This summer, Showtime will return to Chicago’s South Side. Season 5 of the drama The Chi, produced by Lena Waithe, will air at 9 p.m. on the premium cabler today. On the 24th of June,

Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, Shamon Brown Jr., Michael V. Epps, Birgundi Baker, Luke James, and Curtiss Cook return as series regulars, with Kandi Burruss, La La Anthony, Jason Weaver, and Iman Shumpert as returning guest actors. Jewel Coronel has been promoted from co-executive producer to executive producer for the new season, along with Nia Jervier and Carolyn Michelle Smith.

The Chi Season 5 (2022) Official Trailer

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The coming-of-age story, which was shot in Chicago and produced by 20th Television, follows a group of South Side citizens who are brought together by chance but united by a desire for connection and redemption. After Jake (Epps) has a fateful run-in with a group of officers, Season 4 highlighted the positives and challenges of community policing on the South Side.

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The Chi’s fourth season was one of Showtime’s most-watched ever, with an average of 4.2 million weekly viewers, according to the network.

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“We’re really honoured to be in our fifth season,” Waithe said. “We’re appreciative to the fans who come out to support us and spread the word about The Chi.” “We owe a huge debt of gratitude to our fans, and we hope everyone has a great season ahead of them.”

Common, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley, Shelby Stone, Rishi Rajani, and showrunner Justin Hillian serve as executive producers alongside Waithe and Coronel.

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