‘Snowfall’ Season 5 Is FX’s Most-Watched Show, Damson Idris Says It’s All About John Singleton
It’s been two weeks since the premiere of “Snowfall” Season 5 and the show has already become one of the most-watched shows on FX. The show’s main protagonist, Damson Idris, who plays Franklin Saint, took to Twitter to celebrate the milestone. He shared a GIF of him smiling and captioned the post, “Snowfall is officially the most watched show on FX networks and it’s thanks to you guys, the fans. Nearly 5 million viewers a week. Not to mention you smugglers I see Nevertheless, thank you all for riding with us It’s all for John Singleton.
The actor didn’t shy away from snooping the audience who would later download the show from online torrent sites. but was overall happy with how the show went. According to a report by Deadline, the crime drama averaged 4.3 million viewers across linear, VOD and streaming with its two-hour premiere on February 23. The latest total viewership is up 13% from Season 4 and 43% from Season 3. season. The previous episode was also the most-watched show on FX.
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Snowfall is officially the most-watched show on FX Networks and it’s thanks to you, the fans. Nearly 5 million viewers per week. Not to mention all the smugglers. I see you 👀. Nevertheless, thank you all for riding with us. That’s it for John Singleton. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/R0FRtqu5mn
— Damson Idris (@DamsonIdris) March 8, 2022
The new season is set in 1986 and shows Franklin and his family raking the moolah and doing more than good on their own, but the ground below is cracking. After the death of basketball star Len Bias, the cocaine epidemic takes LA by storm, and law enforcement does not hesitate to go to war using force to attack to the problem.
The creation of CRASH (Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums) plays a major role in the storyline of the season. For now, “Snowfall” continues to impress the way it does, much like the past four seasons after starting out as a very underrated show, and the focus will be on Franklin as he battles his way through way through the druig-riddled maze of Los Angeles. Only time will tell how this will end.
Season 5 of “Snowfall” airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FX.