Is All American Season 5 returning this month? Continue reading to find out.
All American is an American sports drama television series created by April Blair that premiered on The CW on October 10, 2018. The series is inspired by the life of professional American football player Spencer Paysinger, with Daniel Ezra in the lead role. Over the course of the last four seasons, the show has grown and received a great reception from the critics and the audience as it has emerged as the network’s one of the highest-rated series.
On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 92%, based on 25 reviews, and an average rating of 6.92/10. The website’s critical consensus reads, “All American’s ambitious attempts to tackle class struggles and classroom drama largely play thanks to its winning cast—an auspicious start to a promising new series.” Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 63 out of 100 based on 15 critics, indicating “generally favourable reviews.”
For a show that has been on air since October 10, 2018, the viewership alone speaks volumes about the demand for this franchise, and the fans already know that the next season is making its return this year, as it was renewed back in March 2022 for the fifth season. As a result, it is very understandable why questions like when it is coming or if it is streaming in September. The wait has heightened the anticipation and piqued the curiosity of fans!
If you are one of those who want to get clarity about the potential release date, then look no further as we’ve compiled all of the relevant information on All American Season 5’s release date due to the high level of interest shown by fans since the premiere of the last season. Continue reading until you reach the end to find all of your answers.
When is All American Season 5 premiering on The CW?
The official release date for All American Season 5 has been revealed as the series will make its debut on October 10, 2022, Monday, at 8 p.m. ET/PT as usual. Moreover, Homecoming Season 2 will premiere on the same night, airing in the 9 p.m. ET/PT timeslot.
The dates were confirmed on a newly released post on the official Twitter handle of Season 19 which was shared among the followers, quoting, “People change. Season 5 of #AllAmerican premieres Monday, October 10. Stream free next day only on The CW.” Take a look at the official post below:
People change. Season 5 of #AllAmerican premieres Monday, October 10. Stream free next day only on The CW. pic.twitter.com/04yk52OnLE
— All American (@CWAllAmerican) September 1, 2022
According to showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll, she always knew she had serious plans to expand the “All American” universe. “There’s still so much life in the mothership show and so much stuff I plan on doing with these characters,” she tells Shadow and Act. “So I was looking at a way that if I spun off the show, what way should I do it where I wasn’t stepping on anything that I was planning on doing on the mothership show?”
All American Season 5 Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series from Season 4 are expected to reprise their roles for the upcoming season to continue the tale. The list of the actors is as follows:
- Daniel Ezra as Spencer James
- Bre-Z as Tamia “Coop” Cooper
- Greta Onieogou as Layla Keating
- Samantha Logan as Olivia Baker
- Michael Evans Behling as Jordan Baker
- Cody Christian as Asher Adams
- Karimah Westbrook as Grace James
- Monet Mazur as Laura Fine-Baker
- Taye Diggs as Billy Baker
- Jalyn Hall as Dillon James
- Chelsea Tavares as Patience Robinson
- Hunter Clowdus as JJ Parker
The series is executive produced by April Blair, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Rob Hardy, Nkechi Okoro Carroll, John A. Norris, and Jameal Turner. The producers of the show are Robbie Rogers, Robert D. Doty, Jon Wallace, Carl Ogawa, and Jennifer Lence.
All American Season 5 Episodes
The upcoming season is expected to include at least 19 to 20 episodes with an average runtime of 42–49 minutes per episode. We would like to highlight as of September 6, 2022, the exact episode titles and synopsis for the upcoming episodes cannot be confirmed, which will be announced once the episode starts to premiere on a weekly basis. So, we recommend fans to be patient and keep a close eye on such updates once the episode draws close to the release date.
Where to stream All American Season 5?
After the television premiere of the series, the viewers can catch up with the new episodes for free only on The CW app and website, based on the viewer’s location. For international viewers, All American: Homecoming is available to stream on fuboTV. The series is also available to stream on Netflix in the U.S. However, the series is available to rent or buy on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu, with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference of the users.
All American Season 5 Official Trailer
The official trailer of approximately 1 minute 10 seconds was released on the official YouTube channel recently, with a tagline stating, “All American premieres Monday, October 10. Stream next day free only on The CW!” The promo gives a brief insight into the plot and character arcs for the next season. Take a look at the official trailer of the upcoming season below:
All American Season 4: What happened in the finale episode?
The finale episode, Champagne Glasses, was released on May 23, 2022. It is estimated to have been viewed by 0.67 million US viewers. The episode is directed by David McWhirter and written by Jameal Turner.
In the episode, the viewers got to see that, Spencer tries his best to focus on the big homecoming game; Billy and Olivia set out on a mission to do what they think is right; Layla gets an unexpected bombshell at work; Grace receives a life-changing offer she may not be able to refuse. Take a look at one of the best scenes from the episode below to recollect the events that transpired in the finale episode.
All American Official Synopsis
The official synopsis of the series according to the CW states, “When a rising high school football player from South L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses, and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds – Crenshaw and Beverly Hills – begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.”
Catch up on the previous seasons while you wait for more All American Season 5 updates.