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Season Three of ‘The Chi’ on Showtime June 21

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Season three of The Chi, Lena Waithe’s drama about life on Chicago’s South Side, premieres June 21 on Showtime. The network calls it “a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.”

Waithe and Common executive produce the show. 

The cast includes Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross and Armando Riesco. 

The Chi is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios. 

The Chi revels in revealing the beating heart of the South Side of Chicago,” said Gary Levine, president of entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc., when the third season was announced. “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.”

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.