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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Local

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National

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The Word

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Movies

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Movies

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Going Out

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MLB

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MLB

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NFL

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MLB

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Food

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Parenting

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Tech

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Style

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