On Thursday's Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert debuted a "sneak peek" at Breaking Abbey. You know, the Breaking Bad adaptation as performed by cast members from Downton Abbey.
Anthology series American Horror Story kicked off its second chapter, subtitled Asylum, and it made the first season look like child's play.
Set in the 1960s, the series takes viewers inside Briarcliff Manor, an asylum for the criminally insane run by the Catholic Church. Where the first season was the study of adultery, Year 2 takes a look at the definition of insanity. From those who run the asylum all the way down to the inmates, it's anyone's guess as to who is truly sane.
American Horror Story's second season asks: What is sanity?
Since Season 2 is a completely different story from the first season, with completely different characters, let's take a look at the 5 things we learned from the season premiere:
FX has released the first trailer for American Horror Story: Asylum — and it's as creepy as ever.
With birds chirping and church bells ringing in the background, a nun appears in the frame and empties out a bucket filled with body parts before walking away.
The new rubber man, Lange's character and more American Horror Story: Asylum spoilers
The upcoming season takes place in the 1960s at a Catholic Church-run sanitarium in New England that's run by Jessica Lange and Joseph Fiennes. The remaining details remain a mystery aside from the names of cast members, including Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Adam Levine, Jenna Dewan, Clea DuVall, James Cromwell, Mark Consuelos, Chloë Sevigny and Chris Zylka.
Details about the second season of American Horror Story, have mostly been kept under wraps. What is known: The second installment of Ryan Murphy's anthology series takes place in the 1960s at a Catholic Church-run sanitarium in New England that's headed up by Jessica Lange and Joseph Fiennes. (Also, this season will be fittingly subtitled Asylum.) What's not known: Pretty much everything else — until now.
Ryan Murphy reveals the title of American Horror Story's second chapter
Murphy finally clued fans in on Tuesday during a Twitter Q&A, during which he revealed who the new Rubber Man is and teased Lange's new character, who happens to be a nun. Check out the five best teases below:
Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of American Horror Story for the show's sophomore season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.