John Landgraf

Broadcast TV Presidents Want Nielsen to Get Things ‘Right’ and Delay Total Content Ratings Rollout

The broadcast network presidents have added their voices to those in the industry asking Nielsen to modify its rollout plans for the new total content ratings metric.

FX Hit Shows American Crime Story and Atlanta Won’t Return Until 2018

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said today that "2016 was the best year in our 22-year history." But two of the biggest reasons for FX's commercial and critical success last year, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and breakout comedy Atlanta, won't return to the network's schedule until 2018.

With 455 Scripted Series Released This Year, ‘Peak TV’ Has Yet to Actually Peak

The phrase "peak TV" was coined by FX Networks CEO John Landgraf last year to describe the "overwhelming" increase in scripted series, but it seems as if the glut of scripted television shows still hasn't peaked yet. An estimated 455 scripted series aired this year on broadcast, cable and streaming services, according to FX Networks Research.

How Risk-Taking Catapulted FX’s John Landgraf to TV Executive of the Year

He's spent 11 years overseeing FX, FXM and now FXX, but John Landgraf says he often feels more like a professional gambler than a TV exec. "FX doesn't make television," he says, explaining that neither he nor his team is involved in writing, directing, producing or acting.

FX Will Show America’s Uncomfortable Truths in Its People v. O.J. Followup About Hurricane Katrina

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story has been more successful than even FX could have imagined.

FX Chief Says There Could Be 500 Scripted Series Airing By 2017

One year after coining the phrase "peak TV" to describe the overwhelming amount of TV available on broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf said that the glut will get even worse before it gets

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.

How FX Competes for New Series Without a Netflix-Size Budget

As streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu snap up original series away from linear networks and lure creators with big paydays and promises of creative autonomy, their competitors have had to alter how they bid for new projects.

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.

With a Record 409 Scripted Series in 2015, Did TV Reach Its Peak?

"Peak TV" has a name, and now it has a number: 409.