“Chicago Fire” has gotten a full Season 1 from NBC.
“We all love this thrilling new drama with its sexy breakout cast. We are excited to see it gaining traction on our schedule,” Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement. “Executive producer Dick Wolf and all the producers have done an amazing job developing a high-stakes series with lots of great heroic characters whose exploits are depicted in Dick’s typically epic storytelling style. We are incredibly invested in this one and can’t wait to hear about their plans for the rest of the season.”
According to NBC, “Chicago Fire” has been averaging a 2.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 8 million viewers overall. The show hails from executive producer Dick Wolf and creators Derek Haas and Michael Brandt.
“Chicago Fire” follows the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. “House” veteran Jesse Spencer plays Lt. Matthew Casey opposite “The Vampire Diaries” actor Taylor Kinney as Lt. Kelly Severide. Eamonn Walker, Monica Raymund and David Eigenberg also star.
“Chicago Fire” airs Wednesdays, 10 p.m. ET on NBC.