Netflix poached a top Fox producer in a deal worth up to $300 million


CNBC—The five-year deal is reportedly worth as much as $300 million, making it one of the biggest deals ever made for a television producer, NYT reports.

'Glee,' 'American Horror Story' producer Ryan Murphy nears a 5-year deal with Netflix worth up to $300 million. Rich Polk/Getty Images Famed "Glee" and "American Horror Story" producer Ryan Murphy is said to be pulling up stakes from 21st Century Fox and going to Netflix in a five-year deal worth as much as $300 million, The New York Times reported on Tuesday night. If finalized, the agreement would be the most lucrative deal for a producer. "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rimes inked a $100 million deal with Netflix in August. Murphy's tie-up with Netflix comes as his contract with 21st...