‘The Chi’ Renewed For Season 3 on Showtime Just Weeks After Season 2 Premiere

Posted May 1, 2019

Big news for fans of the Lena Waithe-created drama ‘The Chi,’ as it was announced on Tuesday that the show has been renewed for a third season by Showtime.

The announcement comes just weeks after the season 2 premiere earlier this month. The show has struck a cord with fans and has become one of the most popular shows on the network and cable TV overall.


“The Chi revels in revealing the beating heart of the South Side of Chicago,” said Gary Levine, President of Entertainment at Showtime Networks. “We, like our viewers, have fallen in love with these characters, and we remain eager to see where Lena and her fellow artists will take them in Season 3.”

Produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, The Chi is a timely coming-of-age story about a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption. Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross and Armando Riesco star.

In Season 2 of The Chi, which airs at 10 p.m. Sundays, Brandon’s (Mitchell) ambitious plan for his food truck business. Emmett (Latimore) makes an effort to grow up and get custody of his son, while his mother, Jada (Ross), discovers a new life of her own. Kevin (Hibbert) reckons with trauma as he strengthens bonds with his buddies. Ronnie (Mwine) attempts to reclaim his life, while Detective Cruz (Riesco) launches a new investigation.

You can catch ‘The Chi’ every Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.


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#ChiFam, our story ain’t over yet. #TheChi is gonna return for Season 3! Only on #Showtime.

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