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AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FX Greenlights Seventh Season

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FX Gives The Go Ahead To A Seventh Season Of American Horror Story

American Horror Story will continue after the current season of the popular FX show concludes.

The news was broken by FX CEO John Landgraf, who confirmed that showrunners Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk will continue to work on the anthology horror series.

Since it’s debut in 2011, American Horror Story has consistently impressed both audiences and critics. The last season, AHS: Hotel, raked in two Emmy Awards for production, while the first episode of the current season, AHS: Roanoke, ranks as the third most-watched telecast in the network’s history:

“Ryan, Brad and their team of remarkable writers have done an amazing job of keeping ‘American Horror Story’ endlessly inventive, shocking and entertaining and we are honored to move ahead with them on the seventh installment,” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. “The sustained success through six installments only proves how intensely the series resonates with fans. AHS confronts our deepest fears with unmatched suspense and style. Each new installment is a cultural event, hotly anticipated for its theme, imagery, cast and twists. We thank the creators and their team, the cast and everyone who has continued to make ‘AHS’ such an extraordinary series.”

The American Horror Story franchise has won 15 Emmy Awards and dominates FX’s top telecasts of all time. In P18-34, for example, 12 of the Top 15 most-watched FX telecasts in history are AHS telecasts.

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