The Chi

The Chi

  • Seasons:
  • 2
  • 1
A relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story of a young, African-American male in which just growing up can be a matter of life and death.
A relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story of a young, African-American male in which just growing up can be a matter of life and death.

Season 1 (12 episodes)

  • 0. Capturing Chicago

    Runtime: 2:47 min.

    Runtime: 2:47 min. Get a behind-the-scenes look from the cast and producers as they discuss the authenticity of their characters, their inspirations, and the show.

  • 0. First Look: About THE CHI

    Original air date: 01/07/2018 Runtime: 3:37 min.

    Original air date: 01/07/2018 Runtime: 3:37 min. Dive into the story of and inspiration for THE CHI, with perspectives from cast members and executive producers Lena Waithe (Emmy® Award Winner) and Common (Academy Award® Winner).

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 01/07/2018 Runtime: 56:16 min.

    Original air date: 01/07/2018 Runtime: 56:16 min. A fateful event sends shockwaves through a community on the South Side of Chicago and connects the lives of Brandon, Ronnie, Emmett and Kevin in wholly unexpected ways.

  • 2. Alee

    Original air date: 01/14/2018 Runtime: 51:10 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2018 Runtime: 51:10 min. Brandon reels from a loss as Ronnie realizes he's made a mistake. Meanwhile, Emmett's carefree life is upended. Papa and Jake taunt Kevin over his crush on Andrea. Detective Cruz is shaken by conflicting clues in the investigation.

  • 3. Ghosts

    Original air date: 01/21/2018 Runtime: 47:32 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/2018 Runtime: 47:32 min. Brandon asks Kevin for help. Laverne and Greavy make a life-changing decision. Meanwhile, Amir looks to capitalize on Emmett's side gig while Quentin returns to town to launch his own investigation.

  • 4. Quaking Grass

    Original air date: 01/28/2018 Runtime: 52:00 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2018 Runtime: 52:00 min. Brandon seeks refuge after Jerrika kicks him out. A physically and mentally ailing Ronnie runs into Rafiq. Meanwhile, Quentin takes a valued item from Trice while Kevin's quest ends with Brandon making a bad deal with Reg.

  • 5. Today Was a Good Day

    Original air date: 02/11/2018 Runtime: 52:53 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2018 Runtime: 52:53 min. A neighborhood block party brings Brandon, Ronnie, Emmett and Kevin together. Brandon has a confrontation with Ronnie and gets surprised by Jerrika.

  • 6. Penetrate a Fraud

    Original air date: 02/18/2018 Runtime: 48:30 min.

    Original air date: 02/18/2018 Runtime: 48:30 min. Brandon’s actions jeopardize his relationship with Jerrika. Ronnie uncovers secrets about his surrogate son’s past and gives a crucial piece of information to the police. Meanwhile, Emmett’s shoe hustle goes awry.

  • 7. The Whistle

    Original air date: 02/25/2018 Runtime: 47:43 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/2018 Runtime: 47:43 min. Brandon compromises his employment by defending a co-worker. Emmett spends an eye-opening day with Quentin. At the roller rink, Kevin tries to get Andrea's attention.

  • 8. Wallets

    Original air date: 03/04/2018 Runtime: 55:16 min.

    Original air date: 03/04/2018 Runtime: 55:16 min. Brandon branches out on his own, while Emmett searches for his son after Tiffany takes him away. Ronnie seeks redemption at a mosque where he meets Rafiq. Kevin tries to stop his best friend from going down a dark path.

  • 9. Namaste Muthaf...

    Original air date: 03/11/2018 Runtime: 50:55 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2018 Runtime: 50:55 min. Brandon attempts a reconciliation with Jerrika, but struggles to establish his business. Kevin realizes he can't stop Jake. Emmett reels when Jada is offered a job in another state.

  • 10. Ease On Down the Road

    Original air date: 03/18/2018 Runtime: 47:53 min.

    Original air date: 03/18/2018 Runtime: 47:53 min. Ronnie faces his past crimes. Meanwhile, Brandon's plan to finance his business goes awry. Kevin stars in the school play and attends a cast party with his friends. Emmett decides to fight for full custody. Season finale.