Inspired by the life of NFL linebacker Spencer Paysinger, The CW’s ‘All American’ is not your cliché high school-turned-college series with bland melodrama. This television series depicts relevant topics such as racism, poverty, and gang violence with a completely relatable and inspiring approach. Many fans have testified to enjoying the show more than they expected and learning inspiring lessons from its characters. All American Season 5 recently premiered on October 10, 2022, and the show is still as captivating as it has always been. Will All American season 5 be its final season or can we hope for a season 6? Here is everything we know about that.
All American is a sports drama series created by Nkechi Okoro Carroll back in 2018. The television series is inspired by the life of former NFL linebacker, Spencer Paysinger. All American follows the journey of a rising high school American football player from South L.A., Spencer James, who is played by British actor Daniel Ezra. When Spencer is recruited to play for the football team at Beverly Hills High, a rich private school, he struggles to fit in as his life back at poorer Crenshaw High collides with the much more privileged world of Beverly Hills.
All American tells the story of unique individuals with personal struggles that end up affecting their relationships and daily life. A truly relatable situation for many of us. The show is packed with exciting football scenes, captivating characters, and a lot of realistically entertaining plotlines. A production of CBS Studios, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. Television, All American premiered on The CW on October 10, 2018. All American is executive-produced by creators Nkechi Okoro Carroll, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Rob Hardy, John A. Norris, Jameal Turner, Mike Hero, and David Strauss.
All seasons of All American are filmed in Los Angeles, California. The scenes in the drama series’ South Crenshaw Highschool are shot at Thomas Jefferson High School in South Central, Los Angeles. All American is distributed by CBS Media Ventures in the US and distributed internationally by Warner Bros. Television Distribution. The drama series has a rating of 7.6/10 on IMDb, and 92% on Rotten Tomatoes. All American is a must-watch, not just for football fans, but for everyone that has ever been caught in discrimination, poverty, loss, love, relationship, gang violence, drugs, health issues, and family conflicts.
All-American Season 6 Release Date
As of October 23, 2022, All American has neither been canceled nor renewed for season 6. The sports drama series is currently on the third episode of its fifth season, which will be released on October 24, 2022. All American Season 5 premiered on October 10, 2022. Given the fact that the season might have 16-20 episodes, there is still a long way to go. All-American season 6 is either in the backseat right now or completely out of the car. Whatever the case may be, we will be sure to bring you any updates
Depending on the schedule of previous seasons, if All American is renewed for season 6, we can expect it to premiere sometime around October 2023.
All American Season 6 Plot
For now, it is hard to tell what our main characters will be getting up to in All American Season 6. It all depends on what is thrown at us in the season 5 finale, which is still several weeks away. If season 6 does happen, we will certainly see more of our main characters settling into college like they are just starting to do in season 5. Stick with us to get any official hints about the plot of All American Season 6.
In the meantime, you can check out the spin-off of All American, titled ‘All American: Homecoming, created by Nkechi Okoro Carroll. The spin-off was introduced with a backdoor pilot in All American Season 3. All American: Homecoming features Geffri Maya (reprising her role as Simone Hicks), Peyton Alex Smith, Cory Hardrict, Kelly Henriette, Sylvester Powell, Netta Walker, and Camille Hyde. It premiered on February 21, 2022. All American: Homecoming is currently on its second season which premiered on October 10, 2022, the same day as All American season 5.
All-American Season 6 Cast
If the cast of season 5 remains intact by the end of the season, here is the main cast we can expect to see in All American Season 6:
- Daniel.Ezra as Spencer James
- Jalyn Hall as Dillon James, Spencer’s little brother
- Karimah Westbrook as Grace James, Spencer and Dillon’s mother
- Samantha Logan as Olivia Baker, Spencer’s girlfriend
- Michael Evans Behling as Jordan Baker, Olivia’s twin brother
- Take Diggs as Billy Baker, football coach at Beverly Hills High then principal of South Crenshaw High, Olivia and Jordan’s dad
- Monét Mazur as Laura Fine-Baker, Billy’s wife, Olivia and Jordan’s mum
- Bre-Z as Tania “Coop” Cooper, Spencer’s lesbian friend
- Chelsea Tavares as Patience Robinson, Coop’s love interest
- Greta Onieogou as Layla Keating, Spencer’s ex in Beverly Hills High
- Cody Christian as Asher Adams, Layla’s ex in high school, now a scout against Golden Angeles Condors, Jordan and Spencer’s team
- Hunter Clowdus as JJ Parker
Where to Watch All American
You can catch new episodes of All American exclusively on The CW in the US. New episodes are available for streaming the next day on fuboTV, Hulu Live with TV, and YouTube TV. All American is also broadcast on TVNZ OnDemand in New Zealand, and on ITV2 in the United Kingdom.
Seasons 1-4 of All American are available for streaming on The CW app and Netflix now