American Horror Story: Apocalypse premiere had a big opening night!


American Horror Story: Apocalypse premiered last week and lured fans in with the foreboding vibe of the season making it TV’s biggest show of the night!

American Horror Story is back with Apocalypse and last week’s season 8 premiere really set the stage for what’s to come. The highly-anticipated crossover season has been on everyone’s minds and with the season officially beginning, fans are curious to know when and where we will some old, familiar faces.

Perhaps, this excitement and enthusiasm are precisely why so many people tuned in last week to see how season 8 would begin. Last week, American Horror Story was TV’s biggest show of the night in L+3 ratings (aka shows that are watched within 3 days from when they originally aired).

That comes as no surprise considering how many people are ecstatic about where this season may lead us. The show was number 1 in the demographic of adults anywhere from 25-54 through various metrics. And the premiere brought in a total of 5.7 million viewers.

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The premise of this season follows a nuclear apocalypse that wipes out the world except a select few that were ushered into some sort of bunker for protection. The world’s elite, richest, and most fit for survival were picked to carry on humankind, and the group is rather interesting.

Outpost Three is run by Venable (Sarah Paulson) Miriam Mead (Kathy Bates) and is one of a few that is housing the surviving population. At the end of last week’s season 8 premiere, Michael Langdon (Cody Fern) makes an appearance, and fans will remember that name from the Murder House season as the child of Vivien Harmon (Connie Britton) and Tate (Evan Peters).

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Michael shows up and promises a secret paradise that will only be offered to whoever he desires, which could be anyone or no one at all. Given the early success of this season of American Horror Story, things are likely to only go up from here especially with the return of fan favorites Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, and Jessica Lange.

American Horror Story airs every Wednesday on FX at 10 PM EST!