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Season Six
American Horror Story
American Horror Story - Season 6
Season Premiere September 14th, 2016
Season Finale November 16th, 2016
Episode Count 10
Cast Kathy Bates; Sarah Paulson; Cuba Gooding Jr.; Lily Rabe; Andre Holland; Denis O'Hare; Wes Bentley; Evan Peters; Cheyenne Jackson; Angela Bassett
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American Horror Story: Roanoke is the sixth season of the FX Network horror anthology series American Horror Story. It will air on September 14th, 2016, making it the first season to premiere outside of October as well as the first season since Murder House to end within the same year due to its' 10 episode shortening.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
6x1 Chapter 1 September 14th, 2016
6x2 Chapter 2 September 21st, 2016
6x3 Chapter 3 September 28th, 2016
6x4 Chapter 4 October 5th, 2016
6x5 Chapter 5 October 12th, 2016
6x6 Chapter 6 October 19th, 2016
6x7 Chapter 7 October 26th, 2016
6x8 Chapter 8 November 2nd, 2016
6x9 Chapter 9 November 9th, 2016
6x10 Chapter 10 November 16th, 2016

Cast Edit

Principal castEdit

Actor Role
Kathy Bates Agnes Mary Winstead/Tomasyn White - The Butcher (reenactments)
Sarah Paulson Audrey Tindall/Lana Winters/Shelby Miller (reenactments)
Cuba Gooding Jr. Dominic Banks/Matt Miller (reenactments)
Lily Rabe Shelby Miller
Andre Holland Matt Miller
Denis O'Hare William van Henderson/Dr. Elias Cunningham (reenactments)
Wes Bentley Dylan/Ambrose White (reenactments)
Evan Peters Rory Monahan/Edward Philippe Mott (reenactments)
Cheyenne Jackson Sidney Aaron James
Angela Bassett Monet Tumissee/Lee Miller (reenactments)

Guest starsEdit

Actor Role
Adina Porter Lee Harris
Charles Malik Whitfield Mason Harris (reenactor)
Chaz Bono Lot Polk (reenactor)
Finn Wittrock Jether Polk
Frances Conroy Mama Polk (reenactress)
Lady Gaga Scáthach (reenactress)
Leslie Jordan Ashley Gilbert/Cricket Marlowe (reenactments)
Jacob Artist Todd Connors
Robin Weigert Mama Polk
Taissa Farmiga Sophie Green

Crew Edit

Production Edit

Directors Edit

Writers Edit

Notes Edit

  • This is the first season of the show to not have its' subtitle released before the season premiere. Several teaser posters were posted on the American Horror Story Facebook posters, though nothing was ever confirmed.
  • Chapter 1 opened with an introduced by series co-creator Ryan Murphy announcing the show's partnership with Mercedes Benz.
  • This season differs from previous seasons of the show in that it is not a linear story, but rather, it is presented in documentary styles with a framing story showing the characters providing testimonials, and the main body of the story presented as a reenactment with different actors portraying the roles of those in the framing story.
  • Placards placed throughout the episode provide the subtitle, "My Roanoke Nightmare". This is the title of the documentary series within the continuity of the season.
  • This is the first season of the series to premiere in September. All previous seasons of the show premiered in October.
  • André Holland is the only main cast member from this season who did not appear in previous seasons of the show.
  • Actress Sarah Paulson reprised her role of Lana Winters from season two, Asylum in episode 6x10, Chapter 10, establishing a continuity connection between this season and "Asylum". This also makes Sarah Paulson the first cast member to play three different roles in the same season if her meta-role as Shelby Miller in the fictional My Roanoke Nightmare is counted.

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