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Snowfall

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About the Show

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.


Snowfall is created by John Singleton & Eric Amadio and Dave Andron and Executive Produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. Andron will serve as showrunner.

Season 1
Season 1

Sn.1 Ep.10

"The Rubicon"

LATEST Sn.1 Ep.10

The Rubicon

Expires in 236 days

Franklin solidifies his future. Teddy's hand is forced. Lucia decides between business and family. An FX Original Series.

55 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 09/06

Sn.1 Ep.9

"Story of a Scar"

Sn.1 Ep.9

Story of a Scar

Expires in 236 days

Franklin suffers the cost of his business. As Teddy's situation deteriorates, so does his mental state. Gustavo and Lucia struggle with how to proceed. An FX Original Series.

46 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 08/30

Sn.1 Ep.8

"Baby Teeth"

Sn.1 Ep.8

Baby Teeth

Expires in 236 days

Franklin's business ramps up, causing a rift in his inexperienced crew. Teddy pulls out all the stops to protect Alejandro. While visiting her dying father, Lucia has a realization. An FX Original Series.

43 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 08/23

Sn.1 Ep.7

"Cracking"

Sn.1 Ep.7

Cracking

Expires in 236 days

Franklin, Leon and Kevin take a game-changing road trip. Teddy deals with a sin from Alejandro's past. Lucia makes Gustavo's partnership official, much to Pedro's dismay. An FX Original Series.

42 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 08/16

Sn.1 Ep.6

"A Long Time Coming"

Sn.1 Ep.6

A Long Time Coming

Expires in 236 days

Franklin turns to Jerome for guidance, resulting in an unexpected encounter. Teddy contemplates a different future for his family. Gustavo and Lucia enlist business partners from Gustavo's past. An FX Original Series.

46 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 08/09

Sn.1 Ep.5

"seven-four"

Sn.1 Ep.5

seven-four

Expires in 236 days

Franklin's indecision causes issues at Jerome's 4th of July BBQ. Teddy and Alejandro are stranded. Lucia's family vets Gustavo. An FX Original Series.

43 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 08/02

Sn.1 Ep.4

"Trauma"

Sn.1 Ep.4

Trauma

Expires in 236 days

Franklin and Leon deal with the thief. Teddy goes to extreme measures to protect the CIA. Lucia and Gustavo connect in the aftermath of the previous night. An FX Original Series.

45 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 07/26

Sn.1 Ep.3

"Slow Hand"

Sn.1 Ep.3

Slow Hand

Expires in 236 days

Franklin enlists help to retrieve his stolen property. In the midst of a weapons deal, Teddy receives an unexpected visitor. Gustavo, Lucia and Pedro seek a fall guy. An FX Original Series.

47 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 07/19

Sn.1 Ep.2

"Make Them Birds Fly"

Sn.1 Ep.2

Make Them Birds Fly

Expires in 236 days

Franklin struggles with the reality of his new enterprise. Teddy's distrust of Alejandro escalates. Gustavo confronts his new partners. An FX Original Series.

51 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 07/12

Sn.1 Ep.1

"Pilot"

Sn.1 Ep.1

Pilot

Expires in 236 days

South Central street entrepreneur Franklin Saint takes a leap into the cocaine game. Disgruntled CIA officer Teddy McDonald allies with a Contra soldier. Luchador wrestler Gustavo "El Oso" Zapata makes inroads with a Mexican cartel family. An FX Original Series.

58 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 07/05


  • “beautiful show, and it shines when Franklin is at its center. [Damson] Idris...steals every frame he's in….All are compelling performers”
    - Variety
  • “instantly addictive 1980s drug epic”
    - Washington Post
  • “FX continues their remarkable 2017 with the summer drama Snowfall...well-drawn and well-performed characters...[Damson] Idris is a fantastic find, conveying a combination of intelligence and innocence that makes Franklin's arc feel genuine”
    - RogerEbert.com
  • “instantly confident TV...There's something compulsively watchable about it, and I expect it to be a big hit...inside its veins runs something vital and alive and different”
    - Vox
  • “Just Say Yes To Snowfall...It's a fascinating panoramic look at the drug trade - and the world it created”
    - Entertainment Weekly
  • “Snowfall Is a Clever, Retro-Pulp Thriller...the acting, particularly by [Damson] Idris, [Emily] Rios, [Sergio] Peris-Mencheta, and [Carter] Hudson, is phenomenal”
    - Vulture