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FX and FXX Announce Fall 2016 Premiere Dates

– New comedy series Atlanta, starring Donald Glover, and Better Things, from Louis C.K., join the FX lineup alongside returning hits American Horror Story and The Strain –
– Critically acclaimed comedy You’re The Worst returns for Season 3 on FXX –

TORONTO (August 4, 2016) Award-winning premium dramas, offbeat comedies, and compelling and Emmy-nominated series anchor the 2016 FX and FXX fall schedules of must-see TV this season. Mark your calendars and don’t miss a moment of the most-buzzed-about and critically acclaimed programming that specialty TV has to offer, beginning Sunday, Aug. 28.


Brand-new seasons of daring dramas return to the FX schedule this season, with Season 3 of Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, and the sixth haunting installment of Emmy® and Golden Globe® -winning series American Horror Story on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Then, lighten the mood with some laughs when new series Atlanta, created by and starring actor, writer, and musician Donald Glover (Community) debuts Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series follows two cousins as they make their way through the Atlanta rap scene. Next up, new comedy Better Things joins FX’s schedule Thursday, Sept. 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Created by Louis C.K. and Pamela Adlon (Louie), the series chronicles the hectic life of Sam (Adlon), a working actor trying to earn a living, guide her daughters through life, and squeeze in some private time once in a while.


Cult-hit comedy You’re the Worst is back for Season 3 on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, providing a modern look at love and happiness through the eyes of Jimmy Shive-Overly (Chris Geere) and Gretchen Cutler (Aya Cash).

All dates are subject to change. All times ET/PT. (s) = simulcast


Sunday, Aug. 28
10 p.m. – The Strain (s), Season 3

Tuesday, Sept. 6
10 p.m. – Atlanta (s) **NEW**

Thursday, Sept. 8
10 p.m. – Better Things (s) **NEW**

Wednesday, Sept. 14
10 p.m. – American Horror Story (s), Season 6


Wednesday, Aug. 31
10 p.m. – You’re the Worst (s), Season 3

Viewers can watch all of their favourite FX and FXX programming with the FXNOW Canada video player and app, available on iTunes and the Google Play Store. This authenticated video product allows viewers to watch marquee programming from both FX and FXX post-broadcast, on any device – online, tablets, or smartphones – at no additional cost. FXNOW Canada is also compatible with Android and iOS (tablets and mobile).

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FXX on Twitter: @FXX_Canada About FX
FX is a digital specialty channel that delivers critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedies, including FX original series American Horror Story, The Americans, Louie, and The Strain. Delivering compelling entertainment to Canadians, FX’s unique content also features movies and original Canadian programming. FX is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.

About FXX
FXX delivers provocative, anti-formula premium content geared towards a younger-skewing audience. The irreverent, smart, and subversive lineup includes a dynamic slate of FX original series. Anchored by hit comedies such as It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and The League, FXX is also the home of new comedies You’re The Worst and Man Seeking Woman.

Media Contacts
Stephanie Perron, FX/FXX, VICELAND,, 647-278-6799
Elisa Barbaro, FX, FXX, VICELAND,, 647-388-9403