Chicago Fire’s Daniel Kyri joins Chicago cast of audio series Lake Song

Make-Believe Association, the award-winning, nationally acclaimed audio storytelling company, has unveiled its latest and most ambitious project: Lake Song, an epic audio-drama series set in the dystopian future of Chicago. Lake Song is an official selection of the Tribeca Festival’s Audio Premieres showcase. Episode 1 will be released on Tribeca’s podcast feed on Wednesday October 12. The next day, Episodes … Continue reading “Chicago Fire’s Daniel Kyri joins Chicago cast of audio series Lake Song”

Chicago Fire: Promo for Pickwick Theatre episode, Completely Shattered

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled Completely Shattered. This episode includes the Pickwick Theatre Fire airing this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Kidd recruits Carver, Capp and Tony to help prepare her new lieutenant’s quarters. Severide and Det. Pryma reluctantly pair … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: Promo for Pickwick Theatre episode, Completely Shattered”

Chicago Fire temporarily halts production after shooting near set

Multiple reports confirm that production on NBC’s Chicago Fire was temporarily halted after a gunman fired several rounds nearby. None of the cast or crew was injured. With three cameras running, the popular One Chicago series was in the middle of an exterior shot on the West Side at A.A. Rayner and Sons Funeral Home, … Continue reading “Chicago Fire temporarily halts production after shooting near set”

Exclusive photos for the Chicago Fire Season 11 premiere

The full cast of Chicago Fire is back in action in the premiere episode of Season 11. Mark the date, Chicago Fire‘s season 11 release date is set for Wednesday, September 21, 9 PM CST on NBC. In the Season 10 finale Chicago Fire left us worrying about what’s in store for Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Kidd (Miranda … Continue reading “Exclusive photos for the Chicago Fire Season 11 premiere”

New poster designs for Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med

One Chicago fans always look forward to seeing the new poster designs for the upcoming season of their three favorite shows. It’s a bitter sweet moment to see the official photos that often reveal the cast changes for the season. As Reel Chicago reported earlier this week, the big surprise news this season was the … Continue reading “New poster designs for Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med”

Park Ridge locals gather to watch Chicago Fire save the flaming Pickwick

It’s been a bit like a holiday event this week in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Locals have been watching Chicago Fire crews all week as they prep the historic Pickwick Theatre for filming. Who wouldn’t be interested when the rumor in town was their beloved landmark was about to experience a serious fire … Continue reading “Park Ridge locals gather to watch Chicago Fire save the flaming Pickwick”

Chicago Fire prepping to film at the historic Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge

Chicago Fire crews are busy prepping for a big scene to be filmed this week at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge. The historic landmark theater, designed by the firm of Zook & McCaughey, opened in 1928 as a vaudeville and movie house. Its five-story tower serves as an iconic image for Park Ridge, a … Continue reading “Chicago Fire prepping to film at the historic Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge”

Chicago Fire: The inside story on the Severide and Kidd honeymoon cabin

We’re all waiting for the Chicago Fire Season 11 premiere to start off where the Season 10 finale cliffhanger left us. Who is the stalker outside the Severide and Kidd honeymoon cabin in the woods? As the season ended, Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) agreed to testify before a grand jury against drug dealer Thomas Campbell … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: The inside story on the Severide and Kidd honeymoon cabin”

Exclusive photos: Chicago Fire first day of filming Season 11

It’s official. Chicago Fire is back in town filming Season 11. The first location of the day was Firehouse 51, home of Engine 51, Truck 81, Squad 3, Ambulance 61 & Battalion 25. Truck 81 pulled out of the firehouse and headed to the second location at the City of Chicago Fuel Site 010 in … Continue reading “Exclusive photos: Chicago Fire first day of filming Season 11”

Who’s in and Who’s out on Chicago Fire for Season 11

After the Season 10 cliffhanger, Chicago Fire left us worrying about what’s in store for Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) as a stalker loomed outside of their honeymoon cabin retreat. With new characters like Jason Pelham (Brett Dalton) coming and going, fans are wondering who’s in and who’s out for Season 11.  … Continue reading “Who’s in and Who’s out on Chicago Fire for Season 11”

Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med begin filming new season next week

The official filming start dates are set for the new season of the One Chicago franchise. Our cast and crew are back and preparing for the first day of filming next week. Chicago Fire begins on Tuesday, July 19. Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med begin filming Wednesday, July 20. Last season Chicago Med, P.D., and … Continue reading “Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med begin filming new season next week”

NBC sets premiere dates for Chicago Fire, Med and P.D.

NBC has unveiled its fall premiere plan, setting premiere dates for more than a dozen new and returning series, including the entire slate of Dick Wolf’s franchise shows. Among those shows are the Chicago-produced dramas Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D. Kicking off over a decade ago, the ONE CHICAGO franchise, co-created by Dick … Continue reading “NBC sets premiere dates for Chicago Fire, Med and P.D.”

Chicago Fire cast joins Cameo to raise money for Sandy Hook Promise

The Chicago Fire cast partnered with Cameo last week to raise money for Violence Prevention. For two days cast members Christian Stolte, Joe Minoso, Miranda Rae Mayo, David Eigenberg, Hanako Greensmith, Randy Flagler, Jimmy Nicholas, and Chris Mansa sent out video messages to fans in an effort to raise money for Sandy Hook Promise. Last … Continue reading “Chicago Fire cast joins Cameo to raise money for Sandy Hook Promise”

The Chicago Fire beloved mascot, Tuesday, has passed away

Chicago Fire’s Station 51 lost a beloved member of the family shortly before the season finale aired. The Dalmatian known as Tuesday passed away last week. Tuesday’s trainer, Christine Mahaney, confirmed the dog’s passing via social media.  “As Tuesday’s trainer this may be the most difficult post I ever make. With the season 10 finale … Continue reading “The Chicago Fire beloved mascot, Tuesday, has passed away”

Behind the scenes of Chicago Fire. The Severide and Kidd wedding

At last! The Severide and Kidd Wedding. The Chicago Fire Season 10 finale had it all, a birth, a death, a wedding, and a cliffhanger. The showrunners promised us it would be the best finale yet and they did not disappoint. If you’re a fan, you know the long-awaited wedding was planned for the finale … Continue reading “Behind the scenes of Chicago Fire. The Severide and Kidd wedding”

Chicago Fire: Finale pics and promo ‘The Magnificent City of Chicago’

We have exclusive photos of the filming of the Severide and Kidd wedding and we will post them immediately following the airing of the episode on Wednesday night. Chicago Fire has completed another season and this finale will top them all. Bring out the box of tissues. This promises to be an evening of smiles and tears … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: Finale pics and promo ‘The Magnificent City of Chicago’”

Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo Last Chance

We have a few exclusive photos of the Chicago Fire cast and crew at work while filming a scene in this episode titled Last Chance and we have the promo photos released by NBC. We’re just one episode until the big finale. This episode will air Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC. Judging by the Chicago … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo Last Chance”

Chicago Fire has wrapped for the season

Chicago Fire has wrapped for the season. The cast and crew will be on hiatus for about 8 weeks. Chicago Fire had a difficult season to get through with a short shut down caused by positive Covid-19 testing, extending their shooting days beyond Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med. If your’re like me, you’re wondering what … Continue reading “Chicago Fire has wrapped for the season”

Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo Halfway to the Moon

We’re getting close now. Just three more episodes until end of season. Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled Halfway To The Moon. The episode will air Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: A family friend asks Herrmann for some advice on opening … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo Halfway to the Moon”

Jesse Spencer comes home to Firehouse 51 for Chicago Fire finale

Jesse Spencer will officially be back at Firehouse 51 for the Chicago Fire season 10 finale. Last season when Jesse Spencer announced that he was leaving the show, we suspected that he would be back as Best Man for the wedding of Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo). The showrunners Derek Haas and Andrea Newman have … Continue reading “Jesse Spencer comes home to Firehouse 51 for Chicago Fire finale”

Chicago Fire, Med, and P.D. rock the ratings this month

Chicago Fire, Med, and P.D. continue to rock the ratings this month since their return from a two week hiatus. The showrunners for the franchise have kept us at home in front of our TV sets on Wednesday nights as the ratings can attest. The shows have proven to be well-conceived, consistently well written, and … Continue reading “Chicago Fire, Med, and P.D. rock the ratings this month”

Chicago Fire: New episode, pics & promo for Finish What You Started

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled Finish What You Started. The episode will air Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Firehouse 51 tackles a fire caused by a dropped jet engine, and one of their own is accused of a theft related … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: New episode, pics & promo for Finish What You Started”

Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo for What’s Inside You

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled What’s Inside You. The episode will air Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Firehouse 51 must band together when one of their own is taken hostage. Below are set pics that NBC has put together for … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo for What’s Inside You”

Looks promising that Jesse Spencer will return for Chicago Fire finale

Last season, on Chicago Fire’s milestone 200th episode, Jesse Spencer shocked fans by announcing that he was leaving the show. His character, Matt Casey was then written off the show by making a life-altering decision to move to Oregon for three years to help raise the teen sons of his deceased friend. During the episode … Continue reading “Looks promising that Jesse Spencer will return for Chicago Fire finale”

Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo for Keep You Safe

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled Keep You Safe. The episode will air Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Severide and Kidd work with CPD regarding a suspicious car wreck. Hawkins and Violet’s relationship is in jeopardy. Chloe and Cruz adjust … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: New episode this week, pics & promo for Keep You Safe”

Chicago Fire, Med and P.D. take a break for two weeks. Here’s a recap

One Chicago fans will have to be content with reruns as the shows take a break from new episodes for the next two weeks. NBC Universal has shared that new episodes for Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD will air on Wednesday, April 6.  Back in February Steve Kern, head of scheduling for NBC, … Continue reading “Chicago Fire, Med and P.D. take a break for two weeks. Here’s a recap”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for Hot and Fast

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled Hot and Fast. The episode will air this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Chicago Fire 10×16 Hot and Fast Season 10 Episode 16 Promo – Cruz forms a bond with a young immigrant boy … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for Hot and Fast”

More Severide stunts this week on Chicago Fire in The Missing Place

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled The Missing Place. The episode will air this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Following an injury in the aftermath of an industrial fire, Severide and Seager work together to investigate an anonymous tip. Kidd … Continue reading “More Severide stunts this week on Chicago Fire in The Missing Place”

Chicago Fire, Med and PD will move from Hulu to Peacock

The news is official, shows like Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, Saturday Night Live, and The Voice will be moving to Peacock exclusively in the fall as the streaming giants are once again shuffling their content. NBC Universal has terminated its agreement to license shows to Walt Disney controlled Hulu and intends to move … Continue reading “Chicago Fire, Med and PD will move from Hulu to Peacock”

Chicago Fire is about to see some new cast members in Season 10

Warning: Spoiler alert! This article contains spoilers for Chicago Fire episode S10 E14, ‘An Officer With Grit’ which aired Mar 2, 2022. After the events transpired on Chicago Fire episode 14, An Officer with Grit,when Lieutenant Pelham (Brett Dalton) admitted to Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) that he had made the decision to transfer to … Continue reading “Chicago Fire is about to see some new cast members in Season 10”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for An Officer with Grit

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled An Officer with Grit. The episode will air this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Chief Hawkins goes above and beyond to help Brett and Violet with a problem; Kidd pursues an open lieutenant position; … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for An Officer with Grit”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for Fire Cop

Chicago Fire is back after their winter break with a new episode. Here are the pics and promo for the new episode titled Fire Cop. The episode will air this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Severide and Seager team up to investigate a fire … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for Fire Cop”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for ‘Show of Force’

Chicago Fire pics and promo for a new episode titled Show of Force. The episode will air this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Boden (Eamonn Walker) is about to go up against some powerful people in defense of Pelham. Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) will also stand up for Pelham. Here’s … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for ‘Show of Force’”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for new episode Fog of War

Chicago Fire returns to high ratings for the second half of season 10. This is another new episode titled Fog of War. The episode will air this Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: On a call with Station 37, a firefighter is struck by a … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo for new episode Fog of War”

Chicago Fire is ‘Back with A Bang’ for the second half of season 10

Chicago Fire returns with lots of action and surprises for the second half of season 10 in a new episode titled Back With a Bang. Stella Kidd is back! And if that isn’t enough excitement for one night, the entire team at Firehouse 51 joins in to put out a dangerous potassium fire in a tunnel. The … Continue reading “Chicago Fire is ‘Back with A Bang’ for the second half of season 10”

Chicago Fire fans should be worried about the future of Kidd and Severide

Kidd and Severide spoiler alert! Do not read if you have not watched the mid-season finale of Chicago Fire! Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) finally returned home to the apartment she shares with Severide (Taylor Kinney), very briefly during the last few seconds of the mid-season finale. The question remains, after almost ghosting Severide and … Continue reading “Chicago Fire fans should be worried about the future of Kidd and Severide”

Plans for Brett and Casey in the second half of Chicago Fire

During the 200th episode of Chicago Fire, after nearly 10 years and 200 episodes, Jesse Spencer‘s character Matthew Casey made a life-altering decision to move to Oregon, which led to him being written off of the series. The character Matt Casey decided in the episode prior that he was going to leave Chicago because he … Continue reading “Plans for Brett and Casey in the second half of Chicago Fire”

Chicago Fire mid-season finale recap Winterfest is full of surprises

In the spirit of giving, the One Chicago franchise has gifted fans with Christmas episodes of all our favorites including our heroes on Chicago Fire, with a very special surprise! The Chicago Fire episode titled Winterfest begins with Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) looking at his text messages before soberly leaving his home to go to … Continue reading “Chicago Fire mid-season finale recap Winterfest is full of surprises”

Chicago Fire gets into the holiday spirit by saving Santa in ‘Winterfest’

Chicago Fire gets into the holiday spirit this week with a new episode titled Winterfest. The holiday fun has begun at Firehouse 51. The decorations are up, the gifts are under the Christmas tree, and we will even have an opportunity to see Ritter’s dalmatian, Tuesday who has become the unofficial 51 dog. But it’s … Continue reading “Chicago Fire gets into the holiday spirit by saving Santa in ‘Winterfest’”

Chicago Fire: our favorite moments in Season 10

Chicago Fire is in the middle of Fall hiatus until December 8 when a new episode drops. This break gave us an opportunity to share our favorite moments in Season 10 so far. From the onset of Season 10, Fire has been packed with surprises. From being uncertain if our team would survive being trapped … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: our favorite moments in Season 10”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘What Happened At Whiskey Point’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled What Happened At Whiskey Point is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Severide and Herrmann clash over office space. Boden looks at Pelham’s past as he considers making him permanent. Gallo’s resentment of Pelham comes to a head. … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘What Happened At Whiskey Point’”

Brett Dalton added to Chicago Fire cast after Jesse Spencer’s departure

Brett Dalton has been added to the Chicago Fire cast in a recurring role as interim Lieutenant  Jason Pelham after Jesse Spencer’s departure from the series. Dalton made his debut in this week’s episode. As Reel Chicago reported in October, during the 200th episode of the series Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) made a “life-altering decision” … Continue reading “Brett Dalton added to Chicago Fire cast after Jesse Spencer’s departure”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘Whom Shall I Fear’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled Whom Shall I Fear is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Gallo clashes with the new lieutenant temporarily filling in for Casey. Severide closes in on a dangerous and deadly arsonist.  Below are exclusive set pics and the … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘Whom Shall I Fear’”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘Dead Zone’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled Dead Zone is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: A major security breach in the city’s computer networks forces Firehouse 51’s senior leaders to take matters into their own hands. Severide gears up for an arson investigation. Chicago … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘Dead Zone’”

Jesse Spencer leaves Chicago Fire after 10 seasons

When Reel Chicago reported about the Season 10 premiere of Chicago Fire in September we mentioned that Jesse Spencer had not publicly confirmed whether his contract had been renewed. At that time we were speculating about the relationship between Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer). It seems that his contract has not … Continue reading “Jesse Spencer leaves Chicago Fire after 10 seasons”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘Two Hundred’

This week Chicago Fire celebrates their milestone 200th episode appropriately titled Two Hundred. Number 200 airs Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: In the show’s milestone 200th episode, Casey makes a life-altering decision. Gallo, Ritter and Violet agree to an interview and photo shoot. Brett … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘Two Hundred’”

On set with cast and crew as Chicago Fire celebrates their 200th

Currently in its 10th season and as popular as ever, Wednesday night mainstay and mothership to the One Chicago universe, NBC drama Chicago Fire crosses the milestone 200th episode on Oct. 20 (8-9 p.m. CST) with an episode appropriately titled “Two Hundred.”  Here are the photos that were captured during the recent celebration on set with … Continue reading “On set with cast and crew as Chicago Fire celebrates their 200th”

Chicago Fire hits 200 and we have the celebration pics

The One Chicago franchise hits another major milestone as Chicago Fire films their 200th episode. Our friends at Chicago Fire shared these exclusive photos as the cast and crew celebrated the filming of episode 200. This is an amazing milestone and a rare celebration that the majority of shows never experience. Here’s the official information … Continue reading “Chicago Fire hits 200 and we have the celebration pics”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘The Right Thing’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled The Right Thing is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Kidd spreads her wings as a lieutenant. Chief Hawkins rides with Ambulance 61 to learn more about Brett. Casey takes a trip out of town. A Ritter date … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics & promo ‘The Right Thing’”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics and promo ‘Counting Your Breaths’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled Counting Your Breaths is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Griffin learns the truth about his father’s death and reveals why he really came to visit Casey. Gallo, Ritter and Violet take steps to expand … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics and promo ‘Counting Your Breaths’”

Chicago Fire: this week’s pics and promo ‘Headcount’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled Headcount is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: A video of Casey from the roof rescue goes viral. Mouch sets up a Little Free Library at Firehouse 51. Herrmann breaks protocol. Below are exclusive set … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: this week’s pics and promo ‘Headcount’”

Chicago Fire official cast photos for Season 10

We’re back! The official cast photos have been released for Season 10 of Chicago Fire. Now that it has been revealed that our team has survived the life-threatening underwater rescue it is safe to show the photos of our beloved cast of Chicago Fire for Season 10. We are hoping there won’t be any tearful … Continue reading “Chicago Fire official cast photos for Season 10”

Chicago Fire: What we can expect in the Season 10 premiere

After a long summer, the One Chicago shows Chicago Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. come roaring back beginning September 22nd for the new season. Among the most anticipated returns is Chicago Fire, which kicks off Season 10 this Wednesday. We’ve all been anxiously awaiting to discover if our team will survive the boat accident … Continue reading “Chicago Fire: What we can expect in the Season 10 premiere”

Sneak peek photos of Chicago Fire season premiere titled ‘Mayday’

We have the first sneak peeks of the upcoming Chicago Fire season premiere titled Mayday. Season 10, Episode 1 airing Wednesday, September 22 at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. The Season 10 premiere should provide resolution one of the most shocking and suspenseful season finale cliffhangers ever, leaving Severide (Taylor Kinney), Cruz (Joe Minoso), Capp … Continue reading “Sneak peek photos of Chicago Fire season premiere titled ‘Mayday’”

Wolf Entertainment wants to name a Chicago Fire character after you

Have you ever thought about appearing on Chicago Fire? Of course you have. What’s the next best thing, how about having a character named after you? Now you can possibly join the ranks of Jesse, Taylor and Lauren. Wolf Entertainment, the company behind Chicago Fire, Med and P.D., has launched a fun new contest. Beginning … Continue reading “Wolf Entertainment wants to name a Chicago Fire character after you”

Exclusive photos of Chicago Fire first day of filming

The 10th season of Chicago Fire has officially begun and what better location to film on the first day than Engine Company No. 51. It was a beautiful summer day in Chicago, 73° and partly sunny when Engine 51 pulled out of the station house yesterday morning. The cast looked relaxed and refreshed and the … Continue reading “Exclusive photos of Chicago Fire first day of filming”

Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med begin filming the new season

Welcome home! The cast and crew of Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med have returned for the new season and are prepping at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios to begin filming this week. Last season was a struggle to get through the new Covid guidelines, a delayed start to filming and a reduced number of only 16 … Continue reading “Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med begin filming the new season”

Hanako Greensmith returns as Chicago Fire series regular

After we reported the news that Chicago Fire Series Regular, Adriyan Rae exited Chicago Fire on “great terms” at the end of March, fans have been anxiously anticipating to hear if Violet would officially become a permanent fixture on the NBC hit show. It was announced by TVLine on Friday that Hanako Greensmith, who plays … Continue reading “Hanako Greensmith returns as Chicago Fire series regular”

ION Television lands Chicago Fire, series debuts June 15

ION Television has added Chicago Fire to its lineup, marking the first broadcast syndication deal for the long-running fan favorite series. Its agreement with NBCUniversal Global Distribution gives ION all nine seasons and 195 episodes of the popular drama from Dick Wolf’s highly successful One Chicago franchise.  ION will air Chicago Fire on Tuesdays beginning June 15, with episodes all day beginning at 11 a.m. ET. Chicago Fire joins sister series Chicago … Continue reading “ION Television lands Chicago Fire, series debuts June 15”

Plans for Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med crossover episode

Never before has a franchise created such an in depth and cohesive interconnected universe such as the One Chicago Family that often sees the characters from Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago P.D. crossing over between shows seamlessly and organically on a consistent basis. From the members of Chicago Fire dropping off patients and interacting … Continue reading “Plans for Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med crossover episode”

Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. how they ended

After a difficult year due to the global pandemic, the One Chicago family should be congratulated for providing their loyal viewers with top notch storytelling, excitement and suspense in this latest season, which culminated in an incredible prime time event.  Spoiler alert! This article contains spoilers for the season finale of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, … Continue reading “Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. how they ended”

Chicago Fire finale set pics & promo for ‘No Survivors’

Chicago Fire season finale is this week, titled ‘No Survivors’ airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Last week we caught a long awaited Brettsey moment outside Molly’s Bar as Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) revealed to Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer) that he loves her, leaving Brett completely stunned. And what an amazing show-stopping scene … Continue reading “Chicago Fire finale set pics & promo for ‘No Survivors’”

Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago P.D. season finale

The month of May is absolutely flying by and One Chicago fans have been loyally watching Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., and Chicago Med on Wednesday nights, each and every week this month. It’s hard to believe that we will have to say goodbye to all of our favorite characters for the summer in just a … Continue reading “Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago P.D. season finale”

Chicago Fire set pics & promo for ‘A White Knuckle Panic’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled ‘A White Knuckle Panic’ is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: In ‘A White Knuckle Panic’ Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Casey (Jesse Spencer) try to find the best fit for Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo). Meanwhile, Ritter … Continue reading “Chicago Fire set pics & promo for ‘A White Knuckle Panic’”

Chicago Fire set pics and promo for ‘What Comes Next’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled “What Comes Next’” is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. “What Comes Next” involves Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) looking into another suspicious fire, this time at a factory. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: A fire … Continue reading “Chicago Fire set pics and promo for ‘What Comes Next’”

Chicago Fire set pics for ‘Don’t Hang Up’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled ‘Don’t Hang Up’ is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBChas made available for Wednesday’s episode: A mysterious caller who is in danger relies on Kidd to help save her and her brother. The firehouse helps Cruz get ready for fatherhood. Below are … Continue reading “Chicago Fire set pics for ‘Don’t Hang Up’”

RECAP: Chicago Fire ‘Natural Born Firefighter’

This week’s Chicago Fire, Natural Born Firefighter opens with Casey (Jesse Spencer) finally seeing a doctor while Brett (Kara Kilmer) sits impatiently in the waiting room. He explains to the doctor that he’s having vision issues, and the doctor sends him to get an MRI because it’s possible he’s having “temporal lobe seizures” that could … Continue reading “RECAP: Chicago Fire ‘Natural Born Firefighter’”

Chicago Fire set pics for ‘Natural Born Firefighter’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled ‘Natural Born Firefighter’ is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: Mouch (Christian Stolte) makes an incredible save, and all eyes are on a mystery man who helped save his neighbor. Meanwhile, Casey (Jesse Spencer) worries about his … Continue reading “Chicago Fire set pics for ‘Natural Born Firefighter’”

Recap: Chicago Fire ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’

In this recap of Wednesday’s Chicago Fire episode “A Couple Hundred Degrees” Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) is teaching a course at the fire academy, and begins a drill where the recruits have to climb up several flights of stairs, pick up a human sized mannequin, and carry it back down the stairs.  A recruit named Mercer … Continue reading “Recap: Chicago Fire ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’”

Chicago Fire set pics for ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’

This week’s new episode of Chicago Fire titled ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’ is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) goes head to head with a new recruit with connections. The team’s latest paramedic, Violet Lim (Hanako Greensmith) is getting some unwanted mail, and she and her new partner Sylvie Brett (Kara … Continue reading “Chicago Fire set pics for ‘A Couple Hundred Degrees’”

NBC orders Chicago Fire alum pilot to series

Charlie Barnett, who was featured on Chicago Fire for its first three seasons and currently plays Alan Zaveri on the Netflix comedy series Russian Doll, co-stars in the new drama NBC Ordinary Joe, which was just ordered to series. The new series explores the three parallel lives of the show’s main character after he makes a … Continue reading “NBC orders Chicago Fire alum pilot to series”

Preview pics of this week’s Chicago Fire, ‘One Crazy Shift’

This week’s episode of Chicago Fire titled One Crazy Shift is airing Wednesday at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. After sustaining yet another head injury in the last episode, it seems like the side effects might be more serious than the Casey (Jesse Spencer) is admitting. In Wednesday’s episode, even Gallo (Alberto Rosende) notices … Continue reading “Preview pics of this week’s Chicago Fire, ‘One Crazy Shift’”

Series Regular, Adriyan Rae exits Chicago Fire

In last week’s episode Double Red, Mackey (Adriyan Rae) was offered a position at another firehouse, which would allow for the opportunity for future advancement. Mackey decided to accept the job offer and transfer.  Rae confirmed her withdrawal from the show in an instagram post, “Though it’s coming to an unexpected end, this journey has … Continue reading “Series Regular, Adriyan Rae exits Chicago Fire”

Preview pics of this week’s Chicago Fire, “Double Red”

Chicago Fire airs Wednesday (as if you didn’t know it) at 8 PM CST on NBC 5. This week’s episode is titled Double Red. What we do know about this episode is several members of Firehouse 51, Mouch (Christian Stolte), Blake Gallo (Alberto Rosende), Darren Ritter (Daniel Kyri) and Gianna Mackey (Adriyan Rae) report for training … Continue reading “Preview pics of this week’s Chicago Fire, “Double Red””

Preview pics of tonight’s Chicago Fire “Escape Route”

Tonight Chicago Fire returns to original episodes and while NBC has not released an official synopsis, we do have hints from the exclusive pics. One thing Chicago viewers can be assured about is Lieutenant Greg Grainger (recurring guest star Jon-Michael Ecker) is still temporarily working at Firehouse 51. Grainger is the firefighter who was immediately … Continue reading “Preview pics of tonight’s Chicago Fire “Escape Route””

Check out new stills from tomorrow’s Chicago Fire

NBC has released new stills from this week’s exciting Chicago Fire  season 9 episode 7. The episode, “Dead of Winter,” is very timely as we have just had 19″ of snow dumped on us and we’re still under a winter storm watch. The new photos, which NBC released, indicate that Chicago Fire will also be experiencing the … Continue reading “Check out new stills from tomorrow’s Chicago Fire”

‘Chicago Fire’ releases photos from new episode

NBC has released new photos from this week’s upcoming Chicago Fire season 9 episode 6. Titled Blow This Up Somehow, Gallo (Alberto Rosende) makes a split-second decision during a dangerous fire rescue leaving Casey (Jesse Spencer) steaming that his direct orders were not obeyed. Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) feels a strain in her relationship with Severide. … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ releases photos from new episode”

A “Chicago Fire” Christmas at the real life Firehouse 51

Saving lives usually doesn’t allow time for celebrating holidays, but the firefighters at Engine Co. 18 — the real-life facility that doubles as Firehouse 51 on Chicago Fire — do their best to spread the cheer.  “We usually put a tree up and put some lights up,” says Firefighter Demetrius Moore. “We do a pretty … Continue reading “A “Chicago Fire” Christmas at the real life Firehouse 51”

Chicago Fire’s Eamonn Walker is mentoring Chicago kids

One person’s determination can really make all the difference, and Chicago Fire’s Eamonn Walker is proof of this. To set the scene, Firehouse 51 may not have the magnetic Wallace Boden if it weren’t for the one-on-one encouragement Eamonn received from a school teacher at nine years-old. It was London in the 1970’s and Eamonn … Continue reading “Chicago Fire’s Eamonn Walker is mentoring Chicago kids”

‘Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med’ Who’s in? Who’s out?

Last month, we reported that NBC‘s top-rated (even in reruns) Wednesday night, dubbed “One Chicago,” would return on November 11. With production reportedly set to resume on Chicago P.D., Chicago Med and Chicago Fire  on October 6, the Reel Chicago team thought it was time to look at cast additions and subtractions. Chicago Med Coming: Chicago … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med’ Who’s in? Who’s out?”

‘The Great Chicago Fire’ to air on WTTW

This fall, WTTW tells the dramatic story of a defining and prescient moment in Chicago history, the Great Fire of 1871 when Chicagoans faced destruction, rebuilt, and prepared the city for a thriving future. The Great Chicago Fire, a one-hour Chicago Stories special, premieres on Friday, October 9 at 8:00 pm, the 149th anniversary of … Continue reading “‘The Great Chicago Fire’ to air on WTTW”

‘Chicago Fire’ firehouse dog takes center stage

Despite walking on all fours, barking, and having a spotted coat, Tuesday, the Chicago Fire firehouse dog, is a professional actress who trains for her role, rehearses her scenes, and works under strict rules and regulations just like her costars. Tuesday is one of the most beloved crew members stationed at Firehouse 51 and one … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ firehouse dog takes center stage”

Chicago Fire’s Reed-Foster talks up series “I’m Tired”

Acclaimed Chicago actress / producer Deanna Reed-Foster (Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D.) launches a powerful PSA video series titled I’m Tired. In a time when most people are just trying to survive, others are doing their best to help those in need.  One person doing just that is acclaimed Chicago actress / producer Deanna Reed-Foster (Chicago Fire, Chicago … Continue reading “Chicago Fire’s Reed-Foster talks up series “I’m Tired””

‘Chicago Fire’ encore is Wednesday’s top show

NBC’s encore “Chicago” lineup won the night among the Big 4 networks in total viewers and tied for #1 in all key adult-female demographics. An encore telecast of Chicago Med (0.4 rating in 18-49, 3.8 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) won the timeslot among the Big 4 networks in total viewers and was … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ encore is Wednesday’s top show”

Zoom Interview: Chicago Fire’s Daniel Kyri

With Pride around the corner, it’s exciting to chat about the importance of representation in media with those who work hardest to make change happen.  Daniel Kyri, who plays Darren Ritter on Chicago Fire/ Chicago PD, is one of those people.  Daniel Kyri is a Jeff-nominated Chicago-born actor, writer/director, filmmaker, singer, and curator.  A Windy … Continue reading “Zoom Interview: Chicago Fire’s Daniel Kyri”

‘Chicago Fire’ ‘Med’ season finales #1 and #2 in ratings

NBC’s Chicago Fire and Chicago Med led the network in total viewers. The shows ended their season ranking #1-2, respectively. The season-concluding Chicago P.D. captured the show’s most-watched episode. The Masked Singer, Survivor  and ABC’s comedies all lost out the season closer of Chicago Med (1.1 rating in 18-49, 9.3 million viewers overall from 8-9 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ ‘Med’ season finales #1 and #2 in ratings”

Watch ‘Chicago Fire’ cast torch new music video

There hasn’t been a new Chicago Fire episode since March 25 when S8 Ep 18, I’ll Cover You where we saw Severide (Taylor Kinney) teaming up with Seager (Ally Allo) and the OFI after a motel structure fire turned suspicious. We also saw the Firehouse 51 members become amateur sleuths following a Reddit post involving … Continue reading “Watch ‘Chicago Fire’ cast torch new music video”

“Chicago Fire” | “PD” | “Med” ping pong battle

Stars of Dick Wolf’s Chicago franchise will play for the 100 Club of Chicago at SPiN Chicago on Sunday September 30 The stars of Chicago-based shows’ Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago P.D. will battle it out with a friendly table tennis competition to benefit the 100 Club of Chicago. The participating teams will consist … Continue reading ““Chicago Fire” | “PD” | “Med” ping pong battle”

Monica Raymund exits “Chicago Fire” after renewal

Upfront news continues to roll in Six-year “Chicago Fire” veteran cast member Monica Raymund will not return for next season.     Just after having her NBC hit series renewed, Monica Raymund, who has played Paramedic-in-Charge / Firefighter Gabby Dawson on Chicago Fire since 2012, has officially confirmed that she is leaving the Dick Wolf-produced … Continue reading “Monica Raymund exits “Chicago Fire” after renewal”

2:00 a.m. — Liz Morris, “Chicago Fire”

Kids, it’s 2:00 a.m., do you know where your parent is? If your parent happens to be local photographer Elizabeth Morris, then you know she is probably capturing action on the set of “Chicago Fire.” And doing it really, really well. I first met Liz on the set of a 2012 DC Comics fan film … Continue reading “2:00 a.m. — Liz Morris, “Chicago Fire””

“Chicago Fire” a $1 bb economic engine for the city

NBC’s “Chicago Fire” about the firefighters and paramedics at the firehouse of Engine 51, marked the airing of its 100th episode last week and with it, a high economic milestone for the Chicago film industry.

The show currently ranks as NBC’s second highest-rated series behind Tuesday night’s ensemble drama, “This is Us.”

Ratings have gone up from year-to-year. The Dec. 6 episode captured 7.774 million viewers, which certainly has to have a positive effect on tourism. And the odds are definitely in favor of a sixth season for the show.

“Chicago Fire” top guns guests at sold out MWFF Dec. 4

“CHICAGO FIRE” EXECS – show co-creator/EP Michael Brandt and EP/director Joe Chappelle – will present the top awards to the winners of the Best of Midwest Awards Tuesday, Dec. 4 – an event that is totally sold out! Two other special guests are “Chicago Fire” star Lauren German and “Liberal Arts” producer Claude Dal Farra.

EP Chappelle ensures that ‘Chicago Fire’ keeps it real

If you happened to see an overturned car perched on an embankment at Wacker and Madison, threatening to lay waste to Lower Wacker, you have Joe Chappelle to thank.

The longtime Evanstonian is the executive producer/director of “Chicago Fire,” Dick Wolf’s new drama that’s scheduled to premiere Friday, Oct. 12.  Only a local, of course, would understand the enormous challenge of filming house fires in Chicago’s 100-degree summer weather.

NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ starts filming here in mid-July

Good news for Chicago entertainment production! NBC Universal not unexpectedly ordered a full season of Dick Wolf’s “Chicago Fire.”  The series will start shooting in mid-July and “will go at least through to the end of year and possibly into the spring of 2013,” says Chicago Film Office director Rich Moskal.

The series is set to air on NBC this fall.  

“Chicago Fire” pilot shoots here March 14-April 1

THE “CHICAGO FIRE” PILOT is scheduled to shoot here March 14 through April 1, according to the Chicago Film Office’s Rich Moskal, who says no cast or director is confirm.  And, he adds cautiously, “There’s no guarantee the series will be shot in Chicago.” But given the fact the show is coming from “Law & Order’s” Dick Wolf, “There’s also a high expectation the series will be greenlighted and shoot here this summer.”

What’s in store for next season on Chicago Med, Fire, and P.D.

We are less than a week away from the fall premieres of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D. and we can’t wait to see what our heroes have in store for us this season. Between the latest posters and the One Chicago promos, NBC Universal has given a lot of hints of what to … Continue reading “What’s in store for next season on Chicago Med, Fire, and P.D.”

Chicago will ring in the new year with largest fireworks display ever

Chicago will be welcoming the new year with the largest fireworks display ever. A 1.5-mile-long free fireworks display will begin at midnight and can be viewed along the Chicago River from Wolf Point near the Franklin/Orleans Street bridge to the east of Columbus Drive to Navy Pier. For public safety, the Riverwalk will be closed early … Continue reading “Chicago will ring in the new year with largest fireworks display ever”

Casts of Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. invite you into their kitchens for the holidays

In a special treat for the holidays, the casts of Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. invite you into their kitchens as they share some of their favorite holiday recipes in the One Chicago Holiday Cookbook. The book is filled with holiday recipes and family photos, along with the memories that make them special. From Hanako Greensmith’s … Continue reading “Casts of Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. invite you into their kitchens for the holidays”

Ratings are in for Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. premiere

It was a big night in the ratings for Chicago Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. All three shows left us with cliffhanger endings in the season finale, creating lots of anticipation for the season premiere last night. One Chicago posted last night’s impressive ratings on Twitter for the “One Chicago Wednesday” premiere episodes of … Continue reading “Ratings are in for Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. premiere”

NBC releases new One Chicago promo poster for Chicago Med, Fire, P.D.

The timing could not be more appropriate for a Labor Day release of the new One Chicago promo poster for the upcoming season of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D. NBC has released the new poster for the upcoming fall season of Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med bringing together the casts of the One Chicago three hit dramas … Continue reading “NBC releases new One Chicago promo poster for Chicago Med, Fire, P.D.”

July 3rd fireworks to Celebrate Chicago’s Reopening

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announces July 3rd fireworks along the lakefront to kick off Independence Day Weekend. The event will also act as a celebration for Chicagoans whose diligence in following public health guidance has allowed City leaders to safely and fully re-open under Mayor Lightfoot’s “Open Chicago” initiative. In place of Navy Pier Fireworks, … Continue reading “July 3rd fireworks to Celebrate Chicago’s Reopening”

Chicago’s newest largest firehouse is open for operations

The City of Chicago announced today that the new state of the art firehouse designated as Engine Company 115 is open for immediate operations. Located at 1024 West 119th street, this structure is the largest firehouse ever constructed in the city proper at 27,000 square feet. Engine company 115 will house 2 Engines, 1 Tower Ladder, 2 … Continue reading “Chicago’s newest largest firehouse is open for operations”

Chicago Med, Fire actors in Rain Beau’s End

Rain Beau’s End is an intimate lesbian family-drama situated in the late 1990s, depicting how the labelling of their adopted son affects a progressive lesbian couple’s relationship as they struggle to raise their family in the spotlight. Based on a story by Chicago’s Joe Orlandino and written by Jennifer Cooney, the film tells a motherhood … Continue reading “Chicago Med, Fire actors in Rain Beau’s End”

Chicago PD, Fire & Med return to production in September

Sources tell Reel Chicago that the Chicago P.D. team will begin to return the second week of August with a scheduled Chicago shoot date on September 22. A few Chicago P.D. production personnel have begun to prep for COVID regulations before the crews arrive. Chicago Med and Chicago Fire are also said to follow the … Continue reading “Chicago PD, Fire & Med return to production in September”

Chicago PD, Fire, and Med now streaming on Peacock

After months of anticipation, viewers across America can now stream over 1,500 episodes of Wolf Entertainment programming on NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. Your favorite Wolf shows available to stream on Peacock include select episodes from the 20 seasons of Law & Order, 10 seasons of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and the complete catalog of … Continue reading “Chicago PD, Fire, and Med now streaming on Peacock”

The Chicago Med, Fire & PD Food Bank Trivia Challenge

David Eigenberg hosts a trivia game for contestants from Chicago Fire: Kara Killmer and Miranda Rae Mayo. Chicago P.D.: LaRoyce Hawkins, Jason Beghe and Tracy Spiridakos. Chicago Med: Dominic Rains, Brian Tee and Nick Gehlfuss. All while raising money for myfooddrive.org As part of their continued efforts to support the community, the One Chicago family … Continue reading “The Chicago Med, Fire & PD Food Bank Trivia Challenge”

‘Conversations with Cast’ of Chicago Med, Fire and PD

We can never get enough of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD. Just in time to fill the void until next season resumes, you can have a one-on-one with the cast from all your favorite Dick Wolf TV series. Wolf Entertainment, who brings us the shows we love to love, has introduced Conversations with … Continue reading “‘Conversations with Cast’ of Chicago Med, Fire and PD”

‘Chicago Med’ & ‘Fire’ #1 and 2 scripted series

NBC has tied for #2 in the key adult 18-49 demographic for the primetime ratings week of April 6-12, averaging a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.6 million viewers overall, according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research. In total viewers, Monday’s The Voice was the #1 alternative series of the … Continue reading “‘Chicago Med’ & ‘Fire’ #1 and 2 scripted series”

New episodes of ‘Chicago P.D.’, ‘Med’ and ‘Fire’ tonight

After a short hiatus, Chicago PD, Chicago Med and Chicago Fire all return with new episodes. Together, the three shows of One Chicago have made NBC the home of the first, second, and third most-watched dramas during on Wednesday nights. Chicago Med at 7 p.m. CST, Chicago Fire at 8 p.m. CST, and Chicago P.D. at 10 p.m. CST give NBC … Continue reading “New episodes of ‘Chicago P.D.’, ‘Med’ and ‘Fire’ tonight”

UPDATED: ‘Chicago Med, PD & Fire’ halt production

All three Chicago Dick Wolf shows Chicago Med, PD and Fire have halted production and will not be returning until next season. In addition to the Chicago shows, the list includes other Wolf series Law & Order: SVU for NBC and FBI for CBS, as well as NBC’s New Amsterdam — all from Universal Television — upcoming limited series for Peacock Angelyne starring … Continue reading “UPDATED: ‘Chicago Med, PD & Fire’ halt production”

All Happy Families filming in Chicago

The cat is finally out of the bag and details about the film All Happy Families, which has been filming in the Chicago area since mid August, are now being shared on the official IMdb page! Take a look at the long list of Chicago talent involved with this film. Written by and directed by … Continue reading “All Happy Families filming in Chicago”

Chicago P.D. pics & promo for a new episode this week, A Good Man

Chicago P.D. has a new episode this week. Here’s this week’s pics and promo for Chicago P.D. titled A Good Man, airing Wednesday at 9 PM CST on NBC. Here’s the official information that NBC has made available for Wednesday’s episode: When Cruz’s undercover work reveals a lead in a case tracking multiple robberies, the situation escalates quickly, causing … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. pics & promo for a new episode this week, A Good Man”

Chicago Med casting shakeups for Season 8

Warning: this article contains spoilers for the premiere of Season 8, Episode 1 How Do You Begin to Count the Losses The season premiere of Chicago Med shocked fans with a few casting shakeups! Both Guy Lockard who plays Dr. Dylan Scott and Sarah Rafferty, who portrayed Dr. Pamela Blake, are leaving NBC’s Chicago Med. … Continue reading “Chicago Med casting shakeups for Season 8”

There’s no being bored in Chicago this Fall

Summer may have officially ended but there are so many activities to keep us busy through the end of the year that even Billie Eilish couldn’t get bored in Chicago. Of course, Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med have returned for the new season to keep us busy on One Chicago Wednesday, but the list of … Continue reading “There’s no being bored in Chicago this Fall”

Chicago P.D. Showrunner shares details about Jesse Lee Soffer’s exit

Chicago P.D. Showrunner Gwen Sigan recently shared details about Jesse Lee Soffer‘s exit and how it will impact the show’s characters.  One Chicago fans were shocked to hear that Soffer, one of the original cast members of Chicago P.D. had announced that he will be officially turning in his badge sometime during the fall season … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. Showrunner shares details about Jesse Lee Soffer’s exit”

Sean Astin and Craig Parker political thriller now filming in Chicago

Two prominent members of the Lord of the Rings trilogy’s cast will be reuniting for Jason Mac’s political thriller, A Social Contract, which has already begun filming right here in Chicago. Sean Astin, who played Sam in the Lord of the Rings movies and voiced Sam in the video games, has been cast in the … Continue reading “Sean Astin and Craig Parker political thriller now filming in Chicago”

Queen Elizabeth’s home in Chicago

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in history, had ties to Chicago!  Queen Conquers Chicago Way back on July 6, 1959 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh made a scheduled stop in Chicago. They were on a 15,000-mile, 45-day tour of all the Canadian provinces and four of the Great Lakes, … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth’s home in Chicago”

One Chicago promo just dropped for the new season

It’s been a long, hot summer and now that the kids are heading back to school, we know that we will finally catch up with our favorite One Chicago heroes in the new season of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D.! NBC just dropped two new 30 second One Chicago promos to tantalize fans … Continue reading “One Chicago promo just dropped for the new season”

Exclusive photos for the Chicago Med Season 8 premiere

The suspense continues as the cast of Chicago Med returns in the premiere episode of Season 8. Mark the date, Chicago Med‘s will kickoff the premiere of One Chicago Wednesday with the first episode of Season 8 on Wednesday, September 21, 7 PM CST on NBC. The season 7 finale left us with a fiery cliffhanger when Dr. Halstead (Nick … Continue reading “Exclusive photos for the Chicago Med Season 8 premiere”

Jesse Lee Soffer leaving Chicago P.D. in the Fall

One Chicago fans are shocked to hear that Jesse Lee Soffer, one of the original cast members of Chicago P.D. has announced that he will be officially turning in his badge sometime during the fall season. Soffer, who has played Jay Halstead in every episode since the premier of the show in 2014, will be … Continue reading “Jesse Lee Soffer leaving Chicago P.D. in the Fall”

Will NBC break up One Chicago Wednesdays?

According to reports, NBC is considering the reduction of its primetime footprint across the week. Under the scenario being discussed, the network would end programming at the 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. hour CST and return those seven hours per week to local TV stations to program, a report from the Wall Street Journal says. To … Continue reading “Will NBC break up One Chicago Wednesdays?”

Chicago P.D.’s Jesse Lee Soffer pays tribute to Anne Heche

It’s been almost a week since Daytime Emmy Award winning actress Anne Heche was taken off life support after donating her organs following a fatal car accident in Los Angeles.  Jesse Lee Soffer, who plays Jay Halstead on Chicago P.D., and who has also appeared on Chicago Med, recently shared photos from the last day … Continue reading “Chicago P.D.’s Jesse Lee Soffer pays tribute to Anne Heche”

Clare Cooney’s Departing Seniors has begun filming in Chicago

Filming has begun in the Chicago area for the horror-comedy feature film, Departing Seniors with Chicago director Clare Cooney at the helm. Writer Jose Nateras announced on his official Instagram that principal photography began a few days ago. The post included a screenshot of a Deadline article announcing Ignacio Diaz-Silverio as the lead actor. Diaz-Silverio … Continue reading “Clare Cooney’s Departing Seniors has begun filming in Chicago”

Lakefront Pictures announce completion of Chicago made film The Unseen

Chicago filmmakers Jennifer A. Goodman (also known as Jennifer Karum) and Ryan Atkins, co-founders of Lakefront Pictures, announced they have completed their Indie feature film The Unseen. The film stars RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Christian Stolte (Chicago Fire), Rebekah Kennedy (Law & Order and Criminal Minds), and Jennifer A. Goodman (Conrad, AMC unreleased show.) The … Continue reading “Lakefront Pictures announce completion of Chicago made film The Unseen”

Chicago P.D. Casting News: Benjamin Levy Aguilar returns as series regular

As promised, Reel Chicago will continue to update you on any casting news on One Chicago this season and this one is exciting! Benjamin Levy Aguilar will return to Chicago P.D. as a series regular in Season 10. Deadline reports Aguilar is reprising the role of Dante Torres whom you might remember was introduced in … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. Casting News: Benjamin Levy Aguilar returns as series regular”

Daily Planet’s Michael Gabriele explores new artform in Flowing with Fire

Flowing with Fire, the new 360-degree documentary short from director Michael Gabriele and Chicago production company Daily Planet, centers on a group of Los Angeles-area artists who engage in a hypnotic form of dance combined with pyrotechnics. Viewers, equipped with  virtual reality headsets or by clicking and dragging on a computer, can pan scenes and watch … Continue reading “Daily Planet’s Michael Gabriele explores new artform in Flowing with Fire”

Who’s in and Who’s out on Chicago P.D. for Season 10

As Chicago P.D. prepares to begin filming Season 10 on Wednesday July 20, fans are wondering who’s in and who’s out this season.  Who’s in? You can expect all of our crime fighting heroes Trudy Platt (Amy Morton), Hank Voight (Jason Beghe), Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer), Kevin Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins), Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati), … Continue reading “Who’s in and Who’s out on Chicago P.D. for Season 10”

Chicago Med’s S. Epatha Merkerson to star in an episode of Poker Face

Chicago Med star S. Epatha Merkerson joins an already star studded cast of impeccable actors in Rian Johnson’s new murder mystery drama series Poker Face which will stream on Peacock TV.  Deadline reported that she and Judith Light will guest star in one episode of the series. Merkerson who has played Sharon Goodwin on Chicago … Continue reading “Chicago Med’s S. Epatha Merkerson to star in an episode of Poker Face”

Chicago Casting Alert: Chicago P.D. extras casting info for Season 10

Reel Chicago received a Chicago Casting Alert from AuditionsFree for Chicago P.D. extras for Season 10. If you feel the desire to be included in one of the most watched TV series, here are all the details to get registered with the agency that is handling the casting for the Chicago P.D. extras, stand-ins, and non-speaking … Continue reading “Chicago Casting Alert: Chicago P.D. extras casting info for Season 10”

One Chicago’s cast interviewed on Conversations with Cast Instagram live

Although the 2021-2022 television season has come to a close, the Wolf Entertainment team has much more in store for viewers. They have jump started summer by giving audiences an all-access pass to the One Chicago, Law & Order, and FBI casts by bringing back their Conversations with Cast Instagram live series. “We saw the … Continue reading “One Chicago’s cast interviewed on Conversations with Cast Instagram live”

Chicago Film Critics Association announces 2022 Audience Award Winners

The Chicago Film Critics Association, the Chicago-area print, online and broadcast critics group that celebrates the art of film and film criticism, today announces the Audience Award winners following the 9th Chicago Critics Film Festival.  Audiences selected Closing Night feature presentation I LOVE MY DAD as winner of the Audience Award for narrative features; the film screened to … Continue reading “Chicago Film Critics Association announces 2022 Audience Award Winners”

FAN EXPO Chicago celebrates 50th anniversary with four day event

Dust off your spandex. In celebration of its 50th anniversary as the original and oldest comic con in Chicago, FAN EXPO Chicago is bringing four days of legendary celebrities, comic creators, voice actors and cosplayers to Rosemont’s Donald E. Stephens Convention Center for the biggest fandom experience in the midwest. Fifty years after Chicago Comic Con made … Continue reading “FAN EXPO Chicago celebrates 50th anniversary with four day event”

Tommy Egan is back on the streets of Chicago in Power Book IV: Force

Joseph Sikora is as hot in Chicago as the recent weather. The Chicago born actor is no stranger to his current role as Tommy Egan on the immensely popular STARZ series, Power Book IV: Force. The star was born on Chicago’s North Side in an area known as Jefferson Park. He grew up there, and … Continue reading “Tommy Egan is back on the streets of Chicago in Power Book IV: Force”

Here’s what’s filming this week on the streets of Chicago May 9-13

Chicago Med and P.D. have both wrapped for the season. Chicago Fire will be filming their finale this week. It is promised to be the top finale of all times according to showrunner Derek Haas. The new start up this year is season one of Justified: City Primeval seen filming on Chicago streets as of … Continue reading “Here’s what’s filming this week on the streets of Chicago May 9-13”

Bally’s in River West wins the jackpot as Chicago’s first casino

Bally’s Casino is coming to Chicago. The city has chosen Bally’s Corporation to be the recipient of its sole casino license and the developer to create a world-class casino-resort and entertainment experience in Chicago on the site of the Tribune Publishing Center.   “I am proud to announce that Bally’s Corporation will create a world-class entertainment … Continue reading “Bally’s in River West wins the jackpot as Chicago’s first casino”

Chicago P.D. has wrapped for season 9

Chicago P.D. has wrapped filming for season 9. Along with the warmer weather comes summer hiatus for Chicago P.D., Med, and Fire. Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med have wrapped filming for the season this week. Chicago Fire will wrap on May 9. The shows will take a two week break before we can watch the … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. has wrapped for season 9”

It’s a wrap for Chicago Med season 7

It’s official, Chicago Med has wrapped filming season 7. Now we just have to be patient while the show takes a two week break before they air the final push of the last three episodes of the season! This Wednesday fans will be treated to a rebroadcast of season 7, episode 8 and next Wednesday … Continue reading “It’s a wrap for Chicago Med season 7”

Special coverage of One Chicago Day 2022

The One Chicago franchise celebrated their much anticipated, annual One Chicago Day last week, where traditionally, cast members treat their fans to exclusive interviews, discuss their favorite scenes, and answers questions from the fans. If you’re a fan of NBC’s Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, and Chicago P.D. and you missed this once a year event, we’ve got you covered. … Continue reading “Special coverage of One Chicago Day 2022”

What’s filming on location in Chicago this week: April 4 – 9

You’ll see lots of grip trucks and honey wagons around Chicago this week. Love it or hate it, if you wonder what has just turned your home into a film studio, Reel Chicago has the list of what is filming on location in Chicago for the week of APRIL 4 – 9. Chicago continues to … Continue reading “What’s filming on location in Chicago this week: April 4 – 9”

NBC Chicago to air The Lost Story of Emmett Till: The Universal Child

NBC Chicago’s one-hour special, The Lost Story of Emmett Till: The Universal Child, will air Saturday, March 19 at 6 p.m. The program is an extended version of NBC Chicago’s documentary that debuted exclusively on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire in February. The broadcast special will include extended interviews and bonus scenes retelling the chilling … Continue reading “NBC Chicago to air The Lost Story of Emmett Till: The Universal Child”

Chicago Critics Film Festival announces first seven films selected for 2022

The Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA), the Chicago-area print, online and broadcast critics group that celebrates the art of film and film criticism, announces today the first seven films selected for the 2022 Chicago Critics Film Festival.  First titles include highly anticipated films like the Chicago premiere of Cooper Raiff’s CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH, starring Raiff and … Continue reading “Chicago Critics Film Festival announces first seven films selected for 2022”

Jay’s Chicago returns for a fifth season on WTTW

Chicago is full of creative and passionate people. On JAY’S CHICAGO, Jay Shefsky introduces us to some fascinating people who live and work in Chicago. Returning for a fifth season on Thursday, March 24 at 8:30 pm on all WTTW platforms, JAY’S CHICAGO shines a spotlight on ordinary people who do extraordinary things – from … Continue reading “Jay’s Chicago returns for a fifth season on WTTW”

25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival begins this week

As the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center prepares for its 25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival (CEUFF), they pause to pay tribute to the people of the Ukraine. Our thoughts and hearts turn to Ukraine as we prepare to open our 25th EU Film Fest: Ways to Help … Continue reading “25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival begins this week”

Chicago mourns the death of actress Lindsey Pearlman

Chicago friends, family and co-workers were shocked to hear of the sudden passing of actress Lindsey Pearlman last week when she was found deceased in her car near a popular Los Angeles hiking trail. Lindsey was just 43 years old and had been reported missing a few days prior to the heartbreaking discovery. Full story reported … Continue reading “Chicago mourns the death of actress Lindsey Pearlman”

Will there be a One Chicago crossover event this season?

One Chicago is known to have one night each season when Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, and Chicago P.D. all come together in a three hour epic crossover event, sharing one storyline, with key characters ‘crossing over’ into all three shows.  However, the past two years have been difficult on all of us as we navigate … Continue reading “Will there be a One Chicago crossover event this season?”

Life imitates art with a daring real-life rescue on the set of Chicago Med

Three Chicago Med crew members make a daring real-life rescue. If you are lucky enough to know a fireman or first responder, then no doubt you have witnessed a rare breed, and the abundance of compassion that calls them to duty. The call to save lives does not end when they clock out and leave … Continue reading “Life imitates art with a daring real-life rescue on the set of Chicago Med”

Chicago P.D. returns to filming as Chicago passes peak of omicron surge

Sources at Chicago P.D. confirm that the cast and crew have returned to filming after a brief break in production caused by positive Covid-19 testing. All are reportedly doing well and Reel Chicago spotted our Chicago P.D. cast and crews filming on a west side location this Tuesday. As we reported last week, there was … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. returns to filming as Chicago passes peak of omicron surge”

Chicago P.D. pauses filming due to positive Covid tests

Chicago P.D. is the latest TV series to fall victim to the Omicron variant Covid-19 surge, requiring a pause in production Thursday morning after a number of positive Covid tests were reported. Some of the cases were in Zone A, which includes the cast and those who directly interact with them. Our sources say that … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. pauses filming due to positive Covid tests”

Chicago Med begins 2022 with No Good Deed Goes Unpunished…In Chicago

Chicago Med begins the second half of Season 7 with the episode titled No Good Deed Goes Unpunished…In Chicago airing this Wednesday, January 5 at 7 PM CST on NBC 5.  In the first episode of 2022, Goodwin finds herself under fire after word of the Vas-COM scandal makes waves. She clashes with the new hospital compliance officer … Continue reading “Chicago Med begins 2022 with No Good Deed Goes Unpunished…In Chicago”

Reel Chicago top 21 stories for 2021

Here are the top 21 stories on Reel Chicago in 2021. There were over 2500 stories between Reel Chicago and our sister publication Reel 360. With a record breaking total of 1.4 million views this year. Whether our stories were about the resurgence of film & TV production, the Reel Ad of the Week, or … Continue reading “Reel Chicago top 21 stories for 2021”

Chicago-based UScellular featured in new season of Undercover Boss

Chicago-based UScellular, the fourth largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, will be featured in the upcoming season of CBS’s Emmy-award winning reality television series, Undercover Boss. Chief Executive Officer Laurent “LT” Therivel is featured in the episode as he goes undercover with associates in the company’s retail sales, customer care and engineering organizations. … Continue reading “Chicago-based UScellular featured in new season of Undercover Boss”

Chicago P.D. recap of mid-season finale No Way Out

Not to be outdone by Chicago Med and Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. has gotten into the holiday spirit by gifting fans one of the most intriguing mid-season finales ever. The episode titled No Way Out begins at Roy’s grave where Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) is given a choice by Special Agent Walker North (Alex … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. recap of mid-season finale No Way Out”

Chicago Med recap of winter finale ‘Secret Santa Has a Gift for You’

It’s that time of year again! Decorate the tree, get a nice cup of cocoa, and cozy up on the couch to watch the One Chicago dramas presenting their holiday episodes. Chicago Med did not disappoint with their final episode before holiday hiatus. Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. will return with new episodes on Wednesday, … Continue reading “Chicago Med recap of winter finale ‘Secret Santa Has a Gift for You’”

Chicago P.D. releases teaser pics for the winter finale

This week’s new episode of Chicago P.D. titled No Way Out is the winter finale airing Wednesday at 9 PM CST on NBC 5. This will be the final episode for Season 7 in 2021. Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. return for their 2022 premiere date on Wednesday, January 5 It’s time to tie up loose ends … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. releases teaser pics for the winter finale”

Congratulations to the winners of the 63rd Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards

Congratulations nominees and winners! There were 71 categories this year with 80 award winners. The 63rd Annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards, held on Sunday evening was a well produced virtual presentation hosted by comedian Pat McGann who paid tribute throughout the evening to the hosts of the past. Bob Newhart dropped by virtually for a delightlful … Continue reading “Congratulations to the winners of the 63rd Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards”

Chicago Med final episode in 2021 Secret Santa Has A Gift For You

Chicago Med has a new episode titled Secret Santa Has A Gift For You airing this Wednesday at 7 PM CST on NBC 5.  This will be the final episode for Season 7 in 2021. Chicago Med, Fire and P.D. return for their 2022 premiere date on Wednesday, January 5 With more than one character keeping … Continue reading “Chicago Med final episode in 2021 Secret Santa Has A Gift For You”

List of nominees for the 63rd Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards Dec 5

The 63rd Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards will be a virtual presentation held on Sunday, December 5 at 7:00 pm. Comedian Pat McGann, the South Side Chicago native who hosted the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards in 2016 and 2020, returns to emcee the show this year and legendary Bob Newhart is expected to make a guest appearance. The virtual presentation … Continue reading “List of nominees for the 63rd Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards Dec 5”

Patrick John Flueger of Chicago P.D. returns to the world of 4400

Worlds are colliding! Fans of the original series The 4400 will be delighted to see Patrick John Flueger of Chicago P.D. return to the world of 4400, in the reimagined reboot of the 2004 USA series, which is now on the CW. While fans enjoyed Flueger’s portrayal of Shawn Farrell in the original series, he … Continue reading “Patrick John Flueger of Chicago P.D. returns to the world of 4400”

Disney in Chicago with BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Happy kids of all ages will return to Michigan Avenue on Saturday, November 20 for 30th Annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. This official start to the holiday season is produced by The Magnificent Mile Association. The festive, free weekend filled with family-friendly fun culminates with the memory-making parade as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World … Continue reading “Disney in Chicago with BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival”

Gwen Sigan promoted to showrunner on Chicago P.D.

Gwen Sigan, writer/executive producer of Chicago P.D. has been promoted to showrunner. Sigan has been with Wolf Entertainment for seven years. She worked as assistant to Matt Olmstead, the original showrunner of Chicago Fire and co-creator/original showrunner of Chicago P.D.. She became a writer on the show, then steadily advanced her position to executive producer … Continue reading “Gwen Sigan promoted to showrunner on Chicago P.D.”

How a trailblazing woman made Chicago the home of improv

Chicago’s greatest cultural export just might be improv theater, which was born at Jane Addams’ Hull House during the Great Depression and carried out into the world by the likes of Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Stephen Colbert. While to most people improv might seem synonymous with comedy, the art form was devised … Continue reading “How a trailblazing woman made Chicago the home of improv”

Filmmaking in Chicago is ‘significantly up’ with record breaking production

At the September 30th Committee on Budget and Government Operations meeting Retiring Cultural Affairs and Special Events Commissioner Mark Kelly said filmmaking is “significantly up” in Chicago. A record 15 television productions are currently in the city including 61st Street, The Chi, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Work in Progress, Paper Girls, Light Years, … Continue reading “Filmmaking in Chicago is ‘significantly up’ with record breaking production”

Interview: writer and director of ‘Ghostwriter’ beautifully filmed in Chicago

Ghostwriter is a beautifully filmed black and white Indie film, about a bartender who, as a once published writer, has struggled for years with his second novel, and how he helps a combat veteran face his fears over completing a short story about his time in Iraq. Filmed in Chicago, the film is written by … Continue reading “Interview: writer and director of ‘Ghostwriter’ beautifully filmed in Chicago”

Chicago PD: What’s in store for the premiere of Season 9

After a long summer of waiting for new episodes, the Chicago P.D. Season 9 premiere is almost upon us with just a couple of days from the start of the new season and the return of One Chicago Wednesdays! In this Season 9 premiere, officer Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati) fights for her life as the … Continue reading “Chicago PD: What’s in store for the premiere of Season 9”

Chicago Med: How Season 7 deals with major cast changes

Chicago Med returns for its Season 7 on September 22, but when the One Chicago medical drama returns there are going to be two beloved characters Dr. Natalie Manning, and Nurse April Sexton notably missing from the halls of Gaffney Medical Center as well as the introduction of two new cast regulars. After six seasons … Continue reading “Chicago Med: How Season 7 deals with major cast changes”

Four popular guests stars added to Wizard World Chicago

Wizard World Chicago announced the addition of four popular guest stars from hugely successful franchises. Stephen Amell, known to millions as the crime-fighting vigilante lead in the hit TV series Arrow, returns to Wizard World Chicago on Saturday, October 16. The Toronto-born Amell who also starred in DC Universe vehicles such as DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Batwoman … Continue reading “Four popular guests stars added to Wizard World Chicago”