Post-Shay, Will More LGBT Characters Come to ‘Chicago Fire’ or Other ‘Chicago’ Shows?

In the fall of 2014, the char acter of Leslie Shay died tragically on the job in the third season opener of NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”  The popular character (and equally popular actress Lauren German, who played her) didn’t fully get erased from the show even after a successful investigation to prove she was murdered that […]

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Scott Eastwood, Melissa Sagemiller (Photo: Kevin Winter/Mat Szwajkos/Getty Images)

‘Chicago Fire’ Spinoff Casts Eastwood, Sagemiller and a ‘Lostie’

NBC’s gettin’ fired up about spawning a new series franchise. As previously reported, the network has a “Chicago Fire” spinoff in the works, and the cast is quickly coming together, according to Deadline. [xfinity-record-button id=”5531888790362115112″ program_type=”series”] Former “Lost” actress Tania Raymonde and Scott Eastwood, Clint Eastwood’s son, have been cast as police officers in the […]

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Taylor Kinney as Kelly Severide, Jesse Spencer as Matthew Casey, Eamonn Walker as Battalion Chief Walter Boden in "Chicago Fire" (Photo by: Sandro/NBC)

‘Chicago Fire’ Spinoff in the Works at NBC

NBC’s sleeper hit “Chicago Fire” has sparked interest at the network in turning the show into a franchise. [xfinity-record-button id=”5531888790362115112″ program_type=”series”] NBC is said to be considering a spinoff of the freshman firefighter drama, according to The spinoff would also be set in Chicago and would be a procedural that focuses on the city’s […]

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Ron Howard, Al Michaels Among TV Hall of Fame Inductees

LOS ANGELES ( – Actor-director Ron Howard, sportscaster Al Michaels, CBS chief Les Moonves, journalist Bob Schieffer and writer-producer Dick Wolf will be inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 22nd Hall of Fame, the selection committee said Wednesday. For the first time, proceeds from the ceremony, slated for March 11 at the […]

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TNT Orders Dick Wolf Series ‘Cold Justice’

LOS ANGELES ( – TNT has ordered eight episodes of a new procedural from “Law & Order” boss Dick Wolf, the network said Wednesday. The series bears the working title “Cold Justice” and is billed as an “unscripted procedural drama.” It will follow Texas prosecutor Kelly Siegler and Yolanda McClary, a crime-scene investigator for the […]

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