FX scares up ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7: Are you ready for more nightmarish fun in 2017?

FX hopes you’re ready for even more TV-induced nightmares, as it’s just renewed “American Horror Story” for a seventh installment to air in 2017. As usual, the cast and plot won’t be revealed until much later, but we encourage you to start guessing in the comments section below. The Season 7 pickup comes on the heels of its current edition, “American Horror Story: Roanoke,” scaring up 8.3 million viewers for its first-run broadcast last month. And fan reception for “Roanoke” is also through the grave, with our readers declaring it the best season since “Asylum.”

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Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and their team of remarkable writers have done an amazing job of keeping ‘American Horror Story’ endlessly inventive, shocking and entertaining and we are honored to move ahead with them on the seventh installment,” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. “The sustained success through six installments only proves how intensely the series resonates with fans. ‘AHS’ confronts our deepest fears with unmatched suspense and style. Each new installment is a cultural event, hotly anticipated for its theme, imagery, cast and twists. We thank the creators and their team, the cast and everyone who has continued to make ‘AHS’ such an extraordinary series.”

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Will “AHS: Roanoke” be another awards success for Murphy and FX? The first five “AHS” cycles won a total of 15 Emmy Awards, as detailed below:

“American Horror Story: Murder House” (2012)
Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Lange)
Best Hairstyling

“American Horror Story: Asylum” (2013)
Best Supporting Actor (James Cromwell)
Best Sound Editing

“American Horror Story: Coven” (2014)
Best Actress (Lange)
Best Supporting Actress (Kathy Bates)
Best Costumes
Best Hairstyling

“American Horror Story: Freak Show” (2015)
Best Costumes
Best Hairstyling
Best Non-Prosthetic Makeup
Best Prosthetic Makeup
Best Supporting Visual Effects

“American Horror Story: Hotel” (2016)
Best Contemporary Costumes
Best Non-Prosthetic Makeup

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