Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Showtime Renews 'The Chi' for Season 3

A day after ordering a new season of comedy Black Monday, Showtime has also today renewed its original drama series The Chi for a third season. An episode count was not immediately announced for the new season.

The drama stars Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, Armando Riesco, Tiffany Boone, Shamon Brown Jr., Barton Fitzpatrick and Michael Epps.

Lena Waithe created the drama. She executive produces with showrunner Ayanna Floyd Davis, Common, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley and Shelby Stone. Fox 21 Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment, Hillman Grad Productions and Freedom Road Productions produce.

"The Chi revels in revealing the beating heart of the South Side of Chicago," said Gary Levine, Entertainment President, Showtime. "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 three."