"American Horror Story: Raonake" Premiere is 3rd most watched episode in franchise

The 6th installment in "American Horror Story" is currently the most watched episode in the franchise’s history.

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American Horror Story season 6 poster

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"American Horror Story" Season 6 premiered on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, with very high numbers.

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Teaser for season 6 of "American Horror Story"

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The “Roanoke” premiere drew 8.3 million total viewers, 5.6 million viewers ages 18-49, and 3.4 million 18-34. The episode is currently the third most watched episode in the franchise.

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Teaser for season 6 of "American Horror Story"

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The sixth season stars Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson , Cuba Gooding Jr., Lily Rabe, Andre Holland, Denis O'Hare, Wes Bentley, Evan Peters, Cheyenne Jackson and Angela Bassett.

Recurring actors include Adina Porter, Finn Wittrock, Matt Bomer, Lady Gaga, Leslie Jordan and Jacob Artist.

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The fifth installment won two Emmy Awards in 2016: Outstanding Makeup For A Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Costumes For A Contemporary Series.

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