A restless creator, a looming corporate megamerger and a Sunset Tower courtship: How Fox’s hitmaker behind American Horror Story, 911 and Feud was convinced to leave his home studio (and his “best friend” executive) for the biggest producer contract in television history: ” ‘More’ is my favorite word.”
Ryan Murphy’s nine-figure Netflix payday prooves that traditional TV’s creative standard-bearers face a moment in which they appear unable to stop their digital challengers from poaching top talent at will.
The streaming giant Netflix has won yet another battle against old Hollywood. On Tuesday night, Netflix announced that it had poached the hit-making producer Ryan Murphy from 21st Century Fox. The five-year agreement is worth as much as $300 million, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. That would make it one of the biggest deals ever made for a television producer.
NEW YORK (AP) — “Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy didn’t hesitate when given a chance to pay tribute to his American idol, legendary TV producer Norman Lear, at the 40th International Emmy Awards. Lear’s sitcom “All In the Family” — and its spinoffs “Maude” and “The Jeffersons” – mixed humor with an honest examination of the […]
PromaxBDA today announced that Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning director Ryan Murphy of FX’s American Horror Story and Fox’s Glee will join the speaker roster for the group’s annual conference set for June 12-14 in Los Angeles. “Few who have had such a seismic, global impact on television, film and storytelling are as dedicated and […]