For the sixth season of American Horror Story, FX has kept the theme under wraps as long as they could. Now that fans are learning what the season’s about, will they continue to watch? The ratings for AHS seasons typically start off strong and dwindle downward as the weeks progress. Will this time be different? Could it be cancelled or is it assured of a seventh season? Stay tuned.
American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare revolves around the Roanoke Colony in North Carolina. During the 1590s, the colonists vanished. And now, in the present, a couple’s new home near the settlement is full of paranormal activity. The cast is expected to include Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lily Rabe, Andre Holland, Denis O’Hare, Wes Bentley, Evan Peters, Cheyenne Jackson, Angela Bassett, Adina Porter, Finn Wittrock, Matt Bomer, Lady Gaga, Leslie Jordan, and Jacob Artist.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
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For comparisons: The fifth season of American Horror Story (Hotel) averaged a 1.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.89 million viewers.
Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays.
What do you think? Do you like the American Horror Story TV series? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for a seventh season?