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The network has give a full-season order to the freshman drama, The Hollywood Reporterhas learned.
The Wednesday night drama about the complex and heroic men and women of the Chicago Fire Department stars Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer, became the first new drama of the season to beat its premiere rating (a modest 1.9 among adults 18-49) with a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 during its fourth episode. The Nov. 7 episode marked a 44 percent jump from its last original which earned just a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49. It was also the first time it outpaced its direct freshman competitor in ABC's critically hailed Nashville.