American Horror Story: Freak Show Premiere Episode

American Horror Story: Freak Show premieres tonight of FX.

American Horror Story: Freak Show begins its tale in the quiet, sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida. The year is 1952. A troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. This is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.

FX has released a preview video of the episode, embedded below:

American Horror Story: Freak Show premieres Wednesday, October 8 at 10 p.m. ET on FX.