NBC Cancels ‘Chicago Justice’ After One Season

Network makes long-awaited decision on whether to continue Dick Wolf spinoff

Last Updated: May 23, 2017 @ 8:12 AM

“Chicago Justice,” the fourth show in the Dick Wolf “Chicago” series, has been canceled after one season and 13 episodes, a source at NBC told TheWrap.

Series star Carl Weathers seemed to confirm the news Monday night in response to a tweet praising the show.

“Had a wonderful time exploring Mark Jeffries while working with a most talented group of actors,” he tweeted.

“Justice” was the fourth series ordered in the “Chicago” franchise. It stars Philip Winchester, Jon Seda, Joelle Carter, Monica Barbaro and Carl Weathers as prosecutors and investigators in the Cook County State Attorney’s office as they solve cases across the Windy City.

All the other Chicago shows — “Chicago Med,” “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” — were renewed. At the time, no decision had been made on “Chicago Justice.”

All three of Wolf’s other “Chicago” shows have been solid ratings performers for the network. “Med,” for example, was the top scripted show of its Nov. 17 premiere night, earning a 2.2 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, along with 8.6 million total viewers.

“Chicago Justice” premiered on March 1 and it got off to a strong start following a three-hour crossover premiere event. It led the network to a ratings win on its premiere day. However, the show continued to slip, coming in far behind the other “Chicago” programs.

This is the final show from last season that NBC had to make a decision on. It had cemented its primetime fall schedule at upfronts last week.

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