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Hit CW show ‘All American’ renewed for season five

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Good news for those who flock to the CW every Monday night at 8 p.m. ET — the hit drama series All American has been renewed for a fifth season, the network announced Tuesday.

The show is among six others that were green lit for additional TV time, including The FlashKung FuNancy DrewRiverdaleSuperman & Lois and Walker.

“These dramas are also important to our overall digital strategy, as they are some of our most-streamed and socially-engaged programming, and we look forward to adding more new and returning series to help strengthen and expand our multiplatform footprint,” said Mark Pedowitz, chairman and CEO of The CW Network.

The renewal may not come as a surprise to some — All American‘s season three premiere back in 2019 marked the CW’s largest audience for the 8 p.m. time slot since a Batwoman episode, according to the Hollywood Reporter

Fans on Twitter expressed excitement for the upcoming season, highlighting the fact that the news comes right after cast member Daniel Ezra‘s directorial debut on this past Monday’s episode.

One user tweeted, “All American getting renewed right after Daniel Ezra directs? Exactly”

All American is an hour-long weekly series inspired by the true-life events of former professional football player Spencer Paysinger. The show follows Spencer James, played by British actor Ezra, who navigates an up-and-down football career, life growing up in LA’s South Crenshaw gang culture, relationships and more

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