FX Renews ‘Snowfall’ for Season Two

Snowfall Season 1 Cast Photo
Malcolm Mays as Kevin, Damson Idris as Franklin, and Isaiah John as Leon in ‘Snowfall’ (Photo by Mark Davis / FX)

FX’s new dramatic series, Snowfall, has been renewed for a second season as just announced by FX Networks and FX Productions Presidents of Original Programming Eric Schrier and Nick Grad. Season one has been averaging 5 million viewers and its premiere episode was in the top five of all new cable dramas among adults in 2017. It’s also sitting in the ninth spot out of 98 cable dramas among men 18-49 years old , according to FX.

Season two will air in 2018. The 10-episode season one is currently airing on Wednesday nights at 10pm ET/PT.

Snowfall was created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio, and showrunner Dave Andron, and is executive produced by Singleton, Amadio, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. The cast includes Damson Idris (Megan Leavey), Sergio Peris-Mencheta (The Zone), Carter Hudson, and Emily Rios (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series).

The Plot: Los Angeles 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including: Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson), a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras and Lucia Villanueva (Emily Rios), the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.