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The big networks have all released their respective fall 2015 schedules, but if you want to figure out all the tricky maneuvers you are going to have to make with your DVR, you can take a look at our master list, here. Everything from The Flash to Scorpion has conveniently been listed.
There’s good news on the horizon for fans of Dick Wolf’s Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.. NBC has ordered the next spinoff in the franchise, Chicago Med to series just a few weeks after we began seeing the hospital staff on the small screen.
Yesterday NBC aired a crossover event connecting Chicago Fire with Chicago P.D., which is usual, but also Law and Order: SVU, which is unusual. The three-way crossover was highly advertised by the network leading up to the big event, and apparently the bid paid off.
Casting is already underway for the Chicago Fire spinoff Chicago Med and this week, we learned The Big C and Fargo actor Oliver Platt has been the latest big name to join the series. He's not the only recent name who has signed on.
NBC announced over the weekend that the network has high hopes for another Chicago Fire. The potential new spinoff is going to be set at a Chicago Hospital and will feature a staff of doctors, nurses and hospital administrators living and working in the city. Now the possible drama has found its lead.
This morning, NBC has followed the recent trend of renewing programming well before the end of the TV season. The network is also trying really hard not to be outdone. While CBS and Fox have gone and renewed a few TV shows, NBC has announced the renewal of 5 shows.
This week, NBC announced that it is considering adding a third Chicago-set drama to the lineup. That’s right, following the firefighter-based Chicago Fire and the police-based Chicago P.D., NBC wants to add an ensemble cast of doctors and nurses to its lineup. But could Chicago Medical move forward to series?
Grimm lives! People say Friday is a deathslot for TV, however genre programming seems to be an exception there, as is the case for NBC's Grimm. The underrated supernatural crime procedural has held its own on Friday nights for three seasons, and it's confirmed to get a fourth.
And just like that: everyone and their mother is getting in on the digital series game. First came the announcement that Jason Katims’ two stalwart series — >Parenthood and Friday Night Lights — were getting the tiny tube treatment, and now it seems that several other NBC series are getting the same in the wake of their series’ hiatuses, including Parks and Recreation, Grimm, and Chicago Fire. It’s almost as if the networks are taking the Internet seriously or something.
If you’ve tuned into Chicago Fire over the course of its run, there’s a good chance you’ve met the brash and unintimidated Sergeant Hank Voight (Jason Beghe), a cop with his own set of morals who has been pegged by the firehouse as one of the biggest bad guys in town.
A day ahead of their upfront presentation, NBC has posted their 2013-2014 schedule, which lays out where most of the new and returning series will air throughout the week come next fall. A few notable schedule changes appear to be taking place, including a move to Wednesdays for Revolution and a shift to Thursdays for Parenthood. Absent from the list is Community, but NBC did include it among the scripted series confirmed to return, so it will be back. It's just a matter of when.
Whether or not the lights come back on in Revolution remains to be seen, but either way, NBC won't be turning the lights out on this series anytime soon. Revolution was among the five dramas NBC renewed today for next season. Also set to return are Grimm, Parenthood, Chicago Fire, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
In spite of the lack of a Season 2 renewal just yet for Chicago Fire, plans for a spinoff are going ahead. NBC has cast a couple of the roles for the planted spinoff, which will shift the focus from the heroics of the Windy City’s fire department to its police force. Signed on for the project as of today are Texas Chainsaw 3D costars Tania Raymond and Scott Eastwood.
NBC hasn't quite finished rolling out their winter/spring slate, with Revolution and The Voice poised to return next week, and Hannibal set to arrive early next month. But the network is already prepping their season closers for the spring, and for some shows, the end is very near. That includes Whitney and 1600 Penn, both of which wrap up next week.
TV hasn’t fully gotten into the swing of winter programming, although some networks have jumped the gun, offering new fodder, earlier. Last night this proved good for NBC, but bad for everyone else, including Fox, which did offer some original programming with the return of Mobbed.