Ryan Murphy Talks 9-1-1's 'Surprise' Success, Connie Britton's 1-Year Deal, Season Finale's 'Big Moment'

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TVLine—Fox’s freshman first-responder drama 9-1-1 closes out its 10-episode first season tonight (9/8c) hyped up on ratings adrenaline. Boasting a 1.7 demo score that (with delayed viewing factored in) balloons to a 3.0, Ryan Murphy‘s starry procedural stands as Wednesday’s No. 1 series not to mention Fox’s biggest hit since Empire arrived on the scene more […]

Ryan Murphy On ‘9-1-1’s Ratings Success, Season 2 Details & Potential Spinoff. Tonight, Fox’s 9-1-1 will wrap its first season. The crime drama, from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, has served as a bridge series while Empire is on hiatus and has been able to keep — and even exceed — Fox’s viewership levels on Wednesday while the network’s flagship drama series is off. 9-1-1, Fox’s highest rated new series since the launch of Empire, will finish its freshman season as the #1 show among Adults 18-49 on Wednesday (3.0 Live+7 rating), tied…