As first reported by Limit line, production of the police procedural drama was suspended on January 12 after a number of positive tests, including the cases in Area A, including the cast and people who directly interacted with surname. The series is currently airing its ninth season.
Several dozen positive tests were detected through NBCU’s testing protocols Limit line. This includes members. Replacement crew members and an adjusted filming schedule were implemented to allow filming to continue for several days. However, filming has now been postponed.
This marks the second show in Chicago franchise to achieve positive COVID tests. Last week, the series Chicago Fire halted production on the tenth season. Based on Limit line, filming is scheduled to resume today (Thursday). Meanwhile, Chicago Med continues to be produced without being discontinued.
The recent surge in COVID cases due to the highly contagious omicron variant has impacted production throughout the TV industry. ABC drama Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, and Rookies All were delayed earlier this month because of the pandemic’s resurgence. Meanwhile, CBS’s NCIS The franchise was also paused after some positive tests.
Ninth season of Director of Chicago premieres on September 22, 2021, and returns on January 5, 2022, after a holiday hiatus. The show revolves around uniformed patrol officers and the 21st District Intelligence Unit of the Chicago Police Department as they pursue the city’s major street criminals. This is the second in Wolf Entertainment’s Chicago franchise, which includes Chicago Med, which is currently airing its seventh season.
Director of Chicago, Wednesday, September 10, NBC
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