John Landgraf
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FX

John
Landgraf

CEO

Landgraf solidified FX’s reputation as a basic-cable go-to destination for groundbreaking original series by giving showrunners creative freedom to do what they do best. Among the shows he has championed as head of the cabler are series “Atlanta,” “Louie,” “The Americans” “Archer” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” as well as the hit anthology shows “American Horror Story” and “Fargo.” During his tenure, FX’s ratings soared, and he launched a second FX-branded channel, FXX, in 2013 to carry more of the network’s original series. Landgraf is well known for his cerebral, data-driven exchanges with reporters twice a year at the Television Critics Association press tour. His career breakthrough came in NBC programming under Warren Littlefield, and he later founded Jersey Television with Danny DeVito.

Career

  • Jersey Films & Television
  • Sarabande Productions
  • NBC Entertainment

Education

  • Claremont Consortium of Colleges (CA, USA)

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Listen: John Landgraf on Disney-Fox Deal and the Future of Television

Listen: John Landgraf on Disney-Fox Deal and the Future of Television

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf sees the future of television shaping up as a global business led by a handful of media giants with the resources to operate global streaming giants.Landgraf, one of the industry's most astute thinkers, makes his most extensive comments to date about Disney's acquisition of FX Networks and other 21st Century Fox assets on the latest episode of "Strictly Business," Variety's weekly podcasting featuring conversations with industry leaders about the business of entertainment.Listen to this week’s...

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