Historically, horror hasn't scared up a great track record on TV. Supernatural series? Yes. Terrifying ones? No. The good news for FX, which on Wednesday launches American Horror Story
, is that audiences seem to be growing braver. Millions have dared to peek out from behind their fingers, making hits out of The Walking Dead
and True Blood.
Even when Nip/Tuck
dipped its scalpels into overt horror -- terrorizing us with sadistic serial killer ...