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Topic: John Landgraf

FX CEO Says 'Human Curation' Is Still More Important Than Data

Targeting can only get advertisers so far

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…

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

Personal touch, marketing prowess give network an advantage

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…

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

'Content creation is in an economic bubble'

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…

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

94 percent more than just 6 years ago

"Peak TV" has a name, and now it has a number: 409. That's how many scripted series (drama, comedy and limited) aired on all broadcast, cable, streaming and OTT services in…

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

'You're the Worst' crosses over from FX

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.…

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

Audiences must choose from 400 scripted shows and counting

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. "This is simply too…

FX Wants to Be the ‘Best’ Channel on TV, Not the Highest-Rated One

CEO stands behind lesser-viewed gems like Louie and The Americans

FX is now the No. 4 cable network when it comes to 18-49-year-olds, up from sixth place a year ago. While many networks in its position would be gunning for…

The Long, Strange, Impossible Journey That Brought Archer to Television

Creator Adam Reed's story is as odd and surprising as any given episode

Really, the best way to get a gig that eventually lands you in the driver's seat of the funniest show on TV is to walk into Turner headquarters in Atlanta…

Inside Homer Simpson's Gigantic Head at Comic-Con

FXX unveils convention's biggest activation

The inside of Homer Simpson’s head is filled with colorful drawings of the characters from the show named after his family, a giant video screen covering the top interior of…

Fargo Earns Solid Sampling in Debut

Pitch-black dramedy bows to a cumulative 4.15 million viewers

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. While the 10 p.m. deliveries…

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