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‘American Horror Story’ Executive Producer Alexis Martin Woodall Reveals Information about ‘AHS: Cult’

According to Deadline, American Horror Story Executive Producer Alexis Martin Woodall recently revealed some information about the upcoming  AHS: Cult at the summer TCA Press Tour.

Most notably, Woodall reiterated that the seventh season will not specifically be about the Trump administration. Woodall said that “When Ryan had to make the announcement originally that the season was going to deal with Trump.  I think it’s more about what’s going on in our world around us.”

Woodall went on to say that “It’s not what you think it is — and I’m not trying to be cagey. It’s just with all good horror and suspense not knowing is going to be good for you” (and if anything can be said about connecting all of the American Horror Story seasons up to this point, “not knowing” certainly sums up the greatest commonality among all of the previous installments). read more

Ryan Murphy Teases Twisty the Clown’s Return in ‘American Horror Story’ Season Seven

Evil clowns are certainly all the rage these days, and it looks like a recent entry into the pantheon will be making a mysterious return to American Horror Story according to creator Ryan Murphy.

Murphy took to Instagram today and posted the following image of AHS: Season Five’s Twisty the Clown with the message “He’s  Baaaaaack”.

How Twisty fits into the new election story line in a different time period and setting remains to be seen, but the homage to classic EC Horror Comics is sure to get fans excited. read more

Ryan Murphy Releases Production Art for American Horror Story Season Seven

One thing Ryan Murphy can never be accused of is not fueling his fan base’s need for clues to his American Horror Story franchise.

Murphy recently put up this image on his instagram account, sending his rabid fans into their usual hysterics.

The image seems to tie into the “election theme” of Season Seven, with the mask representing a twisted GOP elephant mascot (it also bares more than a passing resemblance to the classic “space jockey” from the original Alien film).  Can an evil donkey be far behind?  How about a sadistic Uncle Sam or Martha Washington?  Time will tell… read more

Comedian Billy Eichner Joins American Horror Story Season Seven Cast

Deadline broke the news today that comedian Billy Eichner will join the cast of the seventh season of American Horror Story.

Eichner (best known for his acidic wit and antics on his Billy on the Street talk show/game show on TruTV) will supposedly portray,”…a close confidant of (Sarah) Paulson’s character and mostly will be wearing mysterious tank tops.”  That’s right, mysterious tank tops…

Eichner is also rumored to “… be in six or seven of the 11 episodes in Season 7, which begins shooting in May.”  Ironically, Eichner joked recently on a Billy on the Street episode that the only opportunity for him on scripted television was to appear on American Horror Story and get killed. read more

The Walking Dead Season 7 Mid-Season Premiere Draws 15.9 Million Viewers

AMC released the Neilsen Live+3 ratings for the mid-season return of The Walking Dead Season Seven via a press release today and reported a total of 15.9 million viewers for the episode.  This is a substantial increase over the most recent season seven episodes, which averaged just over 10.5 million viewers.

Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. stated that,“Whether you consider The Walking Dead a survivor or an empire, it is gratifying to see the show return with such a big bang, and not just in theory – ratings increases from December’s finale in an environment in which growth, when measured and reported, can feel like something of a stranger thing.” read more

Ryan Murphy Announces Topic for Season Seven of American Horror Story: Politics

On Wednesday’s Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, Ryan Murphy revealed that next season’s American Horror Story will focus on the 2016 presidential election and politics.

When Cohen asked about the upcoming season, Murphy stated that,“Well, I don’t have a title, but the season we begin shooting in June is going to be about the election that we just went through.”

While the information provided by Murphy is intentionally vague, Murphy (who is well known for changing a season’s direction or content based on fan reaction and ratings mid-season) appears to be about to enter a whole new different type of convoluted story-line. read more