Ray Richmond contributes to Deadline’s TV coverage. Chicago Fire creator and exec producer Dick Wolf sounded confident this morning that his freshman firefighter drama would be renewed for a second season, considering that the hour has helped to goose ratings in its Wednesday night timeslot 17% this season with adults 18-49. Show More Summary
Excerpts from a new book have been released and they echo a previous report regarding Ann Curry and her firing from Today: Matt Lauer may suck, but producers were to blame for the horrible situation at that NBC program. In "Top of the...Show More Summary
Dino Stamatopoulos -- the former "Community" writer and consulting producer, who also played the oddball character Star-Burns on the NBC comedy -- ripped the network...
Karma's a bitch, ain't it?? NBC has just fired TODAY executive producer Jim Bell, the genius behind ethnicity cleansing firing Ann Curry. In the past few Curryless months it's been clear that it was not the female anchor, but the show's mastermind that caused TODAY's massive ratings decline. Jim's replacement is NBC News VP Alexandra Wallace [...]
You don't lose something as valuable as 14 years of dominance in the morning show ratings race without someone getting fired, even if it's not technically a firing.
Interviewed by NBC producer Richard Dominick and originally broadcast on Today Show in May 1985.
George Zimmerman intends to sue NBC for their misleading editing of audio tape of his 911 call the night Florida teen Trayvon Martin was shot and killed. NBC fired a "seasoned" producer and two other employees after an internal investigation. Show More Summary
The producers behind NBC's new drama Chicago Fire continue to take pains to accurately reflect the real world of firefighters — to the point that the show regularly hires off-duty Chicago Fire Department members as extras. It is in that...Show More Summary
Shiri Appleby is finalizing a deal for a recurring role on NBC’s new firefighter drama Chicago Fire produced by Dick Wolf. She will play Clarice, the ex-girlfriend of Shay (Lauren German) who is pregnant and married to a rich husband. Show More Summary
She may still be employed by NBC, but Ann Curry is no longer the co-host of The Today Show - and the fired anchor is speaking out about the possible reasons why she lost her job. While many believe Matt Lauer is solely to blame for Curry's...Show More Summary
Given how many cop shows populate the primetime landscape (most of them produced or inspired by Dick Wolf), it's a little surprising that the broadcast networks have shied away from dramas centered around firefighters for this long.Show More Summary
The executive producer made a bold statement about his new show to reporters and said that there will be a big change made to the pilot. read more
NBC announced its fall TV schedule and one show in particular that I have been tracking is called Chicago Fire http://www.nbc.com/chicago-fire/. Chicago Fire is being produced by legendary producer Dick Wolf http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0937725/of the Law and Order franchise. I have meet Mr. Wolf on the lot a couple of times outside his offices and…
Breakout Kings co-creator/executive producer Matt Olmstead is joining NBC’s new drama series Chicago Fire as executive producer/showrunner. Written by feature writers Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (3:10 to Yuma), Chicago Fire chronicles the lives of the Firefighters, Rescue Squad and Paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. Show More Summary
Screen Rant interviews Executive Producer Derek Haas to talk about 'Chicago Fire,' a new firefighting drama on NBC.
Note to Taylor Kinney fans: "Chicago Fire's" producers, including "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf, seem to get part of his appeal. He's frequently shirtless in the trailer.
NBC is still in love with Dick Wolf. The veteran producer behind the Law and Order franchise got a double dose of good news today when NBC renewed Law and Order: Special Victims Unit for its 14th season and picked up a new show from Wolf, Chicago Fire.
This one's even worse, as it knits together three (or four) different soundbites to present a single -- false -- conversation. This isn't related, but plonked did this for us....
Another head has rolled behind NBC’s iron curtain as the troubled, so-called "news" network continues to drop the guillotine on those responsible for the deliberately misleading edits to Zimmerman’s 9-1-1 call. NBC has now fired three...Show More Summary
Last week, we reported that NBC Miami reporter Jeff Burnside became the second NBC producer to be fired over a misleading edit to Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman's 911 call that made it into several Today Show broadcasts. According...Show More Summary