American Horror Story Wiki
American Horror Story Wiki
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American Horror Stories is a horror-drama television show created and produced by Ryan Murphy. It is a spin-off series to American Horror Story, with each episode being hour-long, contained anthology episodes. The series premiered Thursday July 15, 2021, exclusively on FX on Hulu.[1]


An anthology series of stand alone episodes delving into horror myths, legends and lore.


Season Title Writer(s) Director Date
1 & 2 Season 1 "Rubber(wo)Man" Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk Loni Peristere July 15, 2021
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  • Part 1: A teenager and her Dads move into a forsaken home with a grim past. As the family makes renovations, a darkness takes root within them.[2]
  • Part 2: Scarlett enters a twisted new romance while Michael and Troy are forced to confront their rocky relationship.[2]

Prominent cast: Matt Bomer, Gavin Creel, Sierra McCormick, Kaia Gerber, Aaron Tveit.

3 Season 1 "Drive In" Manny Coto Eduardo Sánchez July 22, 2021
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A screening of a forbidden film has disastrous consequences.[3]

Prominent cast: Rhenzy Feliz, Madison Bailey, Naomi Grossman, John Carroll Lynch.

4 Season 1 "The Naughty List" Manny Coto Max Winkler July 29, 2021
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A group of influencers face a reckoning after posting a problematic video online.[4]

Prominent cast: Kevin McHale, Nico Greetham, Dyllon Burnside, Charles Melton, Danny Trejo.

5 Season 1 "BA'AL" Ali Adler & Manny Coto Sanaa Hamri August 5, 2021
A wife does the unthinkable for a chance at a successful pregnancy.[5]

Prominent cast: Billie Lourd, Ronen Rubinstein.

6 Season 1 "Feral" Manny Coto Manny Coto August 12, 2021
A family goes on a camping trip unaware of what is lurking in the woods.[6]

Prominent cast: Cody Fern, Aaron Tveit.

7 Season 1 "Game Over" Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk Liz Friedlander August 19, 2021
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A couple dares to spend the night in one of the most infamous haunted houses.[7]

Prominent cast: Dylan McDermott, Sierra McCormick, Kaia Gerber, Jamie Brewer.


  • The series was first announced by Ryan Murphy on his Instagram and later confirmed by FX.[8]
  • On August 4th, 2020, during a Netflix panel for her upcoming series Ratched, Sarah Paulson announced that she would be directing the series.[9]
  • On November 11, 2020, Ryan Murphy posted on his Instagram account the first promotional image of the spin-off. He also announced that the series will feature 16 episodes and that many cast members from the original series will be part of it. Furthermore, he answered Dylan McDermott's and Cody Fern's comments on the image confirming that both are part of the cast.
  • According to FX chairman John Landgraf, American Horror Stories is set to broadcast on Hulu in July, 2021.[10]
  • Ryan Murphy expanded the cast by adding Glee alum Kevin McHale, Pose actor Dyllón Burnside, The Prom‘s Nico Greetham, and Charles Melton, who previously co-starred as Mr. Wu in Hotel.[11]
  • A sneak peek of some of the American Horror Stories cast was released on social media on July 8, 2021. The video is reminiscent of key elements of Murder House, and shows the credits on a TV screen with eerie interferences.[12]
  • A sneak peek of some of the cast for the third episode was released on March 20. Similarly to the previous one, it features close shots of tools in a basement laboratory, cast names on a TV screen with interferences, and interactions between Rubber Man and Rubber Woman.[13]
  • In August 2021, the series was renewed for a second season, ahead of the first season' finale.[14]
  • The posters contain hidden clues to American Horror Story's 10th season.