american Medical Drama, Chicago Med, is all set to return with season 9. Although there is no set date yet, NBC has revamped the One Chicago franchise, with the show slated to premiere in the fall of 2023. With new characters set to be introduced, the show is all set to make a strong comeback.
The series is directed by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas and produced by Wolf Films and Universal Television. So far, there have been eight seasons and a total of 164 episodes. The drama is written by Michael Waxman and Charles S. Carroll. All episodes of this series are available on NBC.
Everything we know about the next season of Chicago Med
The show revolves around the titular city’s most notable hospital and a passionate group of doctors trying to hold the strings together. Amidst all the chaos of an ER, they run into unexpected cases and heated connections.
The new season is expected to have 22 episodes in total, as stated by the show’s executive producer, Dick Wolf.
Nick Gehlfuss, known for playing Dr. Will Halstead, said goodbye to the show in season 8. Having been part of the original cast, Gehlfuss reflected on his departure, revealing that he had taken his character as far as he could go. Therefore, he will not be seen reprising his role in the upcoming season.
While season 9 cast details have yet to be announced, most of the cast members are expected to return for season 9. Here is a list of the main cast:
- Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles
- S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin
- Marlyne Barrett as Maggie Lockwood
- Jessy Schram as Dr. Hannah Asher.
- Dominic Rains as Dr. Crockett Marcel
- Steven Weber as Dr. Dean Archer
- Kristen Hager as Dr. Stevie Hammer
In short, about Chicago Med
Chicago Med is the third part of Dick Wolf’s Chicago franchise (others are chicago fire and chicago police). Set in the emergency room at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center, it offers a glimpse into the lives of doctors and the type of workload they deal with on a daily basis.
The show sometimes features crossovers between the characters of chicago police and chicago fire also.
The series earned high marks from all critics, scoring 64% on Rotten Tomatoes and 7.6/10 on IMDb.
Here is the official synopsis of the show:
“The most skilled medical team in the city saves lives, while navigating their unique interpersonal relationships.“
Stay updated for the exact release date of the Chicago Med, It is expected to hit NBC sometime in the fall of 2023.