Scripted TV Had a Record-Breaking Year
According to FX, 455 different scripted shows aired on broadcast, cable and streaming services in 2016 — an 8 percent increase over 2015 and a 137 percent increase over 2006. And while there were undoubtedly a few clunkers in there, there were also some real gems, including FX’s Atlanta and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, HBO’s Westworld and, of course, Netflix’s Stranger Things.
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