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‘Snowfall’ on FX Opens with 2.24 Million Viewers

3.23 Million Viewers in Total Including Two Encore Telecasts

FX is reporting 2.24 million viewers and 1.30 million adults 18-49 for the series premiere of drama “Snowfall” on Wednesday, July 5. Of the 30 cable drama series premieres year-to-date, the premiere telecast of “Snowfall” ranked in the Top 5 in Adults 18-49 (#4), Adults 18-34 (#4) and Adults 25-54 (#5).

“Snowfall” is 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.