As expected, the decision on renewal was mostly related to the television ratings of the drama series, which increased (+4.15%) during the season premiere. Animal Kingdom Season 4 premiere has garnered 1.354 million viewers with a 0.41 key demo (-4.65%) among adults (P18-49).
In addition, it's worth mentioning that the 4th installment of Animal Kingdom has received the universal acclaim, given the statistics presented by Rotten Tomatoes. According to their metrics, Animal Kingdom Season 4 holds a score of 4.3/5 and a 89% approval rating from viewers. Meanwhile, an overall score of the drama series on IMDb is remaining high, 8.2/10 based on over 18,000 votes.
Animal Kingdom Season 5 Release Date
As mentioned above, TNT has renewed Animal Kingdom for Season 4. However, Animal Kingdom Season 5 release date is yet to be announced. Nonetheless, if we take a look at the official schedule of the drama series, it becomes clear that the upcoming season is to premiere next spring, on May 2020.
No doubt, this is nothing but our forecast, yet it's confirmed by at least three previous seasons, which premiered in May. However, in any case, we are tracking down all the official news which arrives from TNT. As soon as the cable network sets a specific release date for Animal Kingdom Season 5, we will update this page. So guys, stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
Animal Kingdom Season 4 Premise
In Season 4, Smurf restores reins in the kingdom, showing her boys who's the queen no matter who is suffering from this. Pope is now even more trapped with Smurf, and thereby he is about to discover new ways to cope with his anger. J is attempting to take over the family business. At the same time, Craig is planning his most sophisticated robbery. Meanwhile, Deran is concerned about his relationship with Adrian.
Many threats appears on the way of the Codys this season, including Angela, who is the once best friend of J's mother. She is now a recovered drug addict, who is going to penetrate back into the family. Another surprise is a new criminal crew which has a surprising connection to the Cody family.
Animal Kingdom Summry
The story focuses on Joshua Cody, nicknamed "J," who has recently lost his mother because of a heroin overdose. Having no resources to provide himself, J was forced to enlist help to his grandma Janine, known as "Smurf." J was distanced from his grandma for years. However, the circumstances pushed him up to reunite with the rest members of his family. It turns out that J has four uncles, who live together with Smurf despite their adulthood. But J soon figured out why all of them have got together under one roof. In fact, Smurf and the guys are the members of a family gang, who provide themselves thanks to regular robberies.
Smurf is not a usual grandma, but instead the criminal mastermind and the self-proclaimed leader of the Cody Mob. J thereby found himself amid the whirlpool of events related to crime life of his family. J first tried to distance himself from the Cody family, but eventually, he has realized that he has no other chance than participating in the family business. Thanks to his wit and modesty, J managed to survive among his ruthless brothers. He has finally realized his role in the family and even found various opportunities for himself. However, it seems that he is the only smart Cody after Smurf, while his uncles are entirely reckless when alone. Nonetheless, J is one of the Cody and thus will have to follow the rules.