At some point last season, we were watching four of Dick Wolf's Chicago series in the one week.
Thankfully, the new anthology show is just scheduled to run for eight episodes, and NBC has officially confirmed when fans can expect the medical drama to make its highly anticipated return to the air.
The peacock network has said the show will now return Tuesday, November 21 at 10/9c. That means it should have a boost from sophomore sensation; This Is Us for some of its episodes.
It's unclear when, exactly, This Is Us will stop for its Winter hiatus, but considering Med has a full 22 episode order, the show will likely reap some of the benefits of airing behind the hit during the first half of 2018.
Chicago Med Season 2 suffered in the ratings after being moved to Thursdays. It shed almost 30 percent to 6.7 million viewers and a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49.
For comparison purposes, Chicago Justice was canceled after one season, and it averaged 6.1 million viewers and a 1.1 rating among.
If you watch Chicago Med online, you will know that a lot was left up in the air after Chicago Med Season 2 Episode 23. The biggest twist of all involved Dr. Charles being shot by a patient.
The official Chicago Med Season 3 logline reads:
"Dr. Will Halstead has to balance the stress as the ER’s supervising Attending Physician while exploring a budding romance with Dr. Natalie Manning, emergency pediatrics resident. Rising star heart surgeon Dr. Connor Rhodes’ skills are put to the test with the arrival of a new, highly competitive Cardiothoracic Fellow, Dr. Ava Bekker (guest star Norma Kuhling)."
"Dr. Daniel Charles recovers from both the physical and psychological injuries from being shot, but still remains the Sherlock Holmes of psychiatry. Dr. Sarah Reese continues her psychiatry residency under Dr. Charles, despite new reservations in the wake of her mentor’s assault."
"Former Navy flight surgeon Dr. Ethan Choi brings his battlefield skills to the front lines of Chicago’s busiest ER, the go-to place for victim’s of the city’s gun violence. Sharon Goodwin, the venerable head of Chicago Med, balances the pressure of keeping the city’s largest hospital afloat while maintaining an atmosphere of quality care and compassion."
"April Sexton is a smart, bold and intuitive ER nurse navigating the hospital politics of dating a doctor and co-worker. Maggie Lockwood is the confident charge nurse and the eyes, ears, and brain of the emergency department."
"Joining the team this season is rival Dr. Ava Bekker, a perennial thorn in the side of Dr. Rhodes while his girlfriend and epidemiologist Robin Charles (guest star Mekia Cox) recovers from her rare illness. April’s ambitious brother Noah Sexton (guest star Roland Buck III) joins the ER as its newest physician."
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