FXX Launches Monday, Sept. 2

It’s an exciting time for Fox Networks Group. FXX, the spin off network to FX, will launch on Monday, September 2 (7:00AM ET/PT) to 72 million homes. The entertainment network has secured distribution deals with every major provider the President of Distribution for Fox Networks Mike Hopkins announced via a press release yesterday.“With this expansion FXX will be able to deliver even more of the fearless brand of programming viewers have come to expect from FX Networks,” said Mr. Hopkins. “And it’s important to acknowledge that none of this would be possible without our distribution partners.”

US viewers can find FXX by visiting GetFXX.com and entering their zip code.

Direct from the press release:

FXX initially will be built on the foundation of original comedy series, movies and acquired series, and expand to include original drama series, all primarily targeted to Adults 18-34. The network will be anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and The League. An exciting launch week is planned with the Season 9 premiere of Sunny and the Season 5 debut of The League, along with the launch of the critically acclaimed late night show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, all of which kick off on Wednesday, September 4.

Fox Networks is a unit of Fox Networks Group (FNG) and includes 45 owned-and-operated and joint venture TV networks, video on demand and other media platforms. Together these networks reach more than 700 million television homes and represent one of the media industry’s largest and most diverse programming groups. Fox Networks distributes FX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo Mundo, FXM, FSN and 22 regional cable sports networks, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, SPEED2, FOX Soccer Channel, FOX Soccer Plus, FOX College Sports, FOX Deportes, Utilisima, Baby TV, BTN (co-venture with the Big Ten Conference) and BTN2Go. September 2nd, FNG is launching FXX, a new network aimed at young adult viewers. FNG also includes the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Digital Media, and Fox Sports Enterprises, which manages interests in sports franchises and leading statistical information provider STATS, LLC.

SEPTEMBER 2013 FXX PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS:

September 2, 2013        Parks & Recreation Marathon 34 episodes, Monday, September 2 from 7:00am – midnight e/p

September 4, 2013        It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Season 9 Premiere Wednesday, September 4 @ 10:00pm e/p

September 4, 2013        The League Season 5 Premiere Wednesday, September 4 @ 10:30pm e/p

September 4, 2013        Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell Debuts as daily late night strip Wednesday, September 4 @ 11:00pm e/p

September 21, 2013      2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards Saturday, September 21 @ 9:00pm – 11:00pm e/p

FXX COMMERCIALTELEVISION MOVIE PREMIERES:

September 4, 2013        Bad Teacher, 8:00pm e/p

September 11, 2013      Friends With Benefits, 7:30pm e/p

September 18, 2013      Hall Pass, 8:00pm e/p

September 25, 2013      30 Minutes or Less, 8:00pm e/p

FXX ACQUIRED SERIES:

Parks and Recreation

How I Met Your Mother

Rescue Me

Arrested Development

Freaks and Geeks

The Hughleys

Mad About You

Spin City

Sports Night

 

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