'American Horror Story' coming to Halloween Horror Nights

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2015 file photo, Ryan Murphy, co-creator/showrunner/executive producer/writer/director, from left, Brad Falchuk, co-creator/executive producer/writer, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Wes Bentley, Matt Bomer, Chloe Sevigny, Denis O'Hare, Cheyenne Jackson and Finn Wittrock participate in the "American Horror Story: Hotel" panel at the FX Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The ghosts, vampires and other freaky misfits from "American Horror Story" are coming to Universal Studios. Universal announced plans Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, to bring mazes based on the FX anthology horror series to its annual Halloween Horror Nights events at its theme parks in Universal City, Calif., and Orlando, Fla. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

The ghosts, vampires and other freaky misfits from "American Horror Story" are coming to Universal Studios

LOS ANGELES — The serial killers, ghosts, vampires and other freaky misfits from "American Horror Story" are coming to Universal Studios.

Universal announced plans Tuesday to bring mazes based on the FX anthology horror series to the annual Halloween Horror Nights events at its theme parks in Universal City, California, and Orlando, Florida.

The attractions will feature elements from the "Murder House," ''Freak Show" and "Hotel" installments of "American Horror Story." It marks the first time the series has been featured at the popular annual event.

Halloween Horror Nights kicks off Sept. 16. The sixth season of "American Horror Story" is scheduled to debut Sept. 14.

Other mazes at this year's events will be based on horror franchises such as "Halloween" ''The Exorcist" and "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre."

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