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[TV] Everyone From Season 1 Wants To Be Back On "American Horror Story: Coven"

Maybe I’m not the only one who likes “American Horror Story: Coven” more than the prior installment, “Asylum.” It feels like a lot of Season 1 actors are lobbying to return to the show. First it was Dylan McDermott, and now Connie Britton (who played McDermott’s wife Vivien in the first season) has expressed a desire to come back in some capacity.

She tells Rolling Stone, ““I’m like, ‘I’ll put that on and jump on a plane and go to New Orleans. Yes, I would do that. As long as we can figure it out with both productions, I’m in. I hope it happens.

I wouldn’t get your hopes up. It sounds like she was asked sort of a pie-eyed question and is giving sort of a “fun” answer. Even if “Coven” is still shooting, I imagine that they have their season arc pretty much nailed down. Though it does seem they like to improvise!

“American Horror Story: Coven” stars Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, Alexandra Breckenridge, Christine Ebersole, Danny Huston and Lily Rabe. READ MORE

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[TV] Next On "American Horror Story: Coven"; A New Teaser For "Fearful Pranks Ensue"

Last week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Coven” had me reeling a bit. Emma Roberts is one of the strongest elements of the new season, and I really hope they bring her back (I’m betting they will).

In the meantime, there’s a new teaser (shorter than last week’s) for episode 3.04, “Fearful Pranks Ensue”, which airs Oct. 30 at 10 p.m. EST.

In it, “1961: When an African American teenager is lynched, Marie Laveau, who has no faith in the Civil Rights Movement, takes a ghastly revenge. READ MORE

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1 Reason Why "American Horror Story" Is the Supreme Television Series!

You want a list? Okay, here’s one that only carries a single item…

Other than the whimpering finale of “American Horror Story: Asylum,” I’ve found nearly every episode of FX’s “American Horror Story” to be deeply satisfying. Even though Jessica Lange is the backbone of the anthology series, there are plenty of other reasons as to why the show is so friggin’ good. But there’s actually a point to this article, and it’s not to gush over each and every “AHS” moment, it’s to point out the single reason why this show rules television – why it’s the supreme series.

When I initially caught the debut episode of the Ryan Murphy-created series, I hated it. In fact, it took me 3-4 episodes to really get into a groove. It wasn’t until the second season was announced that I understood the reason why. With the reveal of “Asylum,” Murphy and FX had cracked the anthology sub genre wide open, turning each season into a new arc, while utilizing the same talent. READ MORE

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[TV] Next On "American Horror Story: Coven": Episode 3.04, "Fearful Pranks Ensue " Promo

FX continued on its relentless pace this evening with another shock-filled episode of “American Horror Story: Coven”. As always, we’re left with a cliffhanger that should have most of you guys salivating for next week’s episode. If you can’t stand another second of waiting, here’s the promo for episode 3.04, “Fearful Pranks Ensue”, which airs Oct. 30 at 10 p.m. EST.

In it, “1961: When an African American teenager is lynched, Marie Laveau, who has no faith in the Civil Rights Movement, takes a ghastly revenge. READ MORE

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5 Things I Love About "American Horror Story: Coven"!!!

It’s too early to tell if FX’s American Horror Story: Coven surpasses Season 1 (aka “Murder House”) for me, I just haven’t seen enough of it yet. After all, most of Season 1′s batsh*ttery really hit the fan around episodes 4 and 5. By that point the show has provided you with a set of expectations it can then get to work subverting. I’m definitely digging it way more than “Asylum” though, it exceeds that season on flair alone.

Still, there are a lot of gleefully great (and commendably awful) elements to “Coven” and, after watching episode 2, I’m ready to dive into what really works for me about the season… so far.

“American Horror Story: Coven” stars Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, Alexandra Breckenridge, Christine Ebersole, Danny Huston and Lily Rabe.

Head below to start counting. READ MORE

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[TV] Next On "American Horror Story: Coven": Images From 3.03, "The Replacement"

FX has released 10 new images for “American Horror Story: Coven”, episode 3.03, “The Replacement”, which airs Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. EST.

In it, “Fiona takes on an unlikely protégé. A guilt-ridden Zoe tries to give Kyle his old life back. Madison has a fiery exchange with Joan Ramsey, a new neighbor…

It was written by “X-Files” vet James Wong and directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.

“American Horror Story: Coven” stars Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, Alexandra Breckenridge, Christine Ebersole, Danny Huston and Lily Rabe. READ MORE

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[TV] Next On: "American Horror Story: Coven" Episode 3.03, "The Replacements"

Just after two episode, I am absolutely loving FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven”, which is riddled with mystique, and jam-packed with shocking surprises. Each episode feels like an entire season of any other show, making it one of the most fast-paced series I’ve ever seen. So far, the witch theme is easily my favorite of the franchise, leaving me hoping for a strong stretch of programming. If you’re watching “The Walking Dead” and not “Coven,” for shame.

Things get insane next week (as the above image suggests) in episode 3.03, “The Replacement”, which airs Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. EST.

In it, “Fiona takes on an unlikely protégé. A guilt-ridden Zoe tries to give Kyle his old life back. Madison has a fiery exchange with Joan Ramsey, a new neighbor…

It was written by “X-Files” vet James Wong and directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.

“American Horror Story: Coven” stars Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, Alexandra Breckenridge, Christine Ebersole, Danny Huston and Lily Rabe. READ MORE

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[TV] "American Horror Story: Coven" Season Sneak Peak Asks, "Who's the Baddest Witch in Town?"

When the dust settles … who will be the baddest witch in town?

FX shared a look ahead at the upcoming season of “American Horror Story: Coven”, which continues tonight with Episode 3.02, “Boy Parts.”

Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare star. READ MORE

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[TV] Commentary For "American Horror Story: Coven" Episode 3.01, “Bitchcraft”!

“American Horror Story: Coven” premiered last Wednesday, October 9 to record ratings, and rave reviews. With tonight’s episode gearing up for more black magic and witchcraft, FX shared a new featurette for episode 3.01, “Bitchcraft,” that will take you inside the coven to see how visual aesthetics in the premiere episode establish the world inside the latest “American Horror Story.”

Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare all star.

Here’s what happened in episode 1: READ MORE

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[TV] New Sneaks At Both "American Horror Story" and "The Walking Dead's" Second Episodes

We now have a look at a pair of sneak peaks at the second episodes of both AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” which airs Sundays, and FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven,” airing Wednesdays.

Airing October 20, here’s the synopsis for “The Walking Dead” Episode 4.02, “Infected”: “The group faces a new enemy; Rick and the others fight to protect their hard-won livelihood.READ MORE

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[TV] 7.8 Million People Watched "American Horror Story: Coven"!

FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven” launched Wednesday night to the anthology franchise’s biggest audience ever, reports EW.

The debut was seen by 5.5 million viewers, up 44 percent from last year’s “American Horror Story: Asylum.”

The episode also delivered a 3.0 rating among adults 18-49 — up roughly 90 percent from last fall and topping everything on broadcast last night except ABC’s “Modern Family.” If you add the show’s first encore, “AHS” had a total of 7.8 million. READ MORE

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[TV] Tonight's the Night! Burn With New "American Horror Story: Coven" Promo!

Update: Added an inside look at tonight’s episode featuring interviews with the cast.

Tonight’s the night, as FX will debut the premiere episode of American Horror Story: Coven, which Evan Dickson really enjoyed (read his review). Gearing up for the premiere, here’s a new promo featuring a montage of footage from “Episode 3.01, “Bitchcraft.”

Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

The third season features cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare. READ MORE

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American Horror Story: Coven

Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

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[BD Review] "American Horror Story: Coven" Is Wonderfully Tacky And Incredibly Entertaining!

Last night I attended a Blu-ray/DVD release event for “American Horror Story: Asylum” at the legendary (and supposedly haunted) Linda Vista Hospital in Los Angeles. We saw some special features from the Second Season set that looked pretty in-depth (given the location of the event, a lot of what we saw focussed on the sets for Briarcliff Asylum) and were treated to a lengthy Q&A with Asylum regulars Naomi Grossman (“Pepper”) and Barbara Tarbuck (“Mother Superior Claudia”).

As interesting as that stuff was, my most anticipated moment of the evening was the premiere of the first episode of American Horror Story: Coven. It did NOT disappoint! From my review, “As dumb as “American Horror Story” pretends to be, its incredibly smart about the business at hand – which is entertaining and shocking its audience. And make no mistake, I was shocked by a lot of it.

Head HERE for the full review! And be sure to tune into FX tomorrow, October 9th at 10PM!

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[BD Review] "American Horror Story: Coven" Is Wonderfully Tacky and Incredibly Entertaining

Last night I attended a Blu-ray/DVD release event for “American Horror Story: Asylum” at the legendary (and supposedly haunted) Linda Vista Hospital in Los Angeles. We saw some special features from the Second Season set that looked pretty in-depth (given the location of the event, a lot of what we saw focussed on the sets for Briarcliff Asylum) and were treated to a lengthy Q&A with Asylum regulars Naomi Grossman (“Pepper”) and Barbara Tarbuck (“Mother Superior Claudia”).

As interesting as that stuff was, my most anticipated moment of the evening was the premiere of the first episode of “American Horror Story: Coven“. I was a huge fan of the first season of Ryan Murphy’s out-of-its-mind anthology series but my enthusiasm cooled somewhat during the first couple episodes of Season 2. Obviously the good news in regard to this show is that, unlike “Homeland”, its literally impossible for them to write themselves into a corner for too long. Each season is a fresh reset button, something “Coven” takes great advantage of.

In hindsight, I think the reason I ultimately tuned out of “Asylum” was the setting. The characters Murphy comes up with are so insane it’s a shame to put them in a context that so openly reminds the viewer of the divide between “AHS” and reality. They work much better in the real world, where they contrast with and rub up against normal people, normal settings and normal societal conventions. Consciously or not, “Coven” recognizes and rectifies this.

Fans who loved Taissa Farmiga in Season 1 will be happy to know that she’s front and center here, the world here seems to be as much through her eyes as the world of Hogwarts is through Harry Potter’s. That’s not an accidental analogy either -Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies Farmiga stars as a Zoe Benson, a young witch who is only beginning to be clued into her powers (via a scene that echoes Rogue’s self discovery in X-Men with the sexuality turned up to 11). She’s sent to Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies, a “finishing school” for young witches in New Orleans, and we’re off to the races.

Murphy makes an excellent move here by keeping the number of students at the school to a bare minimum. There are only three other attendees – Emma Roberts (“Madison Montgomery”), Gabourey Sidibe (“Queenie”) and Jamie Brewer (“Nan”) – and it’s refreshing to see the show focus on a few well-drawn characters rather than populating the house with half-baked stereotypes. The Academy is run by Sarah Paulson’s Cordelia Foxx, a kindly witch who tries to rule with a benevolent hand but is often stymied by the mischievous, and perhaps villainous, Jessica Lange (playing the vampier than thou Fiona Goode). There are two different side stories that feed into the narrative at the Academy (one featuring Kathy Bates, the other focussing on Lily Rabe), but it’s better if you discover for yourselves how they tie in.

The great pleasure of “Coven” comes from watching all of these personalities collide with each other (and the surrounding world) in inventive ways. As dumb as “American Horror Story” pretends to be, its incredibly smart about the business at hand – which is entertaining and shocking its audience. And make no mistake, I was shocked by a lot of it. There’s some subject matter here that I might have expected to see on HBO (albeit, I’ve never seen an HBO show take a similar tonal approach to this kind of material), but not on FX. Still, once I got past my own moral queasiness, it was easy to dive back into being enthralled with the program.

I don’t want to spoil anything for you guys, so I’m going to have to end it here. Just be sure to check into FX tomorrow night at 10PM. “American Horror Story: Coven” is bloody, sexy, hilarious, gloriously tacky and out of its f*cking mind – just the way we like it. It’s wrong in all the right ways.

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[TV] New "American Horror Story: Coven" Promo Warns, "We Are Among You."

Explore the gritty underbelly of New Orleans and see why The Crescent City will be one of American Horror Story: Coven’s most wicked characters.

Premiering October 9, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

With a cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare, here’s a list of the first three episodes that begin this October. READ MORE

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[TV] Second "American Horror Story: Coven" Featurette, 'Inside The Coven: The Underbelly of NOLA'

Explore the gritty underbelly of New Orleans and see why The Crescent City will be one of American Horror Story: Coven’s most wicked characters.

Premiering October 9, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

With a cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare, here’s a list of the first three episodes that begin this October. READ MORE

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[TV] New "American Horror Story" Teaser Pits A Minotaur Against Kathy Bates

Or at least he seems to be resisting her summoning. FX has aired another unique promo for American Horror Story: Coven.”, one that features a LOT of new footage.

Premiering October 9, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

With a cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare, here’s a list of the first three episodes that begin this October. READ MORE

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[TV] Next On "American Horror Story: Coven": Plot Details For Episode 3.02, “Boy Parts”!

Dying to know what’s ahead for FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven”?

Below we have added the official plot details for Episode 3.02, “Boy Parts,” debuting on October 16.

Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare star. READ MORE

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[TV] Next On "American Horror Story: Coven": Official Images From “Bitchcraft”!

Wednesday morning FX released the first batch of official stills from “American Horror Story: Coven,” which introduce Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare in their roles.

The imagery comes from the series premiere, Episode 3.01, “Bitchraft,” debuting on October 9. READ MORE

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[TV] Three "American Horror Story: Coven" Promos Will Leave You Cursed!

FX keeps it coming with three more promos for American Horror Story: Coven.”

Premiering October 9, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

With a cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare, here’s a list of the first three episodes that begin this October. READ MORE

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[TV] Stay One Step Ahead With Two More "American Horror Story: Coven" Promos

Stay one step ahead, and in style with two new promos for American Horror Story: Coven.”

Premiering October 9, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

With a cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare, here’s a list of the first three episodes that begin this October. READ MORE

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[TV] "American Horror Story: Coven" Promo and Motion Poster Leave You Writhing In Pain...

FX has release another promos and motion poster for American Horror Story: Coven,” one that will make you writhing in pain.

Premiering October 9, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

With a cast of regulars and new recruits including Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare, here’s a list of the first three episodes that begin this October. READ MORE