The Chi: Season 1 Reviews
January 22, 2018
All this plot leaves characters with so little downtime that they can only appear skeletally sketched.
January 12, 2018
Television is waiting for a show that turns the South Side's unique struggle into groundbreaking pop culture poetry, but The Chi will have to raise its game a bit more to pull that off.
January 8, 2018
Showtime's The Chi floats like a worthy successor to The Wire and then descends into the sort of bathos of a Tyler Perry production.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 6, 2018
The Chi ultimately appears unable to imagine Chicago's South Side as anything but toxic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 4, 2018
If a drama series isn't showing much forward momentum by the third episode these days, it's tough to ask the audience to stick around.