The newest installment of hit horror anthology series “American Horror Story” premiered last week with a familiar face to fans of pop culture: Kim Kardashian.
The show returned to FX on Wednesday, Sept 20 with it’s 12th installment, titled “American Horror Story: Delicate,” which features Kardashian in a significant role.
The new season centers on a young woman who might be pregnant with Satan’s spawn. The storyline for “Delicate” appears to take inspiration from “Delicate Condition,” a novel by Danielle Valentine which details the horrifying pregnancy of an indie actress.
USA TODAY entertainment reporter Patrick Ryan gave the new installment 1 out of 4 stars, commenting that “not even Kardashian’s inspired casting can save this dreadful new season, which arrives stillborn with an exhausted riff on ‘Rosemary’s Baby.'”
Here’s what you need to know about “American Horror Story: Delicate.”
‘American Horror Story: Delicate’ episode schedule
Season 12 will be split into two parts, according to the network, with part two set to debut in 2024.
Part one premiered Wednesday, Sept. 20. Episodes are set to drop each of the following four weeks on Wednesday, according to the network, with part one of the season consisting of five episodes.
‘American Horror Story: Delicate’ start time, how to watch
Episodes will air on FX Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT and will be available to stream on Hulu the next day.
‘American Horror Story: Delicate’ cast
The trio of Kim Kardashian, Cara Delevingne and Emma Roberts will star in the 12th season.
Roberts will play the role of actress Anna Victoria Alcott.
While Kardashian and Delevingne are new to the show, Roberts has been in 47 episodes between 2013 and 2023, according to IMDB.
She has credits as characters Madison Montgomery in the “Coven” chapter, Maggie Esmerelda and Miss Rothschild in “Freak Show,” Brooke Thompson in “1984” and Serena Belinda in “Cult.”
‘American Horror Story: Delicate’ trailer
FX released the trailer for “American Horror Story: Delicate” on July 20.
Donning icy blonde hair and jet-black gloves, Kardashian appears alongside Roberts and Delevingne in the eerie clip, which features a group of blonde lookalikes juxtaposed with maternity images of an egg-filled nest and a baby’s cradle. Kardashian is later seen holding what appears to be a baby in her arms.
‘American Horror Story’ seasons
“American Horror Story” is the longest-running hour-long series in FX’s history and has been renewed for a 13th installment, according to the network.
It premiered in October 2011 with “Murder House” and, as of the conclusion of the eleventh season, has aired 123 episodes. The seasons are as follows:
- First: Murder House
- Second: Asylum
- Third: Coven
- Fourth: Freak Show
- Fifth: Hotel
- Sixth: Roanoke
- Seventh: Cult
- Eighth: Apocalypse
- Ninth: AHS 1984
- Tenth: Double Feature
- Eleventh: NYC
- Twelfth: Delicate