This project has been developed with the FX creative team. American Horror Story is an upcoming television series starring Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott. On July 18, 2011 it was reported that the project had been picked up to series by FX. It will premiere on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. The story focuses on a family who move to a decrepit mansion in Los Angeles. Little do they know, this once noble home is haunted.