FX is about to enter a new era.
FX is about to enter a new era.
The ICG Publicists Guild will honor Patrick Stewart with the 2024 Television Showperson of the Year Award.
EXCLUSIVE: FX has handed a pilot order to The Sensitive Kind, a high-profile drama project starring and executive produced by Ethan Hawke and created and executive produced by Sterlin Harjo, co-creator, executive producer and showrunner of the network’s acclaimed series Reservation Dogs.
The Bear has been revealed.The highly-acclaimed FX show has just finished its second season with six Emmys and three Golden Globe awards, and is ready to return to screens this year.FX Chairman John Landgraf has now revealed The Bear will start its third season in June 2024, with all episodes available at the same time.Landgraf said the decision to make The Bear available to binge-watch was intentional since its debut season. “We all watched the first season, we talked about it, and it wasn’t lost on me or anyone else who worked on the show that it’s a little anxiety-inducing,” he said.“So we made a decision that we would drop the whole thing as a binge, because for those of you who saw it, it has a really beautiful, very uplifting ending.”Landgraf further revealed that he knew The Bear‘s binge-watch strategy worked “when I talked to a friend and colleague of the platform the day after we dropped it.
Joe Otterson TV Reporter FX‘s John Landgraf is not sure the media ecosystem supports television shows that run beyond just a few seasons. “I think our attention spans have declined radically and I think our patience with things that are a little demanding have gone down,” Landgraf said during his annual executive session at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. “It’s something I’m really worried about in the media ecosystem created by the internet.” The remarks came after Landgraf gave his annual update on the number of scripted series on television, with his data showing that Peak TV has in fact peaked.
The Bear season 3 is officially coming soon!
Fargo and Alien are not necessarily two projects that you’d associate with each other but they both come from the mind of Noah Hawley and are for FX.
FX’s John Landgraf’s annual tally of original series has revealed that there were 516 scripted titles on air in 2023, which was a 12% drop from 2022.
UPDATED: FX has unveiled a new extended trailer for Shōgun, its original series adaptation of James Clavell’s bestselling novel, ahead of a 30-second spot the network will air Sunday during Super Bowl LVIII. The 10-episode series premieres Tuesday, February 27 on Hulu in the U.S., on Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories. The premiere will include the first two episodes, followed by a new episode each week. You can watch the new trailer and previously released teaser trailer below.
The Bear is sticking with a June binge.
Selome Hailu “The Bear” will return for its third season in June. The news was announced by FX chairman John Landgraf during the network’s presentation at the Television Critics Association’s winter 2023 press tour.
Michael Schneider Variety Editor at Large Peak TV has finally peaked. At FX‘s portion of the Television Critics Assn. press tour on Friday, chairman John Landgraf revealed his research team’s annual tally of adult original scripted series across U.S.
The first installment of Ryan Murphy’s American Sports Story anthology series for FX will star Josh Andrés Rivera as Aaron Hernandez and Patrick Schwarzenegger as fellow former NFL star Tim Tebow. The season is based on the podcast Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc from the Boston Globe and Wondery.
FX has finally released its first trailer for Shōgun, its original adaptation of James Clavell’s bestselling novel that was created for television by Rachel Kondo and Justin Marks.
A letter signed by more than 700 members of the Hollywood community is calling for the release of Israeli hostages taken by Hamas as part of their attacks on Israel.
RELATED: If SAG-AFTRA Goes Out, How Fast Will WGA Go Back in to Negotiations With AMPTP? After a decade of staggering growth in series production, the Great Contraction was destined to hit the creative community. The Writers Guild of America strike that began May 2 has accelerated the pace of the pruning of content and deals, but the driving force is less the work stoppage and more Hollywood’s reckoning with the changing economics of streaming. Given all these factors, FX chief John Landgraf’s long-standing prediction of a major contraction in the number of scripted shows in the marketplace will finally come to pass.
Michael Schneider Variety Editor at Large If this year’s Emmy ballots are any indication, the era of Peak TV may truly be over — which FX boss John Landgraf has of course been predicting for some time. There are 163 dramas, 95 comedies and 51 limited/anthology series that have been submitted — down from 171 dramas, 118 comedies and 61 limited/anthology series last year. That’s still a lot of TV, but with fewer contenders comes the possibility of more dark horses getting noticed.
Ryan Murphy looks to be heading back to Disney.
Michael Schneider Variety Editor at Large That’s true for novelists as much as it is for screenwriters. Often those are one and the same — and because we live in an age where pre-sold IP usually makes it easier to sell a TV project, there have never been more series based on books than there are right now.
tonally similar to Ridley Scott’s 1979 “Alien” and James Cameron’s 1986 “Aliens.”We also know that this new story will be a prequel. During the Television Critics Association’s 2022 summer tour, FX chairman John Landgraf confirmed that the series would take place before Ripley’s time on the screen. Landgraf also said the show would take place on Earth at the end of the 21st century.
Noah Hawley’s FX series Alien has found one of its leads in Sydney Chandler, the network has confirmed.
Joe Otterson TV Reporter Sydney Chandler has been cast as a lead in Noah Hawley’s “Alien” series currently in the works at FX, Variety has learned. Plot and character details are being kept under tight wraps on the project, which was first announced in December 2020. The only detail that has been confirmed is that the show will take place on Earth in the not-too-distant future. The role brings Chandler back to FX, as she previously made her network television debut in the cabler’s 2022 limited series “Pistol” from Danny Boyle, which told the story of the legendary band The Sex Pistols. Chandler starred in the series as Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders. Chandler’s other credits include the film “Don’t Worry Darling” and the Facebook Watch series “SKAM Austin.” She is also set to appear in the upcoming Apple series “Sugar” opposite Colin Farrell.
Brian Steinberg Senior TV Editor FX chief John Landgraf and ABC programming head Simran Sethi will expand their duties under an executive shuffle at Disney’s TV operations, one of the first big moves under Dana Walden, who was assigned responsibility for the company’s TV networks after Bob Iger returned as Disney’s CEO. Landgraf will take oversight of National Geographic as well as Onyx Collective, the production unit devoted to projects from communities of color and underrepresented groups. Sethi, meanwhile, will oversee programming and development for both ABC and Freeform. She will continue to report to Craig Erwich, president, Disney Television Group. The moves comes as Tara Duncan, who had been supervising programming for both Onyx Collective and Freeform, will devote her attention solely to Onyx, freeing up the programming duties for Sethi, who had a previous tenure at the cable network.
Dana Walden is setting out her stall and it includes more responsibilities for John Landgraf and Simran Sethi.
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Award-winning writer, producer, comedian, and actor Quinta Brunson, creator of ABC and Warner Bros. Television’s TV series , will receive the ICG Publicists (International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600) 2023 Television Showperson Award.
If you’re wondering whether a favorite TV show is coming back for another season, you’ve tuned to the right channel. Here is Deadline’s photo gallery of TV series that have been renewed so far in 2023. Click on the image above to view the pics.
Good news for fans of the “Alien” franchise who want to see more xenomorphs soon: Deadline reports that Noah Hawley‘s FX prequel series “Alien” will begin shooting this year. READ MORE: Noah Hawley’s Earthbound ‘Alien’ FX Series Taps ‘WandaVision’ Writer Bobak Esfarjani FX head John Landgraf talked about the upcoming series at TCA earlier today, saying that Hawley will start production on “Alien” after he finishes shooting “Fargo” Season 5.
FX Boss John Landgraf said today at the network’s TCA day thatRyan Murphy’s American Story spinoff American Sports Story is “heading toward production.”
Noah Hawley’s long awaited Alien series will finally begin shooting this year.
Peak TV could be finally coming to an end.
Mayans M.C. will end with Season 5 on FX.
FX Presidents of Original Programming Nick Grad and Gina Balian have received title bumps and expanded responsibilities in the wake of Eric Schrier’s departure to become president of Disney Television Studios & Business Operations, Disney General Entertainment.
is back with its 11th installment in FX’s long-running horror anthology series, which is officially dubbed and will debut mid-October. Presumably leaning into the queer esthetic teased by leaked photos of the production, the newest season also stars an all-star LGBTQ cast, including Joe Mantello, Zachary Quinto, Russell Tovey, Charlie Carver, Isaac Powell and Denis O’Hare. Rounding out this year’s ensemble are Billie Lourd, Leslie Grossman, Sandra Bernhard and Patti LuPone. For those keeping track, marks the return of alums Quinto, Powell, LuPone, Lourd, Grossman and Bernhard, while the rest are newcomers to the franchise despite having previously worked with co-creator Ryan Murphy.While few details are known about the new season, FX chairman John Landgraf told that season 11 would go back to being one story after last year’s Double Feature. “It actually takes place in different timelines but it’s one subject, one story, with a beginning, middle and an end, like many of the prior stories,” he said. Sadly, for fans of the series, longtime recurring players Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters appear not to have roles in season 11.
In Dana Walden’s first personnel move since being upped to Chairman of Disney General Entertainment three months ago, Walden has promoted three executives: Eric Schrier, who is taking on a new, larger role, as well as Craig Erwich and Shannon Ryan who are expanding their current responsibilities.
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