2016 Winter TCA Tour - Day 9NBC has had enormous success with its trio of "Chicago"-branded shows, so why not throw a fourth one onto the (seemingly ever-growing) pile? That's exactly what execs have in mind, as network brass announced this week that a fourth series, tentatively titled "Chicago Law," is currently in active development.

Dick Wolf, the super-producer behind current NBC Windy City-set hits "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D.," and freshman drama "Chicago Med," had teased a possible fourth, courtroom-centric series while speaking on a panel at the Television Critics Association winter press tour last week. And now, NBC has confirmed that it's interested in making the show.

Citing Wolf's stellar record behind "some of the biggest hits in NBC history," (including the storied "Law & Order" franchise and its still-kicking spinoff, "SVU"), NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke said in a statement, "The 'Chicago' universe will continue to grow as we are in active development on 'Chicago Law' (working title)."

Could this new series be "Law & Order 2.0"? Fans of the endless syndicated "L&O" marathons on basic cable can only watch the same reruns so many times, after all.

Stay tuned.

[via: TV Insider]

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