Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Showtime Sets Premiere Date for Season 5 of 'The Chi'

Showtime has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming fifth season of its original drama series The Chi.

The 10-episode fifth season will launch on Sunday, June 26 at 9/8c. 

The drama stars Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, Shamon Brown Jr., Michael V. Epps, Birgundi Baker, Luke James and Curtiss Cook.

Recurring guest stars include Kandi Burruss, La La Anthony, Jason Weaver, Iman Shumpert, Nia Jervier, Carolyn Michelle Smith, L'lerrét Jazelle and Antonyah Allen.

Lena Waithe created the drama, with Justin Hillian serving as showrunner. They executive produce with Common, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley, Shelby Stone, Rishi Rajani and Jewel Coronel. 20th Television, Kapital Entertainment, ID8 Multimedia and Hillman Grad Productions produce.

"We're so honored to be in our fifth season and grateful to the fans that show up for us and make sure people know about The Chi," said Waithe. "We appreciate the fans so much and hope everyone enjoys this upcoming season. Lots of love."