It’s finally here! After a long wait, the highly anticipated new season of “American Horror Story” is set to premiere on FX on Wednesday night.
Heading into its third year, the mini-series explores a new terrifying tale each season. In season 1 viewers were introduced to the Harmon family in the spooky L.A. Murder House. Season 2 explored what chilling acts occurred behind the walls of a 1960s insane institution in “Asylum.” Now, season 3 will find fans in the middle of an old rivalry between Salem witches and Voodoo priestesses in “Coven.”
In “Bitchcraft,” the season 3 premiere of “Coven,” viewers will be treated to a flashback to 1834 New Orleans. The flashback will introduce Madame LaLaurie (Kathy Bates), a woman who not only mutilated her slaves, but “bathed in the blood of others in an attempt to stay young.”
Then modern-day Orlando, Fla., teenager Zoe Benson (Taissa Farmiga) learns in a “terribly horrific way” that she’s a descendant from Salem witches. Shipped off to Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies in New Orleans, Zoe will meet others like her … and learn how to protect herself from those that still want to burn witches at the stake.
You can watch the season 3 premiere of “American Horror Story” at 10 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, but in the meantime check out the string of intense and chilling “Coven” promo videos:
"This October ... lift your spirits."
"Because "pinning" on the Internet is all the rage ..."
"Misbehave and incur our kind of suspension."
"This October, stakes aren't the only things we're raising."
"What secrets do we keep that you thought were asleep?"
"This fall, experience our pleasure pain."
"This fall, the kiss of death is coming."
"Welcome to our house ... watch your step."
"In New Orleans, there's all walks of life."
"This fall, respect your elders."
"For the Coven, revenge starts with a few pricks."
"Our favorite subject? Spelling."
"This fall, prepare for your hair to stand on end ..."
"Call us spinsters at your own risk ..."
"We're always one step ahead."
"Our wile has style ..."
"Never lock horns with the Coven."
"The Coven's wrath requires the perfect combination."
"Truces are forsaken and spirits have awakened."
Amanda Remling studied journalism at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ.
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