American Horror Story: Hotel Set for October Premiere, The Strain Renewed

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American Horror Story: Hotel Set for October Premiere, The Strain Renewed

FX announces American Horror Story: Hotel premiere date

FX took the stage at the Television Critics Association today and made big announcements for their horror slate, revealing the premiere date for “American Horror Story: Hotel,” among more.

The 13-episode fifth installment of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning franchise, “American Horror Story: Hotel,” is set to premiere on October 7th. This season features an all-star cast of Lady Gaga, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Wes Bentley, Matt Bomer, Chloë Sevigny, Denis O’Hare, Cheyenne Jackson, Evan Peters and Finn Wittrock.

Ryan Murphy serves as Co-Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer and Director of “American Horror Story: Hotel” and Brad Falchuk is Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Writer. Tim Minear, Brad Buecker, Jennifer Salt, James Wong and Alexis Martin Woodall also serve as Executive Producers. The “American Horror Story” franchise is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

In addition, “The Strain” will return for a third season next summer, taking fans even deeper into the thriller from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse, based off of the best-selling “The Strain” Trilogy by del Toro and Chuck Hogan, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. The second season of “The Strain’ is currently airing on FX Sundays at 10 PM e/p.

“Guillermo and Carlton have delivered two thrilling seasons of ‘The Strain’ that are captivating and visually arresting, doing justice to the original novel trilogy and meeting fans’ high expectations in the process,” said Schrier. “We’re excited to see them carry this powerful story into a third season on FX.”