Tag Archives: American Horror Story

Critical Condition: 9-1-1

9-1-1 | Three, 9.05 Monday ➢ “A series about 911 responders comes with built-in advantages in the drama department. Even so, there’s no missing the exceptional depth of detail, the emotional range and enterprise that undergird standard events—trying, for instance, to breathe life back into a swimmer knocked unconscious—and make them affecting.” — Wall Street […]

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Critical Condition: Feud: Bette and Joan

Feud: Bette and Joan (SoHo, 8.30 Tuesdays) “A fantastic miniseries has arrived that at last fully tells the painful history of being gay in modern America — and no, silly, it’s not ABC’s dourly dutiful When We Rise. It’s Feud: Bette and Joan, Ryan Murphy’s latest and rapturously entertaining anthology project … The eight-episode series […]

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Critical Condition: American Horror Story

American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare (SoHo, 9.30 Tuesday/encore 7.30 Sunday) “At last, at last, American Horror Story aired an episode that was simply an American horror story—not an American fever dream and tonal pastiche featuring supernatural rapists, non-essential enema scenes, muddled social commentary, and the misuse of Broadway’s most venerated talents. The theme for the sixth season […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 15

AHS ‘mystery’ solved … Blindspot eyes new slot … Brief re-encounter … American Horror Story resumes tonight on FX in the US, five days ahead of its season premiere on SoHo. Reveals Variety about the unusually secretive storyline: “The theme of Season 6 is ‘My Roanoke Nightmare,’ and will likely reference the Mystery of Roanoke aka the […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 22

Fear the Walking Dead limps back on to SoHo tonight with the mid-season premiere of season two. The episode chronicles Nick Clark’s nightmare trip to Tijuana and excludes the rest of the cast, save for one character who briefly appears in flashbacks. “Expect this structure to continue as FTWD pushes through the second half of its second season,” […]

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Critical Condition: Outcast

Outcast (SoHo, 9.30 Mondays) “Although it’s too early to tell if Outcast can sustain itself, this Cinemax horror series from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman at least has the right idea. In contrast to the Dead series, or for that matter, any season of American Horror Story, this mysterious, atmospheric tale of demonic and supernatural forces in ordinary lives seems informed by […]

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New to Blu: October 29-November 4

American Horror Story: Coven lands on Blu-ray in time for Halloween. Entertainment Weekly celebrated its release with a behind-the-scenes exclusive about the shooting of an episode that some of the cast revealed was “sometimes just as scary as watching it”. As for the Blu-ray specs, “The overall picture is a bit soft and lacking in […]

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HD Ratings: Walking Dead in a League of Its Own

Season five of The Walking Dead hit the ground running on Monday, averaging some of it highest ratings yet. The premiere averaged 8.0% – 10.8% of the major demographics, which are staggering numbers for a 9.30 slot. It won the hour in all the key demos opposite TV One’s Castle (1.0% – 5.7%) and TV3’s movie […]

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New Bloodlines for American Horrors

The Walking Dead has been renewed for a sixth season even before the fifth premieres while a spin-off has been announced for American Horror Story just days ahead of the fourth season’s debut. Both series return to air next Monday at 9.30: The Walking Dead on TV2 and American Horror Story: Freak Show on SoHo. […]

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SoHo Checks Into Bates Motel

Bates Motel will join a horror onslaught next month on SoHo that includes the final season of True Blood, the premiere of Penny Dreadful and the ongoing American Horror Story: Coven. The Psycho spin-off was destined for Four through MediaWorks’ deal with NBC Universal before the in-receivership broadcaster restructured its studio output deal. So while […]

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