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The Best FX & FXX TV Shows

Updated November 23, 2020 3.8k votes 1.4k voters 77.9k views56 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on FX or FXX.

This list of the top current and canceled FX and FXX shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best FX TV shows of all time includes old FX and FXX shows, as this list covers the entire history of both networks. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Answering the question, “What is the best FX show of all time?”, this list includes favorites like American Horror Story, Sons of Anarchy, and Justified. If you're interested in the uniquely quirky comedies on FXX there’s everything from Archer to It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. For drama fans, FX and FXX has you covered with shows like The Strain and Legion.

What are the best FX and FXX TV series ever? Vote up the best FX and FXX shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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  • Sons of Anarchy1
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    Sons of Anarchy

    Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal

    Premiered2008

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  • Justified2
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    Justified

    Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy

    Premiered2010

  • The Shield3
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    The Shield

    Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent

    Premiered2002

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  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia4
    183
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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

    Premiered2005

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  • The Americans5
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    The Americans

    Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys

    Premiered2013

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  • Archer6
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    Archer

    H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer

    Premiered2009

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  • American Horror Story7
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    American Horror Story

    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

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  • Rescue Me8
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    Rescue Me

    Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

    Premiered2004

  • Anger Management9
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    Anger Management

    Shawnee Smith, Charlie Sheen

    Premiered2012

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  • Louie10
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    Louie

    Louis C.K., Hadley Delany

    Premiered2010

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  • Fargo11
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    Fargo

    Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman

    Premiered2014

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  • Nip/Tuck12
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    Nip/Tuck

    Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon

    Premiered2003

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    The League

    Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll

    Premiered2009

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    American Crime Story

    Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi

    Premiered2016

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  • Snowfall15
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    Snowfall

    Damson Idris, Carter Hudson

    Premiered2017

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  • UFC Primetime16
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    UFC Primetime

    Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks

    Premiered2009

  • Dirt17
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    Dirt

    Courteney Cox, Shannyn Sossamon

    Premiered2007

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  • Damages18
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    Damages

    Glenn Close, Rose Byrne

    Premiered2007

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  • The Riches19
    33
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    The Riches

    Eddie Izzard, Minnie Driver

    Premiered2007

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  • Atlanta20
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    Atlanta

    Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry

    Premiered2016

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  • Thief21
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    Thief

    Linda Hamilton, Andre Braugher

    Premiered2006

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  • The Ultimate Fighter22
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    The Ultimate Fighter

    Dana White, Mike Rowe

    Premiered2005

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  • Wilfred23
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    Wilfred

    Elijah Wood, Jason Gann

    Premiered2011

  • Legion24
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    Legion

    Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller

    Premiered2017

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    The Ultimate Fighter 15

    Dana White, Urijah Faber

    Premiered2012