal feud between the creators and the network, leading to this decision. However, fans of the 9-1-1 franchise can still look forward to the fifth season of “9-1-1: Lone Star,” which has been renewed by Fox and will continue to give audiences a glimpse into the exciting and dramatic world of first responders in Austin, Texas.
The series has an impressive cast including Lowe, Gina Torres, Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra McClain, Jim Parrack, Natacha Karam, Brian Michael Smith, Rafael Silva, Julian Works, Brianna Baker as well as Kelsey and Skyler Yates. It has been praised for its diverse representation and compelling storylines, which tackle important issues such as mental health and addiction.
Executive producers Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear have been instrumental in the success of the series, along with other talented producers and writers including Bradley Buecker, Alexis Martin Woodall, Rashad Raisani, John J. Gray, Angela Bassett, Lowe, Kelly Souders & Brian Peterson and Bob Goodman.
In addition to “9-1-1: Lone Star,” Fox has also renewed three other hour-long series for the next season: “The Cleaning Lady,” “Accused,” and “Alert: Missing Persons Unit.” Fans of “9-1-1: Lone Star” can look forward to another exciting season filled with drama and action as the series becomes Fox’s longest-running drama next season.