FX (TV channel)

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FX is an American pay television channel owned by FX Networks, LLC, a subsidiary of the Disney General Entertainment Content unit of The Walt Disney Company. It is based at the Fox Studios lot in Century City, California. FX originally launched on June 1, 1994.[3] The network's original programming aspires to the standards of premium cable channels in regard to mature themes and content, high-quality writing, directing and acting. Sister channels FXM and FXX were launched in 1994 and 2013, respectively. FX also carries reruns of theatrical films and terrestrial-network sitcoms. Advertising-free content was available through the FX+ premium subscription service until it was shut down on August 21, 2019.

FX International logo.svg
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
  • 10201 West Pico Boulevard
  • Building 103, 4th Floor
  • Los Angeles, CA 90035, United States[1]
Picture format720p HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerFX Networks
(Disney General Entertainment Content)[2]
Sister channels
Replaced byFox (the United Kingdom)
Former namesfX (1994–1997)
Available on every cable providerChannel slots vary on each provider
DirecTVChannel 248 (HD/SD)
Channel 1248 (VOD)
Dish NetworkChannel 136 (HD/SD)
U-verse TVChannel 128 (SD)
Channel 1128 (HD)
Verizon FiOSChannel 53 (SD)
Channel 553 (HD)
Streaming media
YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, FuboTV

As of September 2018, FX is available to approximately 89.2 million television households (96.7% of households with cable) in the United States.[4] In addition to the flagship U.S. network, the "FX" name is licensed to a number of related pay television channels in various countries around the world.

  1. "Company Overview of FX Networks, LLC". Archived from the original on July 1, 2017. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  2. Low, Elaine (November 10, 2020). "Disney Reorganizes TV and Streaming Content Units Under Peter Rice". Variety. Archived from the original on November 10, 2020. Retrieved November 10, 2020.
  3. Cite error: The named reference FXLaunches was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  4. "List of how many homes each cable network is in as of July 2015". TV by the Numbers. Zap2it. July 21, 2015. Archived from the original on January 2, 2016. Retrieved July 21, 2015.