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Tiffany Boone Speaks Out After Leaving ‘The Chi’: “I felt that if I didn’t speak up, other voices that were trying to be heard would be silenced”

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Baltimore actress Tiffany Boone left Showtime’s The Chi back in November of 2018, after accusing co-star Jason Mithell of sexual harassment. Last May, Mitchell was terminated from the show following the accusations put out from Boone and showrunner, Ayanna Floyd Davis. In a recent post on Instagram, Boone further elaborated on her reasons behind leaving […]

Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Renewed for Season 3

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Fans of The Chi are currently deep in the middle of all the storylines of season two but will have comfort unknowing their favorite Showtime series has already been renewed for season three. The Lena Waithe-created drama series chronicling life in the Windy City received early renewal according to Shadow & Act, citing confidence in […]

Lena Waithe to Star in Third Season of ‘Westworld’

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Lena Waithe is now coming back in front of the camera to star in the third season of the hit HBO series Westworld the network had confirmed. Waithe previously starred in and wrote for the Netflix series Master of None. She won the Emmy for best comedy writing for the episode “Thanksgiving,” with the episode […]

Showtime Releases the Season Premiere of ‘The Chi’ on YouTube

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This Sunday, The Chi is set to return to Showtime, however, you don’t have to wait for Lena Waithe’s hit series to return. The season premiere is available early on YouTube. “A lil gift ? for our #ChiFam. Get an early peek ? at #TheChi Season 2 premiere now, only on #Showtime” You are now […]

The Second Season of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Debuts April 7th

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Showtime has announced the season two release date for their critically acclaimed drama The Chi. Lena Waithe, the show’s creator and executive producer alongside fellow executive producer Common, will officially make its long-awaited return on April 7, at 10 pm EST. According to Showtime’s description, On Chicago’s south side, an average day finds kids prepping […]

Ava Duvernay Working on Series Addressing Police Involved Shootings

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A new report reveals that award winning producer, Ava Duvernay is producing a pilot with CBS for a new hour-long drama series. According to Deadline the series titled Red Line details the fallout from a police involved shooting in Chicago where a White police officer shoots and kills an African-American doctor. The Caitlin Parrish, Erica Weiss […]

‘The Chi’ Has Been Renewed for Season 2

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Created and executive produced by Lena Waithe, The Chi is a coming-of-age drama set in south side Chicago, centered around a group of residents who, “become linked by coincidence, but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.” A deadly occurrence effects an entire community and unexpectedly connects the lives of Brandon (Jason Mitchell), Emmett (Jacob Latimore), […]