TV picks: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Sarah Paulson stars as a reporter who investigates the mental institution that is the setting of "American Horror Story: Asylum."

“American Horror Story: Asylum”
DRAMA.
The scares take place in a 1960s-era mental institution for Season 2,
with some cast members returning in new roles (notably Jessica Lange as a
terrifying nun). Did we mention the evil doctor (James Cromwell)? Yeah,
it’s all here for your pre-Halloween thrills.
Season premiere, 10 p.m., FX

“My Life is a Lifetime Movie”
REALITY.
You know all of those soap opera-like Lifetime Original Movie plots
filled with scandal? Meet the women whose real-life tales of murder and
betrayal are better than fiction.
Series premiere, 10 p.m., Lifetime

“World Without End”
DRAMA.
This follow-up to Ken Follett’s “The Pillars of the Earth” stars
Cynthia Nixon as a power-hungry murderess vying for control amidst the
struggles between the church, the crown and the restless people of
14th-century England.
Miniseries premiere, 8 p.m., Reelz

“Suburgatory”
COMEDY.
Tessa’s return to Chatswin after a summer in NYC with her grandmother
comes with a newfound interest in her deadbeat mom, leaving proud single
papa George feeling threatened.
Season premiere, 9:30 p.m., ABC



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