Chicago TV & movies for 2017

A look at TV shows, movies filmed in Chicago set to air in 2017

(First assistant director Danny Farber (center) directs former Cubs player Ryne Sandberg (behind) and Jay Washington (right) June 11 as they film "Landline" at Wrigley Field.   Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)


Tracy Swartz

Contact Reporter

Chicago Tribune

Chicago was the backdrop for several TV shows in 2016, and it looks like 2017 will be no different.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel noted in an August press conference at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios that the amount of television filming in Chicago more than doubled from 2015 to 2016.  Some indie films also shot in the city over the summer.


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