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The Chi 

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The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

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Series cast summary:
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine ...  Ronnie Davis 21 episodes, 2018-2019
Jason Mitchell ...  Brandon Johnson 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Jacob Latimore ...  Emmett Washington 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Alex R. Hibbert ...  Kevin Williams 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Yolonda Ross ...  Jada Washington 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Shamon Brown Jr. ...  Stanley 'Papa' Jackson 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Michael Epps ...  Jake Taylor 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Tiffany Boone ...  Jerrika Little 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Armando Riesco ...  Det. Armando Cruz 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Barton Fitzpatrick Barton Fitzpatrick ...  Reg Taylor 16 episodes, 2018-2019
David Alan Anderson David Alan Anderson ...  Greavy 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Birgundi Baker ...  Kiesha Williams 13 episodes, 2018-2019
LaDonna Tittle LaDonna Tittle ...  Miss Ethel Davis 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Tai Davis ...  Tracy Roxboro 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Cedric Young Cedric Young ...  Sonny 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Tyla Abercrumbie ...  Nina Williams 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Hannaha Hall Hannaha Hall ...  Tiffany 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Genesis Denise Hale Genesis Denise Hale ...  Maisha 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Michael Island ...  Big Mike 10 episodes, 2018-2019
José Antonio García ...  Mr. Gasca 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Sonja Sohn ...  Laverne Johnson 9 episodes, 2018
Steven Williams ...  Quentin Dickinson 9 episodes, 2018
Curtiss Cook ...  Otis 'Douda' Perry 8 episodes, 2019
Aj Carr ...  Stick 8 episodes, 2018-2019
J. Nicole Brooks J. Nicole Brooks ...  Sgt. Clemmons 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Curtis Toler Curtis Toler ...  JB 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Crystal Anne Dickinson Crystal Anne Dickinson ...  Det. Alice Toussaint 7 episodes, 2019
Brian King ...  Det. Bill Wallace 7 episodes, 2018
Steve Casillas ...  Luis 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Corey Hendrix ...  Curtis 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Julian Parker ...  Barry 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Tosin Morohunfola ...  Trice 6 episodes, 2018
Malkia Stampley ...  Karen 6 episodes, 2018-2019
Mariah Gordon ...  Andrea 6 episodes, 2018
Behzad Dabu ...  Amir 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Byron Bowers ...  Meldrick 5 episodes, 2018
Kristina Emerson ...  Sarah 5 episodes, 2018
Chris Lee ...  Hannibal 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Rolando Boyce ...  Darnell 5 episodes, 2019
Mickey O'Sullivan ...  Chef Dan 5 episodes, 2018-2019
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The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Many of the locations can also be seen in "Shameless", which takes place in the same neighborhood. See more »

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Surpasses ten star
4 April 2018 | by cathymac-36831See all my reviews

I'm not sure why so many 9-star reviews and why so few 10-star reviews. Perhaps because there was no snow, sleet, rain or ice? It is Chicago, after all. People should be either freezing their asses or sweating from our hot/humid summers. But this is by far the best I have seen in years, if not ever. I love these people! (And that's coming from a north shore woman.) You all have successfully destroyed my writing career. I can never measure up


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