Chicago Med is a American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead as the second spin-off franchise series Chicago Fire.
The series was aired on November 15, 2015 and as of 2017, it has aired for two seasons and 84 episodes.
Originally, the network ordered 13 episodes for the first season, but on December 11, 2015, an additional 5 episodes were ordered, bringing the season to 18 episodes.
On February 1, 2016, it was renewed by NBC for a second season. On May 10, 2017, it was renewed for a third season which is premiered on November 21, 2017.
Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center and on its doctors and nurses as they work to save patients' lives.
Main Cast Edit
- Nick Gehlfuss as Dr. Will Halstead
- Torrey DeVitto as Dr. Natalie Manning
- Yaya DaCosta as Nurse April Sexton
- Rachel DiPillo as Sarah Reese
- Colin Donnell as Dr. Connor Rhodes
- Brian Tee as LCDR Dr. Ethan Choi
- S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin
- Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles
- Marylne Barnett as Nurse Maggie Lockwood
Recurring Cast Edit
- Julie Berman as Dr. Samantha "Sam" Zanetti
- Brennan Brown as Dr. Sam Abrams
- Peter Mark Kendall as Joey Thomas
- D.W. Moffett as Cornelius Rhodes
- Christina Brucato as Claire Rhodes
- Annie Potts as Helen Manning
- Gregg Henry as Dr. David Downey (season 1)
- Susie Abromeit as Zoe Roth
- Roland Buck III as Noah Sexton
Episode number Edit
The series was greenlighted by NBC for the show's pilot episode on May 1, 2015.
On August 21, 2015, Andrew Dettman stepped down as showrunner due to "creative differences" following his appointment in June. Andrew Schneider and Diane Frolov were appointed as new showrunners on August 27, 2015.
NBC originally ordered 13 episodes for season one; however, on December 11, 2015, an additional 5 episodes were ordered, bringing the season to 18 episodes.
On February 1, 2016, NBC renewed the series for a second season. On May 15, 2016, it was announced that the series would be moving to Thursdays. The second season premiered on September 22, 2016.
Metacritic's aggregate score currently stands at 52 out of 100, based on 17 "mixed or average" reviews. Meanwhile, Rotten Tomatoes gives the show a 48% "rotten" grade, with an average rating of 5.52/10.