Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Season 6 of 'The Chi' Receives Premiere Date on Showtime

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

The 16-episode sixth season will be split into two batches of eight episodes each. The first batch will launch on Sunday, August 6 at 9/8c. The second half of the season will premiere at a later date.

Big dreams are finally realized but at a cost and everyone will be tested in unimaginable ways as they calculate the risks and rewards of their next big move. Emmett and Kiesha's blissful blended union is tested by his insatiable drive to expand Smoky's and a new perilous partnership, while Kiesha finally races toward a rewarding new career. Douda deals with the fallout of Q's murder and its effect on the shifting loyalty of his inner circle. Victor's bold declaration of love for both his new girlfriend and his beloved community will impact his political ambitions. Happily married Jada mentors Emmett and her besties as they navigate relationships. Kevin is becoming a brilliant master gamer but struggles with the youthful pitfalls of early independence. Jake launches a new business, and Papa falls for an older woman while questioning his faith.

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, Vic Mensa, Carolyn Michelle Smith, Jason Weaver, Iman Shumpert, Nia Jervier, L'lerrét Jazelle, Hannaha Hall, Ahmad Ferguson, Genesis Denise Hale, Joel Steingold, Judae'a Brown, Miriam A. Hyman, Tyla Abercrumbie, Tai Davis, Rolando Boyce and Tory O. Davis.

Lena Waithe created the drama, with Justin Hillian and Jewel Coronel serving as showrunners for the sixth season. All three executive produce with Common, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley, Shelby Stone and Rishi Rajani. 20th Television, Kapital Entertainment and Hillman Grad Productions produce.