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Maggie Gyllenhaal

In the Age of Television Anxiety, just relax and ride the storm

In the Age of Television Anxiety, just relax and ride the storm

Earlier this month, FX President John Landgraf told a group of TV critics what so many had been feeling for the last few years: There's just too much television. Not just television, scripted television. And not just scripted television, quality scripted television. Being the head of a network, Landgraf was naturally concerned. Television is a big business, and too much of it does not make money; the bubble will soon burst, he predicted. Solemnly, as if that were a bad thing. It would be, of course, for whatever networks, platforms and shows — not to mention the talent and crews — get swept into the ether by the bursting bubble. SIGN UP for the free Great Reads...

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