Ryan Murphy Takes Stage At Fox Upfront For ‘9-1-1’ As He Prepares For Netflix Deal

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Deadline—This was a nice surprise. A month and a half before Ryan Murphy embarks on a new streaming chapter in his career with a blockbuster $300 million overall deal at Netflix, the  Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award winner showed up at the Fox upfront presentation to throw his support behind broadcast television. Murphy, co-creator and executive producer of Fox’s 9-1-1, touted the success of the breakout freshman crime procedural, the network’s No.1 series. The writer…

‘9-1-1’: Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins Cast For Season 2 Of Ryan Murphy’s Fox Series. Former Party of Five and Time of Your Life star Jennifer Love Hewitt is returning to Fox as a lead opposite Angela Bassett and Peter Krause in Season 2 of breakout crime drama 9-1-1, from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear. Hewitt will play the new character of Maddie, the sister of firefighter Evan "Buck" Buckley (Oliver Stark), who is starting her life over as a 911 operator. (The announcement was made today during Fox’s upfront presentation.) The introduction of…