The season 3 debut of The CW’s All American on Netflix was the most watched program on the major U.S. SVOD services for the week of July 26-Aug. 1, attracting 1.433 billion viewing minutes during, according to Nielsen.
The network is developing a spinoff of the series — whose third season premiere recorded its biggest audience ever — called All American: Homecoming. It’s set to air as a planted episode later in the season and will focus on Geffri Maya’s recurring character, Simone Hicks, and another athlete as they make their way to a prestigious historically Black college.
The show will go dark on Monday after a member of the production came down with the novel coronavirus.
The younger-skewing broadcast network will, for the first time in years, not have a single canceled show this season as all five of its freshman dramas are returning: All American, In the Dark, Roswell, Charmed and Legacies.
Charmed has received a back nine order, bringing its first season to 22 episodes total. Fellow freshman shows All American and Legacies have gotten picked up for three more episodes, meaning the first season of both shows will run for 16 episodes.