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FX TV Show Ratings (updated 4/20/18)

FX has been churning out a lot of original scripted series. Some have been hits while many others have not. Which will be cancelled and which will be renewed? Stay tuned!Scripted FX shows listed: American Crime Story, American Horror Story, The Americans, Anger Management, Archer, Atlanta, Baskets, The Bastard Executioner, Better Things, The Bridge, The Comedians, Fargo, Feud, Justified, Legion, Louie, Married, Partners, Saint George, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Snowfall, Sons of Anarchy, The Strain, Taboo, and Tyrant.Last update: The most recent ratings added for Atlanta.There's a lot of data that FX execs look at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are a major factor. Here's an updated listing of all of their recent/current primetime scripted shows.Read More…
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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of Cable & Streaming TV Shows (E-l)

Here's the status of TV shows like East Los High, Easy, The Eddy, The Eleventh, The End of the F***ing World, Episodes, Escape at Dannemora, Everything Sucks!, Extinct, The Expanse, F Is For Family, The Fairly Odd Parents, Falling Water, Family Time, Famous in Love, Fargo, Fast Layne, Fear the Walking Dead, Feud, Fever, Five Points, The First, First Wives Club, Flack, Flaked, Fleabag, For Better Or Worse, The Forgotten Army, Fortitude, The Fosters, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Freakish, Friends from College, From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, Frontier, Full Circle, Fuller House, Future Man, Game Shakers, Game of Thrones, Games Divas Play, Gangs of London, Genius, Get Shorty, Ghost Wars, The Girlfriend Experience, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Glitch, Glow, Godless, Goliath, Good Behavior, The Good Cop, Good Omens, Good Witch, Grace and Frankie, Graves, The Green Beret’s Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse, Greenleaf, Grown Folks, Grown-ish, Guerrilla, The Guest Book, Gypsy,
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Fox Searchlight Enters the TV Business, and Potentially a New Turf War Inside 21st Century Fox

  • Indiewire
As Disney and 21st Century Fox approach the merger of their production assets, Fox has one more opportunity for infighting with the announcement of Searchlight Television, a new division of Fox Searchlight Pictures that will develop for broadcast, cable, and streaming.

David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield have been promoted to presidents of production for film and television, effective immediately. Searchlight Television said it would develop “scripted series, limited series, documentaries and more.”

However, about that timing. Once the Disney/Fox merger is consummated, 21st Century Fox employees will be in a state of wait and see. The future for all Fox content producers — Fox Searchlight, 20th Century Fox Film, 20th Century Fox TV — is unclear.

This also creates more TV production competition inside 21st Century Fox. Searchlight Television won’t fall under the domain of Fox Television Group chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman, whose oversight includes the Fox network,
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Ryan Murphy Thinks It’s “Gross” To Cover Lewinsky/Clinton Scandal For ‘American Crime Story’

Ryan Murphy has definitely found his niche in anthology programming. The creator of “American Horror Story” and “Feud” is also the mastermind behind FX’s “American Crime Story,” which quickly gained critical-acclaim and tons of awards for its first season documenting the Oj Simpson trial. With the second season, covering the killing of fashion designer Versace, recently finished, everyone has been wondering what’s upcoming in the series.
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‘Trust’ Off To Slow Ratings Start, ‘Barry’ & ‘The Terror’ Ok

FX’s limited series Trust, about the abduction in Italy of John Paul Getty III, launched last Sunday with 1.38 million Live+3 viewers, according to Nielsen data released today. That was up +74% from the 797,000, who watched the Simon Beaufoy/Danny Boyle drama in Live+Same Day but way below recent drama/limited premieres on FX. That includes Feud (3.8 million viewers in Live+3), The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (8.3 million), Taboo (3.43…
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Trust: Season One Ratings

FX has racked up some Nielsen ratings wins with anthology series like American Horror Story, American Crime Story, and Feud. Simon Beaufoy's new Trust TV show is also an anthology about one family's triumphs and tragedies. Should it get a renewal, each season will focus on a different chapter in the epic of the Getty family, of oil dynasty fame. How will their history -- layered with wealth, power, and personal failings -- play out on the small screen? Will Trust be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. The first, 10-episode season of Trust stars Donald Sutherland as J. Paul Getty Sr., Michale Esper as J. Paul Getty Jr., Harris Dickinson as John Paul Getty III, Hilary Swank as Gail Getty, and Brendan Fraser as James Fletcher Chace. The FX anthology drama kicks off in 1973, in Rome, when the Italian
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Olivia de Havilland’s ‘Feud’ Lawsuit Against FX Thrown Out by Appeals Court

  • The Wrap
Olivia de Havilland’s ‘Feud’ Lawsuit Against FX Thrown Out by Appeals Court
Olivia de Havilland’s feud with FX appears to be over, at least for now. An appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit filed by “Gone With the Wind” actress de Havilland that she filed over her portrayal in the FX series “Feud.” De Havilland sued FX and “Feud” producer Ryan Murphy in July, on the eve of her 101st birthday, alleging that her identity was used without her authorization in the FX series, and that the actress, who was portrayed by Catherine Zeta-Jones in the miniseries, was placed in a false light. Also Read: FX Accused of 'Production Malpractice' in Olivia de...
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Olivia de Havilland’s ‘Feud’ Suit Tossed by Appeals Court

Olivia de Havilland’s ‘Feud’ Suit Tossed by Appeals Court
A three-judge panel has tossed out the defamation suit brought by actress Olivia de Havilland, in a ruling that affirms the right of filmmakers to embellish the historical record.

De Havilland sued FX Networks last year, alleging that the miniseries “Feud” included a damaging portrayal of her. The case was closely watched because it appeared to threaten the ability of filmmakers to portray real events with fictionalized elements. But in its ruling Monday, the court unanimously held that such portrayals are protected by the First Amendment.

“Whether a person portrayed in one of these expressive works is a world-renowned film
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FX Wins Appellate Court 'Feud' With Olivia de Havilland

In a major win for docudrama creators, a California appeals court on Monday ruled that Olivia de Havilland's lawsuit against Ryan Murphy and FX should have been tossed because it's precluded by the First Amendment.

The 101-year-old actress sued in June, claiming the series Feud: Bette and Joan makes her seem like a vulgar hypocrite and gossip. Defendants asked the court to strike her claims under California's anti-slapp law, which aims to bring an early end to frivolous lawsuits designed to chill protected activity like free speech.

Judge Holly Kendig found Feud is protected speech, but also that de...
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California Court of Appeal To Decide If Olivia de Havilland’s Case Against FX Can Proceed

The California Court of Appeal will decide if Olivia de Havilland can be permitted to file her lawsuit against FX Network and Ryan Murphy Productions upon hearing the arguments for both cases. Havilland’s lawsuit concerns the way she was portrayed in the FX show Feud. Olivia De Havilland’S Case Against FX Network Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones […]

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Susan Sarandon and Edie Falco Starring in Maryam Keshavarz’s “Vulture Club”

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Susan Sarandon is swapping Bette Davis’ Old Hollywood glamour for ER scrubs. The “Feud” actress is toplining “Vulture Club,” a film about a veteran nurse desperate to rescue her journalist son after he’s captured by a terrorist group. According to a press release, the film will hit theaters later this year, followed by a release on YouTube Red.

The film’s synopsis reads, “After running into roadblocks with government agencies, [Helen] discovers a clandestine community of journalists and advocates who might be able to help her.” Among them are Charlotte (Edie Falco), another mother of a reporter, and journalist Sam (Matt Bomer, “American Horror Story”).

From Maryam Keshavarz (“Circumstance”), the film co-stars Lola Kirke (“Mozart in the Jungle”), Adepero Oduye (“Pariah”), and Sheila Vand (“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”). Keshavarz wrote “Vulture Club” with Jonathan Mastro.

The project’s producers include Anna Gerb (“A Most Violent Year”).

“‘Vulture Club’ follows the
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YouTube Buys Drama ‘Vulture Club’ Starring Susan Sarandon In Oscars Bid

YouTube Buys Drama ‘Vulture Club’ Starring Susan Sarandon In Oscars Bid
YouTube is gunning for Oscars contention with the acquisition of “Vulture Club,” an indie feature film starring Susan Sarandon.

YouTube announced the completion of principal photography on the movie, which co-stars Edie Falco (“Nurse Jackie,” “The Sopranos”) and Matt Bomer (“The Normal Heart,” “Magic Mike”).

The Google-owned video service plans a theatrical release for “Vulture Club” in 2018, which would make it eligible for Academy Awards consideration. That will be followed by its release on the YouTube Red subscription service later in the year.

Vulture Club” was directed by filmmaker Maryam Keshavarz (writer-director of “Circumstance”), co-written with Jonathan Mastro. In the film, a veteran emergency room nurse (Sarandon) takes drastic measures to free her adult son, a war correspondent who’s been captured by a terrorist group. After being stymied by government bureaucracy, she discovers a covert community of journalists and advocates who might be able to help her.

“‘Vulture
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Olivia De Havilland, FX Argue Over the Word ‘Bitch’ in ‘Feud’ Hearing

Olivia De Havilland’s attorney argued Tuesday that there is a significant difference between the actress calling her sister a “bitch” and calling her sister a “dragon lady.”

Attorneys for De Havilland and for the cable channel FX appeared at a California Court of Appeal hearing to argue whether the actress’ lawsuit against producers of the miniseries “Feud: Bette and Joan” can move forward. A state superior court judge in August turned down FX’s request to have the suit thrown out. FX appealed, leading to Tuesday’s hearing. FX wants the suit tossed under California’s anti-slapp statute, claiming
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Olivia De Havilland’s Feud With FX Moves To California Court Of Appeal

The California Court of Appeal will hear arguments today over whether Olivia de Havilland can proceed with her lawsuit against the FX Network and Ryan Murphy Productions over her portrayal in the FX series Feud, depicting the rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The Oscar-winning actress objected to her portrayal by actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, claiming her name and likeness were used to promote the docudrama without her permission and that the series damaged…
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Olivia de Havilland, FX Debate Whether "Bitch" is a Vulgar Term in 'Feud' Arguments

Olivia de Havilland's lawsuit over Feud: Bette and Joan has the potential to shape how filmmakers approach docudramas in the coming decades, so it's only fitting that the setting for appellate arguments would be a USC classroom packed with future lawyers. 

The legal fight began in June, when the 101-year-old actress sued FX and Ryan Murphy over her portrayal by Catherine Zeta-Jones in Feud. The star says the series was meant to look like reality, but no one consulted her and the show makes her seem like a vulgar hypocrite and gossip. 

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No, Cynthia Nixon Isn't Related to Richard Nixon, but She Is Running for Governor of New York

Miranda Hobbes for Governor? We vote yes! Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon announced in a YouTube video on Monday, March 19, that she is running for Governor of New York — and no, she is not related to Richard Nixon, for the record (although that would be an interesting campaign topic, wouldn't it?). "I love New York, and today I’m announcing my candidacy for governor. Join us," she captioned her campaign video on Twitter. The footage features a plethora of clips of the actress all around NYC with her voice playing in the background. "New York is my home. I’ve never lived anywhere else," she said. I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor. Join us: https://t.co/9DwsxWW8xX pic.twitter.com/kYTvx6GZiD— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) March 19, 2018 Cynthia will challenge current Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "Our leaders are letting us down,
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Rushes. New Fassbinder, "Stalin" Banned, De Havilland Sues

  • MUBI
Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.Recommended VIEWINGWe're very much in love with Zama, Lucrecia Martel's long-anticipated return to filmmaking. The new trailer calls us back to our encounter of the film at Toronto last year and our conversation with the director.We all know that Rainer Werner Fassbinder made a lot—a whole lot—of films in his all too brief 15 years of activity, but it's truly remarkable how new (old) work of his keeps appearing. First there was the revelation of World on a Wire (1973) and now another made-for-tv epic has been restored and is being re-released, Eight Hours Are Not a Day (1972-1973). We wonder what other future delights and provocations Rwf has in store for us!Recommended READINGDoll & EmAt The Guardian, Lili Loofbourow takes a look at how stories about women are perceived and received differently than those about men.
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Fox boss: Netflix deals have opened a 'Pandora's box'

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Gary Newman says SVoD giant’s talent spend is ‘unsustainable’.

Fox boss Gary Newman has claimed that Netflix has opened a “Pandora’s box” by agreeing a £215m deal with Glee creator Ryan Murphy.

The Fox Television Group co-chairman has claimed that the Murphy mega-deal symbolises “a change in the industry” in which cash-rich companies such as Netflix lure premium talent with whopping paychecks.

The exec, who oversees the 20th Century Fox Television studio as well as broadcaster Fox with co-chair Dana Walden, warned that the model will prove to be unsustainable.

“It’s difficult when you make one person
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Apple Lands Star-Studded Animated Musical Comedy From 'Bob's Burgers' Creator With 2-Season Order

Apple has picked up its first animated comedy series.

The tech giant has handed out a straight-to-series, two-season order for Central Park, an animated musical comedy from Bob's Burgers creator Loren Bouchard, the show's Emmy winner Nora Smith and Josh Gad (Frozen).

The series tells the story of how a family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park — and basically the world. The project features a star-studded voice cast that includes Gad, Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton), Titus Burgess (Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Kristen Bell (The Good Place), Stanley Tucci (Feud), Daveed Diggs...
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‘9-1-1’ Showrunner Tim Minear Signs 20th Century Fox TV Deal

‘9-1-1’ Showrunner Tim Minear Signs 20th Century Fox TV Deal
Tim Minear, showrunner for Fox’s “9-1-1″ and FX’s “Feud: Bette and Joan,” has signed a new overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. The new agreement will keep Minear developing and producing projects at the studio where he has been based for more than 20 years.

A longtime collaborator of producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, Minear serves as executive producer on “9-1-1” and “Feud,” as well as on FX’s “American Horror Story.”

“Tim is one of Ryan and Brad’s most trusted collaborators on both FX’s number one series, ‘American Horror Story’ and Fox’s number one series,
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