John Landgraf on Ryan Murphy’s Importance to FX and Losing Him to Netflix

The producer ‘can do things that just can’t be done’

John Landgraf said he will greenlight any show that Ryan Murphy pitches him, "nine times out of ten." Getty Images

During John Landgraf’s 14 years at FX, no single creator has contributed more to the network’s legacy than Ryan Murphy, Adweek’s reigning TV Creator of the Year. Murphy’s groundbreaking shows for the network include Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story, Feud, American Crime Story (whose second installment, The Assassination of Gianni Versace, is currently airing) and the upcoming drama Pose.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.