FX announced Tuesday that Emmy-winning horror anthology series “American Horror story” would return for a seventh season in 2017.
The season six premiere currently stands as the third-most-watched episode in franchise history and the fifth-highest-rated episode in the demo. A solid number of viewers -5.6 million the adults 18-49 demo and 11 million total viewers in live-plus-three-day number, watched the Season 6 premiere.
“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,” FX Networks and Productions CEO John Landgraf said Tuesday in a statement. “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.”
American Horror Story airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.