• '9-1-1' is a hit drama produced by Fox
  • The show was almost cancelled
  • It will now air on ABC

The show has done so well that hardly any viewers suspect how close the series escaped a cancellation. In fact, Fox decided to cancel '9-1-1' after the sixth season, as reported by 'Deadline'. However, this decision was not entirely unexpected and does NOT mean a definitive end to the series.

They almost gave it the axe!

From the seventh season, the show will be broadcast on ABC. "It is a privilege to keep '9-1-1' in the family as producers with 20th Television and we look forward to sharing more heartbreaking and uplifting stories about these beloved characters on our network," a network executive said.

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But why did Fox decide against keeping it running in the first place? According to 'Deadline', there are some very practical financial reasons behind Fox's exit... 

Watch the video above to learn more!