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FX (TV channel)

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FX is an American pay television channel owned by FX Networks, LLC, a subsidiary of the Disney Entertainment business segment and division of The Walt Disney Company. It is based at the Fox Studios lot in Century City, California. FX was originally launched by News Corporation on June 1, 1994,[2] and later became one of the properties that was included in the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney in 2019. 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.

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CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
  • 10201 West Pico Boulevard
  • Building 103, 4th Floor
  • Los Angeles, CA 90035, United States[1]
Picture formatHDTV 720p
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SD feed)
OwnerDisney Entertainment (The Walt Disney Company)
ParentFX Networks
Sister channels
LaunchedJune 1, 1994; 29 years ago (1994-06-01)
Former namesfX (1994–1997)

As of September 2018, FX is available to approximately 89.2 million television households (96.7% of households with cable) in the United States.[3] 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.