Newswire: Showtime’s David Nevins also thinks there’s too much good TV
Have you ever wondered how that one person on your Facebook feed is able to watch every scripted series, from NBC all the way to WGN America, in addition to drinking craft beer at warmly lit bars, eating delicious meals at artisanal restaurants, and using a bevy of hazy Instagram filters? So does Showtime president David Nevins.
“There may be too much good TV,” Nevins said at Showtime’s Television Critics Association presentation, echoing a statement by FX Networks boss John Landgraf earlier this week. “[But] there’s never enough great TV. And we’re trying hard to make great TV.”
“I long ago lost the ability to keep track of every scripted TV series, as I know you do, even though we all do this for a living,” Landgraf said. “ But this year, I finally lost track of the ability to keep track of every programmer who is in …