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After a season of mediocre ratings, NBC moved Chicago Fire to follow The Voice. As a result, the show was one of a few network series to go up in the ratings year-to-year. Will the numbers continue to climb? Will it be renewed for a fourth season or could it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
Chicago Fire follows the lives and work of the firefighters, rescue squad, and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. The cast includes Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Charlie Barnett, Monica Raymund, Lauren German, Eamonn Walker, David Eigenberg, Joe Minso, Yuri Sardarov, and Christian Stolte.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am »
Warning: The following contains Major spoilers from Tuesday’s season premiere of Chicago Fire. If you have yet to watch, head to a different TVLine story. Everyone else, read on…
Chicago Fire fans, have you wiped away your tears yet over Tuesday’s heartbreaking demise?
If not, executive producer Matt Olmstead tries to provide some solace below, with a bit of tough love thrown in — “You mourn it and move on,” he says — as he explains why Shay (played by Lauren German) had to die.
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This story contains major spoilers from the Chicago Fire premiere.
Chicago Fire did not waste any time revealing who didn’t make it out of that burning building alive.
The third season picked up with Firehouse 51 in the immediate aftermath of the building explosion, but not everyone was able to get back on their feet. Sadly, paramedic Leslie Shay (Lauren German) died within the first few minutes of the premiere.
Jumping ahead six weeks, viewers learned that Shay’s death has severely impacted everyone. Severide (Taylor Kinnet) is missing in action, though he returns to the house by episode’s »
- Natalie Abrams
Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched the Chicago Fire season 2 finale and intend to, stop reading now. There’s a reason #ChicagoFireFinale was trending on Twitter Tuesday night: the hour ended with everyone but Chief Boden (Eamonn Walker) in danger of having just been killed off. “Anyone from House 51 report! Report!”
Perhaps you can tell from the photo I pre-selected for this react, that I fully expected the cliffhanger to revolve around Severide (Taylor Kinney). The promo for the episode showed that he missed a child in the first sweep of what turned out to be a horrendous boarding school fire. »
- Mandi Bierly
Grimm will return for its fourth season. On the show, Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) fights to keep humanity safe from the supernatural creatures of the world. Others in the cast include Russell Hornsby, Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, Reggie Lee, Bree Turner, and Claire Coffee. Airing on Friday nights, it's currently averging a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.5 million total viewers.
As you might imagine, Chicago Fire follows the personal and professional lives of those working for the Chicago Fire Department. The cast includes Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Charlie Barnett, Monica Raymund, Lauren German, Eamonn Walker, and David Eigenberg. This drama struggled last season but has grown its audience this year. It will return for a third season and currently averages a 2.1 demo with 7.61 million. »
5 items from 2014
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