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

8+ 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””

Laughlin Constable named a top place to work in Chicago

0 Laughlin Constable, a full-service, independent creative agency, announced that it has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago’s “Best Places to Work” in 2021. “This past year has been challenging for everyone in many ways and for us to be recognized as a top place to work at a time when everyone was home, … Continue reading “Laughlin Constable named a top place to work in Chicago”

One Chicago named Top TV Programs of 2020 by Nielsen

1+ We’re rounding out an otherwise abnormal year with some good news! Nielsen released its year-end ratings report, among which is a list of the top television programs of 2020. Included in the top eight most-watched television shows this year are four Wolf Entertainment shows: FBI, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., and Chicago Med. ALSO READ: … Continue reading “One Chicago named Top TV Programs of 2020 by Nielsen”

Zoë Iltsopoulos Borys named VP/GM Panavision Chicago

4+ Panavision has named Zoë Iltsopoulos Borys to lead the company’s Chicago office as Vice President and General Manager. Borys will ensure Panavision’s customers continue to receive the highest level of service and support throughout the commercial, television, and feature sectors, and will be supported by Chicago Operations Manager Stan Glapa. Sharon Walker Retires Borys’ … Continue reading “Zoë Iltsopoulos Borys named VP/GM Panavision Chicago”

‘Chicago From The Air’ WTTW special filmed with drone

1+ A new special narrated by Geoffrey Baer, filmed from above, explores Chicago and its history from a new and breathtaking perspective. Imagine if you could soar, swoop, dive, and spiral through and around Chicago’s landmarks, neighborhoods, and suburbs – with a familiar voice providing engaging commentary along the way. CHICAGO FROM THE AIR, a … Continue reading “‘Chicago From The Air’ WTTW special filmed with drone”

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

10+ 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 Fire, P.D. and Med’ Who’s in? Who’s out?

6+ 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?”

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

3+ 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”

Beetlejuice-themed pop-up bar coming to Chicago

4+ Fantasy, comedy and horror collide at the ‘House of Beetle’ in the South Loop during this year’s Halloween season Indie marketing professionals from Chicago and Houston have teamed up to launch House of Beetle, a Halloween pop-up bar inspired by the critically acclaimed Tim Burton film, Beetlejuice. Described as “a creative playhouse paying homage … Continue reading “Beetlejuice-themed pop-up bar coming to Chicago”

Amoaku named Chicago Film Office Director

10+ Versatile 25-year vet is the first African-American appointed to vital and visible leadership role The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced Kwame Amoaku as Director of the Chicago Film Office. Amoaku replaces longtime director of the Chicago Film Office, Rich Moskal, who retired last November. The first African American to … Continue reading “Amoaku named Chicago Film Office Director”