FX Renews Sergio Peris-Mencheta’s “Snowfall” for Fifth Season

Sergio Peris-Mencheta’s fall continues…

FX has given Snowfall, starring the 45-year-old Spanish actor, an early renewal for a fifth season, just three episodes into Season 4.

Sergio Peris-Mencheta

The crime drama from the late John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron is seeing ratings spurt in its fourth season to date, up 41% over the same period in Season 3 and averaging 5.1 million total viewers across all platforms.

Snowfall, which airs Wednesdays at 10:00 pm, takes place in the 1980s in South Central Los Angeles. The demand for crack cocaine is high, and while our crew of dealers led by Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) are benefitting greatly from the rising tide of addiction, they are also starting to become aware of the damage the drug is doing to the people and the place they love.

With the entire nation taking note, the LAPD is diverting serious money and resources to the “war on drugs.” Politicians’ phones are ringing. Powerful people are concerned from the hallways of the White House to those of CIA headquarters, where there are whispers that one of their own may be involved in this burgeoning epidemic.

In addition to Peris-Menchata and Idris, the series also stars Carter Hudson, Isaiah John, Amin Joseph and Angela Lewis also star. The Season 4 finale will air on April 21.

Antonio Jaramillo to Appear on Season Four of FX’s “Snowfall”

Antonio Jaramillo is bracing for some heavy snowfall

The Mexican actor and Mayans M.C. alum has landed a recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of FX’s Snowfall..

Antonio Jaramillo

Created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, the drama series revolves around the start of the cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles.

Jaramillo will play Chief Oscar Fuentes, the new Tijuana Police chief who is bold, ambitious, connected, smart and dangerous. He’s willing to let Teddy and Gustavo continue to go about their business in Mexico, but only if they make it worth his while.

Best known for his role as Riz Arisa on Mayans M.C., Jaramillo’s previous credits include appearances on NBC’s Shades of Blue, TNT’s Dallas and Universal PicturesSavages.

He was recently cast opposite Octavia Spencer in Amazon’s Invasion.

FX Renews Sergio Peris-Mencheta’s Drama “Snowfall” for Fourth Season

There’s more snowfall in Sergio Peris-Mencheta’s future… 

Nearly five episodes in to its third season, FX has ordered a fourth season of Snowfall, its acclaimed drama series about the start of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles, starring the 44-year-old Spanish actor. 

Sergio Peris-Mencheta

Created by John SingletonEric Amadioand Dave AndronSnowfall Season 4 will premiere on FX in 2020. 

The third season, currently airing, is set in the summer of 1984. Crack cocaine is spreading like wildfire through South Central Los Angeles, continuing its path of destruction and changing the culture forever. Police are waking up to this growing epidemic, and Sergeant Andre Wright (Marcus Henderson) has set his sights on budding Kingpin and next door neighbor Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) and his people. While local law enforcement fights to stem the tide, Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson) and the CIA are working hard to make sure the flow of cocaine into LA doesn’t stop. To continue funding the war against communism in Central America, Teddy will need to find new routes into the United States using Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Peris-Mencheta) and what’s left of the Villanueva family. As the stakes and losses continue to mount our players truly begin to understand the destructive force they have set in motion and must reexamine their own motivations and the cost of continuing forward from here.

The series is produced by FX Productions.