‘Chicago Fire’ Gets Season 6 Renewal on NBC
“Chicago Fire” kicked off its fifth season with a slight increase of the viewing audience excelling the previous season for 2.01%, by gathering over 7.5 million viewers. It’s worth noting that “Chicago Fire” illustrates the growth of the audience within all seasons, and this indicator serves a major factor able to affect on the decision on renewal. Therefore, millions of devoted fans of the action-drama series strive to figure out whether or not “Chicago Fire” will return for Season 6 on NBC, and if this happens, when will its release date? On May 10, 2017, NBC picked up “Chicago Fire” for a sixth season. We suggest you to sign up for our automatic notifications if you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere.
Actually, we were sure that NBC is about to renew “Chicago Fire” for a next season, given a brilliant reception of the current season by the target audience, as well as such impressive television ratings. Let’s take a look at some figures in order to confirm our forecast. Currently, according to IMDB, “Chicago Fire” has a score of 7.9 out of 10 based on over 23,000 user votes, 47 reviews from viewers and 15 reviews from critic. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of “Chicago Fire” has a score of 4.7 out of 10 and a 100% approval rating that indicates universal acclaim among the viewers.
Meanwhile, the television ratings of the fifth season were pretty strong. The premiere episode of the fifth season has drawn 7.521 million viewers (+2.01% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 1.80 demo rating (+0.56%) among adults (18-49). For comparison, “Chicago Fire” Season 4 averaged a 1.75 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.01 million viewers (live + same day ratings). Our verdict is that we undoubtedly will see “Chicago Fire” Season 6 on NBC.
“Chicago Fire” Season 5 picks up when “Severide and Stella are on the lookout for a very unstable Grant, who left Chicago Med without notice. Now that Dawson is responsible for Louie, she questions her dangerous career path as a firefighter. Casey continues his work as Alderman but his relationship with his political consultant, Susan Weller, cools,” according to NBC.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 6)
“Chicago Fire” Season 5 debuted on Oct. 11 on NBC and its debut drew 7.521 million viewers, as well as has received universal acclaim among the viewers. NBC was satisfied looking at the results of the fifth season. Therefore, the network has confirmed the renewal of “Chicago Fire” for a next season. But the exact date for a Season 6 still remains unclear. “Chicago Fire” will return on small screens sometime in 2017-2018 television season on NBC.
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