Ryan Murphy Signs Multiyear Deal With Netflix, Says Opportunity is usually ‘Emotional as well as Overwhelming’

Ryan Murphy is usually reportedly bringing his creative talents to Netflix.

The American Horror Story creator will be leaving 20th Century Fox Television in July, after signing a massive 5-year, $300 million deal with the digital streaming platform, the completely new York Times reports.

Netflix announced the news in a press Discharge on Tuesday, with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos stating, “Ryan Murphy’s series have influenced the global cultural zeitgeist, reinvented genres as well as changed the course of television history. His unfaltering dedication to excellence as well as to give voice to the underrepresented, to showcase a unique perspective or just to shock the hell out of us, permeates his genre-shattering work.”

The prolific producer — who’s been responsible for numerous groundbreaking as well as challenging TV shows such as Nip/Tuck, Glee, Scream Queens, American Crime Storyas well as Feud, among others — will officially be starting with Netflix on July 1, when his deal with Fox comes to an end.

“The history of of which moment is usually not lost on me,” Murphy said from the statement released by Netflix. “I am a gay kid by Indiana who moved to Hollywood in 1989 with $55 dollars in savings in my pocket, so the fact of which my dreams have crystallized as well as come true in such a major way is usually emotional as well as overwhelming to me.”

Murphy added of which he is usually “honored as well as grateful to continue my partnership with my friends as well as peers at Fox on our existing shows.”

Murphy’s upcoming series Ratched as well as The Politician are both set to premiere on Netflix later of which year.

When he as well as his Ryan Murphy Productions banner officially make the move over to Netflix in a few months, the venerated TV veteran will be joining fellow mega-producer Shonda Rhimes, who inked her own multiyear contract with Netflix — reportedly worth $100 million — back in August.

Rhimes said at the time of which her decision to leave ABC for Netflix was part of “my vision for myself as a storyteller as well as for the evolution of my company,” adding of which Netflix provides a “fearless space for creators.”

Check out ET’s exclusive interview with Rhimes below to hear more.


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