TV Watch List: Wednesday, Oct. 5

From left: Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott and Taissa Farmiga star as the Harmon family in "American Horror Story." They won't be smiling for long!

‘American Horror Story’
DRAMA. This drama from Ryan Murphy is much more “Nip/Tuck” than “Glee.” The haunted house tale kicks off when a troubled family moves into a mansion where it seems not all former residents have left. Check out our interview with the show’s creator here.
Series premiere, 10 p.m., FX

‘George Harrison: Living in the Material World’
MOVIE. Director Martin Scorsese was given unprecedented access to both film and interviews dissecting the “quiet Beatle” for this revealing documentary on the angry, philanthropic, complicated star.
Premiere, Wednesday, 9 p.m., HBO


‘South Park’

COMEDY. “South Park” may turn 15 tonight, but don’t expect the humor to be any more mature — thankfully! — when Cartman thinks he has Asperger’s Syndrome.
Season premiere, 10 p.m., Comedy Central


‘Raising Hope’

COMEDY. It’s cousin Delilah’s (Amy Sedaris) big day in Vegas, but the Chances are going to try to give Virginia (Martha Plimpton) to wedding she always wanted too. (Please, please let it involve a drive-thru and Elvis.)
9:30 p.m., Fox


‘Up All Night’

COMEDY. The “Saturday Night Live” reunion grows when Will Forte and Jorma Taccone stop by tonight.
8 p.m., NBC


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National

Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.

International

Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.

News

OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…

International

Jews in eastern Ukraine ordered to register, Kerry…

Secretary of State John Kerry condemned reports that Jews in eastern Ukraine had been ordered to register with the authorities "or suffer the consequences."

Entertainment

Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."

Television

'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…

NBA

Deron Williams leads Nets over Raptors in Game…

The Nets traveled to a raucous Air Canada Centre but came out with an important Game 1 victory over the Raptors.

NBA

Carmelo Anthony agonizing over Knicks future as season…

There’s still the cloud hanging over the franchise’s head as to the pending free-agent status of All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony.

NFL

Jets host players with eye toward NFL Draft

The Jets hosted a number of NFL Draft hopefuls for workouts on Thursday, with an eye toward some under-the-radar players.

NFL

Chris Johnson: I wanted to go to 'a…

Now that Chris Johnson is a Jet, the team has to figure out if one of the most explosive players in the NFL over the last half decade has anything…

Tech

VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.

Tech

#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.

Style

Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.

Wellbeing

Why is dance cardio taking off in NYC?

Instructors at some of the city's hottest classes explain why.