FX Networks President John Landgraf Talks the End of JUSTIFIED, FARGO, THE BRIDGE, and the Future of AMERICAN HORROR STORY

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As part of the TCA Press Tour presentation for FX, President & General Manager John Landgraf took some time to talk about their current hit series and how they determine the format and renewal for their shows.  During the interview, Landgraf talked about how they came to the decision to end Justified with six seasons, the format for Fargo, why they chose to order a second season of The Bridge, and hinted at what the fourth season of American Horror Story will look like.  Check out what he had to say after the jump. 

FX CEO John Landgraf Talks FARGO Limited Series, THE STRAIN, and More; Says THE STRAIN Will End Up Running Between 39 and 65 Episodes

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While at the FX portion of the TCA Press Tour, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf took some time to discuss some of their upcoming programming.  During the interview, he talked about what viewers can expect from the TV version of Fargo, Joel and Ethan Coen’s involvement, the possibility of future seasons, their upcoming historical programming, just how graphic The Strain (from the novels of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan) will be, and how it will end up being between 39 and 65 episodes.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

John Landgraf, President and General Manager of FX, Talks AMERICAN HORROR STORY Season 3, THE AMERICANS, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY Season 10, and More

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As part of the TCA Press Tour presentation for FX, President & General Manager of FX Networks John Landgraf took some time to talk about their current hit series, new shows, and what they see as possibilities for their future line-up.  During the interview, he spoke about the importance of establishing trust with your showrunners, having strong female leads at the center of their upcoming drama series The Americans and The Bridge, what he’s heard about casting for Season 3 of American Horror Story, the plan for the next 90 episodes of Anger Management and the tweaking they’ve done to the show, how he sees It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia having a 10-season run, and broadcaster responsibility, in regard to violence on television.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

John Landgraf (President & General Manager of FX Networks) Talks POWERS, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, WILFRED, JUSTIFIED, ANGER MANAGEMENT and More

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As part of the TCA Press Tour presentation for FX, President & General Manager of FX Networks John Landgraf took some time to talk about their current hit series, new shows, and what they see as possibilities for their future line-up.  During the interview, he spoke about the status of American Horror Story as a mini-series and the differences in Season 2, the positive futures for both Wilfred and Justified, the possibility of the back 90 episode pick-up for Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management, why Sons of Anarchy always gets overlooked for Emmy Awards nominations, whether Powers might still make it to the air, and their pilots for The Americans (starring Kerri Russell), Bronx Warrants (from Denis Leary and Jim Serpico) and The Bridge (based on the Danish series of the same name).  Check out what he had to say after the jump. 

SONS OF ANARCHY Renewed through Season Six; Showrunner Kurt Sutter Inks Three-Year Deal

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It’s no surprise when a network renews its highest rated show. For FX, that show happens to be fan-favorite Sons of Anarchy, a crime drama that follows members of the SAMCRO motorcycle club and their exploits in the quaint town of Charming, California. The series was renewed for a fifth season back in October, but fans will be happy to hear that the show has been renewed for a sixth season as well. In addition, creator and showrunner Kurt Sutter has signed a three-year overall deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV and FX Productions that will carry him through the seventh, and likely final, season. Hit the jump for more on Sons of Anarchy.

John Landgraf (President of FX) Talks POWERS, ANGER MANAGEMENT, AMERICAN HORROR STORY Season 2 and Beyond, and More

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As part of the network’s TCA Press Tour presentation, President and General Manager of FX Networks, John Landgraf, took some time to talk about the creative direction for Season 2 of American Horror Story, the fact that Ryan Murphy is currently assembling a new cast with the addition of two or three previous cast members, and the shelf-life that he sees for the series. He also talked about the appeal of Anger Management and what made them want to work with Charlie Sheen, as well as the status of Powers, an adaptation of the comic book series about homicide detectives who investigate cases involving superheroes and super-villains with superhuman powers, which are common in their world. Check out what he had to say after the jump.

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