John Landgraf on the (Monetary) Value of Knowing When to End a Great Show – Like ‘Atlanta’

FX chairman tells TheWrap what has been ”flat out the best-scenario every single time“ in his experience

“Atlanta” is coming to an end with its fourth season, FX Chairman John Landgraf announced on Thursday. While on some level that’s gotta sting, there is also real value in knowing when to conclude an excellent piece of television, Landgraf told TheWrap hours later.

“The best-case scenario is we make the decision when to pick up the show, and the creator, the showrunner makes the decision when it ends,” Landgraf told us. “That’s flat out the best-scenario every single time.”

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Tony Maglio

TV Editor • tony.maglio@thewrap.com • Twitter: @tonymaglio