FX Networks

FX CEO Says ‘Human Curation’ Is Still More Important Than Data

Just a month into upfront season, and the buzz around data has already become deafening. But at least one company, FX Networks, is making the case to advertisers that their upfront buys should be based on more than just audience targeting.

From Reducing Ad Time to Battling Netflix, Here’s How the TV Industry Is Gearing Up for 2016

The broadcast and cable networks, along with streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, have spent the past two weeks at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, sharing their plans for midseason and beyond.

FX Chief Says Industry Hasn’t Reached ‘Peak TV’ Yet, Blasts Netflix’s ‘Wonky’ Economics

Five months after he coined the term "peak TV" to describe the overwhelming amount of video content available to audiences, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said we're not yet at the peak, but will be soon.

FXX Speeds Up Expansion Plans With Help From Shows New and Old

Stephen Falk wasn't sure how to react when he got the news that his critically acclaimed but low-rated FX sitcom, You're the Worst, would move to FXX for Season 2. "When I first heard, I was a little like, is this being demoted to triple-A ball?" recalled Falk, the show's creator and executive producer.

‘Simply Too Much Television’ Is Being Made Today, FX Networks CEO Says

Audiences aren't the only ones who have become overwhelmed by all the TV content available to them. At least one network head also agrees enough is enough.

FX Networks Taps Zenith Media

Zenith Media will take over the media planning and buying for FX Networks' television and digital media business from Media Storm. The account will be managed at Zenith's Los Angeles office, though buying will be handled in New York as well. 

FX Networks, MillerCoors in 3-Year Partnership Deal

The next time the Soviet spies Elizabeth and Philip Jennings tuck into a tin of caviar on the FX drama The Americans, the comely commies will likely wash down the delicacy with the Champagne of Beers. 

Fargo Earns Solid Sampling in Debut

The series premiere of FX’s adaptation of Fargo drew some decent sampling Tuesday night, scaring up 2.65 million viewers and a 0.8 in the 18-49 demo.

FX Will Renew The Americans

Fans of the FX Cold War spy drama The Americans can rest easy about the show’s prospects, as the network is very close to announcing a formal third-season renewal.

FX Is the Edgiest and Most Prolific Drama Producer on Ad-Supported TV

Not so long ago, the prospect of an established actor accepting a role on a television series was as remote as the moons of Saturn. Backsliding from film to the boob tube was a tacit admission of defeat, one that could only lead to the purgatory that was a seat inside a garishly lit 6-foot-square window, flanked by your newfound friends and peers Dixie Carter and ALF.