The FX network, standing for Fox Extended (sort of works), is owned by Fox, but don't expect Fox News values here. We're talking Russian spies (The Americans), satanism (American Horror Story), and cohabitation (You're the Worst).
Most shows that get cancelled after a season or two deserve to be relegated to the ash heap. A few great shows, however, never made it past season two, leaving tons of disappointed fans in their wake. The good news is that you can binge them in a day or two.
Since the Sorpranos ushered in the Golden Age of television in 1999, networks and streaming services have launched thousands of English language drama series--this list rounds up the crème of the crop that stand out in terms of audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.
With these neo-noir series you can expect conflicted, world-weary antiheroes, grisly crimes, corrupt cops and politicians, and some dark humor to boot; just make sure you turn the brightness all the way up on your TV.