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The Chi (2018)

TV-MA Drama 55m
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Innocence lost. Redemption found.


A relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story following a half dozen interrelated characters in the South Side of Chicago. The story centers on Brandon, an ambitious and confident young man who dreams about opening a restaurant of his own someday, but is conflicted between the promise of a new life and his responsibility to his mother and teenage brother back in the South Side.

  1. Lena Waithe


Series Cast

  1. Alex Hibbert as Kevin

    Alex Hibbert


    50 Episodes

  2. Jacob Latimore as Emmett

    Jacob Latimore


    50 Episodes

  3. Yolanda Ross as Jada

    Yolanda Ross


    50 Episodes

  4. Michael Epps

    Jake Taylor

    40 Episodes

  5. Shamon Brown Jr. as Stanley 'Papa' Jackson and Stanley "Papa" Jackson

    Shamon Brown Jr.

    Stanley 'Papa' Jackson, Stanley "Papa" Jackson

    40 Episodes

  6. Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine as Ronnie Davis

    Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

    Ronnie Davis

    30 Episodes

  7. Birgundi Baker as Kiesha and Kiesha Williams

    Birgundi Baker

    Kiesha, Kiesha Williams

    30 Episodes

  8. Tyla Abercrumbie as Nina Williams

    Tyla Abercrumbie

    Nina Williams

    30 Episodes

  9. Luke James as Trig Taylor

    Luke James

    Trig Taylor

    30 Episodes

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Current Season

Season 5 - The Chi

Season 5

2022 | 10 Episodes

Emmett & Tiff forge a new path as Tiff grows closer to Rob. Kevin finds love where he least expects it, Jake & Jemma navigate life as a couple and Papa still knows how to get into trouble. Jada looks at life post-cancer and Trig considers a political run.

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The Chi
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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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