‘The Chi’ Has Been Renewed Showtime has renewed the popular series The Chi for a fifth season. News of the renewal came just a few hours after Sunday’s season four finale. Season four of the show dealt with community policing on The Southside and received consistently high ratings in its time slot. The Lena Waithe created and executive-produced series will come back for season five in 2022. Who is your favorite character on The Chi? What is it about The Chi that you like so much?