‘9-1-1’: USA Network Scores Cable Rights To Ryan Murphy Drama Series

9-1-1 headed towards USA Network,

Following a deal with Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution, the NBCUniversal cable network has taken the rights to the Fox series, which is currently in its fifth season.

The show will launch on January 5 in a Wednesday night block between 7 pm and 11 pm.

The deal covers the show’s first four seasons, including a special cable window that runs through mid-September 2022, as well as future seasons and a fifth season of the show, which will air on USA later this year.

The procedural, which was created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear, is currently available to stream via Hulu. Such deals are becoming increasingly rare as a result of the plethora of streaming agreements and services and it is a nod to the past where cable networks would struggle to gain off-network rights to a hit show.

9-1-1 Star Angela Bassett, Peter Krauss and Jennifer Love Hewitt along with series regulars Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds, Kenneth Choi, Ryan Guzman, Rockmond Dunbar, Corinne Masia, Marcanthony John Rees and Gavin McHugh.

It is produced by 20th Television in association with Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Tele-Vision. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear are executive producers and writers of the series. Bradley Bucher is an executive producer and director. Alexis Martin Woodall, Angela Bassett, Peter Krauss, John Jay Grey, Kristen Riedel and Juan Carlos Cotto also serve as executive producers.

,9-1-1 The perfect addition to USA Network, which has long been a destination for big, iconic characters and event television,” said Val Borland, Executive Vice President, Entertainment Content Acquisition, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “The show is a proven hit with critics and audiences alike, making it a home run for our viewers who can now enjoy these incredible seasons as part of our growing library of portfolios.”