'American Horror Story' has a decent start for FX


FX's new series "American Horror Story" scared up pretty decent ratings for its premiere. About 3.2 million people watched the series premiere Wednesday night (Oct. 5), and just over 2 million of those viewers fell in the adults 18-49 demographic. The 18-49 figure puts it on par with the premiere of "AHS" co-creator Ryan Murphy's last FX show, "Nip/Tuck."Two replays later in the night pushed the premiere's cumulative total to 5 million viewers and 3.2 million adults 18-49."We're really thrilled by the premiere ratings performance of 'American Horror Story,'" FX president and general manager John Landgraf says. "We know that when the Live+7 ratings come in ... 'AHS' will rank at least number two all-time [among FX dramas] in adults 18-49 behind 'The Shield,' and there is a possibility that it could be our highest ever."Also of note: On a channel whose other dramas tend to snare more male than female viewers, "American Horror Story"...



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