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Tonight: “American Horror Story: Hotel” on FX (10/7/2015)

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I’m not sure who among you is still following the horror anthology series “American Horror Story”, but the show’s fourth season is here with “Freak Show” and the commercials for it look really creepy. Check out the poster, premise and casting down below. You’ll need to check your local listings and see if you have the FX network with your cable provider to enjoy this one.

american horror story hotel

Plot: The fifth season of American Horror Story focuses on the Downtown Los Angeles Hotel Cortez which has been recently purchased by a New York fashion designer, Will Drake. The 90-year-old hotel is haunted by demons and mysterious ghosts including the founder, James Patrick March; heroin addict Sally; and the strap-on-wielding Addiction Demon. Staff and residents of the hotel include the 111-year-old “vampire”, Elizabeth/The Countess, and her longtime paramour, the former drug-addict Donovan, as well as Donovan’s mother, the manager and front desk clerk Iris; the eccentric transgender bartender Liz Taylor; and the Countess’ vengeance-obsessed ex-lover, Ramona Royale.
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Tonight: “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (10/8/2014)

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Have you watched any off the past “American Horror Story” series when they aired over the last couple of years? There are three of them if you haven’t already dug into them and there is some seriously quirky and spooky business going on in each one. The interesting thing about the show is that each new season is a different premise and not just one long continuing storyline. What began with the “Murder House” and led us to the “Asylum” caught us in a magical web with “Coven” and here we are now with nickels in hand lining up at the circus for its latest offering “Freak Show” which airs tonight on FX (check your local listings for times). Check out the poster below that I borrowed from The Hollywood Reporter since it was nicely sized and then we can dig into the premise, cast and more.

Poster - American Horror Story Freak Show - 2014

The Plot: The fourth season will be set in Jupiter, Florida in 1952. It will be centered around one of the few remaining freak shows at the time, as its members do anything to keep the business alive. The season will focus on the conflict between the freaks and the “evil forces” who do not understand them. The season will also feature a “clown killer” and a “bearded lady”.
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Airing Tonight: “American Horror Story: Coven” (10/9/2013)

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The fans of the “American Horror Story” series will likely be excited as the third go round for the show airs tonight with “American Horror Story: Coven” on the FX Network. Have you looked into this show before? Check out the promotional poster below and we can take a look into the premise afterward.

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The third season primarily follows the antics and events of a coven of Salem descendants who reside within a boarding school, Miss Robichaux’s Academy, centered in New Orleans, Louisiana. The academy is run by Headmistress Cordelia Foxx, who has always lived in the shadow of her mother, Fiona Goode. Fiona is the Coven’s “Supreme”, a witch born every generation who embodies countless gifts and magical abilities, namely, the Seven Wonders of Witchcraft; the Supreme is the head of the Coven. Danger lurks inside the academy’s past due to the mysterious butler Spalding and his relationship with Fiona. The entire coven is assessed and evaluated by the Council of Witchcraft, which includes Fiona’s old rival and Cordelia’s mother figure, Myrtle Snow. Thanks Wikipedia for the seasons premise, now here is the case.
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