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FX Orders “American Horror Story” Spinoff, “It’s Always Sunny” Season 15

FX Networks just had their usual slew of renewals and announcements, so it feels in many ways like things are getting back to normal.

Chief among these is a greenlight for the proposed “American Horror Story” spinoff series titled “American Horror Stories” from creator Ryan Murphy. Think of this as a “The Twilight Zone” version of “AHS,” as “Stories” will reportedly feature a different horror story each episode.

Murphy’s actually been teasing (as usual) the possible theme for the next season of “AHS,” which has been renewed into season 13.

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” has been given the landmark renewal for season 15, Pamela Aldon‘s “Better Things” has been picked up for season 5, and as we reported last week, “What We Do In The Shadows” is coming back for a season 3.

President of FX Entertainment Eric Schrier said:

“We couldn’t be more excited about our roster of new and returning shows slated through next year. It has been an extraordinary time for FX over these past three months with the launch of FX on Hulu, which has transformed our business. We believe the continued strength of our original series coupled with the growing awareness of FX on Hulu as our streaming platform will make the FX brand stronger and more relevant and accessible than ever before.”

You can read the entire slate of new and returning titles to FX below:

New FX original series include:

• The 10-episode, half-hour limited series A Teacher, starring Kata Mara and Nick Robinson, from Hannah Fidell, Michael Costigan, Jason Bateman, Danny Brocklehurst and Kate Mara

• The drama series The Old Man, starring Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow and Amy Brenneman from John Steinberg & Robert Levine, Warren Littlefield, Dan Shotz, Jeff Bridges, David Schiff and Jon Watts

• The drama series Y: The Last Man, based on Brian K. Vaughn’s acclaimed comic book series, starring Diane Lane, from showrunner Eliza Clark and producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, and Vaughn

• The weekly hourlong anthology American Horror Stories, a spinoff of American Horror Story, from Ryan Murphy

• The Untitled B.J. Novak half-hour anthology, which uses the boldest issues of our times as a jumping off point to tell singular, character-driven stories about the world we live in today

• The docuseries Hip Hop Untold; about the power brokers who operate from the shadows of hip hop, from producers Malcolm Spellman, Jonathan Chinn and Simon Chinn (Lightbox), Eugene “Big U” Henley, Jimmy Chriss, Douglas Banker and Rashidi Natara Harper

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 Hysterical, a feature-length documentary examining the changing landscape for women in stand-up comedy, from Ross Dinerstein, Jim Serpico and Andrea Nevins

• The docuseries Pride about the LGBTQ fight for civil rights from Christine Vachon, Sydney Foos, Refinery29/Amy Emmerich, Stone Roberts and Alex Stapleton

• The docuseries A Wilderness of Error about Army Surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald, who was sent to prison for killing his family, from award-winning producer Marc Smerling and Jason Blum, Marci Wiseman, Jeremy Gold, Mary Lisio, Dawn Olmstead, Jessica Grimshaw, Rachel Horovitz and Michael Jackson

Returning series on the slate include:

• The third installment of the Emmy and Golden Globe award winning limited series American Crime Story, Impeachment: American Crime Story, starring Beanie Feldstein, Sarah Paulson and Clive Owen from producer Ryan Murphy

• The 10th installment of the Emmy and Golden Globe award winning anthology series American Horror Story

• Season 11 of the Emmy Award winning animated comedy series Archer

• Season 3 of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning hit comedy series Atlanta created by and starring Donald Glover

• The award-winning comedy series Better Things created by, starring, written and directed by Pamela Adlon

• Season 2 of the comedy series Breeders

• Season 3 of the half-hour short form comedy showcase Cake

• The second season of the comedy series Dave , the No. 1-rated comedy series ever for FX, co-created by and starring Dave Burd

• The fourth installment of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning limited series Fargo, starring Chris Rock from Noah Hawley

• The record 15th season of the hit comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

• Season 3 of Ryan Murphy and Steven Canals’ Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning drama series Pose

• The hit drama series Mayans M.C.

• Season 3 of the comedy series Mr Inbetween

• Season 4 of drama series Snowfall

• News documentary series The Weekly

• The third season of the acclaimed comedy series What We Do in the Shadows.

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