Newswire: TCA roundup: “2015 or 2016 will represent peak TV in America”

You hear it more and more, especially from members of the Television Critics Association: There’s so much new TV out there, it’s impossible for any one person to keep track of it all—let alone watch it. And FX has the numbers to prove it. Ahead of its day at the TCA summer press tour, the network distributed its data on television ratings and series production, the graphical centerpiece of which pinged around social prior to the panels.

Handy chart of the explosion of scripted TV from @FXNetworks Research. Terrifying thing is, 2015 not even 2/3 done pic.twitter.com/roznbUpHTG

— Mo Ryan (@moryan) August 7, 2015

To date, TV viewers have been presented with 267 scripted series in 2015, and that’s leaving out non-English language and children’s programming. The tally already tops the number of shows produced in all of 2009, 2010, and 2011 …

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