NBC to Host Advance Screening of Premiere Episode of “Chicago Fire” After Wednesday's Match

NBC and local non-profit organizations to provide tickets to firefighters and rescue workers

CHICAGO, Ill. (Oct. 2, 2012) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced today that Eamonn Walker, from the cast of the new NBC show “Chicago Fire”, will participate in the pre-game ceremonies at the Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union 15th Anniversary match Presented by TrueCar at Toyota Park on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. CT (NBC5.2/97.5 ESPN Deportes). Following the match supporters will get an advanced look at the premiere episode of NBC’s new series "Chicago Fire," scheduled to premier on NBC on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 9:00 p.m. CT, which will be screened on the Toyota Park jumbotron.
 
Tickets for the Chicago Fire – Philadelphia Union match are available by calling 888-MLS-FIRE or visiting www.Chicago-Fire.com.
 
In conjunction with the screening, NBC partnered with local non-profit organizations CFD Gold Badge Society and 100 Club of Cook County to provide tickets to the match to local firefighters and rescue workers.
 
Who: Eamonn Walker from the cast of the NBC show “Chicago Fire” and local firefighters and rescue workers.
 
What: Eamonn Walker to participate in pre-game ceremonies of Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union match. Following the match, NBC will host a screening of the premiere episode of the new series “Chicago Fire”on the Toyota Park jumbotron.
 
Where: Toyota Park (7000 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455)
 
When: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. CT
 
For additional information, please visit www.Chicago-Fire.com or https://www.facebook.com/NBCChicagoFire, http://twitter.com/NBCChicagoFire.
 
ABOUT NBC’S CHICAGO FIRE
From renowned, Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (“Law & Order” brand) and creators Derek Haas and Michael Brandt, the writing team behind “3:10 to Yuma,” comes the high-octane drama “Chicago Fire,” -- an edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. The show features Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Eamonn Walker, Monica Raymund, Lauren German, David Eigenberg, Charlie Barnett and Teri Reeves and is set to premiere on Wednesday, October 10 (9-10p CT) on NBC.