Get ready for more AHS, ‘American Horror Story’ Renewed for Season 5.
Following the premiere of American Horror Story: Freak Show, American Horror Story is listed as one of the most watched TV series in FX history and will be renewed for another season.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the co-creators of Glee, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have been picked up for another season of 13 episodes, American Horror Story.
Casting for the fifth season has not been announced, however, it is expected that award winning actress Jessica Lange will return, despite announcing that Freak Show will be her last season.
American Horror Story: Freak Show had a total of 10 million viewers, and 6.54 in the key demographic of 18 to 49 year-olds beating Sons of Anarchy.
“The American Horror Story anthology has had the highest growth trajectory of any show in FX history, not to mention an unprecedented track record of success in awards recognition,” said FX CEO John Landgraf. “With Ryan Murphy and his partners, Brad Falchuk, Dante Di Loreto and Tim Minear at the helm, the show’s success is not surprising. AHS continues to deliver amazing stories, a brilliant troupe of actors led by Jessica Lange, and a visual style unlike any other on TV. With Nip/Tuck, Glee, The Normal Heart, and American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy has established himself as one of the most successful and prolific producers of this generation. We expect AHS: Freak Show and the next incarnation of AHS to further his legacy.”
American Horror Story has had a growing audience. Each season it becomes more and more popular. Since its debut, the AHS franchise has grown nearly 150% in total viewers. The renewal will allow Ryan Murphy two series to air on the FX network. The second series will be American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson which is also picked up for a 10 episode season.