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Your favorite fictional L.A. first responders aren’t going anywhere anytime soon: 9-1-1 is returning for season 5.
After watching the season 4 finale, fans were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief. Millions tuned in to the latest episode to see if Eddie (Ryan Guzman) survived his shot to the chest (thankfully, he did). Meanwhile, Athena (Angela Bassett) came to the rescue by apprehending the sniper gone rogue. Then, fulfilling many viewers' hopes, she and Bobby (Peter Krause) agreed to save their marriage. What’s more, Buck (Oliver Stark) is officially in a relationship and Albert (John Harlan Kim) joined the squad as a firefighter. That said, Maddie (Jennifer Love Hewitt) asked Chimney (Kenneth Choi) for help after feeling like she was “losing [her] mind.”
If you can’t wait to see what happens next, here’s what we know about season 5 of 9-1-1:
When will season 5 of 9-1-1 premiere?
The fifth season of 9-1-1 will start on Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. New episodes will continue to air on Monday nights throughout the fall.
Actress Angela Bassett, who plays LAPD Sergeant Athena Grant Nash, celebrated the exciting season 5 renewal news with a tweet of her own: “Today is a great day!”
What will season 5 of 9-1-1 be about?
While we wait to hear more details about season 5 of 9-1-1, showrunner Tim Minear hinted to TVLine that Maddie, portrayed by actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, will still be in a dark place when the show comes back.
“It’s a story that I don’t want to give short shrift to,” Tim told the outlet. “It will end up creating a major complication for season 5.”
In addition, the network shared that fans should “keep an eye out for a crossover in the back half of the [TV] season.” This will mark the second crossover for 9-1-1 and its Texas-set spinoff 9-1-1: Lone Star, which has been renewed for a third season.
Who will be in the cast of 9-1-1 season 5?
We’re predicting the entire 9-1-1 cast will return for season 5:
Peter Krause as Bobby Nash
Angela Bassett as Athena Grant Nash
Rockmond Dunbar as Michael Grant
Corinne Massiah as May Grant
Marcanthonee Jon Reis as Harry Grant
Oliver Stark as Evan “Buck” Buckley
Kenneth Choi as Howard “Chimney” Han
Jennifer Love Hewitt as Maddie Buckley
John Harlan Kim as Albert Han
Aisha Hinds as Hen Wilson
Ryan Guzman as Eddie Diaz
Gavin McHugh as Christopher Díaz
If anything changes, we'll be sure to update this post with more information.
How can I watch and stream 9-1-1?
When season 5 of 9-1-1 premieres, you can watch new episodes on Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. If you don’t have a TV, you can head over to the Fox site on your laptop or the Fox app on mobile devices. Get right to watching by having your TV cable provider login nearby.
Can’t watch live? Like the previous four seasons, Hulu will have new episodes of 9-1-1 available to stream the next day on the Hulu site and Hulu app. First-time users can begin with a 30-day free trial. After that, Hulu plans start at $5.99 per month. In the meantime, you can catch up on any episodes you may have missed or simply rewatch seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the streamer.
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