September 18, 2013 |
Figuring out Chicago isn't always easy for new residents, but cast members of "Chicago Fire" are here to help. Six TV shows currently are filming full-time in Chicago and one part-time. Besides "Fire," its NBC spin-off, "Chicago PD," is shooting around the city. Other shows filming here include: NBC's "Crisis," a political thriller starring Dermot Mulroney and Gillian Anderson; ABC's "Mind Games," a drama about two brothers (Christian Slater and Steve Zahn) who run a fixer agency; ABC's "Betrayal," a legal drama about a woman (Hannah Ware)
August 15, 2013 |
NBC and "Chicago Fire" are looking for a new canine guest star for the Chicago-filmed drama and have launched a nationwide contest in search of the perfect firehouse pooch. The "Chicago Fire" Top Dog will make an appearance in the show and on NBC's "Today" show. Firehouses across the country are encouraged to enter their canine colleagues by emailing submissions to ChicagoFire.TopDog@nbcuni.com. Include a photo and no more than 200 words on why their dog should be chosen. Also include the dog and owner's names, address, home phone...
February 24, 2014 |
Give this to NBC: The network knows how to play to a Chicago crowd. The network announced Monday that Blackhawks defensemen Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook will make guest appearances in Tuesday's episode of "Chicago Fire. " The episode is titled "Virgin Skin," though there's no word on whether Keith and Seabrook will keep their shirts on for their appearances. What we do know comes from a statement from NBC and the NHL. "Shay (Lauren German) gets an unusual tip from Seabrook and Keith, friends of Clarke (Jeff...
April 26, 2013 |
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday. "Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-year. There's also talk of a spinoff series. NBC also renewed "Revolution," "Parenthood," "Grimm" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. " All the shows have been given 22-episode seasons. "We're especially pleased to be renewing 'Revolution' and 'Chicago Fire'--two first-season successes--and there...
October 9, 2012 |
In "Chicago Fire," the men and women of Firehouse 51 save lives, mourn lost colleagues, and, in the cases of Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer, spend a some time shirtless or in tank tops. Nothing wrong with that. "Law & Order" mastermind Dick Wolf doesn't blaze any new trails with his latest effort, but at least he's getting out of the courtroom and precinct house. Though there's not anything particularly groundbreaking about "Chicago Fire" ( 9 p.m. Oct. 10, NBC; 2.5 stars out of 4 )
October 9, 2012 |
In the beginning, as in 15 years ago, there came the Chicago Fire soccer team. Later, as in the pilot airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on NBC, came the "Chicago Fire" TV show. Finally, there's Derrick Rose's new shoe, the Chicago Fire, which also drops Wednesday. If your head's spinning right now, you're not alone. So we're settling which Chicago Fire commodity burns brightest, faceoff-style. APPEARANCE Team: The "Men in Red" have a bold look to their uniforms, though we could do without the "Quaker" across the chest.