Last year, The CW debuted three new TV series and cancelled two of them: Valor and Life Sentence. Now they’ve introduced the All American TV show. With its young cast, a high school setting, and football playing a central role, will it manage to draw in the audience of the younger-skewing littlest network, the way both a military drama and the story of a girl who’s not dying after all failed to do? Will All American be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A CW sports drama, All American stars Daniel Ezra, Taye Diggs, Samantha Logan, Bre-Z, Greta Onieogou, Monet Mazur, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, Karimah Westbrook, and Jalyn Hall. Inspired by the life of NFL player Spencer Paysinger. The story centers on Spencer James (Ezra), a rising high school football player and an A student at Compton’s South Crenshaw High. When Beverly High football coach Billy Baker (Diggs) recruits Spencer to join his team, the young man must learn how to live in two worlds at once, maintain his grades, and still leave it all on the field.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
3/21 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like the All American TV series? Should this CW TV show be cancelled or renewed for a second season?
*4/24/19 status update: The CW has renewed the All American show for a second season.