Head Into The “American Horror Story: Asylum” TONIGHT


At Briarcliff Manor, Even The Horror Goes Insane.

American Horror Story: Asylum,” Premieres TONIGHT, October 17 at 10p only on FX.

Being committed October 17, the new season is set at an East Coast asylum for the criminally insane in 1964, and revolves around Jessica Lange’s new character — a nun — and her boss at the institution, played by James Cromwell.

Episode 1 – “Welcome to Briarcliff” (Airs October 17, 10:00 pm e/p) – “Welcome to Briarcliff Manor, a notorious insane asylum home to the deranged serial killer, Bloody Face. Lurking in the shadows of this “sanctuary of healing” are terrifying evils that blur the boundaries between reality and insanity.” Written by Tim Minear; directed by Bradley Buecker.

Clea Duvall, Chris Zylka, Joseph Fiennes, Chloe Sevigny, The Voice’s Adam Levine, Mark Consuelos and newcomer Lizzie Brochere round out the cast. Other returning cast members set to play new roles include Sarah Paulson, Zachary Quinto, Evan Peters and Lily Rabe.

The first installment of “American Horror Story” earned 17 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, tying for the most of any program this year and setting a record for the most Emmy nominations for a miniseries in basic cable history. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Dante Di Loreto and Tim Minear are Executive Producers of “American Horror Story: Asylum.”

  • Taboo

    Finally the day has arrived!! Should be great :)

  • Joe-Banger

    I havent gotten into this show yet, Im a late bloomer. Seems like when shows have their titles altered the people involved are desperate to save said shows. I hope this is a winner!

  • djblack1313

    very good ep tonight. the only thing i didn’t like is them using (so prominantly) the score from CARRIE (one of my all time favorite scores ever). it took me out of the show every time it was used. but again, great ep!

  • KeepDoubting

    Awesome episode. This season looks to be a lot better than the first, and I loved the first.

    • gegglington

      hi fella do u know like down the line in season 2 they use a few actors from 1st series do they tie in there roles from the 1st or just say like a tim burton movie just use jonny depp cause hes good actor at what he does?

      • KeepDoubting

        It’s the “Tim Burton” thing. From what I saw from the first episode of this season, four of the actors/actresses from the first season are back. One hasn’t made an appearance yet. And apparently as of today, Dylan McDermott is going to be making an appearance somewhere down the line. This season has absolutely no tie-ins to the first though.