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Chicago Med

Chicago Med
Genre Medical drama
Created by
Developed by
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s)
Location(s) Chicago, Illinois
Production company(s)
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original channel NBC
Related shows
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Chicago Med is an upcoming American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead as a spin-off from Chicago Fire, which was ordered to a series on May 1, 2015.[1] Season one will contain 13 episodes.[2] The series is set to premiere on November 17, 2015.[3][4][5]


  • Premise 1
  • Cast 2
    • Main Cast 2.1
    • Recurring Cast 2.2
  • Production 3
    • Crossovers 3.1
  • Episodes 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Chicago Med is described as "an emotional ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors that holds it together". It is said to tackle cases inspired by topical events and intertwine with characters from Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.[6]


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

  • Carl Lumbly as Bert Goodwin, a man who has a sudden physical ailment, and is also Sharon Goodwin's husband.[11]
  • Julie Berman as Dr. Toni Zanetti, an attending surgeon.[12]
  • Brennan Brown as Dr. Sam Abrams, a neurosurgeon.[13]
  • Marlyne Barrett as Maggie[14]


Laurie Holden was originally cast as Dr. Hannah Tramble,[7] but dropped out due to "family reasons".[15] On August 21, 2015, Andrew Dettman stepped down as showrunner due to "creative differences" following his appointment in June.[16] Andrew Schneider and Diane Frolov were appointed as new showrunners on August 27, 2015.[17]


A three-way crossover with Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. is set to air in January 2016,[18] while a four-way crossover between the three Chicago series and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is set to air in February.[19]


No.  Title  Directed by  Written by  Original air date  U.S. viewers
1 "The Green Branch"[20] Michael Waxman[21] TBA November 17, 2015 (2015-11-17)[5] TBD


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 1, 2015). "NBC Picks Up Dramas 'Blindspot', 'Chicago Med' & 'Heartbreaker' to Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (May 29, 2015). "Colin Donnell Joins 'Chicago Med' As New Series Regular". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 22, 2015). "NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2015-16 Season;Early Launch for 'Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris', 'Heroes Reborn' Debuts Premiere Week". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ Ausiello, Michael (June 5, 2015). "NBC Fall Update: Chicago Med Premiere Moved Up, Heartbreaker Delayed". TVLine. Retrieved June 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Chicago Med -". Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Chicago Med". NBC. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Chicago Med -". Retrieved June 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ Roots, Kimberly (August 13, 2015). Pretty Little Liars' Torrey DeVitto to Scrub In on Chicago Med"'". TVLine. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  9. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (July 20, 2015). Chicago Med': Brian Tee in Cast of Spinoff on NBC"'". TVLine. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 14, 2015). Chicago Med' Adds Rachel DiPillo As New Regular"'". Deadline. Retrieved August 14, 2015. 
  11. ^ Friedlander, Whitney (October 7, 2015). "‘Chicago Med’ Casts ‘Alias’ Star in Recurring Role". Variety. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  12. ^ Ausiello, Michael (October 15, 2015). "Chicago Med Admits GH's Julie Berman". TVLine. Retrieved October 16, 2015. 
  13. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (October 22, 2015). "Chicago Med Taps Beauty and the Beast Actor as... the New Gregory House?". TVLine. Retrieved October 23, 2015. 
  14. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 8, 2015). "‘Chicago Med’ Casts Marlyne Barrett". Deadline. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  15. ^ Abrams, Natalie (August 12, 2015). "Walking Dead alum Laurie Holden exits NBC's Chicago Med". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  16. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (August 21, 2015). "Chicago Med Showrunner Exits". TV Line. Retrieved August 22, 2015. 
  17. ^ Gelman, Vlada (August 27, 2015). "Chicago Med Taps Sopranos Vets as New Showrunners". TV Line. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  18. ^ Kate Stanhope (13 October 2015). Chicago Fire' Boss Teases "Huge Betrayal" Ahead, Voight-Centered Three-Show Crossover"'". Retrieved 16 October 2015. 
  19. ^ Hanh Nguyen (13 August 2015). "Get Ready for the Chicago Fire, PD, Med and Law & Order: SVU Four-Way Crossover". Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  20. ^ "The Green Branch". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 30, 2015. 
  21. ^ Donnell, Colin (September 18, 2015). "Things are definitely underway here on #ChicagoMed! @nbcchicagomed". Instagram. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 

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