(from FOX's press release, October 2018) FOX has ordered nine additional episodes of the sophomore series THE RESIDENT, raising the second season order to 22 episodes, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. The provocative medical drama follows a group of doctors at Chastain Memorial Hospital, as they face personal and professional challenges on a daily basis. "Amy Holden Jones, Todd Harthan and the amazing team behind THE RESIDENT have brilliantly offered viewers the ability to see the medical industry through a different lens," said Thorn. "We can't wait to watch the exceptional cast, as they continue to roam the halls of Chastain Memorial Hospital." In its Season Two premiere on Monday, September 24, THE RESIDENT delivered 8.9 million multi-platform viewers and a 1.7/7 L7 rating, its most-watched episode (excluding its post-NFC Championship premiere) and highest-rated telecast since February. That evening, THE RESIDENT, paired with 9-1-1, drove FOX to have its most-watched Fall Monday in four years.