In completely unsurprising news, Page Six is reporting that Billy Bush was officially fired from The Today Show on Monday. Shocking. In a memo sent out to NBC staff members, executive producer Noah Oppenheim said of Bush: "While he was a new member of the Today team, he was a valued colleague and longtime member of the broader NBC family. Show More Summary
Executive Producer Dick Wolf speaks at the premiere party for NBC's 'Chicago Fire', 'Chicago P.D.' and 'Chicago Med' at STK Chicago. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images) Everything old becomes new again. Through the 1980s and ‘90s, Americans were inundatedwith true, scintillating crime stories. OJ Simpson and Nicole Brown, John and Lorena Bobbitt, [...]
The long arm of the Law & Order franchise reached beyond New York City in 2012, when Dick Wolf welcomed firefighters to the procedural fold with the premiere of Chicago Fire. The veteran TV producer has since widened his first-responder...Show More Summary
Vashti Seacat was beautiful housewife who was found dead in her bed in a home fire in 2011. Her husband, police officer, Brett Seacat, was found guilty of her murder. In tonight’s Dateline Saturday night mystery, producers will revisit the Kingman, Kansas, case, which will most likely include an update. Show More Summary
Executive producer Dick Wolf’s “Chicago” universe already includes “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.” and now “Chicago Med,” but E! News reports that more “Chicago” is on the way. “Chicago Law” is on the boards, confirms creator Wolf, who said it would...
A revival of the original “Law & Order” is being discussed by key players at NBC. Variety reports that NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt and Dick Wolf, who executive produces NBC’s “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago PD” and “Chicago Med,” along with “Law...
Upcoming NBC drama Chicago Med has completed its new female cast additions with the hire of Marlyne Barrett (The Wire). The Chicago Fire spinoff producers had said that they would introduce three new female characters in the wake of the departure of original cast member Laurie Holden. Show More Summary
The Sopranos alums Andrew Schneider and Diane Frolov have been named executive producer and writing showrunners of NBC's upcoming drama series Chicago Med, the latest offshoot in Wolf Films/Universal TV's successful Chicago Fire franchise. Show More Summary
There is a switch at the helm of NBC’s upcoming drama series Chicago Med, the latest offshoot in Wolf Films/Universal TV’s successful Chicago Fire franchise. CSI alum Andrew Dettmann, who was brought in as executive producer/showrunner in June, after the planted spinoff episode of Chicago Fire that introduced the new series, is leaving. Show More Summary
After running around all day (February 19) with two NBC Today Show video crews, we produced this short report in the front of the Fire and Ice Torch. On my day in Whistler, I got an opporunity to chat with Devon Soltendieck, a popular Canadian Video Dee-Jay with MuchMusic.
NBC isn’t wasting any time putting together the pieces of its lineup for next season: The network has just green-lit three drama series, including Dick Wolf’s Chicago Med and a conspiracy thriller from producer Greg Berlanti. The pickups come a full ten days before Peacock executives are set to unveil... More »
Name any challenge that could be posed to a new "Chicago Fire" cast member, and Kara Killmer has faced it this season.Not only did the actress -- who plays paramedic Sylvie Brett on executive producer Dick Wolf's Tuesday NBC drama --...Show More Summary
NBC News producer Jennifer Roller was working protests at the Ferguson, Missouri police department Wednesday night, and thought things had finally begun to wind down after midnight when someone started firing gunshots. “It sounded like...Show More Summary
Mingling is working well for the characters of "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago PD."Executive producer Dick Wolf's Windy City-based NBC drama series feature actors from one show on the other regularly, and soon, a third "staff" may get in on the action. Show More Summary
Page Six is reporting that Tom Brokaw is furious with Brian Williams and wants him fired. “Brokaw wants Williams’ head on a platter,” an NBC source said. “He is making a lot of noise at NBC that a lesser journalist or producer would have been immediately fired or suspended for a false report.” …Brokaw, 74, [...]
Exactly how long has Brian Williams' account of being under fire in Iraq in 2003 been going on and how wide does the story go at NBC News? A 2004 book by a military mom indicates that the version of events perpetuated by Williams up...Show More Summary
Ten days ago, while preparing for the first PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, I emailed producer Rob “Stats” Guerrera to inform him that Panthers coach Ron Rivera had to postpone his appearance because his house was on fire. Stats thought it was a figure of speech. It wasn’t. Rivera’s house was on fire. Though…
A week after the midterm elections, Veterans Day saw primetime return to its regular schedule. Though on NBC, Chicago Fire (2.2/7) saw the start of a 2-night crossover with fellow Dick Wolf produced shows Law & Order: SVU and Chicago P.D. Show More Summary
NBC has put in development an anthology series from Chicago Fire co-executive producer Andrew Newman, Eva Longoria's UnbelieEVAble Entertainment and Universal TV. The project is described as a supernatural thriller in a realistic tone. Show More Summary
George Knapp, who does commentary for KLAS, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, has taken an NBC News producer to task for trying to secure interviews with the family of one of two Las Vegas police officers murdered last weekend. TVSpy reports...Show More Summary