Good news for those of you with a rubber fetish! FX has just awarded AMERICAN HORROR STORY — the highest performing freshman drama in the network’s history — with a 13-episode second season.
“It’s one thing to have the ambition and guts to reinvent a genre in a way that makes it captivatingly fresh for a broad audience — it’s something else entirely to have the craft to back that ambition up,” said FX Network President John Landgraf in a statement. “Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have hit the trifecta with NIP/TUCK, GLEE and now AMERICAN HORROR STORY, which will be scaring FX’s viewers to death for many years to come.”
In related AMERICAN HORROR STORY news, Canadian TV Addicts will finally get the opportunity to discover what our neighbors to the south have been buzzing about these past few weeks courtesy of today’s launch of FX Canada. The new digital specialty channel from Rogers that promises to deliver critically-acclaimed dramas and hit comedy including WILFRED, LOUIE, THE LEAGUE, LIGHTS OUT, TERRIERS, SONS OF ANARCHY and of course AMERICAN HORROR STORY. The complete schedule of which is available at fxcanada.com.
The TV Addict (Second from the right) with WILFRED stars Fiona Gubelmann and Jason Gann at the recent FX Canada Launch Party