Chicago PD fans were disappointed to see NBC air a rerun on February 24th but when will episode 8 of Chicago PD season 8 finally air on NBC?
The 2020/21 TV season has been unlike any other with filming delays, unexpected breaks between episodes and Covid-related plotlines becoming the norm thanks to the ongoing pandemic.
Chicago PD and the other One Chicago shows have also felt the full force of these delays and fans hoping to tune in to a new episode on February 24th were greeted by reruns instead.
But just when is episode 8 of Chicago PD season 8 due to arrive on NBC?
Chicago PD season 8 on NBC
Season 8 of Chicago PD began airing on NBC on November 11th, 2020, almost two months later than previous seasons have aired.
Despite the late arrival, the new episodes have been as captivating as ever, with plenty of twists and turns for the 21st District team which has been kept busy by a neverending stream of crimes.
When is episode 8 on NBC?
- Episode 8 of Chicago PD season 8 will air on NBC at 10/9c on Wednesday, March 10th.
No reason has officially been given for the gap between episodes but it is likely due to filming or post-production delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic which have affected other NBC shows, such as This Is Us, as well.
Instead of airing a new episode on March 3rd, NBC will be airing a repeat of season 8, episode 4, Unforgiven.
How many episodes in total?
The number of episodes in Chicago PD season 8 is unconfirmed but it has been previously reported that the ongoing season will feature 15 episodes in total.
The rumoured shortened season length means that this could well be Chicago PD’s shortest instalment since season 1 of the show in 2014, which itself consisted of 15 episodes.
Chicago PD will return to NBC at 10/9c on March 10th, 2021.