FX Adds ‘Atlanta,’ ‘The Americans’ to FX+

FX continues to build the lineup for its FX+ commercial free service by adding epiosdes from several series including Emmy-award winning series Atlanta, the network announced Monday.

FX+, which is currently available to Comcast Xfinity TV and Cox Contour subscribers for fee of $5.99 per month, will now include episodes from its freshman comedy series Atlanta -- which recently won two Emmy Awards – drama series The Americans, Legion and Taboo, and comedy series Better Things, according to network officials.

The shows will be rolled out over a period of time, with FX+ expected to complete its roster beginning in 2018, the company said. Overall, FX+ will feature more than 1,300 episodes of award-winning and acclaimed original programs spanning the past 15 years. Among the shows currently available on the service include American Horror Story, Baskets, Nip/Tuck,, The Shield, Wilfred, The League and Louie.

 AMC has also launched a commercial-free version of the network, AMC Premiere, which Comcast carries for $4.99 a month.

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