Thanks to strong ratings and a spectacular second-season storyline that has kept viewers on the edge of their seats, American Horror Story will be returning next fall for a third season, with U.S. cable network FX announcing they’ve ordered another season from series co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk (Glee).
“With ‘American Horror Story: Asylum,’ Ryan and Brad have raised the bar in every way from Murder House, the first American Horror Story miniseries,” said John Landgraf, president and general manager of FX Networks, in a statement. “And their original idea — the notion of doing an anthological series of miniseries with a repertory cast — has proven groundbreaking, wildly successful and will prove to be trendsetting. We can’t wait to see what deviously brilliant ideas they come up with for their third miniseries.”
Jessica Lange, who appeared in the first two seasons, will be returning to the third, which will go into production during the summer of 2013 and air in the fall.