FX Approached On AMC’s Hit ‘Breaking Bad’

By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – FX has been approached about taking on “Breaking Bad” if its creators can’t work out a deal for a fifth season on AMC, TheWrap has learned. But the show is likely to stay put, in part because negotiations seem to be improving between Sony Pictures Television, which produces […]

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Can Candidness Work For A TV Executive?

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – The way television’s business calendar works, more programs are born or die during the first few weeks of May than at any other time of the year. More often than not, the people asked to invite these shows into their living rooms are kept in the […]

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Shawn Ryan Cracks the ‘Code’ to Cop Dramas

For seven seasons on his FX drama “The Shield,” creator Shawn Ryan depicted crooked, rule-breaking police officers in the Los Angeles Police Department that, not surprisingly, the real LAPD wanted nothing do with. With his new Fox series “The Chicago Code,” Ryan is again telling stories of corruption, but this time he has the backing […]

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