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The Best Current FX and FXX Shows 

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Updated May 13, 2020 1k votes 315 voters 14k views 22 items

Here are the best FX shows and the best FXX shows on now. Given the network continues to air veritable modern classics like American Horror Storyit's no surprise critics and audiences alike love current shows on FX. Wondering what to watch on FX? This list of FX programs and FXX programs will help decide which series truly stands out as top notch. 

In recent history, it seems anthology programs have been the backbone of the network. In addition to the aforementioned American Horror Story, FX began airing American Crime Story in 2016. Each season chronicles a fictionalized account of a major American crime - covering topics like the O.J Simpson trial and the murder of Gianni Versace. In addition to this type of programming, there are many FX shows currently airing that have traditional storylines that follow the same cast of characters across seasons, such as Better Things, Taboo, and Fargo. This list also includes good FXX shows, like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Archer. Many of the best shows on FX can also be found at FX on Hulu, with their full libraries available to watch.

With so many popular shows, you're bound to find at least something to suit your taste below. After browsing the list to find your newest television obsession, make sure to cast your vote for the best FX programs airing now! 

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama, Crime

Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy drama anthology television series created by Noah Hawley, and inspired by the 1996 film. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and wrong doings ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Phi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Black comedy

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. A group of five depraved underachievers: twins Dennis Reynolds (Glenn Howerton) and ...more

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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

Atlanta (FX, 2016) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Donald Glover. College dropout Earn (Donald Glover) navigates through life with his ex-girlfriend (Zazie Beetz), his ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Horror, Supernatural

American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Action, Comedy

Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more

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Snowfall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Damson Idris, Carter Hudson, Emily Rios

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Crime drama

Snowfall (FX, 2017) is an American crime drama television series created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio, and Dave Andron. Set in 1983 Los Angeles, the series revolves around the first crack ...more

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Mayans MC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
J. D. Pardo, Edward James Olmos, Jacqueline Obradors

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama, Thriller

Mayans MC (FX, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Kurt Sutter and Elgin James, and a spinoff of Sons of Anarchy. EZ Reyes (J. D. Pardo), a former golden boy now fresh out of ...more
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American Crime Story is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi, Christian Clemenson

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): True crime, Drama, Anthology

American Crime Story (FX, 2016) is an American anthology television series Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, and Tom Rob Smith. Each season is presented as a self-contained miniseries, ...more

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Dave is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak, Christine Ko

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Dave (FXX, 2020) is an American comedy series created by Lil Dicky and Jeff Schaffer. A neurotic mid 20's suburbanite is convinced he's destined to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. ...more
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Mr Inbetween is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Scott Ryan, Justin Rosniak, Brooke Satchwell

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Drama

Mr. Inbetween (FX, 2018) is an Australian television black comedy-drama series, inspired by the 2005 feature film The Magician, which was created, written by and starred Scott Ryan. The show ...more
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What We Do in the Shadow... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

What We Do in the Shadows (FX, 2019) is an American comedy television series based on the 2014 film. A look at the lives of three vampires who have been living as roommates for hundreds of years ...more

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Breeders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Jayda Eyles, Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Breeders (FX, 2020) is a comedy television series created by Chris Addison, Simon Blackwell, and Martin Freeman. The series follows the many trials and tribulations of parenthood.
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Taboo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Tom Hardy, Leo Bill, Jessie Buckley

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Period drama

Taboo (FX, 2017) is a British television drama series created by Tom Hardy, Edward "Chips" Hardy, and Steven Knight. James Delaney (Tom Hardy) returns to England after twelve years in ...more

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Cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Mamoudou Athie, Avital Ash, Samantha Jayne

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Short, Comedy, Animation, Live Action

Cake (FXX, 2020) is an American live-action/animated anthology television series. Cake is its own unique series as well as incubator for shorter shows that could be developed into half-hour
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Pose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Dance, Drama, Musical

Pose (FX, 2018) is an American dance drama television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals. Set in the 1980s, the show explores the juxtaposition of several segments of ...more

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The Most Dangerous Anima... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Kyle DeCamp, Katelyn Kapocsi, Corey Landis

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Miniseries

The Most Dangerous Animal of All (FX, 2020) is a television mini-series created by Kief Davidson and Ross M. Dinerstein. It is based on the book of the same name by Gary L. Stewart. Soon after ...more
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Better Things is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Better Things Pamela Adlon, Mikey Madison, Hannah Alligood

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

Better Things (FX, 2016) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. An actress (Pamela Adlon) raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of ...more

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Trust is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Donald Sutherland, Hilary Swank, Harris Dickinson

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Drama

Trust (FX, 2018) is an American television anthology series directed by Danny Boyle. In 1973, heir John Paul Getty III is kidnapped by the Italian mafia, but the family seems disinterested in ...more
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The Weekly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): News

The Weekly (FX, 2019) is an American news-docuseries television program produced by The New York Times. Times writers walk viewers through their reporting, looking deeper into stories covered on ...more
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FX Movie Download is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
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Premiered: 2014

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Todd TV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Todd TV One Man Gang, George Gray

Premiered: 2004

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The Ultimate Fighter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current FX and FXX Shows
Dana White, Mike Rowe, Herb Dean

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Sports, Sports film, Reality television

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