INSPIRED BY THE LIFE OF NFL PLAYER SPENCER PAYSINGER. When Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), a rising high school football player from South L.A. is recruited by Billy Baker (Taye Diggs) to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds -- Compton and Beverly Hills -- begin to collide.
"California Love" is the seventh episode of the first season of ALL AMERICAN. At an explosive homecoming dance, friendships in both Crenshaw and Beverly are put to the test when decisions made by Spencer trigger an avalanche that drastically changes the course of several lives. Meanwhile, Billy finds himself forced to spend some quality time with Grace and defend his decision to marry outside of the culture. Meanwhile, Coop realizes that getting Shawn out of gang life may come at a steep price for her. "California Love" aired on December 5, 2018.
"Homecoming" is the eighth episode of the first season of ALL AMERICAN. Beverly has their big Homecoming game and the pressure is on. Post-dance, Spencer is feeling the weight of the effects of his arrival at Beverly -- as well as his departure from Crenshaw -- and tries to set things right. Meanwhile, Billy tries to bring together his team for a win that will send them to the district playoffs for the first time since he became head coach. But Billy discovers that doing what's right and winning aren't always the same thing. "Homecoming" will air on December 12, 2018.