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How to Watch FX Without Cable: 6 Top Options

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There are more ways today to watch FX without cable than ever. That’s good news for FX fans. There are many FX shows on Hulu, but it’s not the only way to watch FX live.

Here are the best ways to watch FX without a TV provider.

How to Watch FX Without Cable

 

It used to be that cable was the only way to watch FX. Today, there are half a dozen solid ways to get FX and none of them involve cable. We list the top options in order of the best value.

1. Sling TV

 

This popular streaming service offers two main channel packages – Sling Orange and Sling Blue. Both are very affordable, but carry different channels. The main difference between the two is that ESPN is only available through Orange. However, FX is only available through Blue.

Blue includes 20 more channels than Orange and has all of the Fox Sports and FS1 regional networks.

In addition to being able to watch FX live, you’ll also enjoy these channels:

  • Bravo, CNN, FOX
  • FS1, FS2, HGTV
  • NFL Network, TBS, TNT

That’s by no means a complete list. If you must have ESPN, choose the Orange + Blue package.

We cover all the particulars in our Sling TV Review.

Sling TV at a Glance

InfoData
Pricing & PackagesOrange - $30 / Blue - $30 / Orange + Blue - $45
ChannelsOrange - 30 (ESPN) / Blue - 30 / Orange + Blue - 45
Supported DevicesiOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV + more
Simultaneous StreamsOrange - 1 / Blue - 3 / Orange + Blue - 3
DVR10 hrs. - Free / 50 hrs. - $5/mo.
On-demand libraryYes
Try Sling

 

2. Hulu with Live TV

 

This awesome streaming service combines live TV from all the major networks with local channels and a massive library of on-demand content.

It also includes all of Hulu’s original programming, including the very popular Handmaid’s Tale and creepy Castle Rock.

If you’re a fan of Fargo, Sons of Anarchy, or It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, you’ll love watching FX on Hulu. That’s because it has arranged a special deal to watch FX on demand through its service.

From new shows like Devs and Breeders to the classics already mentioned, you can watch a comprehensive selection of FX original shows.

If you want to keep your TV costs to under $20 per month, try the Hulu + ESPN + Disney+ bundle. It costs just $12.99 per month.

While it doesn’t include live TV, you will get a phenomenal selection of on-demand content, including all the past seasons of FX shows already mentioned.

Read more in our Hulu with Live TV review.

Hulu Live at a Glance

InfoData
Pricing & Packages$54.99
Channels50 - 70 + locals
Supported DevicesiOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV + more
Simultaneous Streams2 - Free / unlimited - $9.99
DVR50 hrs. - Free / 200 hrs. - $9.99
On-demand libraryYes
Try Hulu

 

3. Vidgo

 

Vidgo’s core package has 70 channels, including the following:

  • FX, FXM, FXX
  • Fox, Fox Business, Fox Sports

It also includes all the ESPN channels as well as the Hallmark channels.

What sets Vidgo apart though is its social component. It encourages friends and communities to watch TV together with its included social tools.

Read our Vidgo TV review to learn more about the streaming service.

Vidgo at a Glance

InfoData
Pricing & PackagesCore - $45 / Plus - $55
ChannelsCore - 60+ / Plus - 80+
Supported DevicesiOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV + more
Simultaneous Streams3
DVRNot yet
On-demand libraryNot yet
Try Vidgo

 

4. FuboTV

 

If you really enjoy live sports, this streaming service could be the right choice for you to get FX without cable.

In addition to that network, it includes one of the best selections of live and international sports channels as well as a solid lineup of entertainment and news networks.

Read our fuboTV review to learn more.

FuboTV at a Glance

InfoData
Pricing & PackagesStandard - $59.99 / Family - $64.99 / Ultra - $84.99
Channels95 - 165+
Supported DevicesiOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV + more
Simultaneous StreamsStandard - 2 / Family & Ultra - 3
DVRStandard - 30 hrs. / Family + Ultra plans - 500 hours
On-demand libraryYes
Try fubo

 

5. AT&T TV Now

 

This streaming service offers many popular channels, including FX on demand, but it is not the cheapest way to stream content.

It’s packages and plans start at $55 and work their way up to $135 per month. Thankfully FX is in its cheapest package, which also includes:

  • Good streaming quality
  • Ability to add premium channels
  • DVR and parental controls

Learn more in our AT&T TV Now review.

AT&T TV Now at a Glance

InfoData
Pricing & Packages6 packages. Plus - $55 / Ultimate - $135
Channels45 to 125+
Supported DevicesiOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV + more
Simultaneous Streams3
DVR500 hours
On-demand libraryYes
Try AT&T TV Now

 

6. YouTube TV

 

YouTube TV is all of YouTube plus cable TV, without the contract.

While it does include local channels depending on where you live and a well-rounded channel offering including CNN, Fox News, AMC, Disney, and Bravo, it’s last because it’s not the most affordable way to watch FX online.

Read our YouTube TV review to learn more about the service.

YouTube TV at a Glance

InfoData
Pricing & Packages$64.99
Channels85+
Supported DevicesiOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV + more
Simultaneous Streams3
DVRNo limit
On-demand libraryYes

 

Can you watch FX on Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, or Roku?

 

Yes. You can stream FX on all of the popular devices and platforms including Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku.

Or, you can watch on a smart TV,  laptop, desktop, or tablet.

Watch Through the FXNow App

 

The FX Now app is free and is available on all the platforms mentioned above, but to use it, you’ll have to login with credentials from a cable company or streaming service that offers FX.

Purchase Shows

 

Another way to watch your favorite FX shows is to purchase them through Amazon. If you only follow one or two shows, this could be the most affordable way to keep up with them.

Once you purchase the content, it’s yours to watch as often as you like.

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The streaming service revolution has made it easier than ever to cut the cord on cable and still watch all of your favorite FX shows.

Try one or more of the services discussed here for free. Sign up for one free trial after another to find the service you like best.

 

How much do you spend on cable each month? What’s one can’t miss channel or show that’s keeping you from cutting the cord?

 

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