Disney Xs out FX+ streaming service
Disney has announced it will shutter the FX+ streaming service it acquired from 21st Century Fox.
The service, which announced in 2017, gave select cable subscribers ad-free access to all episodes of most FX and FXX original series for $5.99 a month.
The service will officially end August 21, 2019.
Billing for the service is expected to be halted automatically, but customers are also advised to check with their cable companies to check.
Streaming episodes of FX and FXX series such as “Damages” and “American Horror Story” are likely to move to Hulu.
The move comes as Disney, which acquired FX and FXX from 21st Century Fox, preps its Disney+ streaming service and overhaul Hulu.
Disney+ is anticipated as the more “family friendly” streaming service, while other content from within the 21st Century Fox and Disney empire will live on Hulu.
The changes will not affect FX or FXX series that air on the two cable channels.
Viewers will also be able to access “limited” on demand programming on the FXNow app.