Countless teen comedies have occupied television channels and OTT platforms. However, not each of them holds the power to compete with the popularity of On My Block.
On My Block is an American drama series that has been helmed by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. The first season of the series has ten episodes. Its first episode premiered on March 16, 2018, and on April 13, 2018, the second season of the series was renewed.
The first episode of the second season premiered on March 29, 2019. After the second season went off the air, the series was renewed for its next season on April 29, 2019. The first episode of the third season premiered on March 11, 2020. Finally, the series saw the release of its fourth season on October 4, 2021, which was announced on January 29, 2021.
|TV Series:||On My Block|
|Original run:||March 16, 2018 –
October 4, 2021
|Directed by:||Lauren Iungerich
Jessica Marie Garcia
More about the show:
On my Block is a television comedy that belongs to the genres of Teen drama and Comedy-drama. It has been created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. It stars Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, Brett Gray, Diego Tinoco, Jessica Marie Garcia, Julio Macias, Peggy Blow, and Jahking Guillory.
The music composers of the series are KOVAS and it originated in the United States. It was originally made in English and Spanish. It had 4 seasons and a total of 38 episodes.
The Executive producers of the show are Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft, and Jamie Dooner. The show has been produced by Robert Sudduth, Hal Olofsson, Arlyn Richardson, David Berke, Sonia Kharkar, and Adam Starks.
Its Cinematography has been accomplished by Joe Kessler, Tommy Maddox-Upshaw, Tarin Anderson, Eric Koretz, Kris Denton, and Steve Gainer. Each episode is approximately 23–38 minutes long.
The company involved in its production is Crazy Cat Lady Productions and the official Distributor of the show is Netflix. Hence the show was released on Netflix and it aired from March 16, 2018, to October 4, 2021.
The story revolves around four teenagers who live in the inner-city Los Angeles neighborhood, called Freeridge. They are extremely good friends but as they grow up and enter high school, their friendship gets tested by time and they strive to stand the test of time.
One of them is a strong-headed girl, one is a need, one is an intelligent character yet a gang member while another character is a math scholar.
- Sierra Capri is featured in the role of Monsé Finnie who is a strong-headed Afro-Latina tomboy character. She is the leader of her group.
- Jason Genao featured in the role of Ruben “Ruby” Martinez Jr. who is a Mexican smart-aleck math scholar.
- Brett Gray is featured in the role of Jamal Turner who is a nerd.
- Diego Tinoco is featured in the role of Cesar Diaz who is an intelligent character who gets forced into gang life after his brother comes out from prison.
- Jessica Marie Garcia featured in the role of Jasmine Flores who develops romantic feelings for Ruby.
- Julio Macias featured in the role of Oscar “Spooky” Diaz.
- Peggy Blow featured in the role of Marisol Martinez ‘Abuelita’.
- Ronni Hawk featured in the role of Olivia who is Ruby’s family friend.
- Jahking Guillory featured in the role of Latrelle.
- Emilio Rivera featured in the role of Chivo.
- Paula Garcés featured in the role of Geny Martinez, who is Ruby’s mother.
- Eric Neil Gutierrez featured in the role of Ruben Martinez who is Ruby’s father.
- Danny Ramirez featured in the role of Mario Martinez.
- Kylie Samaniego featured in the role of Luisa Martinez.
- Julian Lerma featured in the role of Luis Martinez.
- Reggie Austin featured in the role of Monty Finnie, who is Monsé’s father.
- Lisa Marcos featured in the role of Selena “Julia” Whitman.
- Eme Ikwuakor is featured in the role of Dwayne Turner, who is Jamal’s father.
- Raushanah Simmons is featured in the role of Mrs. Turner, who is Jamal’s mother.
- Rob Murat featured in the role of Coach Ron.
- Angela Gibbs featured in the role of Rosé Westbrook.
- Shoshana Bush featured in the role of Amber.
- Ada Luz Pla featured in the role of Cuchillos.
- Gilberto Ortiz was featured in the role of Cuete.
- Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson featured in the role of Kendra.
- Ian Casselberry featured in the role of Ray.
- Nikki Rodriguez is featured in the role of Vero who is Cesar’s girlfriend.
- Andrea Cortés featured in the role of Isabel who is Oscar’s wife.
The series has had 4 seasons till now. Its first, second and last season had 10 episodes each, while its third season had eight episodes.
- The first episode and the second episode were helmed by Lauren Iungerich.
- The third and the fourth episode was helmed by Steven Tsuchida.
- The fifth and sixth episodes were helmed by Ryan Shiraki.
- The seventh and eighth episodes were helmed by Steven Tsuchida.
- The ninth and tenth episodes were helmed by Lauren Iungerich.
- The eleventh, twelfth, nineteenth, and twentieth episodes were helmed by Lauren Iungerich.
- The thirteenth, fourteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth episodes were helmed by Ryan Shiraki.
- The fifteenth episode was helmed by Jeremy Haft and the sixteenth episode was helmed by Erica Watson.
Will there be a season 5?
Ever since the fourth season of the show went off the air, fans of the show have been waiting for the release of its fifth season. However, there haven’t been any recent announcements regarding it. Hence, several people believe that the fourth season could be the last season of the show.