“The Chi” Renewed for Season 3

Alex R. Hibbert and Shamon Brown Jr. in "The Chi"

The Chi will be back for a third season. 

Showtime has confirmed that the Lena Waithe-created coming-of-age series will come back for an additional season. 

The show is currently midway through its sophomore run.

Set in filmed entirely on Chicago’s South Side, it is a story about a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption. It stars Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, and Armando Riesco.

The Chi revels in revealing the beating heart of the South Side of Chicago,” said Gary Levine, President of Entertainment at Showtime Networks. “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 3.”

The Chi airs Sunday nights on Showtime.