American Horror Story TV Series Trivia Questions and Answers
Who created and produced the show?
A: Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.
It centers on a family that moves into a house haunted by
A: Its deceased former occupants.
It follows the stories of the inhabitants of an institution
for the what?
A: Criminally insane.
The series is broadcast on what cable television channel in
the United States?
On what date did the first season premiere?
A: On October 5, 2011.
When did the first season conclude?
A: December 21, 2011.
The second season premiered on what date?
A: October 17, 2012, and concluded on January 23, 2013.
The third season premiered on October 9, 2013, and
concluded on what date?
A: January 29, 2014.
On November 6, 2013, what did FX do?
A: It renewed American Horror Story for a fourth season of 13 episodes.
On October 13, 2014, FX renewed American Horror Story for a
A: A 13-episode fifth season.
American Horror Story has been well received by whom?
A: Television critics.
What did Jessica Lange receive for her performance?
A: The Emmy Award, the Golden Globe Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award.
The series draws consistently high ratings for the FX
network, with its first season being the what?
A: The biggest new cable series of 2011.
American Horror Story: Murder House takes place in 2011 and
follows what family?
A: The Harmon family.
The Harmons move into a restored mansion and soon encounter
A: The home's former residents, the Langdons.
American Horror Story: Asylum takes place in 1964 and
follows the patients, doctors and nuns who occupy what?
A: The Briarcliff Mental Institution, founded to treat and house the criminally insane.
The wardens who run the institution include who?
A: The stern Sister Jude, Sister Mary Eunice, Monsignor Timothy Howard.
Briarcliff's inhabitants are routinely subject to
supernatural and scientific influences, including what?
A: Demonic possession and extraterrestrial abduction.
American Horror Story: Coven, is about the oppression of
marginalized groups and what?
A: Female empowerment.
After the Salem witch trials, descendants of the witches
who survived are in what?
A: Danger once again.
Those who share this genetic affliction are being subjected
A: Strange and violent attacks.
A mysterious all-girls boarding school has opened in New
Orleans to do what?
A: To protect and house young women who carry this unique bloodline.
American Horror Story: Freak Show, is about people who are
classified as what?
A: "freaks" by the public.
The story follows a struggling freak show led by whom?
A: Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange).