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List of popular FX shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled FX TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best FX TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on FX, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

List ranges from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia to Sons of Anarchy and more.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with FX on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite FX TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top FX television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the FX network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior Sons of Anarchy is an American crime drama television series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in ...more

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Justified is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter Justified is an American television drama series developed by Graham Yost. It is based on Elmore Leonard's short story "Fire in the Hole". Timothy Olyphant portrays Raylan Givens, a ...more

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The Shield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins The Shield is an American drama television series starring Michael Chiklis that premiered on March 12, 2002, on FX, in the United States, and concluded on November 25, 2008, after seven seasons. ...more

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The Americans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Satyva added Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Maximiliano Hernández Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell, Noah Emmerich   Deep undercover Soviet KGB officers are sent to the US as a married couple to blend in, have kids and live the American dream while  The Americans (FX, 2013) is an American period drama television series created by Joe Weisberg. Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys) are two Soviet KGB officers posing as ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters 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) 7 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash 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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Louie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker Louie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis ...more

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Rescue Me is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale Rescue Me is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on the FX Network on July 21, 2004 and concluded on September 7, 2011. The series focuses on the professional and personal ...more

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The League is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Mark Duplass, Jonathan Lajoie, Nick Kroll The League is an American sitcom that premiered on FX on October 29, 2009. The series, set in Chicago, Illinois, is a semi-improvised comedy about a fantasy football league, its members, and ...more

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Nip/Tuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, Joely Richardson Nip/Tuck is an American television drama series created by Ryan Murphy; it aired on FX in the United States from July 18, 2003 to March 3, 2010. The series focuses on "McNamara/Troy", ...more

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Damages is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. It premiered on July 24, 2007 on FX ...more

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The Strain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Susan Adams added Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand The Strain is an American horror drama television series that premiered on FX on July 13, 2014. It was created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, based on their novel trilogy of the same ...more

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Wilfred is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann Wilfred is a US remake of a previous Austrailian show by the same name, starring Elijah Wood and Jason Gann.

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Bates Motel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
George Needs added Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot Bates Motel is an American drama thriller television series developed for television by Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin and Anthony Cipriano, and produced by Universal Television for the cable network ...more

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American Crime Story is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Fatih Turgut added Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi, Christian Clemenson American Crime Story (FX, 2016) is an American true crime anthology television series developed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. The first season, The People v. O. J. Simpson, presents ...more

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Lights Out is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Catherine McCormack, Stacy Keach, Pablo Schreiber Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former ...more

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Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Recorded November 12th, 2011 as part of the New York Comedy Festival, and only available for purchase online, Louie C.K. follows up his 2010 concert film Hilarious with a new hour’s worth of ...more

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Anger Management is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen, Noureen DeWulf Anger Management is an American television sitcom that premiered on FX on June 28, 2012. The series is based on the 2003 film of the same name and stars Charlie Sheen in a role similar to that ...more

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Feud is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Fatih Turgut added Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, Alfred Molina Feud (FX, 2017) is an anthology television series developed by Ryan Murphy. The first season centers around the backstage battle between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan ...more

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Bastard Executioner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Joanne Moore added Bastard Executioner tells the story of a warrior knight in King Edward III’s charge who is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. But when that violence finds him again he ...more

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Miami Vice is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago Miami Vice is an American television crime drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and produced by Michael Mann for NBC. The series starred Don Johnson as James "Sonny" Crockett and ...more

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Legit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Jim Jefferies, Dan Bakkedahl, DJ Qualls Legit is an American comedy television series created by Peter O'Fallon and Jim Jefferies. The series premiered on January 17, 2013, on the American cable television network FX and ended on May ...more

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The Riches is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Eddie Izzard, Minnie Driver, Shannon Woodward The Riches is an American television series which was originally broadcast from March 15, 2007, to April 30, 2008, on FX. The series starred Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver.

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Fox College Football is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Fox College Football Fox College Football is the branding used for broadcasts of NCAA Division I FBS college football games that are produced by Fox Sports. Through its broadcast deal with NCAA, Fox Sports holds the ...more

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UFC Primetime is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
UFC Primetime is a television series currently airing on FX in the United States. The show chronicles the training regimens of two UFC fighters prior to their next upcoming main event bout.

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Dirt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Courteney Cox, Shannyn Sossamon, Alexandra Breckenridge Dirt is an American television serial broadcast on the FX network. It premiered on January 2, 2007 and starred Courteney Cox as Lucy Spiller, the editor-in-chief of the first-of-its-kind ...more

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Son of the Beach is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Ella Ross added Jaime Bergman, Roland Kickinger, Leila Arcieri Son of the Beach is an American sitcom that aired from 2000 to 2002 on the FX network. The series was a spoof of Baywatch, with much of the comedy based on sexual double entendres, puns, ...more

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The Ultimate Fighter 15 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
The Ultimate Fighter 15 Dana White, Urijah Faber The Ultimate Fighter: Live was the fifteenth installment of the Ultimate Fighting Championship-produced reality television series The Ultimate Fighter. This season marked the show's debut on the ...more

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The Ultimate Fighter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Dana White, Mike Rowe, Herb Dean The Ultimate Fighter is an American reality television series and mixed martial arts competition produced by Fox Sports 1 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It previously aired for fourteen ...more

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Thief is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Linda Hamilton, Andre Braugher, Mae Whitman Thief is an FX television mini-series which debuted on March 28, 2005. Andre Braugher stars as Nick Atwater, the leader of a robbery crew balancing his personal life with the planning of a major ...more

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Running Wilde is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Will Arnett, Keri Russell, Stefania LaVie Owen Running Wilde is an American comedy television series created by Mitchell Hurwitz for the Fox Network. It stars Will Arnett as Steve Wilde, a self-centered, idle bachelor and heir to an oil ...more

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30 Days is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Morgan Spurlock, Alexandra Jamieson, Rudolph Bedford 30 Days is a reality television show on the FX cable network in the United States, created and hosted by Morgan Spurlock. In each episode, Spurlock, or some other person or group of people, ...more

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Over There is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Ana Ortiz, Josh Henderson, Brigid Brannagh Over There is an American action / drama / war television series co-created by Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo and produced by 20th Century Fox Television. It premiered in the United States on ...more

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Powers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Alona Tal, Lucy Punch, Jason Patric Powers is an American online streaming series adaptation of the Powers comic book series published by Marvel Comics under their Icon Comics imprint. The PlayStation Network's first scripted ...more

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Lucky is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Craig Robinson, John Corbett, Dan Hedaya Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and ...more

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Unsupervised is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Justin Long, David Hornsby, Kristen Bell Unsupervised is an American animated sitcom which ran on FX from January 19, 2012 to December 20, 2012. The show was created and, for the most part, written by David Hornsby, Scott Marder, and ...more

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Married is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
EllieKarpinen added Married

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Married is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
EllieKarpinen added Married

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Testees is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Shauna Macdonald, Kenny Hotz, Joe Pingue Testees is a Canadian television series, created by Kenny Hotz and written and produced by Kenny Hotz and Derek Harvie. Testees originally aired on Thursdays at 10:30 PM EST on FX and ran from ...more

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Final 24 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Danny Wallace, Dave McRae, Pamela Des Barres Final 24 is a Canadian documentary series which airs on the Discovery Channel and Global Television Network. Released in Canada in 2006, the series explores the last 24 hours of the life of a ...more

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No Signal! is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
No Signal! Peter Dickson No Signal! was a British comedy sketch-show that aired on a weekly basis from 5 February to 9 April 2009 on FX. The show's humor was based almost entirely on satire of television, including ...more

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Harsh Realm is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Scott Bairstow, D.B. Sweeney, Terry O'Quinn Harsh Realm is a science fiction television series about humans trapped inside a virtual reality simulation. It was developed by Chris Carter, creator of The X-Files and Millennium, and began ...more

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The X Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Jillian Barberie, Sandra Taylor, Bonnie-Jill Laflin The X Show is a magazine, variety, and interview/talk program that aired on FX Network in the US from May 1999 to April 2001. Running time was originally one hour, but this was later reduced to ...more

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Starved is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best FX TV Shows
Eric Schaeffer, Laura Benanti, Sterling K. Brown Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a ...more