You Do Know That Louie Is Playing on FX and Not FXx, Right? June 11, 2014 Uncategorized fx, fxx, louie, nerdist, think piece You Do Know That Louie Is Playing on FX and Not FXx, Right? Since Louie’s long hiatus, FX has expanded to feature FXx, which is supposed to be a comedy channel. However, when Louie returned, it didn’t air on FXx like one might think. It has mysteriously stayed on FX in its 4th season, despite it being a sitcom. “We” explore what forces might be at work here in a piece we wrote at Nerdist.