How Many Episodes Are in ‘American Horror Story: Death Valley’

Two stories — one set by the sea the second set by the sand. 

American Horror Story: Double Feature features a new story format and plenty of returning fan-favorite cast members. Part 2, titled “Death Valley,” includes returning cast members like Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe. 

Here’s what we know about the second half of American Horror Story season 10.

Actors Leslie Grossman, Adina Porter, and Billie Lourd arrive for 20th Century Fox Television/FX's 'American Horror Story: Apocalypse'
Actors Leslie Grossman, Adina Porter, and Billie Lourd arrive for 20th Century Fox Television/FX’s ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’ | CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images

‘American Horror Story: Double Feature’ features two mini-seasons

This year brought the original spinoff series, American Horror Stories, to the streaming platform Hulu. After a delay due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, season 10 of the original horror series finally premiered on the television network, FX, and the subscription service, Hulu. 

Unlike past seasons, American Horror Story: Double Feature features two stories seasons, the first, titled “Red Tide,” detailing a creepy water-based threat. The second, titled “Death Valley” features terror by land. 

“It means two seasons for the fans airing in one calendar year,” Ryan Murphy clarified with an Instagram comment from March 2021. “So double the viewing pleasure. One set by the sea (this cast has already been announced). A second by the sand (that casting announcement coming).”

Although some expect these seasons to be intertwined, not much is known about the second part of this American Horror Story season. Fans did learn when new episodes will premiere on FX and on the streaming platform Hulu.

How many episodes are in ‘American Horror Story: Double Feature’ ‘Death Valley’

Season 10 brings “twice the terror” to fans. According to IMDb, the “Red Tide” section of American Horror Story: Double Feature includes six episodes, most premiering on a weekly basis. The “Death Valley” section of this series holds four episodes. 

The first episode of Part 2, titled “Take Me To Your Leader,” debuts on Sept. 29, 2021, on the television network, FX. New episodes premiere weekly, with the season 10 finale dropping on Oct. 20, 2021. 


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Who stars in the ‘Death Valley’ section of ‘American Horror Story: Double Feature’

Some expect “Death Valley” to include some extraterrestrial surprises, as well as a story told by land. Besides that, this season is mostly a mystery to fans. 

The second half of American Horror Story: Double Feature features some “Red Tide” cast members, including Paulson, Leslie Grossman, and Rabe. There are also new actors added to the credits, including Kaia Gerber, Angelica Ross, Cody Fern, and Nico Greetham.

“Red Tide” features returning cast members, including Finn Wittrock, Paulson, Rabe, Billie Lourd, Evan Peters, Adina Porter, Leslie Grossman, Angelica Ross, and Frances Conroy. There are even some new faces, including Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin.

Already released seasons of American Horror Story, including Murder House, Freak Show, and Cult, are available for streaming on both Hulu and Netflix. However, new episodes of American Horror Story: Double Feature debut weekly only on FX and FX on Hulu.