As the show enters its seventh season, it shows no signs of slowing down!
With the year 2024 close at hand, there is no doubt that fans are now wondering what the beloved Ryan Murphy series has in store for the lives of Los Angeles first responders. The curiosity to know how the story will be continued is skyrocketing, and we can’t blame the fans as the hiatus has been stretched far too long.
So, if you want to know when the release date has been set for the highly anticipated 9-1-1 Season 7 return on ABC, then you have reached the right place to know all your answers.
9-1-1 Season 7 Release Date: When will it premiere?
The series was canceled by Fox in May 2023, causing a major uproar among the fans, leading it to be renewed for a seventh season at ABC.
Despite going through so many hurdles to get another season greenlit, the production of the season was put on hold owing to the delays caused by the dual strikes (WGA and SAG-AFTRA), which are now resolved with fair deals made to the parties involved. As a result, this has caused the premiere date to be postponed further!
The network is coming right back on track to produce the series, and it has now been confirmed that 9-1-1 Season 7 is all set to make its official comeback by dropping new episodes next year on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 8 p.m. on ABC and later available to stream on Hulu.
Take a look at the post confirming the update, quote, “Be brave, be courageous, be heroic. Be with us when the #1 broadcast drama comes to ABC on March 14 – Stream all episodes on Hulu now. #911onABC”
— 9-1-1 on ABC (@The911onABC) November 16, 2023
9-1-1 Season 7 Plot: What to expect?
Details about the exact plotline have not been disclosed in order to avoid early spoilers.
But we are certain that the seventh season will pick up the plot from the sixth season’s finale episode, “Pay It Forward,” which ended with Hen and Karen deciding to adopt another baby from an elderly grandma and Bobby and Athena going on a cruise together. Moreover, coming from the reimagination of the procedural drama with “9-1-1,” by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear, the season will feature the 100th episode, and it will continue to explore the official theme, which reads as follows:
“The series explores the high-pressure experiences of first responders — including police officers, firefighters and dispatchers — who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking, and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in their own lives. The show draws from real-life, high-pressure experiences of first responders who regularly face heart-stopping situations that are often unpredictable, intense, and uplifting at the same time.”
In addition to this, the network’s CEO, Rob Wade, also revealed the chances for 9-1-1’s crossovers: “Right now we’re really focused on our own schedule and how we look forward with our own series. We’re really proud of the 9-1-1 franchise and excited to announce another season of Lone Star,” he said.
Further stating, “It’s really a standout series… and rest assured, we’re going to relaunch that show. It’s an important show to our audience, and we’re very excited to have it back. As far as crossovers go, crossovers have always been really hard on the 9-1-1 franchise because they’re such ambitious schedules. We weren’t able to do it every year when both shows ran on the network, anyway.”
9-1-1 Season 7 Frequently Asked Questions
Who will reprise their roles?
The series will star Angela Bassett as Athena Grant, Peter Krause as Bobby Nash, Jennifer Love Hewitt as Maddie Buckley, Oliver Stark as Evan Buckley, Aisha Hinds as Henrietta Wilson, Kenneth Choi as Howard Han, Ryan Guzman as Edmundo Diaz, Corinne Massiah as May Grant, Marcanthonee Jon Reis as Harry Grant, and Gavin McHugh as Christopher Diaz, among other recurring cast members.
How many episodes will be there?
The upcoming season is reported to have at least 13 episodes with an average runtime of 42–45 minutes. The official episode count can be reduced due to delays caused by the dual strikes.
Where to stream?
All the episodes are currently available to stream on ABC and Hulu, which is ideal for many international viewers. Additionally, you can currently watch 9-1-1 on FuboTV or Hulu Plus. It can also be rented or purchased on iTunes, Google Play, Apple TV+, Amazon Instant Video, and Vudu.
All of the seasons are available to view on the aforementioned digital streaming sites with a membership plan or for free in select locations.
As a result, we would suggest fans be patient and binge-watch the show in order to recall everything that happened, given that no official trailer for the seventh season has been published and production has yet to begin for the marketing to fully commence later this year.
— 9-1-1 on ABC (@The911onABC) November 17, 2023