Chicago Med Season 9 Spoilers: Will April Sexton return?

Chicago Med Cast: Is Dr. Ethan Choi leaving the show after eight seasons?
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Chicago Med fans can’t wait for season 9 to premiere on television. Unfortunately, some advancements in the television industry have made the Chicago Med season 9 debut a little more challenging than normal.

During the summer, we usually start hearing a lot of rumors regarding Chicago Med and the other Chicago performances. Pre-production is normally ongoing or beginning, and the actors and crew are prepared to begin filming within the following several months. That isn’t happening right now due to the WGA protest and the AMPTP’s refusal to present a contract that the writers are ready to accept. So that’s where we are right now. Hopefully, the WGA strike will be over shortly, and work on Chicago Med season 9 will begin.

Will April Sexton return?

We know she and Ethan Choi married in her previous appearance, and in many ways, it seemed like closure. Yaya DaCosta tells TV Insider that she hasn’t heard anything indicating that she may return, but she does express what she would want to see if it occurs.

“I always thought April was going to finish her schooling and become a doctor … They introduced her little brother, Noah [Roland Buck III], who she actually helped put through school, and he became a doctor. So yeah, I think the idea was always that we would kind of tap into some woman’s empowerment and now that he was all set, go back to her fulfilling her dream, and I guess just as time went on, everyone was comfortable seeing her as a nurse.”

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When will Chicago Med Season 9 release?

The Chicago Med season 9 launch date has yet to be revealed due to the WGA dispute and the uncertainties surrounding the television business. We already understand that the forthcoming season will not launch while the strike is ongoing. Once it’s completed, we should expect NBC to move fast to bring the program into production as soon as feasible. There is still time for things to occur with just a few delays, but for now, supporters must simply wait.

Season 9 of Chicago Med will air on NBC in the autumn. This was revealed in May 2023. If the WGA strike is resolved soon, Chicago Med season 9 will most likely debut in September, October, or November 2023. It’s too early to tell where things may go, but we’re still hoping for a Chicago Med season 9 launch in the autumn of 2023.

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What is Chicago Med Season 9 about?

While it is too early to forecast future plots, the upcoming season of Chicago Med, with its 22-episode sequence, is expected to stay faithful to the show’s intriguing concept. It will continue to delve into the lives of the city’s finest medical team as they manage not just the difficulties of saving lives but also the complicated issues of their distinct interpersonal relationships. These committed physicians, nurses, and staff of Gaffney Chicago Medical Centre endure everyday obstacles, going to exceptional lengths to deliver creative and effective care for their patients. Their uncompromising dedication to their respective fields, as well as their unshakable relationship, serve as the impetus behind the show’s intriguing plots.

The following season’s narrative will carry on from the big Season 8 conclusion, which gave fans an inkling of the unexpected. Shocking disclosures jeopardized Jack Dayton’s operation and the development of OR 2.0, while Dr. Archer took risky steps to save a patient in need. Maggie, however, began to doubt her prospects at Med. The next season will also dig into the fascinating conflict faced by Chicago Med’s brave leader as she aggressively battles to keep Jack Dayton, played by Sasha Roiz, from converting the medical facility into a for-profit facility. This tense ordeal offers the potential for additional investigation, and viewers are anxious to see what happens next during this high-stakes struggle.

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Who might be cast for Chicago Med Season 9?

Although the Chicago Med season 9 ensemble has not been finalized, we have a solid notion of which actors will return.

  • S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin
  • Marlyne Barrett as Maggie Lockwood
  • Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles
  • Dominic Rains as Dr. Crockett Marcel
  • Kristen Hager as Dr. Stevie Hammer
  • Steven Weber as Dr. Dean Archer
  • Jessy Schram as Dr. Hannah Asher

However, Nick Gehlfuss, who played Dr. Will Halstead on the show, left after season 8 and isn’t coming back for season 9. Guy Lockard, who represented Dr. Dylan Scott, also departed the show after season 8 and is unlikely to return in season 9. Brian Tee and Yaya DaCosta both left in season 8, and it’s expected that they won’t return.

Who’re the showrunners of Chicago Med Season 9?

The amazing combination of Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead created Chicago Med, which is part of the famed Chicago series. It is the third part in the prestigious Wolf Entertainment’s Chicago series, with Universal Television serving as the show’s production firm. Derek Haas and Michael Brandt created the show, and they also act as executive producers alongside Dick Wolf, Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider, Michael Waxman, Matt Olmstead, Danielle Gelber, Arthur W. Forney, and Peter Jankowski. The successful series is produced by Charles S. Carroll, Jeffrey Drayer, David Weinstein, Simran Baidwan, Will Pascoe, and Safura Favavi.

Chicago Med Season 9 trailer

Sadly, there is no Season 9 trailer because the previous season has just been completed, so it’s going to be a little longer until we get our first real look at what our favorite actors are up to in the new season.

How many episodes will Chicago Med Season 9 have?

NBC has scheduled 22 episodes for Chicago Med season 9. Therefore, the upcoming season will most likely include 22 episodes.

Obviously, there is always the possibility that this will alter. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and labor stoppage a few years ago, most broadcast shows had their seasons cut short. We’re in the midst of a WGA strike, and there’s a risk that a SAG strike may follow. If the WGA strike and/or the SAG strike persist, the Chicago Med season might be cut short. There were several series that had their seasons cut during the previous WGA strike.

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Where to watch Chicago Med Season 9?

During the season, you can also watch Chicago Med season 9 on Peacock. Chicago Med season 8 is presently available on Peacock, along with the previous seven seasons of the show. Chicago Med was once available to view on Netflix, but it is no longer accessible.

Will Chicago Med Season 9 be the last season?

As of yet, NBC has not stated whether or not Chicago Med will be the series last season. I don’t believe it will ever be, but there is always the potential. As previously stated, the series was renewed for three seasons in 2020, which ran until 2023.

The program is still doing well in the ratings, so there’s no reason to believe that Chicago Med season 9 will be the last. Despite recent ratings declines, it remains one of the most renowned broadcast series on television today.
Chicago Med is in jeopardy unless NBC renews the show.