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SNOWFALL
Air Date: Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on FX
Episode Title: (#101) "Pilot"
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Snowfall

Pilot

101 7/5/2017 10 PM ET/PT

South Central street entreprenuer 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. Written by Dave Andron & Eric Amadio & John Singleton; directed by Adil Erbi & Bilall Fallah.

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SNOWFALL (FX)
Premieres Wednesday, July 5
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/5/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, May 2017) Snowfall, the new FX drama series about the start of the crack epidemic in Los Angeles, will premiere on Wednesday, July 5 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. Created by John Singleton & Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, Snowfall is executive produced by Singleton, Amadio, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. Andron serves as showrunner. 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.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alon Aboutboul as Avi Drexler
· Amin Joseph as Jerome Saint
· Andrea Bogart as Mrs. Volpe
· Angela Lewis as Louise Saint
· Arturo Del Puerto as Rico Santiago
· Carter Hudson as Teddy McDonald
· Damson Idris as Franklin Saint
· Emily Rios as Lucia Villanueva
· Filipe Valle Costa as Pedro
· Isaiah John
· Juan Javier Cardenas as Alejandro Usteves
· Justine Lupe as Victoria
· Malcolm Mays as Leon Simmons
· Manuel Uriza as Manuel Villanueva
· Michael Hyatt as Sharon "Cissy" Saint
· Sergio Peris-Mencheta as Gustavo Zapata
· Tim Matheson as George Miller
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew Howard as Avi Drexler (Original Pilot)
· Billy Magnussen as Logan Miller (Original Pilot)
· Camila Banus as Lucia Villanueva (Original Pilot)
· DeRay Davis as Jerome Saint (Original Pilot)
· Jill Scott as Sharon "Cissy" Saint (Original Pilot)
· Lauren London as Louise Saint (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adil El Arbi as DIR (Pilot)
· Bilall Fallah as DIR (Pilot)
· Dave Andron as CRTR/EP
· Eric Amadio as CRTR/EP
· John Singleton as CRTR/EP/DIR (Original Pilot)
· Michael London as EP
· Thomas Schlamme as EP
· Trevor Engelson as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FX Productions
· Groundswell Productions
· Underground Films