FX’s drama series Snowfall drew more than 2 million viewers in its July 5 premiere on a live+3 basis, according to Nielsen.
The series, which examines the origins of the crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980s, averaged 2.24 million total viewers on a live+3 basis, and 1.3 million adults 18-49, said FX.
Further, of the 30 cable drama series premieres year-to-date, the premiere telecast of Snowfall ranked in the Top 5 in Adults 18-49 (4th), Adults 18-34 (4th) and Adults 25-54 (5th), said FX.
Adding in two encore telecasts for the night and digital viewership, Snowfall received 3.23 million total viewers, said the network.
Snowfall is executive produced by series creator John Singleton, as well as Amadio Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Michael London and Trevor Engelson.