Spooked by the Pending Disney Deal, Ryan Murphy Leaves Longtime Studio Home Fox for Netflix

He’ll produce new shows and movies exclusively for them

Ryan Murphy's Netflix deal begins in July, but he'll remain with all his current FX and Fox series. Getty Images

21st Century Fox has adopted a “business as usual” approach to its TV dealings until Disney’s $52.4 billion deal to acquire the company passes the regulatory process. But Ryan Murphy, its TV studio’s most prolific producer, didn’t get the memo.

@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.