Snowfall: season 6; FX Crime Drama Series Renewed For Final Season – Canceled + TV Shows Renewed

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The story of the Saint family is almost over. Snowfall has been renewed for a sixth and final season on FX. Seven episodes of the current fifth season have aired so far.

A detective drama series, the Snowfall The TV show stars Damson Idris, Carter Hudson, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Michael Hyatt, Amin Joseph, Angela Lewis, Isaiah John, Alon Moni Aboutboul, and Devyn Tyler. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, the series explores the crack epidemic. In season five, it’s the summer of 1986. Franklin Saint (Idris) and his entire family are rich beyond their wildest dreams, about to have everything they’ve ever wanted – just when the ground begins to fall under their feet. feet. The sudden and tragic death of basketball star Len Bias is making the rock cocaine epidemic headline news, the target of Democratic and Republican lawmakers. Law enforcement is on a warpath and the militarization of the LAPD continues as police and politicians decide the only way to deal with this growing scourge is with force – and the creation of the new CRASH units ( Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums). The streets of South Central Los Angeles have never been more dangerous as the Saint family navigates between police, warring gangs and the CIA.

Airing Wednesday nights, the fifth season of Snowfall has an average rating of 0.25 in the 18-49 demographic and 625,000 viewers. Compared to season four, this represents a 14% drop in the demo and a 12% drop in viewership in the Live+ same day ratings (including DVR playback until 3:00 a.m.). It is currently FX’s highest rated series in the demo.

Here is part of FX’s announcement regarding the renewal of the sixth and final season:

FX’s ‘Snowfall’ Renewed For Sixth And Final Season

The critically acclaimed hit drama series returns next year with its climactic finale

The current fifth season of Snowfall is the series’ most-watched season to date.

LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2022 — FX’s critically acclaimed hit drama Snowfall has been renewed for a sixth and final season to premiere next year, President of Original Programming Nick Grad announced today. . The sixth season will bring the series to its triumphant conclusion, building on the growing popularity and acclaim of the fifth season currently available on FX and streaming on Hulu.

“FX first teamed up with legendary writer/director John Singleton and the rest of the creative team six years ago to pursue their vision for an ambitious and powerful drama about the exploding coronavirus epidemic. early ’80s crack,” Grad said. “Today, as the fifth season of Snowfall reaches new heights of acclaim and ratings, there is no doubt that this series has become a classic FX drama. We are thrilled to order a sixth season that will to Dave Andron, Walter Mosley and the rest of the producers to bring Snowfall to a climatic finale showcasing the brilliance of everyone involved, from the stellar cast led by Damson Idris to the writers, directors, artists and crew.

“Telling a story worth telling, with creative partners you respect and admire, in a network that supports you all the way and allows you to finish on your terms. It’s the dream,” Andron said. “I’m so grateful to everyone at FX, from John Landgraf to everyone and the entire Snowfall family, for helping us get there. If only John Singleton could be with us for the end.

“I couldn’t imagine telling this story anywhere other than FX,” said producer and Snowfall star Damson Idris. “I’m incredibly proud of the history we’ve all written. Especially the impact that Snowfall had on the culture. It’s very rare for a TV show to reach the sixth season and saying goodbye to “Franklin Saint” will be heartbreaking. But the family and relationships I created on this journey will last a lifetime. I know John Singleton is looking down, smiling and proud.

The fifth season is off to its best start ever, pacing Snowfall’s most-watched season, up +6% from the equivalent first six episodes of Season 4 and +55% from Season 3. that season 3 did not air the next day on Hulu.

The fifth season of Snowfall continues tomorrow night, Wednesday, April 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX and streaming the following day on Hulu with Episode 8, “Celebration.” The family reunites for Jerome and Louie’s wedding and is quickly sent down the rabbit hole. Written by Walter Mosley; directed by Katrelle Kindred.

In the fifth season of Snowfall, it’s the summer of 1986, and Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) and his entire family are rich beyond their wildest dreams, about to have it all. always wanted… just when the ground starts to fall under their feet.

The sudden and tragic death of basketball star Len Bias is making the rock cocaine epidemic headline news, the target of Democratic and Republican lawmakers. Law enforcement is on a warpath and the militarization of the LAPD continues as police and politicians decide the only way to deal with this growing scourge is with force – and the creation of the new CRASH units ( Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums). The streets of South Central Los Angeles have never been more dangerous as the Saint family navigates between the police, warring gangs and the CIA.

Amidst it all, the biggest threat the family faces is each other as they try not to let greed, resentment, and ego tear them all apart.

Created by John Singleton & Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, Snowfall is produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London, Trevor Engelson, Leonard Chang, Walter Mosley and Julie DeJoie. Damson Idris is also a producer. Andron serves as showrunner. Snowfall is produced by FX Productions.

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What do you think? Did you follow the Snowfall TV shows? Are you happy to hear that this FX drama has been renewed for a sixth season? Does this seem like a good time to end the story?

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