FX289 was launched in January 2004, intitially using the graphics of the American FX channel. 289 was the channel's number on Sky's EPG at the time of launch.
When Sky overhauled their EPG numbering and moved the channel to a higher slot, it dropped the numbers and become FX.
On January 11, 2013, FX was rebranded as Fox.
A new presentation package was launched globally on February 9, 2015.