The trailer has been released for Season 6 of “The Chi” which will premiere with two new episodes on Paramount+ with Showtime in the United States from Friday, August 4, 2023. The series will also air on the Showtime linear channel on Sunday, August 6th at 9 pm ET/PT and will also release internationally on Disney+ in many countries, including the UK and Australia at a later date.
On Chicago’s south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences. From Emmy® winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is 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.
In Season 6, The Chi fam face new challenges while deepening the ties that make their community much more than just a neighborhood.
It’s time to grow up, step up and boss up in a bold new season of THE CHI, the critically acclaimed SHOWTIME® Original series from Emmy® winner Lena Waithe. Lovers find out what happens when the honeymoon ends and real life begins, while hustlers discover that more money brings more problems. Emmett’s new business partnership puts stress on his relationship with Kiesha, Victor navigates his private life going public, and Kevin, Jake and Papa decide what kind of men they want to be, all while Douda extends his powerful reach over the South Side. The Chi fam is facing new challenges and deepening the ties that make their community much more than just a neighborhood
Season six cast includes Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, Shamon Brown Jr., Michael V. Epps, Birgundi Baker, Luke James and Curtiss Cook. Emmy winner Lynn Whitfield joins 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 as guest stars for the new season.
Along with Waithe and Common, the series is executive produced by Justin Hillian, Jewel Coronel, Aaron Kaplan, Derek Dudley and Shelby Stone of ID8 Multimedia, Rick Famuyiwa, and Rishi Rajani, CEO of Hillman Grad. Hillian and Coronel also serve as co-showrunners for season six. Co-executive producers include Naomi Funabashi, who oversees for Hillman Grad, Sylvia Carrasco, and Resheida Brady. Producers Deondray Gossfield and Quincy LeNear Gossfield are set to direct multiple episodes in season six.
Check out the trailer below: