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The football drama All American is inspired by the true-life story of athlete Spencer Paysinger. On the show, South LA player Spencer James is recruited to play football by Beverly Hills High and his two worlds (Crenshaw and Beverly Hills) invariably collide. 

Network: CW

First Episode Date: October 10, 2018

Cast:

  • Daniel Ezra (Spencer James)
  • Bre-Z (Tamia "Coop" Cooper)
  • Greta Onieogou (Layla Keating)
  • Samantha Logan (Olivia Baker)
  • Michael Evans Behling (Jordan Baker)
  • Cody Christian (Asher Adams)
  • Karimah Westbrook (Grace James)
  • Monét Mazur (Laura Fine-Baker)
  • Taye Diggs (Billy Baker)
  • Jalyn Hall (Dillon James)
  • Chelsea Tavares (Patience)
  • Spence Moore II (Chris Jackson)
  • Da'Vinchi (Darnell Hayes)
  • Jordan Belfi (Principal Ed Landon)
  • Alexandra Barreto (Coach Montes)
  • Demetrius Shipp Jr. (Tyrone Moore)
  • Noah Gray-Cabey (Frausto)
  • Alondra Delgago (Vanessa Montes)
  • GG Townsen (Lil Jewel)

Where to Watch: Netflix, Hulu

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