Netflix has announced that Last Chance U will end with its fifth and final season on July 28, 2020. This season will focus on Laney College, a junior college football powerhouse in Oakland. Led by Laney Football Coach John Beam, the show will follow the team’s ups and downs as the seek to defend their 2018 Junior College Football National Championship.
“We’re thrilled to be able to delve into the world of Laney College for our fifth season and to have had the opportunity to document the incredible grit and drive of these JUCO players in Oakland, CA,” Last Chance U: Laney Executive Producer Greg Whiteley said.
On July 28, meet the players and coaches of Laney College.
While it's the last football season, a new chapter begins with Last Chance U: Basketball, coming 2021. pic.twitter.com/epghuOSqqF
— Last Chance U (@LastChanceU) June 23, 2020
“With this series, we always wanted to give viewers a raw behind-the-scenes look at junior college athletics and we’re excited to expand the LCU legacy onto the court with JUCO basketball,” he added.
Despite the cancellation, fans of the series can rest easy. Netflix will be launching a spin-off series following a basketball team in East Los Angeles. The streaming platform has not yet revealed what college they will be focusing on, but the series is expected to debut in 2021.