Chicago Fire Co-Creator Leaving Series

Chicago Fire Showrunner Leaving Michael Brandt NBC

There are a couple fewer people in the Windy City: Executive producers on NBC’s Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. are leaving their respective series, our sister site Deadline reports.

Chicago Fire is losing co-creator Michael Brandt, who is an executive producer and co-showrunner on the Dick Wolf drama. EP and director Joe Chappelle also is leaving the firefighter series. Derek Haas, who has been running the show with Brandt, will continue solo in Season 5.

Chicago P.D. EP and director Mark Tinker is leaving his post, as well. He follows EP Matt Olmstead, who is stepping down as showrunner after that show’s current fourth season.

Both Chicago Fire and P.D., as well as sister series Chicago Med, have been renewed for another season.

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