The Resident has nine new episodes added to season two! Watch the new season coming to FOX and streaming online on DStv Now.

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.

Watch The Resident S2 premiering Thursday 17 October 2018 at 20:47 on FOX and streaming online on DStv Now

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, in USA, 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.

In the second episode of The Resident, titled “About Time” on FOX, Chastain is flooded with concert goers when a stampede at a music festival grounds leaves many in need of doctors. As Conrad (Matt Czuchry) and Nic (Emily VanCamp) race to help Josh Robinson (guest star Tanc Sade), a professional adventure guide with a long list of prior injuries, Devon (Manish Dayal) works with a musician who swears he is sober, even though his toxicology report suggests otherwise. Meanwhile, Bell (Bruce Greenwood) stirs the pot when the hospital’s revered orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Kit Voss (Jane Leeves), demands a better resident, Julian (guest star Jenna Dewan) works to get her boss on Bell’s good side and Winthrop (Glenn Morshower) continues to push Conrad to believe he’s a changed man.

Watch The Resident S2 premiering Thursday 17 October 2018 at 20:47 on FOX and streaming online on DStv Now