For those of us privileged enough HBCU . attended, or at least appear in Homecoming to restock your mixtape, we know that in addition to vendors, food, and spells, the band’s performance is Best Part of the afternoon. For those of you who are unlucky, The CW is ready to immerse you in the culture with its new show, ‘March’ It gives you an overview of the drama happening on and off the field.
The documentary series, set to premiere in January 2022, focuses on Prairie View A&M University’s marching band, The Marching Storm. According to the deadlineThe cameras follow the journeys of both the students and staff supporting the massive instrument that is the university’s ensemble, (nearly 300 people in total), from musicians to dancers. Known for having one of HBCU’s most prestigious music programs, Prairie View A&M’s 8-part series captures the pressures the band members face to make it onto the field, while maintaining the high score rates required for participation.
The show also highlights how much of an integral role the band and the league play in southern black culture. The stories that are told are as captivating as they are entertaining, and if you’re hoping for a worthy first-half performance, look no further. The homecoming show taking place at Texas A&M and Southern University will make you think twice about getting up to go back to this incense for sale at the gate.
The Warner Bros. Group Chairman said: TV Group Channing Dungey: “The world of HBCU has never been seen on American television this way.”
The show will premiere alongside fan favorite movie, “All American”. In “All American: Homecoming,” we learn about a baseball star from Chicago, and a tennis player from the Beverly Hills as they navigate their new lives and environment as college students.
While the CW premiere is scheduled for Monday, January 24, the series will move to Sunday shortly after, with “All American” and “All American: Homecoming” taking place on Monday evenings.
We can’t wait to tread the patio over these.