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Dramas, comedies, movies, and the Simpsons: when it comes to content, you won't find much better on cable than what's featured on FX. And, as it happens, you don't actually need cable to watch any of it. It's easy and affordable to secure an FX live stream and watch FX without cable, which is bad news for the legacy pay TV companies – and very good news for you. You've come to the right place to learn how to watch FX without cable, so read on as we cover the methods you can use and the services you need to know about.
Here are a few of our favorite ways to stream FX:
FX isn't available over the air like its big brother Fox, but that doesn't mean that you need to go crawling back to the cable and satellite giants. All you need to do is invest in a different type of pay TV service: the skinny bundle, or live TV streaming service.
This type of service is exactly what it sounds like. It's a pay TV service like cable or satellite, but one that arrives in a much more modern way: over the internet. Live TV streaming services also slim down their channel bundles to feature the popular networks you're craving without subjecting you to the price and annoyance of useless extra channels. That's why this type of service sometimes goes by the nickname “skinny bundle.”
All of this means lower prices for subscribers, of course. There's lots of competition thanks to the lack of infrastructure-based monopolies, and lots of savings thanks to the slimmed-down channel bundles. On top of that, these services let you watch anywhere you are, because you can stream to your smartphone or laptop as easily as you can to your big screen. Convinced yet? Then let's take a look at the most trusted members of this skinny bundle club that will give you a way to watch FX without cable.
Stream FX for free with Hulu
Hulu + Live TV is the live TV streaming service from Hulu, a brand you might already know for great on-demand streaming. Hulu's live TV streaming service is a bit newer than its on-demand service, but it has a solid track record and is one of the better options for watching live TV without cable. FX is among the channels offered by Hulu + Live TV. Check out our Hulu + Live TV review for more information — or don't, because you might as well just try it for yourself by clicking the free trial below.
Stream FX for free with fuboTV
fuboTV offers live feeds of lots of popular network television channels, and FX is one of those channels. You can read our review of fuboTV to learn a bit more about the service, or you can just check out the service for yourself with its free trial, which you can sign up for via the link below. You'll get seven days risk-free.
Stream FX with Sling TV
Sling TV comes to us from Dish, a legacy pay TV company that knew enough to get into the skinny bundle business before it had to. Their service offers subscribers the ability to customize their bundle: start with the base bundles, then add on any “extras” you'd like. Extras are little add-on bundles of channels grouped by type. That makes it easy to add whatever channels your heart desires — like FX, for instance. Sling TV's system means you'll never have to pay for channels you don't want just to get the ones that you do.
AT&T's take on the live TV streaming service offers an FX live stream. For more about what we think of this service, feel free to read through our AT&T TV Now review. If you're rather investigate the service for yourself, you certainly can: just click the link below and signing up for the week-long free trial.
YouTube TV, the skinny bundle service from YouTube, is an affordable and awesome way to watch FX without cable. The service is $40 per month, and its live network TV channels include FX (and FXX, too). You can test-drive YouTube TV for free by signing up for the service's free trial offer. To get started with that, just click on the link below this paragraph.
Yes, you can! The services we listed above work great on a wide range of popular streaming platforms, and you'll have plenty of options regardless of whether you prefer to stream on a Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast device (or on other devices, for that matter).
Roku fans can enjoy FX without cable on Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV.
Fire TV fans have these options: Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV.
Apple TV users can select any of Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV, each of which have apps for Apple TV.
Chromecast supports Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV.
Android TV, the Google-backed streaming platform used on a range of different hardware devices, can offer support for Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.
Streaming on mobile devices is a breeze thanks to the iOS and Android apps offered by Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV.
Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV each offer desktop and/or in-browser apps that make streaming on a computer easy, too.
Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV work on the Xbox One gaming console. Hulu + Live TV also works on the Xbox's competitor, Sony's PlayStation 4.
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