FX Extends Deal with The New York Times for Additional Documentaries from “The New York Times Presents” Series

FX Entertainment has extended its deal with The New York Times to create more documentary films under their The New York Times Presents banner.



What’s Happening:

  • More documentaries from The New York Times Presents are coming to FX and FX on Hulu.
  • FX Entertainment president Nick Grad shared the news today that the successful partnership will be continuing.
  • The New York Times Presents won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special) for The Killing of Breonna Taylor.
  • Framing Britney Spears not only helped bring the pop stars conservatorship battle to mainstream attention but has also received two Emmy nominations (Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program) and a TCA Award nomination (Outstanding Achievement in News and Information).
  • The eighth film in the series is coming this September titled Move Fast and Vape Things, covering the rise of vaping and the company that started the trend, Juul.
  • Future episodes of The New York Times Presents will continue to tell stories in a visual way that highlight the groundbreaking work done by the newspaper’s team of journalists around the world.
  • The New York Times Presents is produced by The New York Times and Left/Right, a Red Arrow Studios company.
  • Executive producers are Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Mary Robertson, Jason Stallman, Sam Dolnick and Stephanie Preiss.

What They’re Saying:

  • Nick Grad, President of FX Entertainment: “The New York Times Presents continues to deliver some of the most compelling and timely news and feature documentaries on television, typified by the outstanding work on Framing Britney Spears and The Killing of Breonna Taylor. Each individual film reflects the expertise of the reporters and filmmakers, and FX’s commitment to fully exploring these and future stories with The New York Times, Left/Right and the rest of the creative team.”
  • Jason Stallman, executive producer of The New York Times Presents: “The New York Times is thrilled to continue our partnership with FX. Their savvy, creative team has been invaluable in helping our newsroom expand its documentary ambitions. Our goals and mission are aligned in creating films that are truly distinctive, surprising viewers with new perspectives and bringing them stories that have impact across the world.”
  • Mary Robertson, executive producer and showrunner: “We are enormously proud of this collaboration, and are honored to continue to marry rigorous New York Times journalism with best-in-class documentary filmmaking.”
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