FX Sets July Premiere Date For ‘Snowfall’

 FX will debut its new drama series Snowfall on July 5, the network said Monday.

The series, created by John Singleton (Boyz In The Hood), chronicles the early 1980’s crack epidemic in Los Angeles. The series stars Damson Idris, Sergio Peris-Mencheta and Carter Hudson.

Snowfall is executively produced by Singleton, Eric Amadio, Dave Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. 

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