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Why Red Band Society Is Worth Watching

18 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

"Imagine how hard it is to make friends in a coma. I'm at a serious disadvantage here." On the premiere episode of Fox's excellent new comedy-drama Red Band Society, those words are spoken in voiceover by 12-year-old Charlie (Griffin Gluck). Eyes closed to the world, but ears able to take in everything going on around him, Charlie is unconscious in a hospital ward for children and teenagers. Charlie is the show's narrator, and he can make his presence felt, one way or the other. When he's forced to share his room with a cheerleader who smokes, he retaliates with flatulence. »

- Tom Gliatto, @gliattoT

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Why Red Band Society Is Worth Watching

18 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

"Imagine how hard it is to make friends in a coma. I'm at a serious disadvantage here." On the premiere episode of Fox's excellent new comedy-drama Red Band Society, those words are spoken in voiceover by 12-year-old Charlie (Griffin Gluck). Eyes closed to the world, but ears able to take in everything going on around him, Charlie is unconscious in a hospital ward for children and teenagers. Charlie is the show's narrator, and he can make his presence felt, one way or the other. When he's forced to share his room with a cheerleader who smokes, he retaliates with flatulence. »

- Tom Gliatto, @gliattoT

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'Ahs' star Sarah Paulson calls conjoined twins her 'craziest' role yet

20 hours ago | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

In the three previous seasons of American Horror Story, Sarah Paulson has played a medium, a reporter targeted by a serial killer, and a witch blinded by acid. Clearly, Paulson loves a challenge…which brings us to this year’s Freak Show. Playing conjoined twins Bette and Dot, who are discovered by freak show manager Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange), Paulson admits it’s been her most difficult Ahs character to date. But the actress is also finding the fun in it. “Now I’m really overusing the twin emoji on my iPhone,” Paulson jokes on location in New Orleans. “Boy, »

- Tim Stack

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'American Horror Story' adds 'Chloe King' star to its freak show

16 September 2014 6:39 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

American Horror Story has added another act to its freak show.

The Nine Lives of Chloe King star Skyler Samuels has landed a recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of the horror anthology, EW has confirmed. There aren’t many details on Samuels’ role, but The Hollywood Reporter describes her character as “a local who finds herself in a tough situation.”

American Horror Story: Freak Show, which premieres Oct. 8 at 10 p.m. on FX, follows Elsa Mars (played by Ahs alum Jessica Lange) and her group of, well, freaky circus performers and their ill-fated arrival in Jupiter, Fla, in the 1950s. »

- Emily Blake

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Jessica Lange: 'Ahs: Freak Show' 'will surpass anything we've done before'

16 September 2014 1:40 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Despite changing plots and wild twists, one of the constants of the four seasons of American Horror Story has been star Jessica Lange, who has now won two Emmys for Ahs. The actress is back for this year’s Freak Show (premiering Oct. 8 at 10 p.m. on FX) to play the maestro behind the titular group of performers, an ex-German cabaret star named Elsa Mars. Lange, who has said that this will be her last Ahs installment, talked to EW about about bringing the concept to co-creator Ryan Murphy, musical numbers, and what else is in store for this year’s epic Show. »

- Tim Stack

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'American Horror Story' Enlists 'Chloe King' Star for Key Role (Exclusive)

16 September 2014 1:27 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

FX's American Horror Story is adding a Nine Lives of Chloe King star to the Freak Show. Actress Skyler Samuels has booked a major recurring arc in the fourth season of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's anthology drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. While specific plot details about Samuels' role are being kept under wraps, sources tell THR that she plays a "pivotal character" described as a local who finds herself in a tough situation. Photos On Set With 'American Horror Story: Coven' Freak Show starts in Florida, circa 1952, and centers on a "troupe of curiosities" that arrives at the same time that a dark entity emerges, threatening the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. It focuses

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- Lesley Goldberg

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American Horror Story: Freak Show's New Poster Is Glamorous and Understatedly Twisted

16 September 2014 6:23 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

American Horror Story: Freak Show's posters and trailers have been the stuff of beautiful nightmares and E! News' exclusive poster is no different. Everything looks totally glamorous and normal, right? Look a little closer. Two hands on one arm. Ryan Murphy, you twisted genius. The new season of American Horror Story is set in the 1950s where Jessica Lange is Elsa Mars, a "chanteuse" (Murphy's description, no word if she's elusive) and the owner of one of the last remaining freak shows in America. The German ex-pat is joined by her second-in-command Ethel Darling, the bearded lady, played by Kathy Bates. Other "freaks" include conjoined twins Bette and Dot (Sarah Paulson), »

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Mega-Producers Ryan Murphy, Howard Gordon to Host Hillary Clinton Super Pac Fundraiser

15 September 2014 1:56 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Hillary Clinton, who along with husband Bill Clinton did a star turn at Iowa Senator Tom Harkin’s annual Democratic steak fry last weekend, may not have formally declared her presidential candidacy, but her Hollywood supporters are getting ready for the day she does. Homeland showrunner and producer Howard Gordon and his wife, Cambria Gordon, will host the Super Pac fundraiser at their Pacific Palisades home. Glee creator Ryan Murphy and his husband, David Miller, will co-chair the event, which also will feature a concert by three-time Academy Award-winning composer Burt Bacharach and an appearance by California Senator Barbara

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- Tina Daunt

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Ryan Murphy on 'Ahs: Freak Show': 'This season, once you die, you're dead'

15 September 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

By now, avid TV watchers know that each season of American Horror Story is an entirely new plot but with much of the same group of actors. Each installment also most importantly stems from the brilliant and imaginative minds of co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. For EW’s Fall TV Preview, on stands now, Murphy offered up some details from the New Orleans set of Ahs’s latest installment, Freak Show—about the titular group of entertainers in 1952 in Jupiter, Florida—which premieres Oct. 8 at 10pm on FX.

EW: Where did this come from? I know it’s something »

- Tim Stack

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New Teaser for American Horror Story: Freak Show, 'Big And Small'

15 September 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Season four of FX's hit drama series centers on the last freak show in America circa 1952. Created by Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story: Freak Show is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, October 8th, at 10pm. American Horror Story: Freak Show stars series regulars Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe and Frances Conroy. Newcomers this season include Michael Chiklis, Patti Labelle, John Carroll Lynch, Wes Bentley, Frances Conroy, Denis O’Hare, Finn Wittrock, Jamie Brewer, and the Guinness World Record holder for world's smallest woman Jyoti Amge. »

- Pietro Filipponi

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"American Horror Story: Freak Show"

14 September 2014 9:59 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images and footage from the fourth season of the FX anthology TV series "American Horror Story", created/produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk:

"...the fourth season, 'Freak Show', is set in Jupiter, Florida during the year 1952 and will center around one of the few remaining carnival freak shows..."

"If you look historically what happened in the year 1950, there's some more clues in that year," said series star Ryan Murphy.

"It's a period piece. We try and do the opposite of what we've done before. Jessica Lange has already started practicing her German accent so I'm very excited..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "American Horror Story: Freak Show"...

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- Michael Stevens

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TV News: Sleepy, Open, White, First, Supernatural

12 September 2014 4:47 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Sleepy Hollow

Some new photos from the upcoming second season of Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" are up at TV Line. The shots confirm Ichabod makes it out of his coffin and finds Abbie as the pair set out to protect their not-so-sleepy town.

Open

HBO has opted not to move forward with "The Normal Heart" and "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy's sexuality drama "Open". HBO reportedly wanted to re-develop the drama but ultimately Murphy opted against reconceiving the pilot.

The story was described as a multicharacter exploration of the complex, ever-evolving landscape of sexuality, monogamy and intimacy in relationships. Anna TorvScott SpeedmanMichelle Monaghan and Wes Bentley starred in the pilot. [Source: The Live Feed]

White Collar

USA Network has moved up the six-episode, sixth and final season of "White Collar" which was originally slated to air next year. Instead, the network plans to premiere the new season on November 6th this year. The »

- Garth Franklin

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New American Horror Story: Freak Show Image Confirms Pepper’s Return

12 September 2014 12:26 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

American Horror Story is well known for bringing back actors from previous seasons, but giving them new roles.  In American Horror Story: Freak Show, however, we’ve got an actress reprising her role from season 2.  Naomi Grossman played Pepper in American Horror Story: Asylum and now Freak Show will fill us in on what she was up to prior to being committed to Briarcliff. A while back, there was an American Horror Story call sheet leak and the document had Pepper’s name on it, so there’s been talk of Pepper’s return for a little while, but now, not only did show co-creator Ryan Murphy confirm it, but FX also unveiled a brand new still of Pepper in Freak Show.  Hit the jump to check it out.  American Horror Story: Freak Show begins on October 8th and also stars Sarah Paulson, Denis O’Hare, Kathy BatesAngela Bassett, »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Sound off on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' controversy: It's a prequel to 'Asylum''

12 September 2014 10:33 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

(Left to right: Pepper in a 1952 freak show and Pepper in a 1964 asylum.) TV producer Ryan Murphy ("The Normal Heart," "Glee," "Nip/Tuck") is no stranger to controversy, but this week's "American Horror Story" news is one of the more shocking to come from his wheelhouse. Despite FX billing "American Horror Story" as a stand-alone anthology series every year, Murphy confirmed today that fan-favorite "Asylum" character Pepper (Naomi Grossman) would return in the upcoming "Freak Show" season, thus making 1952-set "Freak Show" an indirect prequel to "Asylum," which took place in 1964. Are you happy that "Freak Show" will be a prequel to "Asylum," or should "Ahs" have continued its stand-alone legacy? Vote in our poll below! -Break- "[We'll see] what happened to Pepper before she went to the asylum," Murphy told Entertainment Weekly. »

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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Bringing Back ‘Asylum’ Character

12 September 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

One of the benefits of American Horror Story‘s anthology formula is that the same actors can return over and over again in different roles, as the series spans time from the 1960s setting of Asylum to the modern-day narrative of seasons like Murder House. The fact that many members of the principal cast – including Jessica Lange, Evan Peters and Taissa Farmiga – have returned in different roles has raised fan speculation over whether or not the various stories take place in the same universe, and whether there’s some bizarre form of reincarnation going on.

American Horror Story: Freak Show will have the earliest main setting of any of the seasons so far. Showrunners Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have set ...

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Ahs: The “Freak Show” has Pepper Pre-“Asylum”

12 September 2014 7:17 AM, PDT | Fangoria | See recent Fangoria news »

Following call sheet-based rumors earlier this summer, American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy has now confirmed the anthology series’ fourth run will make its first connection with another season: Naomi Grossman returning as Asylum favorite, Pepper.  If Asylum’s microcephalic character Pepper was a nod to Tod Browning’s classic Freaks—there’s never a shortage of nods on Ahs—then she’s […] »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Brings ‘Asylum’ Character Back

11 September 2014 9:06 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

For the first time, two seasons of Ryan Murphy‘s FX anthology series “American Horror Story” will have a real connection, firmly establishing them as existing in the same world. Actress Naomi Grossman confirmed via Twitter that she will be reprising her “Asylum” role as Pepper in the upcoming “Freak Show” season. See video: New ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Trailer Shows Off Kathy Bates’ Beard, Angela Bassett's Assets The confirmation follows several months of rumors that her “pinhead” character Pepper would recur in the new circus sideshow iteration of the series. “At Last!!! I can stop lying to you people! »

- Jason Hughes

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HBO not moving forward with Ryan Murphy's sexy Anna Torv lesbian drama

11 September 2014 5:45 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Somehow, Ryan Murphy’s ultra-sexy drama series is not getting made at HBO — despite starring Anna Torv, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jaimie Alexander, Michelle Monaghan, Scott Speedman and Wes Bentley.

HBO has shut the door on Open, the Glee and American Horror Story co-creator’s risque take on modern romance that was described as “a multicharacter exploration of the complex, ever evolving landscape of sexuality, monogamy and intimacy in relationships.”

The premium network’s programming president Michael Lombardo said in a statement: “After such a triumphant collaboration with The Normal Heart, everyone felt that Open was not the right next step for all involved. »

- James Hibberd

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HBO Not Moving Forward With Ryan Murphy Sexuality Drama 'Open'

11 September 2014 5:45 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

HBO has said no to Ryan Murphy. More than a year after ordering it to pilot, the premium cable network has opted to not move forward on the Glee and American Horror Story creator's sexuality drama Open, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. "After such a triumphant collaboration with The Normal Heart, everyone felt that Open was not the right next step for all involved," HBO programming president Michael Lombardo said in a statement. "However, we fully expect to work together again in the near future." Sources tell THR that HBO wanted to redevelop the drama but ultimately Murphy opted against reconceiving the pilot. Open was a multicharacter exploration of the complex, ever-evolving

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- Lesley Goldberg

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Scoop: HBO Not Moving Forward With Speedman-Torv Drama Open

11 September 2014 5:44 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

HBO has closed the door on Open.

TVLine has learned that the cabler is not moving forward with Ryan Murphy’s sex-and-relationships drama pilot, which starred Scott Speedman, Anna Torv, Wes Bentley, Michelle Monaghan and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Related Emmys 2014: The Normal Heart Takes Home Top Movie Prize

“After such a triumphant collaboration with The Normal Heart, everyone felt that Open was not the right next step for all involved,” said HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo. “However, we fully expect to work together again in the near future.”

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