TVLine Items: Horror Story: Asylum Doors Open in New Promo, Lost Vet to Bates Motel and More!

After months of releasing spooky-but-footage-free teasers and one behind-the-scenes featurette, FX has (finally) unveiled a true-blue first look at American Horror Story‘s newest chapter, Asylum.

Press PLAY below for a glimpse at the series touted as a “terrifying new tale of fear, lust and insanity,” and then hit the comments with your snappy judgements!

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Nestor Carbonell is reteaming with his Lost boss Carlton Cuse on A&E’s upcoming Psycho prequel Bates Motel. Per Deadline, he’ll recur as a sinister-seeming sheriff. Pan Am alum Mike Vogel has also joined the series as a deputy described as “a completely engaging, attractive, intelligent sociopath.”

RELATED | Bates Motel Taps Freddie Highmore to Play Norman, Also Casts the Problem Child’s Brother

Saturday Night Live welcomes Daniel Craig as host this weekend, and after viewing the following series of promos — all of which are surprisingly hilarious — we can only hope that every sketch in the episode teams the Bond man with SNL‘s Taran Killam.

• From minister to President of the United States! 7th Heaven vet Stephen Collins will portray the leader of the free world in Falling Skies Season 3, TV Guide Magazine reports.

• My friends over at IGN invited me back for more fun on their Channel Surfing Podcast this week, and now it’s here for your listening pleasure. Head here to listen to me and IGN’s Eric Goldman chat about a stellar Dexter premiere, our mutual like of 666 Park Avenue, WWE’s Team Hell No and much more.

• MTV is bumping up its annual Movie Awards from June to April for the first time since its launch in 1992. The honors will now air April 14, 2013.

Which TVLine Items have you talking today?

Comments (6)

  • American Horror Story trailer makes last year look like a toddler birthday party. Can’t wait!

    Comment by Julliana (@Turnedsideways) – October 3, 2012 12:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Probably the best comment I’ve ever read!

      Comment by Chris – October 3, 2012 01:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AHS looks so good this season I literally can’t wait!

    Comment by Jared – October 3, 2012 12:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • omg… I cannot wait!! Jessica Lange’s voice alone is going to keep me up tonight :0

    Comment by Denise@americanhorrorstoryfan – October 3, 2012 01:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I really hope they are going in a religious psycho-sexual direction with Joseph Fiennes in that priest role. Looks like they might be. Yesssssss.

    Comment by Britta Unfiltered – October 3, 2012 02:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

    Comment by CJ – October 3, 2012 03:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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