The "American Horror Story" franchise is one the most acclaimed programs in Emmy history, with 70 nominations over the past four years. Among the show's 13 wins include acting trophies for Jessica Lange (supporting for "Murder House"), James Cromwell (supporting for "Asylum"), Kathy Bates (supporting for "Coven") and Lange again (lead for "Coven"). Now that we've seen the finale of "American Horror Story: Hotel" on FX, who from Season 5's cast deserves to join that impressive Emmy-winning lineup? Vote in our new poll below.
The all-star cast of "Hotel" is made up of Oscar legend Kathy Bates, Critics' Choice winner Sarah Paulson, "X-Men" star Evan Peters, Critics' Choice nominee Wes Bentley, Golden Globe champs Matt Bomer and Chloe Sevigny, Tony victor Denis O'Hare, Grammy nominee Cheyenne Jackson, Oscar nominee Angela Bassett and superstar Lady Gaga, who just won a Golden Globe for this role on Sunday.
Bates and Bentley are up for lead actress and actor at this weekend's Critics' Choice Awards, while Paulson, already a two-time winner for "Asylum" and "Freak Show," contends in the supporting actress race. Hurry and cast your Critics' Choice predictions right here for a chance to win our $100 prize.
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