You can watch FX live without cable with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, PlayStation Vue or YouTube TV. In this article, we’ll help you decide which option is best for you. Let’s get started!

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Watch FX on fuboTV

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fuboTV is a sports-oriented streaming service. Primarily, fuboTV users are interested in international sports like association football (soccer for us Americans), rugby, and other sports like cricket that are not popular in the States.

fuboTV Pricing and Packages

fuboTV has one primary channel package, which comes with FX. You’ll pay $54.99 month for the “fubo Standard” package, and you can add some extra channels and features with additional add-on packages. Get more details here.

Standard
7-day free trial
$54.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

30 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Family
7-day free trial
$59.99+/ month

92 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Entertainment
7-day free trial
$69.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Ultra
7-day free trial
$79.99/ month

113 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME included

Sports Plus add-on

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*Note that in order to see the Family, Entertainment, and Ultra plans, you need to first press "Start Free Trial." After you create an account, you'll see all of these plans.

fuboTV Channels

fuboTV also has expanded in recent years to include a much more complete channel list. Today, your fuboTV subscription will get you FX, Bravo, A&E, and many more cable channels. Sports coverage is still fuboTV’s strongest point, though. With fuboTV, you get more than 20 sports channels, and you can add 16 more with the $8.99/month “Sports Plus” package. Learn more here.

fuboTV Supported Devices

Platform support for fuboTV is quite good. You can stream fuboTV on browsers and Android/iOS devices, as well as major streaming platforms like Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV.

fuboTV Simultaneous Streams

fuboTV only lets you stream 2 devices at a time. You can add a third stream for a $5.99/month fee with the Family Share add-on. Learn more here.

fuboTV DVR

Though fuboTV does have a DVR, you can only record 30 hours of content with it. However, you can expand this to 500 hours of storage with a $9.99/month add-on, if you want. Learn more here.

fuboTV On-Demand Library

fuboTV has a good selection of movies and TV shows, sourced from the cable channels it carries, like FX. It also lets you watch most recently-aired shows within 72 hours of when they were first broadcast. Learn more here.

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Watch FX on Hulu With Live TV

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Thanks to a great selection of channels, upgradable features, and the best on-demand content library of any internet TV service, Hulu With Live TV is an excellent way to watch FX without cable.

Hulu + Live TV
7-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

67 Channels

2 simultaneous streams

ESPN and Disney

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Hulu With Live TV Pricing and Packages

Hulu With Live TV has only a single package of channels, which comes with FX and 60+ others, and will cost you $44.99 per month. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Channels

Hulu With Live TV gives you a pretty good channel lineup. For your money, you get a total of 60+ channels, depending on your area. This includes FX, FX Movies and FXX, as well as CNN, ESPN, FOX sports, and CBS/NBC/FOX/ABC. The only major cable channel missing from Hulu With Live TV is AMC. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Supported Devices

Device support was poor when Hulu With Live TV first came out, but has improved dramatically. Now, you can stream Hulu With Live TV on your computer, on iOS and Android, and on Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV streaming devices. The Xbox 360 and Xbox One are also supported, as are a few Samsung and LG Smart TVs, and the Nintendo Switch gaming console. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Simultaneous Streams

Unless you buy a $9.99 “Unlimited Screens” add-on, you can only watch on 2 devices at once. If you do get Unlimited Screens, you’ll be able to stream on 3 devices at once outside your network, and on unlimited devices within your home network. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV DVR

Hulu With Live TV’s DVR is also pretty good. You can store up to 50 hours of content with no expiration dates for free, so it’s better than Sling TV and fuboTV, but still lacking compared to YouTube TV. You can buy an “Enhanced DVR” package for $9.99/month to boost storage to 200 hours. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV On-Demand Library

One of the biggest reasons to consider Hulu With Live TV, is Hulu’s library of on-demand content. When you subscribe, your membership includes a basic Hulu membership. This means that, for no extra cost, you get full access to every TV show and movie available on Hulu. Learn more here.

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Watch FX on Sling TV

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Founded in 2015 as one of the first internet TV services, Sling TV is a leader in this space due to its low-cost, “a la carte” approach, and boasts more than 2 million subscribers.

Sling TV Pricing and Packages 

Sling TV offers FX as part of their Sling Blue package. Sling Blue costs $25/month, and includes 40 other channels. You can learn more about Sling’s pricing and packages here.

Sling Orange
Free Roku Deal
$25.00/ month

34 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

1 simultaneous stream.

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Sling Blue
Free Roku Deal$25.00/ month

49 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

3 simultaneous streams

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Sling Orange + Blue
Free Roku Deal
$40.00/ month

56 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

4* simultaneous streams

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* You get 1 stream for Sling Orange channels and up to 3 simultaneous streams for Sling Blue channels.

Sling TV Channels

With Sling Blue, you’ll get FX. In addition, FX’s sister network FXX is included, as are news networks like CNN, entertainment channels like AMC and TNT, and sports channels like FOX Sports regional networks. You get a total of 40+ channels.

Notably, ESPN is missing from Sling Blue. You need to spend an additional $20/month for Sling Orange if you want it. Aside from that, Sling Blue’s channel lineup is pretty good for the price. Learn more here.

Sling TV Supported Devices

Another good aspect of Sling Blue is its strong device support. You can watch on Android and iOS and web browsers, as well as streaming platforms like the Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV. Sling even supports some LG and Samsung Smart TVs, as well as the Xbox One gaming system. Learn more here.

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

You can stream on 3 devices at once with a Sling Blue package. However, Sling Orange only lets you stream on a single device. Learn more here.

Sling TV DVR

There is also a DVR available, but it isn’t free. You’ll have to fork over an extra $5/month for the Sling DVR. For your money, you get 50 hours of storage. The Sling DVR is okay, but it’s on the low-end of storage capacity, and some Disney-owned networks and other channels cannot be recorded using the Sling DVR. Learn more here.

Sling TV On-Demand Library

Sling TV has a solid on-demand library, and the company claims it has more than 70,000 on-demand titles, though this varies based on the extra add-ons and channels you add to your package. Get more details here.  

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Watch FX on AT&T TV Now

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AT&T TV Now, which is the new name for DirecTV Now, has a decent channel lineup, but is a pricey way to watch FX without cable compared to some of the other options on this list, and has relatively poor features.

AT&T TV Now Pricing and Packages

AT&T TV Now offers a total of seven different packages, as follows:

  • Plus: 40+ channels / $50 per month. Includes HBO
  • Max: 50+ channels / $70 per month. Includes HBO, Cinemax
  • Entertainment: 65+ channels / $93 per month
  • Choice: 85+ channels / $110 per month
  • Xtra: 105+ channels /  $124 per month
  • Ultimate: 125+ channels / $135 per month

To get FX, you’ll need to purchase a Plus or higher subscription. You can get a full breakdown of what’s included in each package here.

Plus
7-day free trial
$50.00/ month

45+ channels

2 simultaneous streams

20 hours of DVR space

HBO
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Max
7-day free trial
$70.00/ month

60+ channels

2 simultaneous streams

20 hours of DVR space

HBO + Cinemax
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*Note that AT&T TV Now offers several other plans that are hidden until you click to sign up.

AT&T TV Now Channels

With the Plus package you get FX and FXX, as well as other top cable networks like CNN, Nickelodeon, and ESPN/ESPN2 – for a total of 40+ channels, depending on your location. Learn more here.

AT&T TV Now Supported Devices

Platform support is pretty good for AT&T TV Now. You can stream on your computer’s web browser, on iOS and Android devices, and on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Chromecast. Learn more here.

AT&T TV Now Simultaneous Streams

AT&T TV Now allows you to stream on up to 2 devices at once. If you pay an extra $5/month fee, you can boost this to 3 devices. Learn more here.

AT&T TV Now DVR

First, AT&T TV Now finally offers a cloud DVR option, but it’s the smallest one available on our list. For the cost of your subscription, you’ll get a 20-hour cloud DVR option. You can record videos and skip commercials with it, but you’re limited to just 30 days with your recordings. Learn more here.

AT&T TV Now On-Demand Library

AT&T TV Now has a pretty good selection of on-demand content, claiming to have more than 40,000 titles including recently-aired shows, top movies, past seasons and more. You can get more details here.

Free 7-day Trial

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Watch FX on PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue is a great way to watch FX if you have a family, thanks to a generous simultaneous streaming policy, reasonable price and good channel lineup.

PlayStation Vue Pricing and Packages

PlayStation Vue offers a total of four different channel packages, ranging in price from $49.99/month to $84.99/month. You only need the Access package to get FX. Get more details here.

Access
5-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

50 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Core
5-Day Free Trial
$49.99/ month

75 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Elite
5-Day Free Trial
$59.99/ month

96 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Ultra
5-Day Free Trial
$79.99/ month

98 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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* You get 3 streams to use in-home or out-of-home streams and 2 extra streams to use in-home.

PlayStation Vue Channels

The base, “Access” package costs $49.99/month, and includes FX and FXX. Other notable channels include are ESPN, CNN, Cartoon Network, Fox News, and SyFy. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Supported Devices

Platform support for PlayStation Vue is good, though you won’t find Xbox support on Vue. You can stream PlayStation Vue on Roku, Amazon Fire devices, Chromecast, and Apple TV, as well as web browser and iOS/Android devices. You can also stream Vue on the PlayStation 3 and 4 consoles. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Simultaneous Streams

Where PlayStation Vue excels is with its 5-device simultaneous streaming policy. Vue’s 5 device streaming limit blows every other subscription streaming service out of the water. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue DVR

With PlayStation Vue, you can store unlimited content for up to 28 days. After the 28-day limit expires, your oldest recordings will be deleted automatically. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue On-Demand Library

PlayStation Vue has a good amount of on-demand content from channels like FX and AMC, including recently-aired shows, some past seasons, and a handful of top-rated movies. Learn more here.

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Watch FX on YouTube TV

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YouTube TV, by Google, combines a good package of channels with some of the best features in the business, making it a top choice for watching FX without cable.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages

YouTube TV comes with only a single package of channels. You’ll get FX and about 70+ other channels for $49.99/month. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Channels

In this bundle, you’ll find FX and FXX, as well as FX Movies. You also get news coverage from BBC America and Fox News, and plenty of sports programming – ESPN and Fox Sports stations are included. You’ll get a total of 70+ channels. For the price, the channel lineup is quite good, without any major gaps. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

With YouTube TV, you can stream on iOS and Android devices, as well as your web browser. Other supported devices are Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, and a select number of VIZIO, Samsung, LG, Hisense and Sharp smart TVs, as well as the Xbox One family of gaming consoles. It will be adding support for the Amazon Fire TV in late 2019. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

You can also stream on 3 devices at once on your home WiFi, which is better than fuboTV, DirecTV Now, and Hulu With Live TV (without the Unlimited Screens package). You can even create up to 6 user accounts, so everyone can record and enjoy their own content. Learn more here.

YouTube TV DVR

The DVR allows you to record as many hours and episodes of content as you want for up to 9 months. All recordings are stored on Google’s cloud DVR, and there are no limits on hours of recorded content or simultaneous recordings. It’s the best DVR in the business. Learn more here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

YouTube TV has plenty of on-demand content thanks to its cable and network partners, ranging from past seasons to recently-aired episodes of top shows, as well as a selection of movies. Learn more here.

How to Watch FX on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch FX on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now or PlayStation Vue. YouTube TV will be adding support for Amazon Fire TV in late 2019. Simply head to the Amazon App Store and install the appropriate app, and you’ll be good to go.

Your other option is FXNOW for Amazon Fire TV. You can sign in with your login information for any of the above streaming services, and watch current episodes and past seasons directly on the FXNOW app.

How to Watch FX on Roku

You can watch FX on Roku with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, PlayStation Vue or YouTube TV. Just head to the Roku Channel Store and add the appropriate channel, and you’ll be all set.

Alternatively, you can download FXNOW from the Roku Channel Store, and login with any of the above streaming services for on-demand content and live TV.

How to Watch FX on Apple TV

You can watch FX on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, PlayStation Vue or YouTube TV. Open up the App Store, download the right app for the service you’re using, and start streaming. It’s just that easy.

Your other choice is to download the FXNOW app from the App Store, and log in with one of the above streaming services for on-demand and live content

Eric Liston is a freelance writer and tech enthusiast based in Ohio, specializing in internet security, cord-cutting, and more.