FX (TV channel)
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. 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.
|Picture format||720p HDTV|
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
(Disney General Entertainment Content)
|Replaced by||Fox (the United Kingdom)|
|Former names||fX (1994–1997)|
|Available on every cable provider||Channel slots vary on each provider|
|DirecTV||Channel 248 (HD/SD)|
Channel 1248 (VOD)
|Dish Network||Channel 136 (HD/SD)|
|U-verse TV||Channel 128 (SD)|
Channel 1128 (HD)
|Verizon FiOS||Channel 53 (SD)|
Channel 553 (HD)
|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. 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.
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