9-1-1 Lone Star Trailer: Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler Star in New Spinoff

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It's almost time for the world of 9-1-1 to expand. 

FOX on Monday dropped the first trailer for 9-1-1: Lone Star, a spinoff of the popular drama series starring Rob and Liv Tyler. 

Premiering Sunday, January 19, out of the NFC Championship Game, Lowe stars as Owen Strand, a Manhattan firefighter who moves to Austin with the aim of fixing a fractured firehouse. 

911 lonestar

Owen knows all about fixing a fractured firehouse. He was the sole survivor of his own station following the September 11 terror attacks. 

Related: Liv Tyler Joins 9-1-1 Spinoff

Despite moving to Austin with "big-city style and swagger," he "struggles with a secret he hides from the world - on that could very well end his life," according to the official description. 

It's certainly an intriguing hook and one that should get audiences tuning in. The 9-1-1 former is tried and tested, and viewers love it. 

Rob Lowe Attends Premiere

Adding Lowe and Tyler into the mix is sure to keep people intrigued while the regular series is off on its typical midseason break. 

As for Tyler, she is on board as Michelle Blake, a chief paramedic, haunted by the disappearance of her sister. 

Related: 9-1-1 Season 3 Brings a Tsunami to Santa Monica

The rest of the cast is rounded out by Ronen Rubinstein, Sierra McClain, Jim Parrack, Natacha Karam, Brian Michael Smith, Julian Works, and Rafael Silva. 

Liv Tyler Attends Preview Screening

Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear, the men responsible for bringing the original 9-1-1 to the air, are on board as creators, executive producers, and writers. 

FOX was smart to drop the official trailer during 9-1-1 on Monday because it is filled with the high-stakes missions that the original series has tackled with finesse. 

Have a look below at the trailer and hit the comments with your thoughts on it. 

Have you missed an episode? Remember, you can watch 9-1-1 online right here via TV Fanatic. 

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9-1-1: Lone Star Quotes

Owen: Well, I'm flattered, but if you're gonna put diversity first, shouldn't you hire somebody who's, you know, diverse?
Radford: We need somebody like you. We need somebody who truly understands how much rebuilding this house is gonna heal the community.

Doctor: You were at Ground Zero when the buildings came down, yes?
Owen: [nods] Yeah.
Doctor: Then I don't have to tell you by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, more survivors who were there that day and during the cleanup will get sick or die than people killed on 9/11 itself.
Owen: This is going to kill me, isn't it?