CW To Showcase ‘All American Stories’ On Broadcast, Streaming

The series, inspired by the real-life sacrifices, tragedies and triumphs of athletes will debut as specials on The CW before streaming on The CW App and as an eight-part docuseries on CW Seed. They will be co-hosted by Yogi Roth (r) and former NFL player Spencer Paysinger (l).

The CW Network announced today a multiplatform special event with the new docuseries All American Stories, which will first make its world premiere as two one-hour specials airing on The CW.  The first special will be broadcast on Monday, January 11, 2021 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) and will feature a special “sneak peek” of the upcoming third season of All American, which premieres the following week on Monday, Jan. 18 (8-9 p.m.).  The second original All American Stories special will air Monday, February 1 (9-10 p.m.).

Following the broadcast debut of each special, the one-hour All American Stories specials will be available for streaming on The CW app and and presented as an eight-part docuseries on CW Seed, The CW’s digital network, all for free with no subscription, login or authentication required.

Co-hosted by storyteller Yogi Roth and former NFL player Spencer Paysinger, whose life story serves as the inspiration for The CW’s hit series All American, All American Stories profiles eight incredible athletes who overcame unimaginable obstacles in their relentless pursuit of greatness.  Roth sits down with each athlete and as they share their stories, with additional insight and commentary provided by co-host Spencer Paysinger, who triumphed over his own obstacles to make it to the NFL.

Paysinger was named the unanimous league MVP while also garnering All-CIF accolades. After graduating from Beverly Hills High School, he accepted an athletic scholarship to the University of Oregon. He fulfilled his goal of playing seven seasons in the NFL and retired on New Year’s Eve in 2017 to pursue a career in writing and producing. A New York Times best-selling author, Pac-12 on air football analyst, producer/director and “adventureprenuer,” Roth has traveled and produced content in the world of sport for the last 20 years.

Featured athletes sharing their personal journeys include NFL linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair, Paralympic Medalist Scout Basset, Olympic Gold Medalist Michelle Carter, Paralympic guide runner Jerome Avery, adventurer Colin O’Brady, cyclist Denise Muller Korenek, Paralympic cyclist Leo Rogers and Olympic runner Lopez Lomong.

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