“All American” HBCU Spinoff Picked Up at The CW

According to Variety,

“All American: Homecoming” will air as a backdoor pilot on July 5 as part of “All American” Season 3. It is set against the backdrop of the HBCU experience. The show follows a young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills and an elite baseball player from Chicago as they contend with the high stakes of college sports, while also navigating the highs, lows and sexiness of unsupervised early adulthood at a prestigious Historically Black College.

The series stars Geffri Maya, Peyton Alex Smith, Kelly Jenrette, Cory Hardrict, Sylvester Powell, Netta Walker, and Camille Hyde. Nkechi Okoro Carroll is the writer and executive producer, with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden of Berlanti Productions also executive producing with Robbie Rogers. Michael Schultz directed the pilot. Berlanti Productions produces in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Are you excited for the spin-off?