Chicago P.D., The Chi, Director & Producer dies

2+ David Rodriguez, a director and producer for series such as TNT’s Animal Kingdom, Showtime’s The Chi and Starz’s Power, has died. He was 50. Rodriguez died on Oct. 29 from complications from a stroke. He is known for his work as a director, producer, and writer in a myriad of film and television shows. … Continue reading “Chicago P.D., The Chi, Director & Producer dies”

Chicago P.D. starts up and filmed on location last week

8+ Chicago P.D. is up and running in their first week of filming for Season 8. Cautiously following all Covid-19 guidelines, the Chicago P.D. masked crew began shooting last week at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios and on location over the weekend in a near south side Chicago neighborhood. With the onset of Covid-19 in March, … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. starts up and filmed on location last week”

Chicago P.D.’s Lisseth Chavez receives Imagen nomination

2+ Every year the Imagen Foundation celebrates positive portrayals of Latinos in the media. This year Lisseth Chavez, Chicago P.D. received the nomination for Best Supporting Actress: Television, and the Dick Wolf franchises have received four nominations. Often referred to as “The Latino Golden Globes,” the Imagen Awards, which was founded by legendary television producer … Continue reading “Chicago P.D.’s Lisseth Chavez receives Imagen nomination”

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”

“Chicago P.D.” star to host tonight’s BMAs

6+ Awards season continues and if it’s December, it’s time for the 13th annual Best of the Midwest Independent Film Awards, aka “The BMAs.” If you are like Miriam and living on Mars and were not aware of the BMAs, the awards celebrate the finest in Midwest filmmaking, selected from an exceptional slate of films … Continue reading ““Chicago P.D.” star to host tonight’s BMAs”

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

5+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med’ Who’s in? Who’s out?”

Filming continues as One Chicago enters Fall break

0 Following a delayed startup of the season, viewers welcomed the November 11th season premiere of One Chicago with great anticipation. With only two episodes aired, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med have paused for Fall break and will return Wednesday, January 6. Greetings from the cast of One Chicago and Wolf Entertainment. Filming … Continue reading “Filming continues as One Chicago enters Fall break”

‘Ordinary Joe’ has begun filming in Chicago

3+ A line of production vehicles stretched for a quarter-mile on Ravenswood Ave. in Chicago, where scenes for the upcoming NBC drama Ordinary Joe were being filmed this week.   Written by Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner, the series is scheduled to premiere in 2021. It stars James Wolk as Joe Kimbrough, and explores three … Continue reading “‘Ordinary Joe’ has begun filming in Chicago”

New photos from One Chicago’s Premiere Night

2+ Next week, TV’s highest rated night of drama returns to WMAQ NBC-5. Filming on One Chicago Night, which includes Chicago Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. has been underway at Cinespace Studios for approximately a month and a half now. With premieres scheduled for next Wednesday, November 11, NBC has provided Reel Chicago with … Continue reading “New photos from One Chicago’s Premiere Night”

‘Chicago Med’ cast & crew return from quarantine

1+ The cast and crew of Chicago Med are back on set at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios after a two week quarantine period. The NBC series has had more than its share of delays from the Covid-19 virus. The onset of the coronavirus in March, halted production on Chicago Med before they were able to complete filming Season 5. After just one week into … Continue reading “‘Chicago Med’ cast & crew return from quarantine”

Chicago-made web series ‘All-American Sex Offender’

1+ CMA Digital Studios and Proteá announce the release of its bad-girl web series ALL-AMERICAN SEX OFFENDER.  All six-episodes, directed by Chloe Lenihan (writer: HOW FAR SHE WENT; director: LIFE, COACHED) and co-written by Lenihan and Alex Cannon (I WANT YOU INSIDE ME), are streaming on YouTube. The twisted romantic comedy follows an impulsive single woman (Chloe … Continue reading “Chicago-made web series ‘All-American Sex Offender’”

‘Chicago Med’ halts filming over positive Covid-19 test

1+ Chicago Med halted filming today when a crew member returned a positive Covid-19 test. The show will suspend production for two weeks. The positive result was yielded through a rapid test and the individual who tested positive was immediately sent home. Contact tracing, as well as other Covid guidelines, have been carried out since … Continue reading “‘Chicago Med’ halts filming over positive Covid-19 test”

‘Chicago Med’ has begun production on Season 6

3+ Amazing news for the Chicago production community – the new season of Chicago Med is officially underway. According to Deadline, the highest rated drama on NBC’s One Chicago Wednesdays has resumed production after being stalled back in March due to the pandemic. But production has been deemed safe for cast and crew to return to work … Continue reading “‘Chicago Med’ has begun production on Season 6”

NBC sets premiere dates for One Chicago series and more

3+ NBC is celebrating a November to remember as America’s most-loved dramas make their highly anticipated season debuts the week of Nov. 9-13, including a two-hour premiere of This Is Us (Nov. 10) and all three Chicago series (Nov. 11). In addition, Law & Order: SVU (Nov. 12) will return for its record-extending 22nd season that … Continue reading “NBC sets premiere dates for One Chicago series and more”

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

4+ 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, … Continue reading “Chicago Fire’s Reed-Foster talks up series “I’m Tired””

Chicago PD, Fire & Med return to production in September

55+ 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

2+ 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’ Encores win 7 straight weeks in total viewers

2+ NBC’s encore “Chicago” lineup won the night among the Big 4 networks in total viewers and has now finished #1 among those nets on seven of seven Wednesday nights so far this summer. An encore telecast of “Chicago Med” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 3.6 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) retained 100% versus … Continue reading “‘Chicago’ Encores win 7 straight weeks in total viewers”

“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”

‘Chicago Fire’ encore is Wednesday’s top show

3+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ encore is Wednesday’s top show”