NBC has given pickups for new seasons of two drama series. The network will bring back both “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” for the 2016-17 season, NBC announced late Monday.
“NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt made the announcement at a junket for the two shows (and their soon-to-premiere sibling, ‘Chicago Med’) in the Windy City Monday evening,” TVbytheNumbers.com reports. “The news comes on the same day that NBC picked up ‘Blindspot‘ for next season and extended the current run of ‘The Mysteries of Laura.‘”
“Chicago Fire” has been delivering a 1.78 average rating (Live+Same Day) in the key demo of adults 18-49 this season, making it NBC’s second-highest-rated scripted series, after “Blindspot.”
“Chicago PD” is averaging 1.5 in the metric.