NBC will have four “Chicago” procedurals on the air this coming season — and network president Bob Greenblatt doesn’t necessarily rule out more.
“Every time I think Dick Wolf has finished, he comes up with a new idea,” the NBC boss said of the producer behind such shows as “Chicago Fire” and the upcoming “Chicago Justice.” “More often than not, he proves me to be wrong.”
That meant that it’s entirely possible there could be yet another Chicago-based procedural from the “Law & Order” mastermind.
“To have three spinoffs, I kind of think we’re gilding the lily,” Greenblatt told reporters at the TCA TV press tour Tuesday in Beverly Hills.
But, he added, “I will never count Dick Wolf out … that’s a long-winded way of saying, ‘I don’t know” if there will be another “Chicago” show.
Greenblatt’s turn on the Beverly Hilton International Ballroom stage officially kicked off NBC’s full Tuesday from the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.
Coming panels for the broadcast network’s actual shows include those for newbies “Timeless” and “This Is Us,” as well as the returning “Blindspot” and “Superstore.”
We can only hope that Funny or Die’s prediction of a show called “Chicago Sanitation” will soon come to pass.
Watch the parody video above.