Freshman drama Chicago Fire has been on fire in the ratings, and NBC is apparently taking notice.
According to Deadline, the network is considering creating a spin-off series, this time centered on police instead of firefighters. The new show would also take place in Chicago, where the original series is set and is filmed.
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The new project would launch as a planted spin-off, meaning within an episode of Chicago Fire, possibly the series' Season 1 finale. It is still unclear which cast members may move to the spin-off. Homicide's Jon Seda currently recurs as Chicago Police Department Detective Antonio Dawson.
Chicago Fire executive producer Dick Wolf is obviously no stranger to spin-offs, having launched Law & Order spin-offs Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and the short-lived Law & Order: Trial by Jury and Law & Order: Los Angeles.
Would you watch a Chicago Fire spin-off?