FX Renews Rookie Dramas

Reynolds, Mike
May 2007
Multichannel News;5/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p28
The article announces the renewal of two freshmen series, "Dirt," and "The Riches," by FX Networks in the U.S. According to John Landgraf, president and general manager of FX Network, the network is very proud to have managed to launch the two highly original series in the competitive environment. In addition, FX officials indicate that the two shows have produced a solid numbers among the target audience of the network.


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