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Dick Wolf

NBC's new 'Chicago Med' needs a shot of drama, stat

NBC's new 'Chicago Med' needs a shot of drama, stat

Amid all the recent swooning over the experimental sauces and unique presentations of nouveau small-screen narrative, comfort-food TV, those crime and medical procedurals that have kept the business running through good times and bad, is often forgotten, left to soldier on with little fanfare.

So there is something oddly sentimental about the mere existence of NBC's "Chicago Med," which premieres Tuesday. The third portion in Dick Wolf's latest franchise will act in tandem, and provide crossover potential, with "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Fire," two solid shows that get little attention from social media, critics or the Television...