Chicago Fire fans were left disappointed on February 24th as NBC aired a rerun but when will episode 8 of Chicago Fire season 9 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 Fire and the other One Chicago shows have also felt the burn 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 Fire season 9 due to arrive on NBC?
Chicago Fire season 9 on NBC
Season 9 of Chicago Fire premiered on NBC on November 11th, 2020, almost two months later than previous seasons in years gone by.
Despite the late arrival, the new episodes have been as captivating as ever, with plenty of twists and turns for the Firehouse 51 crew which has had no rest as the Covid-19 pandemic arrived in the One Chicago world.
When is episode 8 on NBC?
- Episode 8 of Chicago Fire season 9 will air on NBC at 9/8c 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 9, episode 4, Funny What Things Remind Us.
How many episodes in total?
The number of episodes in Chicago Fire season 9 is unconfirmed but it has been previously reported that the ongoing season will consist of 15 episodes in total.
The rumoured shortened season length means that season 9 will be Chicago Fire’s shortest season since the show began in 2012.
Chicago Fire will return to NBC at 9/8c on March 10th, 2021.
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