Animal Kingdom centers on 17-year-old Josh "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. It isn't long before Josh is pulled into the family's life of indulgence and excess, but he soon discovers that it's all being funded by criminal activities. Joining the family comes with more danger and excitement than he might be ready to handle.
It's all hands on-deck in the season five finale as the Cody family uses all their tools, tricks and vehicles to pull off the job of their lives and settle all scores. Lastly, a deadly secret from the past is also revealed...
'Animal Kingdom' Renewed For Final Sixth Season TNT announced today that Animal Kingdom has been picked up for a sixth and final season. The news comes ahead of the drama's long-awaited fifth season, which was ordered back in July 2019 but delayed due to the ongoing global pandemic.
The hour-long series has been a solid performer for the cable network. It has impressively continued to grow its audience, reaching 27 million viewers for Season 4 and ranking in the Top 10 cable dramas among viewers in the 18-49 demographic.
Animal Kingdom follows a teenager who moves in with his tough, rule-breaking relatives in Southern California after his mom dies from a heroin overdose. When the family wants to bring him into the fold, he is not necessarily ready for the trouble that comes along with it.
It was confirmed today that Season 5 will air this summer, which leaves Season 6 to likely premiere in 2022.