Ratings: American Horror Story Hits Series High With Freak Show Premiere

American Horror Story‘s latest iteration scared up record ratings.

Wednesday’s Freak Show premiere attracted 6.1 million viewers and a 3.1 18-49 rating — both franchise highs.

Compared to AHS: Coven‘s opener last year, Freak Show was up 10 in viewers and 3 percent in the demo.

TVLine readers gave Freak Show‘s super-sized kickoff a B+.