Will the new episodes of Chicago Med Season 8 premiere sooner than you anticipated? Continue reading for more.
Ever since the premiere of the fifth episode, “Yep, This is the World We Live In,” on October 19, 2022, viewers have been curious to know when the show will return to NBC after this break. Especially if you remember what Marcel said to Dayton, quote, “The thing is, if we pass on these lungs, we don’t think we’ll get another pair on time.” Dayton replied, quoting, “So intricate machinery, ticking clock, and a life at stake.”
This exchange alone is proof that the fans have been patiently waiting and intrigued, like others, to know how the show will proceed further. If you are one of them, then you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve compiled all the information you’ll need to get a head start on the next episodes. Sadly, in the first week of November 2022, no new episodes of Chicago Med Season 8 will air on NBC.
But don’t worry! Here is everything we know so far about the brand-new episode, which is all set to resume airing next week.
Chicago Med Season 8: When will new episodes begin airing on NBC?
The series will return to premiere its remaining episodes starting on November 2, 2022, with its sixth episode of season 8, “Mamma Said There Would Be Days Like This,” at the same time scheduled every Wednesday at 8 pm (ET/PT), followed by Chicago Fire at 9 pm (ET/PT), and then concluding with Chicago P.D. at 10 pm (ET/PT) on NBC.
The runtime of each episode is approximately 40-43 minutes. The official social media handle of the show also confirmed the news a few days ago, quoting, “Some Chicago Fire BTS for your timeline. New episodes of One Chicago return November 2!” Take a look at the official post below:
Some Chicago Fire BTS for your timeline. 🔥
New episodes of One Chicago return November 2! pic.twitter.com/I1u3rxoDio
— One Chicago (@NBCOneChicago) October 26, 2022
Chicago Med Season 8: What to expect in the upcoming episodes
Episode 6: Mamma Said There Would Be Days Like This – November 2, 2022: The episode is directed by Timothy Busfield and written by Gabriel L. Feinberg and Lily Dahl. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Marcel adjusts to his newfound fame when he helps Halstead treat a local restaurant owner; Choi, Charles, and Goodwin aid a new mother who is worried about hurting her baby; Maggie and Taylor clash with a patient who is eager to get back to work.” Take a look at the official promo below.
Episode 7: The Clothes Make the Man… Or Do They? – November 9, 2022: The episode is directed by Anthony Nardolillo and written by Stephen Hootstein and Danny Weiss. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Med runs out of scrubs, forcing the staff to improvise; the life of Archer’s son is in danger; Marcel and Charles help a kidney transplant patient experiencing psychosis; Asher and Halstead grow closer.”
Chicago Med Season 8: Who is returning back for the new episodes?
Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead created this medical drama television series, and it is the third installment of Wolf Entertainment’s Chicago franchise. The main cast members of the series who will reprise their roles in the episode are as follows: Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles, S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin, Nick Gehlfuss as Dr. Will Halstead, Brian Tee as Dr. Ethan Choi, Marlyne Barrett as Maggie Lockwood, Dominic Rains as Dr. Crockett Marcel, Guy Lockard as Dr. Dylan Scott, Kristen Hager as Dr. Stevie Hammer, Steven Weber as Dr. Dean Archer, Sarah Rafferty as Dr. Pamela Blake, Jessy Schram as Dr. Hannah Asher and Yaya DaCosta as April Sexton.
Chicago Med Season 8 Episode 6: Take a look at some exclusive stills
Chicago Med Season 8: A quick recap of the season so far
The channel has not yet revealed the season’s exact plotlines, but the available episode descriptions are enough to give you the full image of the season, which will help you understand the plot much better. Here’s what we know about Chicago Med Season 8 episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.
Episode 1: How Do You Begin to Count the Losses – September 21, 2022: The episode is directed by Michael Pressman and written by Diane Frolov & Andrew Schneider. It was viewed by an estimated 6.59 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “In the aftermath of Halstead’s apartment fire, Marcel, Choi, and Archer work together to try to save the survivors; Charles and Med’s new fellow, Cuevas, helps a paranoid patient; Scott makes a life-changing decision.”
Episode 2: (Caught Between) The Wrecking Ball and the Butterfly – September 28, 2022: The episode is directed by Nicole Rubio, and the teleplay is written by Stephen Hootstein. The story is written by Stephen Hootstein & Danny Weiss. It was viewed by an estimated 6.64 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “Supply chain disruptions dramatically impact Med, causing Marcel to clash with other doctors; Maggie reveals something to Ben; Choi and Archer help a patient with ALS.”
Episode 3: Winning the Battle, but Still Losing the War – October 5, 2022: The episode is directed by Charles Carroll, and the teleplay is written by Meridith Friedman & Ryan Michael Johnson. The story is written by Meridith Friedman & Gabrielle Fulton Ponder. It was viewed by an estimated 6.88 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “Charles and Cuevas clash over the treatment of a paranoid patient; Choi treats a pregnant patient from Asher’s past; Marcel and Taylor help a man who needs risky neurosurgery.”
Episode 4: The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Teacher – October 12, 2022: The episode is directed by Nicole Rubio and written by Daniel Sinclair. It was viewed by an estimated 6.75 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “When a subway train goes off the tracks, Marcel volunteers to help the victims; Taylor and Halstead must decide if they’re willing to risk their jobs to save a patient; Asher and Archer clash over a pregnant patient.”
Episode 5: Yep, This is the World We Live In – October 19, 2022: The episode is directed by X. Dean Lim and written by Eli Talbert. It was viewed by an estimated 6.88 million US viewers. According to the official synopsis, “The effects of the supply chain shortages continue to impact the ED when Taylor’s drug dealer reappears; one of the victims of the recent train crash needs a transplant, forcing Marcel to improvise; Charles and Cuevas help a patient with amnesia.”
Where to stream Chicago Med Season 8?
Chicago Med is currently available on NBC, fuboTV, Hulu Plus, and Peacock. The series is also available to rent or buy on Amazon Instant Video or Vudu, with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference of the users. Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on the NBC official website, where the episodes are published after they air on the channel on Wednesday nights at the 8/7c time slot. You can also stream Chicago Med for free on NBC or IMDb TV, based on the user’s location.
Chicago Med Official Synopsis
The official synopsis of the series states, “Set in Chicago, Chicago Med is the third series in Dick Wolf’s Chicago franchise. It focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center and on its doctors and nurses as they work to save patients’ lives. It sometimes crosses over with characters from Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.”
Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for Chicago Med Season 8 to resume premiering new episodes on NBC next week.