“Chicago Med” encore #1 show on the Big 4 networks

2+ An encore telecast of “Chicago Med” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 3.7 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) is the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in total viewers, while retaining 100% of the prior week’s encore in 18-49 (0.4 vs. 0.4). NBC’s encore “Chicago” lineup won the night among … Continue reading ““Chicago Med” encore #1 show on the Big 4 networks”

The Chicago Med, Fire & PD Food Bank Trivia Challenge

1+ 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 … Continue reading “The Chicago Med, Fire & PD Food Bank Trivia Challenge”

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

2+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Conversations with Cast’ of Chicago Med, Fire and PD”

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

3+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Med’ & ‘Fire’ #1 and 2 scripted series”

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

2+ 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 … Continue reading “UPDATED: ‘Chicago Med, PD & Fire’ halt production”

In the kitchen with ‘Chicago Med’ artist Dina Cimarusti

5+ Dina Cimarusti is an artist and pastry chef who found her calling through blood and guts. Winner of the Syfy Channel’s 2014 Face Off special effects competition, the native Chicagoan and IATSE Local 476 member now works her magic as a special effects technician with CirqueFX Studio, where her creations frequently appear on NBC’s … Continue reading “In the kitchen with ‘Chicago Med’ artist Dina Cimarusti”

The Chicago Media Standards are a win for everyone

3+ By ridding film sets of discrimination and harassment, we’ll all have more great content to choose from As soon as the Chicago Media Standards were unveiled at Stage 18 last Thursday night, they began making an impact that will eventually bring joy to everyone who loves movies. The Chicago Media Standards is a code … Continue reading “The Chicago Media Standards are a win for everyone”

Chicago Media Standards

7+ An Open Letter to the Chicago Film Community: The Chicago film industry continues to enjoy record-breaking growth and development. But there’s one change we are not seeing fast enough — an unequivocal rejection of the culture of sexism, misogyny, and discrimination that has long dominated this business. If our community is to continue to … Continue reading “Chicago Media Standards”

10:58 a.m. — Jeanne Caliendo, “Chicago Med”

7+ Shortly before lunch, Chicago Med Unit Production Manager Jeanne Caliendo is preparing for the show’s regular “medical meeting,” which she describes as, “the biggest, most important meeting of every episode.” “We run through what the actor/doctors will perform, so that we have the correct props, prosthetics, makeup and special effects,” she says. “We’ve got … Continue reading “10:58 a.m. — Jeanne Caliendo, “Chicago Med””

Chicago PD, Fire & Med return to production in September

51+ 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 … Continue reading “Chicago PD, Fire & Med return to production in September”

Chicago PD, Fire, and Med now streaming on Peacock

1+ 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 … Continue reading “Chicago PD, Fire, and Med now streaming on Peacock”

Chicago Comedy Film Fest to go virtual this month

2+ We will still laugh. Just virtually. The Chicago Comedy Film Festival was scheduled to take place March 19th-22nd, 2020 at Columbia College Chicago. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and mandatory shut down of events and non essential business in the city of Chicago, CCFF has announced their plan to launch an online virtual … Continue reading “Chicago Comedy Film Fest to go virtual this month”

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

3+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ ‘Med’ season finales #1 and #2 in ratings”

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

3+ 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 … Continue reading “New episodes of ‘Chicago P.D.’, ‘Med’ and ‘Fire’ tonight”

Steve Martin ‘Cruel Shoes’ at Chicago Comedy Film Fest

1+ Chicago Comedy Film Festival will present its 9th annual festival in just under two weeks. Shorts, features, webseries, and pilots, to include the Steve Martin recently released animated short film, Cruel Shoes. The four day festival begins March 19th-22nd at Columbia College, Chicago 1104 S. Wabash St 3rd Floor.    Kevan Peterson directs this short … Continue reading “Steve Martin ‘Cruel Shoes’ at Chicago Comedy Film Fest”