Key Takeaway

  • Add FXNOW to Roku: Launch Roku home screen >> Streaming Channels >> Search Channel >> Search FXNOW >> Add Channel.
  • Activate FXNOW: Open FXNOW >> Note Activation Code >> Visit the Activation Website >> Paste the Code > Select and Sign In with TV Provider >> Start Streaming.

FX is a popular American TV channel from FX Networks. The app streams a selection of acclaimed dramas, hysterical comedies, and popular movies. Users can stream popular shows like Rescue Me, Better Things, Snowfall, The Shield, and American Horror Story. The Roku Channel Store hosts the FXNOW app for free download on Roku devices.


FXNOW does not have an individual subscription plan. Users can sign in to the FXNOW app with the credentials of their TV provider subscription.

How to Install FX on Roku

You can download the FXNOW app in two ways, and they are:

Add FXNOW on Roku Device

The FX Now app is compatible with Roku devices, and thereby, you can install the app from the Roku Channel Store.

1. Launch the Roku home screen and choose the Streaming Channels option.

Click on Streaming Channels

2. From the menu, select the Search Channels option.

3. Search for FXNOW in the Roku Channel Store.

Search for FX Now on Roku

4. Select the app icon from the search results and get the app overview page.

5. Click on the Add Channel button to initiate the app download.

6. When the installation of the FXNOW app completes, select the OK button.

7. Select the Go to Channel option to launch the FXNOW app on their Roku devices.

Install FX from Roku Website

Roku allows users to install the app on the device from the Roku Channel Store website.

1. Turn on your computer and open any web browser on the device.

2. Visit the Roku Channel Store using the browser.

Visit Roku Channel Store

3. Click on the Sign In button in the Channel Store.

4. Enter the details of the Roku account in the device to sign in to the website.

5. Type in and search for the FXNOW app.

6. Choose the FXNOW app from the search results.

7. Select the Add Channel button to download the app from the Roku website.

Install FXNOW on Roku

8. When the app download is completed, users can access the app on Roku.

How to Activate FX on Roku

1. Open the FXNOW app on the Roku device from the home screen.

2. Select the Sign In button on the app interface to get the Activation code.

3. Note down the activation code on the app screen.

4. Visit the FXNOW activation website in the browser.

5. Type in the activation code in the respective field and click Continue.

Activate the FX app on Roku

6. Select your TV provider and enter the subscription details to sign in to the account.

7. Open the FXNOW app on the device and play the content available in the app.

Alternative Method to Watch FX

FX is available for streaming on popular subscription-based live TV streaming services. It means that subscribers of the service can enjoy streaming FX in the app.

Sling TV

Sling TV is a subscription-based live TV service with over 30 channels at affordable subscription plans.

Sling TV
Subscription PlanSling Blue package
Subscription Price$40 per month
Free TrialNo free trial
No of Channels30 channels
Other ChannelsCNN, Comedy Central, Freeform, HGTV, ESPN, and SYFY.
Cloud DVR50 hours of Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams3 users

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a popular live TV streaming service from Google with more than 60 channels, including FX.

YouTube TV
Subscription PlanBasic Subscription
Subscription Price$64.99 per month
Free TrialNo free trial
No of Channels60 channels
Other ChannelsESPN, Investigation Discovery, Freeform, FXX, SYFY, TBS, and Nickelodeon.
Cloud DVR Unlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams 3 users

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream is a popular pay-TV service with different subscription plans that stream FX.

DirecTV Stream
Subscription PlanEntertainment Package
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free Trial5-day free trial
No of Channels65 channels
Other ChannelsTravel Channel, Bravo, USA Network, Paramount Network, FXX, and E!.
Cloud DVRUnlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams20 users

Hulu+Live TV

Hulu has a subscription-based live TV streaming tier, Hulu+Live TV, that streams channels like FX.

Hulu+Live TV
Subscription PlanLive TV subscription
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free Trial No free trial
No of Channels70 channels
Other ChannelsTBS, TLC, TNT, VH1, Cartoon Network, Food Network, and History.
Cloud DVRUnlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams 2 users


fuboTV is a popular sports streaming service that also streams entertainment channels like FX.

Subscription Planfubo package
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free Trial 7- day free trial
No of Channels90 channels
Other ChannelsBET, Discovery, Disney Channel, MTV, Freeform, and FXX.
Cloud DVR 1000 hours of cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams 3 users

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I stream FX for free?

Subscribers of fuboTV and DirecTV Stream can stream FX for free in the free trial.