NBC gave renewals to four of its most popular prime-time dramas, confirming that it picked up the four Dick Wolf-produced series “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago Med,” “Chicago P.D.” and “Law & Order: SVU” for the 2018-19 season, The Futon Critic reports.
A network spokesperson confirmed the renewals Wednesday evening.
NBC released the following ratings information for the four shows:
- “Chicago Fire” is averaging a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demo and 10.1 million viewers overall in L+7 Nielsens, to win the Thursday 10 p.m. time slot versus the ABC and CBS competition in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers, while more than doubling its lead-ins in 18-49 and total viewers.
- “Chicago Med” is averaging a 2.2 rating in 18-49 and 10.7 million viewers overall in L+7 Nielsens, to rank as NBC’s No. 2 drama in total viewers, behind only “This Is Us.” “Chicago Med” has gone undefeated this season in the Tuesday 10 p.m. hour versus its regular ABC and CBS drama competition in 18-49 (L+SD).
- “Chicago P.D.” has earned a 2.3 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.5 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsens, to rank as the No. 2 10 p.m. drama on the broadcast networks in 18-49, behind only ABC’s “The Good Doctor.” “Chicago P.D.” is also NBC’s No. 2 drama in 18-49, behind only “This Is Us,” and ranks No. 1 in its Wednesday 10 p.m. timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC in every key measure (L+7 vs. regularly scheduled originals).
- “Law & Order: SVU” is averaging a 2.2 rating in 18-49 and 8.9 million viewers overall in L+7 Nielsens, building by +38% on its lead-in in 18-49 and ranking No. 2 in the timeslot among the Big 4 networks in total viewers.