The Chi is a Lena Waithe-produced American drama television series about a South Side Chicago neighbourhood. The pilot was directed by Rick Famuyiwa. The debut of the series on Showtime occurred on January 7, 2018.
The coming-of-age story, filmed in Chicago and produced by 20th Television, centres on a group of South Side residents who are connected by chance but united in their search for connection and redemption.
The Chi’s fourth season completed with an average of 4.2 million viewers each week, making it one of Showtime’s most-streamed dramas ever.
Waithe said, “We’re thrilled to be in our fifth season, and we’re so grateful to the fans who support us and spread the word about The Chi.” “We are really grateful to our fans and hope that everyone enjoys the upcoming season.”
Waithe and Coronel serve as executive producers alongside Common, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley, Shelby Stone, Rishi Rajani, and showrunner Justin Hillian.
In addition to the news that the release date for Season 5 of Chi will be announced soon, we also discovered that a large portion of the original cast will return.