Ryan Murphy, the writer/producer/multi-hyphenate behind Glee and pretty much every show on FX (American Horror Story, American Crime Story, Feud), got a lengthy profile in The New Yorker titled “How Ryan Murphy Became the Most Powerful Man in TV.” It might as well have been called something about how Murphy is the…
The trailer for Pose, Ryan Murphy’s vision of 1987 New York ballroom culture, has a bit of a Fame vibe, which means it might be a hot summer series worth viewing at home in a nice air-conditioned room.
A California appeals court dealt a blow to 101-year-old actor Olivia de Havilland on Monday, ruling that her lawsuit against Ryan Murphy and his TV series, Feud: Bette and Joan, should be tossed.
Does the world really need another Ryan Murphy television show with the singing and the star power and the celebrities? If you ask me, the answer is no. If you ask Netflix, the answer is “YES, MY GOD ARE YOU KIDDING ME, OF COURSE WE DO, NOW BRING ME MY CONTRACT-SIGNING GLASSES AND THE LARGE BAG OF MONEY I PUT ON THE…
Donatella Versace has made it very clear that American Crime Story’s second iteration, focused on the murder of Gianni Versace, was not authorized; ipso facto, the show isn’t either. But Ryan Murphy thinks she’s still excited about it.
The second installment of Ryan Murphy’s award-winning show American Crime Story, now focusing on the death of designer Gianni Versace whereas the first centered on the O.J. Simpson trial, is set to premiere January 17. But the Versace family stresses that the show should only be viewed as a work of complete fiction.
Ryan Murphy does too much—so much so that the vast majority of his output feels half-baked and ill-conceived—but hen he gets it right, he really knocks it out of the park. Let the trailer for American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace stand as example of everything campy, lavish, ridiculous and good…
A new Ryan Murphy show has made history in its casting of five transgender actors as series regulars, a record for scripted TV.
Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Cult made the correct decision to edit out a violent mass shooting scene that was supposed to feature heavily in the sixth episode of the show, TMZ reports.
Everyone processes grief differently. Some drink. Some smoke. Some buy beauty products and make kale salads. If you’re Ryan Murphy, disappointed and saddened by the 2016 presidential election that saw Donald Trump rise to power over Hillary Clinton, you cope the only way you know how: by making television. At its…
After what has felt like a very protracted promotional cycle, a trailer has been released for American Horror Story: Cult, providing the clearest glimpse yet into what will likely be a very bad season of television.
Ryan Murphy has been dropping very confusing screenshots of the new season of American Horror Story on his Instagram to give fans a chance to guess what this year’s nightmare will be. Unsurprisingly, the decontextualized image of a man covered in bees didn’t in any way prepare us for this season’s title. It’s Cult.
Ryan Murphy has finally unleashed on Instagram the final clue as to what the title of the upcoming season of American Horror Story will be. Like everything Murphy does, the collection of assorted clues is inscrutable and slightly frustrating, but will probably make us all feel very stupid for overthinking things in…
Though Ryan Murphy’s latest installment of his American Crime Story franchise won’t premiere for another six months or so, please look at whatever is happening here in this photo. Take it in. Soak it up. It’s a lot.
Ryan Murphy, a man who is hell-bent on commandeering almost all of FX’s original programming, will start production in October on yet another show —Pose, a drama set in New York City in 1986.
Fasten your seat belts, it’s gonna be a bumpy post. The premiere episode of FX’s Feud: Bette and Joan, which chronicles the making of the 1962 camp classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, featured, among things, Stanley Tucci (as studio head Jack Warner) spitting out the word “cunt” to describe Bette Davis (Susan…
Ryan Murphy is still working hard at his goal of turning FX into a gayer version of The History Channel, as it’s just been announced that the second season of his anthology series Feud will explore the fraught relationship between Prince Charles and his late wife, Diana.
Life imitates art and art makes us relive all the worst parts of life over and over again.
The first stills from Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Feud: Bette and Joan have been released, and provide a delicious, if entirely expected, glimpse into its glamorously sepia-tinted recreation of the legendary rivalry behind the film Whatever Happened to Baby Jane.
Ryan Murphy’s schlocky, campy and utterly compelling American Crime Story anthology series has already tackled O.J. Simpson, is set to take on Hurricane Katrina and the murder of Gianni Versace. Next on Murphy’s list? Monica Lewinsky.