From Emmy® winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

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Ronnie finds absolution. Emmett and Tiff take a step toward their future. Trig plays his final card against Douda. Life events mature Kevin, Jake and Papa. Season finale.


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2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine ...  Ronnie Davis 30 episodes, 2018-2020
Jacob Latimore ...  Emmett Washington 29 episodes, 2018-2020
Alex R. Hibbert ...  Kevin Williams 29 episodes, 2018-2020
Shamon Brown Jr. ...  Stanley 'Papa' Jackson 28 episodes, 2018-2020
Michael Epps ...  Jake Taylor 27 episodes, 2018-2020
Yolonda Ross ...  Jada Washington 26 episodes, 2018-2020
Birgundi Baker Birgundi Baker ...  Kiesha Williams 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Tyla Abercrumbie ...  Nina Williams 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Jason Mitchell ...  Brandon Johnson 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Hannaha Hall Hannaha Hall ...  Tiffany 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Genesis Denise Hale Genesis Denise Hale ...  Maisha 17 episodes, 2018-2020
Tiffany Boone ...  Jerrika Little 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Armando Riesco ...  Det. Armando Cruz 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Curtiss Cook ...  Otis 'Douda' Perry 16 episodes, 2019-2020
Barton Fitzpatrick Barton Fitzpatrick ...  Reg Taylor 16 episodes, 2018-2019
LaDonna Tittle LaDonna Tittle ...  Miss Ethel Davis / ... 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Tai Davis ...  Tracy Roxboro 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Cedric Young Cedric Young ...  Sonny 15 episodes, 2018-2020
David Alan Anderson David Alan Anderson ...  Greavy 14 episodes, 2018-2020
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On Chicago's south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences. From Emmy® winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption. Written by SHOWTIME

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Filming started in Chicago in April 2017. See more »

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Referenced in The Blacklist: Ogden Greeley (No. 40) (2021) See more »

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Entertaining? How about through the wall
29 January 2018 | by therealbenzSee all my reviews

The Chi is nothing to look past. From incredible character development to an intense plot this series will keep you on your toes. It's very hard to find an authentic series but this one is just that. Look no more The Chi has arrived.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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