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

Audiences must choose from 400 scripted shows and counting

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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 much television," said FX Networks CEO John Landgraf at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour. He shared data with reporters that the number of scripted original series has almost doubled in the last six years. While 2009 boasted 211 original scripted shows, that number jumped to 371 last year, and "we believe 2015 will easily blow through the 400 mark."



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