FX’s studio arm, FX Productions, has signed “Fargo” showrunner Noah Hawley to a two-year overall deal, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports.
With the deal, Hawley will continue to work on “Fargo” while also developing new projects for cable and broadcast.
"As is evident by the universal acclaim and extraordinary reviews pouring in for ‘Fargo,’ Noah Hawley is one of the most talented writer-producers in this business," said FX original programming president and FXP topper Eric Schrier. "His remarkable creative achievement with ‘Fargo’ is a testament to his skill and ability. We look forward to continuing our relationship with him."
After including live-plus-3 DVR viewing, “Fargo” attracted 6.3 million viewers in its debut, the story notes.