American Horror Story - Coven

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American Horror Story: Coven is the third season of the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story. It premiered on October 9, 2013, and concluded on January 29, 2014.

Like its predecessors, Coven was met with both mostly positive reviews and strong ratings, with the premiere episode attracting a series high of 5.54 million viewers. As with the previous seasons, Jessica Lange was nominated for theGolden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film (with Coven being nominated for Best Miniseries or Television Film). Lange also garnered her third Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series nomination. Co-star Kathy Bates was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television.

Principal photography for the season began on July 23, 2013, in multiple locations, one being New Orleans, Louisiana.  Despite Ryan Murphy stating that the third season would take place in multiple cities, New Orleans is the primary setting of the third installment.