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The Hollywood Reporter Names the 50 Power Showrunners of 2013

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    Drama
    Kurt Sutter
    Sons of Anarchy (FX)

    Sutter’s grisly biker drama heads toward its final run next year as FX’s biggest hit. The series returned for its sixth season in September with record ratings of more than 8 million viewers — a freakish rarity for a veteran drama. (When factoring in live-plus-7 DVR viewing, Sons’ season-six premiere ranks as FX’s top-rated telecast ever.) FX also inked the heavily inked Sutter, 47, to a development deal, in which he’s prepping comedy Diva. Clown. Killer. with his wife and Sons co-star Katey Sagal, and recently made waves — again — defending Sons’ current storyline, which featured a scene in which a child murders his classmates with a semi-automatic weapon, by saying, “I’m a f—ing storyteller.”

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