FX has renewed the critically acclaimed drama Snowfall for a fifth season, the network announced.
Still early into the fourth season, the show has seen a significant increase in viewers, totaling 5.1 million people, according to Variety.
Snowfall takes place in Los Angeles during the crack epidemic of the 1980s. The current season takes place in 1985. The interest in crack cocaine is at an all-time high. A crew of drug dealers led by Franklin Saint, played by Damson Idris, capitalizes on addiction’s surge. They are also starting to become aware of the drug’s repercussions and its effects on the people and the place they love.
Carter Hudson, Isaiah John, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Amin Joseph, and Angela Lewis also star.
The show was created by the late John Singleton, along with Eric Amadio and Dave Andron. Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London, Trevor Engelson, Leonard Chang, Walter Mosley, and Julie DeJoie executive produce the show. Andron serves as the showrunner.
It airs on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX and is available to stream the following day on both FX on Hulu. The Season 4 finale is set to air on April 21.