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Chicago Fire season 5 to premiere on October 11, 2016

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Basic info and cast

Chicago Fire is a popular and critically acclaimed American action and drama television series that is currently airing on the NBC channel in the United States. The hit drama series was created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas. It is produced for NBC by Wolf Films and Universal Television and executive produced by Brandt and Haas alongside Peter Jankowski, Danielle Gelber, Dick Wolf, Matt Olmstead, Jeffrey Nachmanoff and Joe Chappelle. Season 1 of the show debuted on the NBC channel on October 10, 2012.

The plot revolves around work and personal lives of the firefighters and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. Chicago Fire stars Taylor Kinney, Jesse Spencer, Eamonn Walker, Monica Raymund, Joe Minso, David Eigenberg, Christian Stolte, Yuri Sardarov, Dora Madison, Kara Killmer and Steven R. McQueen.

Current season and renewal expectations

Season 4 of Chicago Fire premiered on the NBC channel in the US on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 10pm ET/PT and it is supposed to consist of 23 one-hour episodes. The show has garnered exceptionally good reviews since its debut in 2012 and has also received wide critical acclaim. It has been nominated for Imagen Foundation Awards, Teen Choice Awards and People's Choice Awards, among others. In 2013, the series won ASCAP Film and Television Music Award in the category Top Television Series. Monica Raymund won 2013 Imagen Foundation Award as Best Actress in Television, and in 2015 the series won Prism Award in the category Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline – Mental Health. The ratings have stayed at a very high level since the launch of the show, and in the current season the show is averaging 7.7 million viewers after just a few episodes. We will be shocked if the show doesn’t get renewed. Since there have been no official comments yet from NBC about the future of the series, check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of Chicago Fire season 5 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.

Latest developments

UPDATED November 10, 2015: Dick Wolf’s successful collaboration with NBC continues. It started with him creating one of the longest-running NBC’s franchises Law & Order and it continues with the official renewal of Chicago Fire for season 5. The current season premiered just a month ago, and after four episodes the series is averaging 7.7 million viewers per episode, which an impressive 4% growth when compared season-to-season. Very few shows manage to increase the average viewership as they get more seasoned. NBC is yet to schedule the release date for new episodes, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of Chicago Fire season 5 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.

UPDATED December 18, 2015: NBC has just revealed its winter premiere schedule for new and returning TV series. After a mid-season finale on December 8th, season 4B of Chicago Fire is expected to return to the small screen with new episodes on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Also, just to remind you, the hit series has already been renewed for another run slated to air at the end of next year. Sign up for our notifications and we’ll remind you of the premiere date one day in advance.

UPDATED June 16, 2016: A 23-part fourth chapter of the hit NBC action drama series Chicago Fire has just concluded airing in the US a month ago, on May 17, 2016. The finale has attracted 7.9 million viewers, bringing the average viewership for the entire fourth installment to 8 million viewers. The network was the first broadcasting company this year to solidify its fall programming slate, and according to the newly unveiled schedule, a fifth season of the highly-praised series is set to hit the small screen on Thursday, October 11, 2016 at 10pm ET/PT. Sign up for our updates and we will email you an automated reminder of the release date of Chicago Fire season 5 one day before the show starts.

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Premiere date of Chicago Fire season 5 – October 11, 2016

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0 Rachel  2017-02-07 18:34
Hi can you let us know when season 5 of Chicago fire starts in the UK please, also when all other Chicago series starts. Thank you
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-1 Carol  2016-10-26 19:20
Hi can you let me know when Chicago Fire series 5 is coming to Sky TV. Thank you Carol.
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0 Bev  2016-10-18 23:50
When is the new series starting in brisse
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