American Horror Story

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VIDEO: American Horror Story Gets Freak-ier With Another New Teaser

American Horror Story

They say two heads are better than one, but three legs make you a tripod.

Fine, we just made that up, but it sounded good, right? Anyway, American Horror Story has released yet another new teaser and it's even freakier than thelast two.

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FX Announces a Premiere Date for American Horror Story: Freak Show

Jessica Lange

It's time to let your freak flag fly!

Freak Show, the fourth installment of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story anthology series, will debut... read more

VIDEO: Kathy Bates on Her Personal Ties to American Horror Story: Freak Show

Kathy Bates

For American Horror Story: Freak Show star Kathy Bates, getting to explore the creepy world of the show is a dream come true.

"I remember going to the fair when I was a kid, and I always wanted to go into freak show [but] my parents would never let me," she says in the video below. "So it was this mysterious place I never saw when I was growing up."

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FX Orders More Fargo and Louie

Billy Bob Thornton, Louis C.K.

Fresh off earning 18 Emmy nominations for Fargo, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf announced Monday that the network has ordered a second installment. FX has also renewed... read more

Emmy Watch: First Time for Fantasy?

Peter Dinklage

Is this the year Game of Thrones finally breaks through the Emmy geek ceiling? Shows with sci-fi, fantasy or horror themes are rarely major awards contenders, despite earning great reviews and top ratings. In fact, in Emmy history, only one genre show has won Outstanding Drama Series — Lost, in 2005. More often, these shows get rewarded in the craft categories, like special effects and makeup, if they... read more

PHOTO: Is Sarah Paulson Pulling a Double-Header on AHS: Freak Show?

Sarah Paulson

Wrap your head around this: American Horror Story: Freak Show may be serving up a double dose of Sarah Paulson.

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On Thursday, the actress tweeted the following photo from production of the FX drama. (Co-creator Ryan Murphy, who has often used Twitter to break news about his shows, also retweeted the photo.)

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The Normal Heart Takes a Brutal, Unflinching Look at the Impact of AIDS

Matt Bomer, Mark Ruffalo

If The Normal Heart, which premieres Sunday at 9/8c on HBO, were a work of fiction, it would be tragic. But knowing that it's rooted in actual events makes it nothing short of devastating.

Based on Larry Kramer's 1985 play (which was revived on Broadway in 2011) and adapted for the small screen by Ryan MurphyThe Normal Heart takes a brutal, unflinching look at the onset of the AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early 1980s. The story is told through the eyes of a group of activists who founded the organization Gay Men's Health Crisis to help patients living with the disease.

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Emmy Watch: As TV Splinters, Key Categories Get Squeezed

Emmy Rossum and Jeremy Allen White

You wouldn't compare a McDonald's Extra Value Meal to an expensive dinner at a five-star restaurant. But that's the predicament Emmy Awards voters increasingly face in such key categories as comedy and drama. (Nominations will be announced July 10; NBC airs the ceremony, hosted by Seth Meyers, on August 25.)

As primetime splinters into subgenres, shows with little in common must compete in the same races, and there's no room at all for plenty of popular shows, particularly from the broadcast networks... read more

Aw, Jeez! Fargo Series "Too Good" for Stars to Pass Up

Martin Freeman

Fargo was a hit Oscar-winning film in 1996, but nearly 20 years later, it remains to be seen if fans want to see more. On Tuesday at 10/9c, FX is betting that they will when it debuts its new Fargo series starring Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton and Hobbit star Martin Freeman read more

Michael Chiklis Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show

Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Chiklis surprised Horror Story fans by joining the cast on stage during Friday's PaleyFest panel.

"[This is] somebody who I have loved for many, many years and courted for many, many years and we finally found the right role for him," executive producer Ryan Murphy said before the actor came out on stage. "He's playing... read more

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Premiered: October 05, 2011, on FX
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