The flagship One Chicago sequence is making a comeback in 2024. After a months-long delay, Chicago Hearth will return for season 12 within the new yr. Forward of the premiere, there have been a number of main bulletins.

Who’s returning? Who’s leaving? Prepare for large modifications in season 12. League1News has gathered up all the newest updates about Chicago Hearth season 12.

When Does ‘Chicago Hearth’ Return in 2024?

The present is a part of NBC’s 2024 midseason lineup. Chicago Hearth season 12 will premiere on January 17, 2024, at 9 p.m. ET. The sequence was pushed to midseason as a result of writers’ and SAG-AFTRA strikes.

Chicago Hearth season 12 will stay smack dab in the midst of One Chicago Evening. Chicago Med season 9 will air earlier than Chicago Hearth at 8 p.m. and Chicago P.D. season 11 will air instantly after at 10 p.m.

Is Taylor Kinney Returning for ‘Chicago Hearth’ Season 12?

Sure, Taylor Kinney is coming again for Chicago Hearth season 12. The actor, who has performed Kelly Severide since Chicago Hearth’s debut, stepped away from the present in the midst of season 11. A supply near manufacturing advised League1News on the time that Taylor was taking a “depart of absence” from Chicago Hearth to “take care of a private matter.”

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Taylor Kinney on ‘Chicago Hearth.’ (NBC)

Taylor didn’t return for the season 11 finale in Could 2023. Months later in October 2023, Variety reported that Taylor would return as Severide in season 12 “towards the start of the season.” In December 2023, TVLine shared pictures of Taylor as Severide within the season 12 premiere.

Who Is Leaving ‘Chicago Hearth’ in Season 12?

Season 12 would be the closing season for Kara Killmer, who performs Sylvie Brett. Variety reported that Kara will exit the sequence within the first a part of the season. It’s unclear how precisely Brett can be written off the present, however given Matthew Casey’s proposal, it’s a protected guess they’ll be heading off into the sundown collectively.

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Kara Killmer and Jesse Spencer within the season 11 finale. (NBC)

Kara isn’t the one sequence common leaving in Chicago Hearth season 12. Alberto Rosende, who performs Blake Gallo, will make his closing look within the January 17 premiere, based on Deadline.

Alberto, who joined the hit NBC sequence in season 8, addressed his exit in a message he posted to his Instagram Story in December 2023. “After I determined to finish my time with Chicago, it wasn’t straightforward,” the Shadowhunters alum wrote. “The individuals I’ve met have been really particular, the friendships I’ve made will final a lifetime, and the story I acquired to inform was one which made me proud. Can’t wait to see what else is in retailer and I want everybody the very best in capturing the remainder of the season.”

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Alberto Rosende on ‘Chicago Hearth.’ (NBC)

The remainder of the primary solid is predicted to return for season 12. This contains David Eigenberg as Christopher Herrmann, Miranda Rae Mayo as Lt. Stella Kidd, Eamonn Walker as Chief Wallace Boden, Joe Minoso as Joe Cruz, Daniel Kyri as Darren Ritter, Hanako Greensmith as Violet Mikami, and Jake Lockett as Sam Carver. Due to Mouch’s scenario on the finish of season 11, it’s unclear if Christian Stolte can be again full-time as Randall “Mouch” McHolland.

What Will Occur in ‘Chicago Hearth’ Season 12?

Chicago Hearth left followers with numerous cliffhangers within the season 11 finale. Initially, we have now to speak about Mouch’s destiny. Within the closing moments of the finale, Mouch was bleeding out in his hospital after having emergency surgical procedure. Will he survive, or may we be taking a look at one other Chicago Hearth tragedy?

In one other main finale improvement, Casey popped the query to Brett. The episode ended earlier than we acquired Brett’s reply. Indicators are pointing that she’s going to settle for, and Brett will transfer to Portland to stay with Casey full-time. Casey left Chicago for Portland in season 10 to handle Andy Darden’s teenage sons.

When requested if he would return to the present after season 11, Jesse Spencer advised Deadline, “I can not… reply that query,” he mentioned. “The potential to come back again could be superior. I’m at all times open to that however you already know, the ball isn’t actually in my court docket. I at all times advised [series co-creator] Derek Haas that if there have been episodes that he thought could be applicable for me to come back again, then I’m completely open to that as a result of I need to see the previous gang and I like working there. However by way of me coming again full-time or one thing, I do not know.”


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