FX Renews ‘American Horror Story’

Anthology series to return for seventh season

FX Networks has renewed its Emmy-award winning limited series American Horror Story for a seventh season, the network said Tuesday.

The Ryan Murphy-created series will launch its 7th season in 2017, according to network officials. The sixth installment of the franchise, AHS: Roanoke, is currently averaging 6.89 million viewers on a live+3 basis through three episodes, up 25% compared to season five of the franchise, according to FX.

 “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,” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions.  “The sustained success through six installments only proves how intensely the series resonates with fans.”