John Landgraf

Title: CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions

Years in Cable: 12 (15 if you count EP’ing “Reno 911!”)

Education: BA, Anthropology,
Pitzer College

 

With the success of “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” Landgraf’s been found “guilty” of adding another hit to his network’s list of successful programs. Over the last year, he’s continued to increase the reach, acclaim and influence of FX Networks and its three linear channels—FX, FXX and FXM—as well as its digital non-linear platform FXNOW. Couldn’t be more the opposite of a horror story.

 

Virtual reality is… not as good as actual reality

Last show I watched not on my network(s): “Game of Thrones” Season 4

My first job: Clean up guy in a lumber mill

If this election year was a reality TV series, it would be called: “Game of Thrones, Season 5”

What was the last costume that you wore and why? A business suit, because that is the costume I wear for my job.

New favorite binge: Fresh Air (both the great NPR interview show and the stuff you actually breathe).

Hoverboard, driverless car or drone: Feet

I watch the majority of programming on this device: Television 

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