FXX (Canada)

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FXX
FXX Logo.svg
FXX logo
Launched April 1, 2014
Owned by Rogers Media (66.64% and managing partner)
FX Networks (33.36%)
(8834776 Canada Inc.)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Sister channel(s) FX
Website FXX Canada
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV Channel 1291 (HD)
Shaw Direct Channel 89 (HD)
Cable
Rogers Cable Channel 64 (SD)
Channel 566 (HD)
Shaw Cable Channel 265 (HD)
Source Cable Channel 845 (HD)
Cogeco Channel 412 (SD)
Channel 761 (HD)
Vidéotron Channel 821 (HD)
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV Channel 332 (SD)
Channel 1332 (HD)
Optik TV Channel 9414 (SD)
Channel 414 (HD)
SaskTel Channel 88 (SD)
Channel 388 (HD)
Zazeen Channel 102 (HD)

FXX is a Canadian English-language Category B digital cable specialty channel that is owned by Rogers Media, a division of Rogers Communications, and the FX Networks subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.[1] Based on the U.S. cable network of the same name, FXX is devoted primarily to scripted comedies for young adults.

It launched on April 1, 2014, in standard definition and high definition.[2][3]

History[edit]

It was reported that Rogers had plans to launch a Canadian version of FXX, a younger-skewing spinoff of FX.[4] Originally scheduled for January 2014, FXX's launch was later rescheduled to April 1, 2014. As part of the launch, several shows which previously aired on FX Canada moved to FXX. In addition, a Canadian version of the FXNOW app, which allows viewers to watch shows from FX and FXX, was launched.[5] On the day of the launch, FX Canada's website was completely revamped to include program information from both FX-branded channels.

It was revealed through CRTC regulatory documents that the broadcast licence used to launch FXX was the licence originally granted for a proposed channel called Ampersand. That licence requires the channel's programming to be related to "romance, love and relationships".[6][7]

Programming[edit]

As with the Canadian version of FX, any new series produced for FXX in the U.S will air on this channel. In addition, FXX has also aired several original shows that premiered on the U.S. version of FX (namely Fargo, Married and You're the Worst). Other programming from the U.S version of FXX, such as Archer and shows from the former Animation Domination High-Def block, however, are notably absent.

Current[edit]

Current as of April 2017.[8][9]

Acquired from FX Networks[edit]

Other Acquired Programming[edit]

Former[edit]

References[edit]