Top 25 Original Shows on FX
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing FX, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original shows on FX, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Oct 25, 2021.
23. Sons of Anarchy
An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC’s familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegal arms business driven by the seduction of money, power, and blood.
8.4 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Dec 9, 2014
22. The Strain
A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
7.5 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, Mystery | Released: Sep 17, 2017
A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
8.3 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Nov 29, 2020
20. The Shield
The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
8.1 ⭐ | Crime, Drama, Action & Adventure | Released: Nov 25, 2008
19. The League
The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.
7.3 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Dec 9, 2015
David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.
7.6 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Aug 12, 2019
Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes and her protégée, recent law school graduate Ellen Parsons. Each season features a major case that Hewes and her firm take on, while also examining a chapter of the complicated relationship between Ellen and Patty. The first two seasons center around the law firm Hewes & Associates. Later seasons center more on Patty and Ellen's relationship as Ellen begins to distance herself from Hewes & Associates and begins an independent career.
7.6 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Crime | Released: Sep 12, 2012
Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
7.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Mar 3, 2010
15. What We Do in the Shadows
A documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of a group of vampires in Staten Island who have “lived” together for hundreds and hundreds of years.
7.8 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Oct 21, 2021
14. Mayans M.C.
Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death, Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.
8.0 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: May 11, 2021
A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes job, as well as his strained relationships with his ex-wife and father.
8.0 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Apr 14, 2015
12. The Americans
Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI Counterintelligence agent.
7.9 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: May 30, 2018
Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
8.2 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Apr 21, 2021
10. Better Things
Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
7.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Apr 29, 2020
Everyone else sees Wilfred as just a dog, but Ryan sees a crude and somewhat surly, yet irrepressibly brave and honest Australian bloke in a cheap dog suit. While leading him through a series of comedic and existential adventures, Wilfred the dog shows Ryan the man how to overcome his fears and joyfully embrace the unpredictability and insanity of the world around him.
7.6 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Aug 13, 2014
Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
7.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: May 28, 2015
7. Mr Inbetween
Ray Shoesmith is a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age. Even harder when you’re a criminal for hire.
7.9 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Jul 13, 2021
6. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a myriad of uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better.
8.3 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Nov 20, 2019
Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Feb 25, 2017
Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; Earnest 'Earn' Marks, an ambitious college dropout and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
7.9 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: May 10, 2018
3. Reservation Dogs
This comedy follows the exploits of four Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma who steal, rob and save in order to get to the exotic, mysterious and faraway land of California.
8.6 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy, Crime | Released: Sep 20, 2021
2. The Premise
This anthology series about timeless moral questions in unprecedented times, takes provocative concepts and brings them into the open, delivering three-dimensional, character-driven stories with humor and heart.
9.5 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Oct 7, 2021
1. American Crime Story
An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminal investigations.
7.5 ⭐ | Crime, Drama | Released: Oct 19, 2021