Wednesday’s premiere of an eagerly awaited scary series on FX was a winner for the cable network, Entertainment Weekly reports. The Ryan Murphy series “American Horror Story” attracted 3.2 million total viewers for the initial telecast, including 2 million viewers in the 18-49 demo.
That was 33% better than the series debut of “Sons of Anarchy,” the story notes, and tied the series premiere of “Nip/Tuck.”
On the other hand, it was below FX’s series premieres of “The Shield” (4.8 million total viewers) and “Justified” (4.2 million).
“American Horror Story” had three telecasts during the course of Wednesday night, which totaled 5 million viewers and 3.2 million in the 18-49 demo, the story reports.