Check out new stills from tomorrow’s Chicago Fire

1+ 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 … Continue reading “Check out new stills from tomorrow’s Chicago Fire”

‘Chicago Fire’ releases photos from new episode

1+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ releases photos from new episode”

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

3+ 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 … Continue reading “A “Chicago Fire” Christmas at the real life Firehouse 51”

Chicago Fire’s Eamonn Walker is mentoring Chicago kids

0 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 … Continue reading “Chicago Fire’s Eamonn Walker is mentoring Chicago kids”

‘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?”

‘The Great Chicago Fire’ to air on WTTW

2+ 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 … Continue reading “‘The Great Chicago Fire’ to air on WTTW”

‘Chicago Fire’ firehouse dog takes center stage

6+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Chicago Fire’ firehouse dog takes center stage”

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 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”

Zoom Interview: Chicago Fire’s Daniel Kyri

3+ 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 … Continue reading “Zoom Interview: Chicago Fire’s Daniel Kyri”

‘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”

Watch ‘Chicago Fire’ cast torch new music video

3+ 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 … Continue reading “Watch ‘Chicago Fire’ cast torch new music video”

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

2+ 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 … Continue reading ““Chicago Fire” | “PD” | “Med” ping pong battle”

Monica Raymund exits “Chicago Fire” after renewal

3+ 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 … Continue reading “Monica Raymund exits “Chicago Fire” after renewal”

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

7+ 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 … 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.