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‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ is an Action-Packed New Series with Rob Lowe

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Action-packed drama “9-1-1” has proved such a huge success for Fox, the television network is adding a Texas spin-off. “9-1-1: Lone Star” joins Fox TV’s lineup on January 19, 2020. The new show will follow immediately after the network’s #1 rated drama, “9-1-1” every Monday night. “Lone Star” is set in Austin, and stars Rob Lowe as a former NYC fireman transplanted to Texas.

Lowe, an Emmy award nominee featured in such long-running television series as “Parks and Recreation” and “The West Wing,” plays Owen Strand. Captain Strand was the lone survivor when his Manhattan firehouse was destroyed on 9/11. He was then given the difficult task of rebuilding his station from the ground up following the tragedy.

9-1-1 Lone Star Set in Austin

'9-1-1: Lone Star' is an Action-Packed New Series with Rob Lowe

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When a similar loss occurs to a firehouse in Austin, Strand is sent to Texas to help rebuild the station. His son T.K. (Ronen Rubenstein), who’s also a firefighter, accompanies him to Austin. Strand’s son has very different, more progressive ideas about life and firefighting. Both men also have issues and secrets that are sure to unfold in future episodes.

Fans have embraced “9-1-1” not only for its adrenaline-inducing action scenes but also for its well-developed characters and relationships. The series involves all first responders (fire, police, and emergency medical personnel). When someone who needs emergency help calls the 9-1-1 center, it often involves all three branches working together.

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'9-1-1: Lone Star' is an Action-Packed New Series with Rob Lowe

9-1-1: Lone Star is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear are creators, executive producers and writers. Executive producer Bradley Buecker directed the series premiere. Rob Lowe also serves as co-executive producer along with Alexis Martin Woodall, Rashad Raisani, and John J. Gray.