2020 has been a bittersweet year for Hollywood, NBC included. The channel had to curtail the production of several of its prime-time shows due to the unexpected outbreak of the fatal Coronavirus — which forced the entire world to come to a standstill. This holds true even for the popular Chicagoverse, where all of its titles had to face premature endings. ‘Chicago Med’, the third installment from the franchise was also cut short by three episodes. So what does this mean for the medical drama’s future? Will we see a ‘Chicago Med’ Season 6? Read on to find out.
Chicago Med Season 6 Release Date: When Will It Premiere?
‘Chicago Med’ Season 5 premiered on September 25, 2019, on NBC. It joined the three titles under Dick Wolf’s banner that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the season had originally been commissioned for 23 episodes, it wrapped up production earlier than expected on March 13, 2020. Yes, three episodes were left unaired since it concluded after spanning 20 episodes on April 15, 2020.
However, on a positive note, all the three seasons from the Chicagoverse have received three-season renewals. So we have plenty of ‘Chicago Med’ to look forward to in the future. Paul Telegdy, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, made the announcement, saying, “Dick Wolf has proven time and time again that he makes shows audiences love. We are delighted, excited and proud that as part of this epic deal with Wolf Entertainment, NBC’s loyal audience will know that their favorite shows have a certain future for the next three years.”
‘Chicago Med’ has always remained faithful to its schedule of premiering annually in the month of September. But this time around, the release date might get pushed back a bit due to the Corona outbreak. If things get sorted by in the next few months, we can expect ‘Chicago Med’ Season 6 to release sometime in 2021.
That being said, showrunners Andrew Schneider and Diane Frolov are excited about the future of the series. They did not mention how they plan to include the incomplete storylines in the next season. It might pick up from where it left off in the season 5 finale or might be adjusted to fit into the upcoming plot arcs.
Chicago Med Season 6 Cast: Who Can Be In It?
In season 6, all of the main key players are expected to make their returns. They comprise Nick Gehlfuss as Dr. Will Halstead, Yaya DaCosta as April Sexton, Torrey DeVitto as Dr. Natalie Manning, Brian Tee as Dr. Ethan Choi, Marlyne Barrett as Maggie Lockwood, S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin, Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles, and Dominic Rains as Dr. Crockett Marcel.
Chicago Med Trailer:
Check out the official first-look trailer from season 5 below to refresh your memories:
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