All American season 5 release date, plot details, cast, and more

The exciting CW sports drama series looks likely to return so here's everything we know about the All American season 5 release date

All American season 5 release date: Spencer James in All American

When is All American season 5 going to be released? We all know Americans love football, and the hit CW show All American has certainly tapped into that incredible sporting passion, with the drama series still going strong after four seasons. The CW confirmed All American season 5 is on the way, and we’ve gathered as much information as we can for you to prepare for the big kick-off.

All American is a TV series which first aired in 2018, and is part of The CW’s vast well of content. The show follows Spencer James, a star high school football player, who moves schools after being recruited by Beverly Hills High School, causing his social life and sporting life to collide in dramatic fashion.

With season 4 now over, there are still many threads left to follow and many will be wondering when the All American season 5 release date will be. And, what is going to happen next for Spencer and his teammates? We’ve been training hard for this moment, and we have all the answers you need.

All American season 5 release date

The CW has confirmed All American season 5 will premiere on October 10, 2022. The show will play at 8pm ET every Monday night as per its previous timeslot.

This falls in line with previous seasons of the show which all started their runs in October, too. There’s lots of episodes to get through though, and the show will run right through to May 2023 according to reports.

All American season 5 release date: The cast of All American

All American season 5 plot speculation

What we know first of all, is that time at high school is coming to an end for our characters, so a shift to a college setting is the natural development for the next season.

As for Spencer, he obviously has eyes on his future in the NFL, but is struggling to manage his education and social life alongside his ambitions. The fallout of this balancing act is sure to spill into season 5.

The music careers of Coop and Patience are heading in very different directions right now. Coop is putting her health first, and must put her music on the backburner, while Patience is enjoying the launch of her new album. The tension between these two and their opposite paths is something that will need to be explored as we move into season 5.

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The complicated familial relationship of the Bakers has been heating up as season 4 of All American develops, and with Olivia’s writing causing issues for her twin brother Jordan, we’re keeping a close eye on that tension going into season 5.

All American season 5 release date: The cast of All American

All American season 5 cast Speculation

As it stands, it looks like all the key cast members will indeed return for season 5 of All American. First and foremost, Daniel Ezra is confirmed to reprise his role as our protagonist, Spencer James for the upcoming season.

At the time of writing, we’re confident that the main supporting characters of Coop (Bre-Z) and Olivia (Samantha Logan) will return for season 5. Coop of course, is recovering from her gunshot wound, and while her music career is on hold, there’s sure to be more of her story to unfold.

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Olivia, meanwhile, is working on a big story and her writing is causing problems for many of the characters around her. As one of the more academic in the group, we’re sure that with the prospect of college on the horizon, Olivia’s education will be a factor in season 5.

Other supporting characters such as Layla (Greta Onieogou), Jordan (Michael Evans Behling), Grace (Karimah Westbrook), and Coach Billy Baker (Taye Diggs) are likely to feature in season 5, though nothing has been confirmed yet.

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We will keep our scouts on the lookout for more news about what storylines will be explored, and who will return for All American season 5 before the big kick-off. In the meantime, why not check out our guide to the dramatic world of Virgin River season 5.