FX’s John Landgraf Predicts That 2022 Will Now Be the ‘Peak’ of the ‘Peak TV’ Era

John Landgraf admits that he was wrong before about Peak TV — but he’s sticking his neck out again.

“I’m going to foolishly make another prediction, which is that 2022 will be the high watermark” of scripted TV output, Landgraf told reporters on Tuesday during FX’s portion of the Television Critics Assn. press tour. “In other words, that it will mark the peak of the peak TV era. It will take a year and a half to find out if I’m right this time, or we’ll have to eat crow yet again.”

That’s because, according to FX Research, there have been 357 scripted series across broadcast cable and

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